The Huskers moved up from 10th to No. 8 Sunday in the Associated Press’ Top 25 college football poll and was ranked ninth in the Coaches Poll, while Alabama stayed put in the top spot in both.
Four Big Ten teams were ranked among the Top 10 in both polls. Besides Nebraska, Ohio State remained at No. 2 in both after an overtime victory against Wisconsin; Michigan was third (AP) and fourth (Coaches); and Wisconsin claimed the 10th spot in both.