Massey Ratings put Nebraska at 63rd best team in the nation and a 5- record…reality check time!

  • The ratings, done by Kenneth Massey—a statistician—go through the percentage chances that a team has in its season. The good news? Massey has Nebraska starting 3-0 with wins against Akron, Troy, and Colorado in non-conference. The bad news? Massey has Nebraska going 2-7 in conference play.
  • Some numbers are sad but believable; only a 4% chance against both Ohio State and Wisconsin; an 18% chance of victory against Northwestern; 14% chance vs. Iowa; and on Nebraska’s HOME FIELD, underdogs to Purdue (43% chance of win for Nebraska)