Sept. 27, 2008 — 7 p.m. CDT, ABC
Memorial Stadium, Lincoln
Richmond Times Dispatch
Pregame pressStories leading up to the game are listed here in reverse chronological order. Dead links may be retrievable via this archived page.
Will Nebraska make a move back toward college football's A-list tonight? More on the much anticipated Virginia Tech clash from the papers in Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Omaha (1, 2), Grand Island (1, 2, 3), Richmond, Roanoke, Fredericksburg, Lynchburg and D.C. (1, 2).* More: Printable rosters | ABC map | Predictions
These Huskers aren't worthy of the Nebraska name, a Virginia columnist says.
Bo Pelini's defensive pedigree is unusual among major-college head coaches.
Husker QB legends admire the "dreamer" in Joe Ganz.
The NU secondary is finding depth just when it's needed most.
Jeff has his VA Tech preview Scarlet Commentary.
A Virginia reporter arrives in Lincoln and soaks it all in.
SI.com's Stewart Mandel wonders: When will NU regain national relevance?
Meet Frank Beamer's coordinators, Bud Foster and Bryan Stinespring.
It's a showcase game, but Joe Ganz won't change his approach.
Tech wideout Jarrett Boykin doesn't get pushed around anymore.
Yahoo Sports looks at the Huskers' new attitude under Bo Pelini.
From the LJS, a Virginia Tech scouting report.
Hunter Teafatiller toes the line after getting a second chance.
The early round of predictions favors Nebraska over Virginia Tech.
The Hokies' defense may place the onus on Joe Ganz, Steve Sipple writes. Special teams might also prove pivotal.
Bo Pelini taps Tom Osborne's option expertise. More from Tuesday's press conference: Quotes | Video (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Virginia Tech aims to revive a sputtering passing game and is tinkering with elements of the spread. Tuesday notes from Blacksburg: 1, 2, 3
Cody Glenn is glad the meat of the schedule is here.
Virginia Tech quarterback Sean Glennon deals with his demotion.*
Todd Peterson sees Saturday's game as a measuring stick.*
Frank Beamer sees the game as something of a no-lose situation.
Virginia Tech will come to Lincoln fresh off a comeback win over North Carolina.* More: 1, 2, 3, 4
Now come the games that measure programs, Tom Shatel writes.
Next weekend could provide a boost to recruiting.
The number of true freshmen seeing action will likely stay at five.
The players see an opportunity in the high-profile games ahead.
Matt Slauson finds inspiration in his older brother's triumphs.
Tad Stryker looks at the tough three-game stretch that awaits.
Linebacker Tyler Wortman is eager for action against a non-spread offense. Notes from Thursday: 1, 2, 3
Marlon Lucky understands the younger backs' hunger for carries.
"This is my home now," says once-reluctant Texas transplant Austin Cassidy.
Zach Potter says his knack for blocking kicks involves luck and long arms.
A physically dominant football team is James Dobson's aim.
The redshirt comes off Virginia Tech quarterback Tyrod Tayler.