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Friday Flakes: Which Nebraska Football Losses Are You Most Confident In For the Upcoming Season?

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NCAA Football: Illinois at Nebraska Dylan Widger-USA TODAY Sports

You read that right. Which losses are you most confident in for this upcoming season?

Sometimes we usually guess which games we are comfortable with Nebraska winning. Which, if we are honest, change as we get closer and closer to the start of the season.

Below is the schedule for 2023.

  1. @ Minnesota
  2. @ Colorado
  3. Northern Illinois
  4. Louisiana Tech
  5. Michigan
  6. @ Illinois
  7. Northwestern
  8. Purdue
  9. @ Michigan State
  10. Maryland
  11. Wisconsin
  12. Iowa

If I had to put money on the games I am pretty sure Nebraska is going to lose then it is pretty easy. At Minnesota, At Illinois and Michigan.

I’m not saying that I’m expecting Nebraska to beat Colorado, Northwestern, Purdue, MSU, Maryland, Wisconsin and Iowa. I am just saying that I’m truly expecting Minnesota, Illinois and Michigan to beat us pretty handily.

I know that Minnesota and Illinois lost some really good players from last year’s team but I they have a culture and program built on being physical on the offensive and defensive lines. This is especially true for any Bret Bielema coached team.

With Minnesota, I believe it might be a miracle if Matt Rhule can find a way to beat Minnesota in the opening game.

Regarding Michigan, I just think that they are going to have too much talent up and down that roster for Nebraska to compete.

So those are the three losses I’m most confident in. What say you?


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