The Nebraska Cornhuskers had a tough stretch in the Legends Division last season. Big Red nation saw a tough time adjusting to the Big 10 Conference.
Nebraska has a tough game to begin the 2012 campaign with the Southern Miss Golden Eagles coming into Lincoln. Following that game, the Cornhuskers travel to UCLA to take on an out-of-conference opponent in the Bruins.
This year should be a better transition into the Big 10. The Cornhuskers see Michigan and Wisconsin at home, while a tough battle will take place at Michigan State this season. If Nebraska takes care of home field, a shot at the Big 10 title is up for grabs.
With Nebraska having its sights set out on bigger things in 2012, there will need to be guys that step up and put up numbers for the Cornhuskers.
Here's a list of the five most indispensable Cornhuskers for the 2012 season.