On Saturday, Nebraska will face Penn State in Lincoln. Last week, Nebraska pulled out another miracle victory, beating Michigan State in East Lansing 28-24 on a last-gasp touchdown pass from Taylor Martinez to Jamal Turner.
Meanwhile, Penn State comfortably defeated struggling Purdue, 34-9, in West Lafayette. This matchup of divisional crossover rivals is the first return for Penn State to Lincoln since 2003, when Nebraska won 18-10.
Nebraska is in first place in the Legends Division, and controls its own destiny to reach the Big Ten Championship. So here are the five keys for Nebraska to win and keep the reins of the division title firmly in its grasp.