Nebraska Will Play Colorado After Thanksgiving

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The Nebraska-Colorado football game will remain on its traditional day after Thanksgiving spot as announced Monday by ESPN and the Big 12 Conference. The 2009 contest on Friday, Nov. 27 in Boulder will kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT with a national telecast on ABC.

This fall will mark the 14th consecutive season the North Division foes have met on the day after Thanksgiving. Nebraska has a 9-4 advantage in the matchup since it has been played on the day after Thanksgiving. The 2009 NU-Colorado contest will mark the 20th straight year Nebraska has played the day after Thanksgiving, after meeting Oklahoma on that Friday from 1990 to 1995.

The matchup with Colorado is Nebraska’s second game that has been announced as a national telecast. ESPN will televise Nebraska’s matchup with Missouri on Thursday, Oct. 8 to a national television audience with kickoff set for 8 p.m. CT.

Times and television announcements for the remainder of Nebraska’s schedule will be determined at a later date.

Note: The Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office has approximately 10,000 tickets remaining for April 18 Red-White Spring Game. Reserved tickets are $10 each and are available on or by calling the ticket office at 1-800-8- BIG RED.