The Nebraska football team is ranked 17th in the preseason Associated Press poll. The Huskers are one of five Big Ten teams rated with reigning Legends division champ Michigan checking in at #8. USC is the preseason #1 team in the country.
The Huskers are coming off a 9-4 season and have a wealth of talent returning including quarterback Taylor Martinez. Nebraska opens the season September 1st against Southern Miss.
The preseason poll marks the 35th consecutive poll in which the Huskers have been rated.