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Monday, June 14, 2010
Nebraska vs. the Big Ten

By staff

Nebraska will begin play as a Big Ten Conference member in 2011, but the Huskers aren't strangers to their new league brethren.

Nebraska has played every Big Ten school at least once and has extensive history with several programs. The Huskers haven't played a regular-season game against a Big Ten foe since 2003 (Penn State), though they faced (and beat) three Big Ten squads in the Alamo Bowl during the past decade.

Here's a snapshot of Nebraska vs. the Big Ten:

Nebraska vs. Illinois
Total meetings:
Series: Nebraska leads 7-2-1
Last: 1986 (Nebraska beat Illinois 59-14 in Champaign)

Nebraska vs. Indiana
Total meetings:
Series: Indiana leads 9-7-3
Last: 1978 (Nebraska beat Indiana 69-17 in Bloomington)

Nebraska vs. Iowa
Total meetings:
Series: Nebraska leads 26-12-3
Last: 2000 (Nebraska beat Iowa 42-13 in Lincoln)

Nebraska vs. Michigan
Total meetings:
Series: Michigan leads 3-2-1
Last: 2005 (Nebraska beat Michigan 32-28 in the Alamo Bowl)

Nebraska vs. Michigan State
Total meetings:
Series: Nebraska leads 5-0
Last: 2003 (Nebraska beat Michigan State 17-3 in the Alamo Bowl)

Nebraska vs. Minnesota
Total meetings:
Series: Minnesota leads 29-20-2
Last: 1990 (Nebraska beat Minnesota 56-0 in Lincoln)

Nebraska vs. Northwestern
Total meetings:
Series: Nebraska leads 3-1
Last: 2000 (Nebraska beat Northwestern 66-17 in the Alamo Bowl)

Nebraska vs. Ohio State
Total meetings:
Series: Ohio State leads 2-0
Last: 1956 (Ohio State beat Nebraska 34-7 in Columbus)

Nebraska vs. Penn State
Total meetings:
Series: Penn State leads 7-6
Last: 2003 (Nebraska beat Penn State 18-10 in Lincoln)

Nebraska vs. Purdue
Total meetings:
Series: Purdue leads 1-0
Last: 1958 (Purdue beat Nebraska 28-0 in West Lafayette)

Nebraska vs. Wisconsin
Total meetings:
Series: Nebraska leads 3-2
Last: 1974 (Wisconsin beat Nebraska 21-20 in Madison)