Nebraska came into the day with its Big Ten destiny in its own hands. After giving up 41 points to the Michigan State Spartans, the Cornhuskers are now forced to focus on other possible season outcomes as the Spartans—undefeated in Big Ten play—hold a commanding lead with two weeks remaining.
Five turnovers ended up sinking the Huskers on their home field today, but it wasn't the only negative takeaway from today's loss. There were also some positives to build upon, and it falls to Bo Pelini, his staff and his players to start building towards what could still be a very productive January bowl season.
Here are the 10 things we learned about the Huskers in their loss to the Spartans.