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We'll stay in the Big Ten for the next tailgate site on our Week 9 power rankings list.
And this time, we'll have a pair of Legends Division teams still with a chance of winning the division—and maybe the conference, too.
Michigan, despite some early-season setbacks against Alabama and Notre Dame, has recovered nicely in Big Ten conference play.
After finally knocking off Michigan State for the first time since 2007, the Wolverines are 3-0 in conference play and hold the outright lead in the division.
It has been a long time since Michigan has won a Big Ten title, but 2012 might just be its year—what with all the ineligible and downtrodden teams this season.
One obstacle is Nebraska.
The Cornhuskers had a rough go of it last year in their inaugural Big Ten season, suffering through several embarrassing losses—including one to Michigan.
Now, the Huskers have an opportunity to return the favor as the Wolverines make their first trip to Lincoln since 1911 (a 6-6 tie).
The folks in Lincoln also know how to throw one heckuva tailgater, too.
In fact, it's even caught the attention of the Wild American Flavor Tour. Who in their right mind would miss a chance to tailgate with Larry the Cable Guy?