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Nebraska Football: Taylor Martinez

Nebraska Football: Taylor Martinez - Did you hear? Taylor Martinez quit the team! OMG! I saw it on Twitter and read it on a message board, and the guy who posted it said he knows someone who knows someone who knows someone who washes towels for Nebraska, so it MUST be true!

I also heard that T-Magic is a secret Muslim Kenyan Marxist terrorist, and so he'd be ineligible to play quarterback (or be President) anyway! Seriously, I got the e-mail! Where's your birth certificate, Taylor?

It's been a busy 48 hours for Nebraska fans, to be sure. Before Saturday, NU fans were doing the math to see how Nebraska could sneak into the BCS National Championship Game. By Sunday night, they were wondering if they'd be cheering for a new starting quarterback. And a new coach.

There are some lessons to be learned from the whirlwind that was this weekend. The first lesson is that we still need professional journalists.

I know we're in the age of the New Media and the Citizen Journalist, and in many ways that's a good thing. The Internet has given a platform to just about anyone, including yours truly, to opine

Nebraska Football: Taylor Martinez


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