The Importance of Nebraska's First Three Games

Big Red NetworkSenior Writer IAugust 4, 2008

Any person who has read this site for very long knows that the Big Red Network staff is pretty intrigued with the relative importance of games and the upcoming Nebraska schedule. We have evaluated it many times. Making this such a common topic creates a certain amount of debate for me when I talk with friends and family. A few weeks ago, my brother-in-law made a compelling argument that NU's first three games are really the most important ones on the schedule. While considering his point of view and evaluating those first three opponents a few other ideas came to mind as well. Those first three games really matter a lot.

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