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Michigan State has had one of the nation's top defenses in recent seasons, and no team has moved the ball better against it than Nebraska.
Tommy Armstrong Jr. has been waiting for this week for almost a year.
Even if Wes Lunt had been able to play against Nebraska, it probably wouldn't have mattered. Not with the Illinois defense unable to slow the Cornhuskers' running game.
Nebraska's marching band spelled out "Fear Ameer" at midfield to highlight its halftime show.
Ameer Abdullah has the third-most rushing attempts in the nation and has touched the ball on one-third of Nebraska's plays from scrimmage.
A look at some things to watch as Big Ten play begins in earnest:
The Big Ten is coming off its best week of non-conference play in six years, with wins in 12 of 13 games.
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini and his players will prepare for Illinois this week with the understanding that some of what his defense sees in Saturday night's Big Ten opener will not necessarily have been something they saw in film study.
Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, a candidate for this year's Heisman Trophy, says 2013 winner Jameis Winston of Florida State needs to clean up his act.
Those Big Ten-record 644 yards on the ground against Bowling Green weren't enough to move Wisconsin to the top of the national rushing chart.