October 25, 2014

Huskers picked third in football poll

In an informal football poll of 24, Big Ten beat writers with Nebraska, a preseason favorite in the Legends Division last year, picked to finish third. Wisconsin and Michigan as the big winners of the Leaders and Legends division, with the Wolverines getting 11 of the 24 votes, to win the Big Ten title. NU got one first-place vote in the poll.

The full poll with points:

LEGENDS DIVISION

1. Michigan (16) 134

2. Michigan State (7) 120

3. Nebraska (1) 104

4. Iowa 72

5. Northwestern 51

6. Minnesota 24

LEADERS DIVISION

1. Wisconsin (19) 139

2. Ohio State (5) 125

3. Purdue 79

4. Illinois 72

5. Penn State 65

6. Indiana 24