Rivalries Building for Huskers, Look for Old Big Eight Foes in Meantime

Nebraska-Wisconsin has been so weird. It kinda feels like a rivalry even though Nebraska has gotten whupped on. With the big red nickname, the power run O, and the Barry Alvarez/Shawn Eichorst connection, I seriously thought Nebraska-Wisconsin was going to be a respectful rivalry ala Nebraska-OU. But no, that isn’t what happened at all.

8. Texas and Arkansas Dating back to their days together in the BIG-8, Arkansas/Texas used to be one of the nation’s best rivalries. Texas fans will argue that the rivalry was pretty one-sided, as the ‘Horns currently lead the all-time series 56-22, and that texas’ true football rivals are A&M (we’ll get to that later) and Oklahoma.

Nebraska slipped and stumbled in one huge home game this year, and that’s probably the only time the Big Red will falter on their home field. The Huskers are still the class of the Big 12 North, and they’ll play like it against a Missouri team that will find it hard to sustain the same level of emotion it displayed in a home win over Oklahoma.

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"That produced a rivalry," Moos said plainly. "Now, not going to say this is going to happen but could you imagine if Nebraska beat Michigan 12 straight times? Would there be a rivalry there?" One of the reasons why we tend to have this rivalry talk is because, going back to our Big 8 days, OU was our only rival.

running back Marlon Lucky, who signed with the Huskers. over a Big East conference foe. He was on the practice green with his team – where else? – on a pluperfect day for golf, when Kansas.

Discussion What are some dead near-rivalries that deserve. I think many games would be much more personal if we still had the old Big 12 and still played these teams every year or few years.. 4 games against their ex-conference foes & the 11th can be whomever. Edit: not all colleges, all.

Two-time All-Big ten performer blake headley has totaled 13 RBIs in the first 10 games of the season, setting a pace for 72.8 RBIs in 2015. That number though would not crack the top-10 single-season record book at Nebraska, as current Head coach darin erstad holds the No. 10 spot with 76 RBIs in 1995.