Credit: Nebraska football

College football is not war. It’s not, it’s not, it’s not, it’s not. One carries life and death consequences, the other is a game. It’s important, for all of us, to remember that.

And yet it’s hard to watch the latest video dropped by Nebraska football and not see parallels between these 2 minutes and 20 seconds and the most intense moments from the greatest war films through time. As those films imitate war, so this video imitates those films — the guys on the bus in the dark hours of early morning, on their way to the beach, as they go through a Navy SEAL-style workout, those images interwoven by a thunderous, inspiring, arresting narration.

Try to watch this video and tell me you don’t draw the same parallels.

It’s a video so good that Huskers head coach Scott Frost debuted it on Twitter Thursday morning without a word, because it requires none.

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National columnist - Zach joined the staff in 2012...and has been attempting to improve Doug and Scott's writing ability ever since (to little avail). Outside of football season, you can find him watching the San Antonio Spurs reading Game of Thrones fan theories.