The offense was mostly competent with Tommy Armstrong sidelined, but the defense was one play from a shut out.
Special teams saw dramatic improvement a year ago. How do Riley and Co. make the third phase even better?
Despite winning by a fairly comfortable margin, there were more than a few things to be concerned with the Huskers in their victory over Rutgers.
With a wonderful backfield and disturbingly easy schedule, Nebraska could top 10 wins this fall. But a sketchy defense could lead to an unhappy ending, just like it did last year.