Boilermakers seek precision, Cornhuskers passion in matchup of struggling teams

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Purdue and Nebraska took time this week to look long and hard at what’s ailing their programs.
Boilermakers coach Jeff Brohm emphasized the need to make corrections. Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost challenged his guys to play with more passion.
On Saturday, everyone will find out whose message got through.
“There comes a time and place when you have to rip some tails, honestly. That’s what we did,” Frost said, explaining the critique was not personal and team captains supported the move. “I still feel like that is what we are missing a little bit, just the guys caring enough to do their job perfect on Saturdays and practice all the time. It is close, but we can’t do those little things and shoot ourselves in the foot. We are not a good enough team right now.”
Nebraska’s struggles have mystified a fan base hoping to reclaim the glory days.
But since Frost returned to his alma mater last season, the Cornhuskers (4-4, 2-3 Big Ten) have won only eight games,

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