Nebraska was given a harsh introduction into the Big Ten last season when it visited Wisconsin and All-American running back Montee Ball.
In this year's conference opener, there's a chance the 22nd-ranked Cornhuskers could avoid seeing Ball on the field when they seek redemption against the visiting Badgers on Saturday night.
Nebraska was unbeaten and ranked eighth entering its first Big Ten game Oct. 1 but didn't stay that way after Ball ran for 151 yards and four touchdowns in a 48-17 win for then-No. 7 Wisconsin. Huskers quarterback Taylor Martinez threw a career-high three interceptions - all in a six-minute span - to help the Badgers erase an early deficit.
While Wisconsin (3-1) went on to win the inaugural Leaders division title and eventually its second straight Big Ten championship, Nebraska (3-1) would finish third in the Legends division.
"We owe these guys one," offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles said. "We all know it. We all know we need to play our best to beat these...