Nebraska, meanwhile, would settle for just one elusive December win.
It should have running back Rex Burkhead, who returned from a sprained left knee last week against Iowa, , and the Cornhuskers have won six straight.
Will it be enough to win a title? The upperclassmen can only hope so.
"It's good to be back in a conference championship game again," Burkhead said. "The first two times we were in it, it was kind of a bum deal. Being part of Coach Bo (Pelini's) first recruiting class, we had it as one of our goals to win a conference championship, and we have a chance to do that."
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