It’s a farewell to a legend and the Seniors in Lincoln.
Nebraska wraps-up the 2012 home schedule today in Lincoln against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. It also marks the final home game in the tenure of Nebraska’s Athletic Director Tom Osborne.
It’s also the final home game for Nebraska’s 29 seniors; including Rex Burkhead, Will Compton, Alonzo Whaley, Baker Steinkuhler, Damian Stafford, Kyler Reed, Eric martin, Tim Marlowe and more.
Minnesota comes into Lincoln with a 6-4 record (2-4 Big Ten), making them bowl eligible for the first time since 2009. Nebraska has a 15-game win streak against the Golden Gophers, the last a 41-14 win in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Head Coach Jerry Kills is sticking with freshman quarterback Philip Nelson as the starter today, with MarQueis Gray in at wide receiver.
Kickoff is slated for 2:42 p.m. CST. We will have post-game reaction from the players and coaches following the game at nebraskaradionetwork.com. You can follow reporter Jonathan Daniels on Twitter (@JonDanielsKLIN) throughout the game.