Melvin Gordon rushed for 2,587 yards last season, a total so eye-popping it went down as the second-best rushing season in college football history.
By the time they left, Bret Bielema and Gary Andersen seemed like they couldn’t wait to get out of Madison.
Tommy Armstrong has spent the past two seasons learning on his feet how to be a Big Ten quarterback.
And then Nebraska changed coaching staffs.
The Nebraska running game has gone from sure thing to question mark, and that’s the kind of thing that happens when you lose a running back the caliber of Ameer Abdullah.