Eleven college football seasons have come and gone since the last time the Nebraska Cornhuskers appeared in a BCS bowl game. That timespan seems like an eternity when you consider the fact that Nebraska is the fourth winningest FBS college football program in history. Of the top ten winningest FBS teams, only Nebraska and Tennessee have failed to reach a BCS bowl game in the last decade.
That could all change this season, as the Cornhuskers return one of the most explosive offenses in the nation, led by senior quarterback and fourth year starter Taylor Martinez.
Martinez is coming off easily the best season of his Nebraska career. He completed over 62 percent of his passes in 2012 for 2871 yards, 23 touchdowns and 12 INTs. On the ground, Martinez was the team’s second leading rusher, racking up 1019 yards and ten touchdowns.
Joining Martinez in Nebraska’s offensive huddle in 2013 will be the team’s leading rusher from 2012, Ameer Abdullah, as well as the top three returning receiver...