The Nebraska Cornhuskers are up to their old tricks in 2012. Moments of brilliance and standout performances have been accompanied by horrific ball security and frequent defensive breakdowns.
Games like those against Southern Miss and Wisconsin (well, at least the second half) have inspired hopes of Rose Bowl trips, while the performances against UCLA and Ohio State have brought calls for Pelini to be fired.
But this all changes this weekend. The Huskers will take care of the Wolverines on Saturday night in Lincoln and claim the driver's seat in the quest for Pasadena because of six key factors.