National analysts and pundits heap praise on Jared Crick and Prince Amukamara. The season’s first USA Today Coaches’ Poll ranks Nebraska ninth. The Cornhuskers are being tabbed as national champion dark horses.
Is all of this hype warranted?
Nebraska’s 2009 offensive woes and losses in defensive personnel have been well documented. The Cornhuskers are quite content to let the nation think what they may, positive or negative. Their schedule suits them nicely for a memorable season.
Let’s examine just who on Nebraska’s slate offers them anything from a sure-fire win to a nail-biter or even a loss.
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