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Nebraska Cornhuskers Football: Huskers Drop In AP Poll


The Nebraska Cornhuskers are paying for their poor performance against Wyoming over the weekend. Nebraska went into the season ranked 18th in both the A.P. and USA Today polls. After struggling with The Cowboys they find themselves at 22 in the A.P. Poll. The four slot slip is actually generous considering how poorly Nebraska played against a team that won four games in 2012.

Nebraska is not the only Big Ten team who fell in the polls. After Ohio State’s less than stellar performance against Buffalo. Going into the season the Buckeyes were the number two team in the nation, now they have fallen behind Oregon and sit at number three.

Other Big Ten teams included in this week’s AP Top 25 are Michigan, Northwestern, and Wisconsin, who all had solid wins in their season openers. Michigan  State and Penn State both received votes, but they are still on the outside looking in.

Nebraska takes on Southern Miss this Saturday, and if they want to change direction in the polls a big win is likely needed. The Golden Eagles have lost thirteen straight games, and streak that started when they lost to the Huskers last year.

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