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Around here, the “U” still resonates in the hearts and minds for a very good reason. It shaped the modern history of Nebraska football. It molded the career and image of Tom Osborne. If it wasn’t for Miami, NU might have had more national championships. Or less.
The Lane Hovey do-it-yourself story began long before the receiver ever started climbing the Nebraska football depth chart or got the call Saturday night to help the Huskers at Fresno State.
In a match that was statistically even in all but one area, No. 9 Nebraska found its mettle from the service line to defeat Creighton 21-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20 Wednesday night at the Devaney Center.
It was a relentless effort that led to Nebraska’s four sacks in Saturday’s 55-19 win over Fresno State, defensive tackle Vincent Valentine said. Now, he said, the Huskers have to replicate that against Miami.