Posted September 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
After UCLA embarrassed Nebraska on the national stage, the Cornhuskers can take comfort in knowing the Big Ten still looks winnable. Of course, even that will be a long shot for Nebraska (1-1) if coach Bo Pelini and his staff can't figure out how to shore up a defense that allowed 653 yards in a 36-30 loss in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday night. In 124 seasons of Nebraska football, only the 1956 Oklahoma Sooners totaled more offense against the Huskers. Nebraska (1-1), out of The Associated Press Top 25 for the first time in three years, starts over this Saturday at home against Arkansas State (1-1). Pelini emphasized after the UCLA loss that his team's main goal - returning to the Rose Bowl as Big Ten champion - remains intact.
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