LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska will enter its bye week as the only undefeated team in the Big Ten West and ranked in the Top 15.
After a 31-16 win over Illinois on Saturday afternoon, Nebraska (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) moved up three spots to 12 in the latest AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll released Sunday.
Previous rankings: (Coaches/AP): No. 15/No. 15
New rankings (Coaches/AP): No. 12/No. 12
Last result: 31-16 victory over Illinois
Nebraska is the third-highest ranked Big Ten team, behind only No. 2 Ohio State and No. 4 Michigan.
The Huskers will return to action on Oct. 15 when they travel to play Indiana.