Nebraska-Colorado: A Rivalry That Never Really Happened

Posted by Bugeatersteve Stuchlik on November-26-2009 Add Comments

Oh, the hopes were there.

Shortly after the Big 12 conference was established, the powers that be decided that the Thanksgiving game, which had long since been reserved for Oklahoma as the Big 8 conference, would be switched to Colorado in 1996.

So let’s review to see how the series has gone over the past 13 years, shall we?

Heading into tomorrow’s game, Nebraska leads the series nine wins to four. This is a bit deceiving as the combined score for the series is 385 to 363 in favor of the Huskers, which would lead one to conclude that the games have been tight contests.

Of the Huskers' nine wins, seven of them have been by nine or fewer points, including the first five being five points or less. Howeve...

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