Nebraska, Ohio St. play 1st B10 game in Lincoln

Associated Press  |  Last updated October 07, 2011
No. 14 Nebraska and Ohio State will play the first Big Ten game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday night. And so will end a stressful week for two of the winningest programs in history. The Cornhuskers (4-1, 0-1 Big Ten) are facing questions about their defense after a 48-17 loss at Wisconsin. And quarterback Taylor Martinez says he is frustrated by public criticism of his play. Ohio State (3-2, 0-1), coming off a 10-7 loss to Michigan State, thought it would get back four top players who were suspended for their involvement in the cash-and-tattoo scandal. But the Buckeyes found out Monday that two of them have to sit out at least another game. Ohio State and Nebraska haven't played since 1956.
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