Nebraska ranks 18th in the “USA Today” preseason coaches’ poll. The Huskers are one spot behind Big Ten rival Michigan. Defending champion Alabama is number-one, followed by Ohio State, Oregon, Stanford and Georgia. The SEC leads all conferences with six teams in the top-25. The Big Ten and Pac-12 have five each.
A couple of mild days will be followed by another cold blast.
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says he isn't worried about his next job.
The weather may change a bit, and the worst of the cold may be behind us.
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