One of the most exciting traits of college football is its unpredictability. Each year is remarkably different from the one before, making it all-but-impossible to forecast the coming year—even for experts in all things gridiron.
Consequently, one of the biggest challenges faced by football writers and analysts alike is predicting what will happen in an upcoming season.
2011 will be no different. In an offseason already replete with unforeseen events, the coming fall figures to keep the fans on the edge of their seats from beginning to end. It also figures to bring frustration to those whose predictions go completely awry.
That may be especially true in Lincoln, Nebraska, where head coach Bo Pelini and the Cornhusker football team prepare to take on a whole new conference in the Big Ten (commonly referred to as the B1G throughout writing communities).
As the nation's oldest and most storied conference moves under the spotlight, here are 10 predictions for Nebraska's inaugural Big Ten season.
Chances are I'll be pulling my hair out by midseason when they go awry.
But that's the fun of it, right?
Sources: ESPN.com, BleacherReport.com, HuskerLocker.com, Wikipedia.com, Google Images