The Eternal Optimist: Why Nebraska Has a Shot Against Texas

Posted by Josh Klein on November-30-2009 Add Comments

There have been a myriad of articles and fan-posts stating the absolute impossibility of Nebraska beating Texas in the Big 12 championship game.

However, I'm forced to remind the so-called "realists" what that word actually means. A realist notices all possibilities. In fact, the very definition of a realist is: "One who is inclined to literal truth and pragmatism." 

Practically speaking, it seems unlikely that Nebraska can pull off this momentous upset, but not impossible, as so many people seem to think.

You see, a realist would notice that the probability of a loss grows with each game played. That's why it is so hard to go 16-0 in the NFL and why it is so hard for teams to stay undefeated in the NCAA. The fact...

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