The weekend for Nebraska and its supporters began painfully. It ended amid a heightened sense of angst, at least outside of Memorial Stadium, that bled into Monday with a word of caution from coach Matt Rhule.
The Huskers’ next opponent, Colorado, deserves a Top 25 ranking when the Associated Press poll ahead of Week 2 is released Tuesday.
“Maybe even a top-10 team,” Rhule said.
The Buffaloes impressed Rhule — and seemingly everyone who watched Saturday — in winning on the road against No. 17 TCU, 45-42, as the Deion Sanders coaching era at CU opened with a resounding message that he’s set this year to silence the doubters.
Colorado was the national story of Week 1. Nebraska, meanwhile, lost 13-10 at Minnesota Thursday night. The Huskers committed two turnovers in the final five minutes. The miscues led to 10 Minnesota points, including a 47-yard walk-off field goal.
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