BEST BET OREGON over Ne­braska by 24

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he Corn­huskers beat Oregon, 35-32, at home last sea­son, a loss that started OU’s down­fall (were 2-0 at the time, ended the sea­son 4-8), so re­venge will play a big role to­day. Ne­braska’s win at home last week against Arkansas State was ‘in­side-out’ (won the game but lost the stats) and only an in­com­plete pass pre­vented the Red Wolves from ty­ing the Huskers in the fi­nal sec­onds. The Ne­braska re­ceiv­ing corps has been hit hard by in­juries and Mike Ri­ley could be with­out his top three WRs this week, hence the big move against the Huskers with the clus­ter in­juries. In ad­di­tion, Ri­ley is 14-34-1 in SU losses as an un­der­dog. Mean­while, the Quack At­tack ran up 77 points on 703 yards against South­ern Utah in Wil­lie Tag­gart’s de­but on the Pond last week. OU started more fresh­men than any team in the coun­try last year, and Tag­gart’s teams lead the na­tion with 17 con­sec­u­tive games with 30 or more points. And be­sides, Tag­gart is also the an­swer to this week’s on page 2. Then there’s also

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