The first shoe has dropped in the remaking of the Big Ten as Nebraska has announced it will seek membership into the league that houses Ohio State. Here's a look at the previous games between the Buckeyes and the Cornhuskers as well as a peak at the familiar faces who currently reside in Lincoln.
Both teams began playing intercollegiate football in 1890.
Both have been known more often than not as smashmouth, power-oriented teams with punishing defenses.
Both wear a jerseys colored a shade of red for home football games.
Both play in front of huge, packed stadiums that draw from throughout their cornfield-filled states with attention focused on each game from every corner.
And in the near future, Ohio State and Nebraska will be in the same conference.
Take a look at the history between the teams and the familiar faces on the Cornhusker roster in the newest post in the Cus Words Blog.