A half-century after Bob Devaney’s arrival, Memorial Stadium had become a majestic football castle, the perfect monument to the state’s obsession. Now the Sea of Red looks better than ever. Countdown to kickoff unfolds like a Broadway play, choreographed down to the second. Each actor knows exactly where to be and what to do. Everything screams college football powerhouse.

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Football schedule

Sept. 2: Nebraska 43, Arkansas State 36
Sept. 9: Oregon 42, Nebraska 35
Sept. 16: Northern Illinois 21, Nebraska 17
Sept. 23: Nebraska 27, Rutgers 17
Sept. 29: Nebraska 28, Illinois 6
Oct. 7: Wisconsin 38, Nebraska 17
Oct. 14: Ohio State 56, Nebraska 14
Oct. 28: at Purdue, 6:30 p.m. (BTN)
Nov. 4: Northwestern
Nov. 11: at Minnesota
Nov. 18: at Penn State
Nov. 24: Iowa, 3 p.m. (FS1)
Dec. 2: Big Ten championship game

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