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vs. Missouri
Oct. 6, 2007 — 8:15 p.m. CDT, ESPN
Columbia, Mo.

Pregame press
Stories leading up to the game are listed here in reverse chronological order.
Can the Huskers play their "A" game tonight in a tough environment? Will the so-called Pinkel Factor come into play? Check out the game-day coverage from the papers in Lincoln (1, 2, 3), St. Louis (1, 2, 3, 4) and Columbia (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Predictions here.
Today's Big 12 matchups on TV are a couch potato's dream, Tim Griffin writes.
Possession of a little-known bell is at stake Saturday night.
This week in Husker history: Bob Devaney's first conference win at NU.
Phil Elmassian focuses on the defense at Friday's Big Red Breakfast. OWH video OWH audio
Mizzou's offensive line quietly helps the offense click.
The big game hasn't always treated the Tigers well. They're trying to ignore the hype this time.
The Tigers' Jeremy Maclin has overcome much off* and on the field.
Sam McKewon's five keys to Saturday night's game.
A third round of 1997 retrospectives: Randy York, Columbia Missourian.
The St. Louis paper sees a Nebraska program groping for an identity.
Major Culbert is ready to contribute wherever he's needed. Thursday notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4
The KC paper notes the toughness and big-game play of Lance Brandenburgh.
Husker Dan gives an update on his Army, Iowa State and Missouri.
John Bishop, Jim Dolezal and the LJS break down the Tigers and the game.
The Huskers' second-smallest player has been coming up big.
Will NU's sputtering rushing game find its groove against Mizzou's leaky run defense? Wednesday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4
More about the 1997 "flea-kicker": Matt's gloves, Mizzou perspective with video.
A look at Sam Keller through the eyes of the St. Louis paper. Also from the Missouri press: Tony Temple and the Mizzou linebackers.
The Colonel looks at the critical stretch ahead.
What will Major Culbert's role be on Saturday? The Tigers' offense brings out the exotic in opposing defensive coordinators.
The early returns from the pronosticators favor the Tigers.
Ball control by the NU offense might be key to a good defensive performance.
Big Red Diary: Niles Paul. From the other side: Martin Rucker (1, 2), Darnario Alexander, Jeff Wolfert
It might not bode well for either Missouri or Nebraska that defense tends to win Big 12 championships.
The Huskers have failed tests of composure lately at Farout Field. And second-quarter deficits are a 2007 trend NU wants to halt. Tuesday notes: 1, 2, 3*, 4
Listen to audio clips from Tuesday's team press conference. KETV
Tragedy again befalls Maurice Purify as his girlfriend dies in a car crash.
No player is more essential to Mizzou than Chase Daniel, but the QB isn't Superman. Tiger notes: 1, 2
The two-minute drill seems to suit this Husker offense.
Saturday's upsets give the Nebraska-Missouri game a higher profile.*
Two Blackshirts earning praise: Zach Potter and Cortney Grixby*
Gary Pinkel is a changed man since the death of player Aaron O’Neal.
Coaches Callahan & Pinkel talk about Saturday's matchup. Monday notes: 1, 2
Has it really been 10 years since the flea-kicker game of 1997?
This is one big game that seems to be shaping up as a shootout.
Taking stock of Saturday's defensive performance: Sam McKewon, LJS
Steve Sipple says it's time believe all the talk about parity.
There's pressure on Missouri to show that it belongs among the league's elite.
See how Nebraska and Mizzou compare in key statistical categories.
The Missouri game will have an 8:15 p.m. kickoff and an ESPN telecast. The Tigers have two weeks to focus on the Huskers.
Missouri enters its pre-Nebraska bye week with a 38-17 win over Illinois State.
See how things went in Missouri's spring game.