Let’s Talk Langsdorf and the Pistol Formation

One of the new things we saw offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf roll out this year was the Pistol formation.  It first made an appearance in the Illinois game for a solitary play, but as the year went on, we started to see more and more Pistol looks from the Huskers, including the opening play of overtime against Wisconsin.

Because I suspect the Huskers will roll out some Pistol looks against the Tennesee Volunteers in the Music City Bowl, let’s take a look at what exactly the Pistol formation is and how Nebraska has used it thus far in 2016. Continue reading “Let’s Talk Langsdorf and the Pistol Formation”

Charting Iowa – FULLBACK RUNS!

Let’s go ahead and skip the final score to get to what really matters:

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We probably should stop right there because never has a 1.01-yard gain looked better. Poetry in motion, so much so that we ran it one more time for another 1.01-yard gain.

Unfortunately, we also had 66 other plays, and the nature of this whole charting thing is we have to account for them.  So with that, let’s get this sad, rickety show on the road.

Continue reading “Charting Iowa – FULLBACK RUNS!”