FILE - At left, in a Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck reacts on the sideline in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. At right, In a Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley applauds after a play review confirmed a touchdown by wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas State in Lincoln, Neb.  Minnesota and Nebraska, two programs with vastly different histories in dissimilar situations this season, both have the same record. They'll meet on Saturday, with the winner keeping a bowl bid alive and the loser likely headed for an early end to the 2017 schedule.
FILE - At left, in a Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck reacts on the sideline in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. At right, In a Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley applauds after a play review confirmed a touchdown by wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas State in Lincoln, Neb. Minnesota and Nebraska, two programs with vastly different histories in dissimilar situations this season, both have the same record. They'll meet on Saturday, with the winner keeping a bowl bid alive and the loser likely headed for an early end to the 2017 schedule. Nati Harnik, file AP Photo
FILE - At left, in a Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck reacts on the sideline in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. At right, In a Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley applauds after a play review confirmed a touchdown by wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas State in Lincoln, Neb. Minnesota and Nebraska, two programs with vastly different histories in dissimilar situations this season, both have the same record. They'll meet on Saturday, with the winner keeping a bowl bid alive and the loser likely headed for an early end to the 2017 schedule. Nati Harnik, file AP Photo

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