(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.)
AP College Football Writer
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is looking for answers after his team's confounding loss to double-digit underdog Minnesota.
The Cornhuskers (5-2, 2-1 Big Ten) host Northwestern (4-4, 0-4) on Saturday needing a win to stay in the thick of the Legends Division race.
The week didn't start well for quarterback Taylor Martinez, who had a hip pointer added to his list of ailments. He also is batting shoulder and toe problems and is listed day-to-day.
Nebraska also is looking to shore up its run defense after surrendering a season-high 271 yards on the ground to the Gophers.

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Baylor vs. Texas Pick Will quarterbacks Seth Russell and Shane Buechele light up the scoreboard so bettors can cash the over in Baylor vs. Texas this Saturday?
Thumbnail Florida vs. Georgia Pick Should bettors expect a defensive struggle between Florida and Georgia when the SEC rivals clash at 3:30PM ET in Jacksonville on Saturday?
Thumbnail West Virginia vs. Ok State Pick Will Saturday in Stillwater be a defensive struggle when Oklahoma State hosts West Virginia at 12:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Miami vs. Notre Dame Pick Two struggling programs meet up this Saturday when Notre Dame hosts Miami at 3:30PM ET. Will the two have an...
Thumbnail Penn State vs. Purdue Pick After a huge upset win last week, is No. 24 Penn Statelooking at a possible letdown performance when it goes on the road to face Purdue...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages