Penn State faces a tough road test in Week 11 when it travels to Lincoln, Nebraska. The Cornhuskers are ranked No. 16 in the BCS and No. 18 in the AP. There are several keys to the game if the Lions want to be victorious.
According to Danny Sheridan in the USA Today, the Nittany Lions are 9.5-point underdogs against the Cornhuskers. Nebraska is coming off a 28-24 victory at Michigan State, and the Lions are fresh off a dominating 34-9 win at Purdue.
Penn State is sitting at 6-3 overall, 4-1 in the Big Ten.
The Lions bring the fourth best offense in the conference into the game, averaging 412 yards a game. The Penn State defense is also stellar this year, giving up 335 yards a contest, good enough for fourth in the Big Ten.
The following slides show five keys to the game against Nebraska. If the Lions hope to leave Lincoln with a victory, these keys must be followed.