After Nebraska’s demolition at the hands of Ohio State, Bo Pelini said NU would (according to Omaha.com) have to win out to make it to the Big Ten Conference Championship in Indianapolis. Few people (apart from one particularly smart and handsome analyst) gave Nebraska much chance of accomplishing that goal.
But, four games later, Nebraska is 8-2 and in control of its own destiny. Talk amongst the Children of the Corn has turned from Pelini’s job to travel arrangements for Indianapolis. Confidence now is very high amongst Nebraska fans.
But the job isn’t over yet. And Nebraska’s dramatic wins may be masking some significant issues with the team. For Nebraska to complete the job and get to Indianapolis—and maybe to win the conference and break its BCS bowl hex—here are five things that need to be addressed.