Steven M. Sipple: Battered and bruised, NU must match 'oomph' that Iowa puts into rivalry

Steven M. Sipple: Battered and bruised, NU must match 'oomph' that Iowa puts into rivalry

Love and hate. Pretty powerful stuff. You're lying to yourself if as a Nebraska player you don't feel a little extra juice entering the Iowa game, Husker senior defensive lineman Ben Stille says. Of course, it's a subjective discussion. Some players feel more juice than others. "I think there's, you know, a little more hatred that goes toward each other on both sides of the ball," says the Ashland native, one of seven Husker seniors who will be honored before Friday's game as part of Senior Day ceremonies. It's my perception that Iowa's side regards the rivalry with a bit more "oomph," although Nebraska's level has risen during Scott Frost's four-year tenure as Husker head coach. Again, that's just my perception. As evidence of ample oomph, Iowa has won six …
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