Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska hosts Florida Atlantic to open the 2014 season. FAU went 6-6 last season, while Nebraska finished 9-4 in 2013 after capping off the year with a 24-19 win over Georgia in the Gator Bowl.
Details for Saturday's game are below:
Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: Big Ten Network
FAU Owls facts
Florida Atlantic returns 15 starters in 2014, with nine on offense and six on defense. Among the returning players are FAU's leading passer and rusher, its top two tacklers and two of its top three leading receivers from a year ago.
Charlie Partridge will be entering his first season as the Owls' head coach. He comes from Arkansas, where he served as the assistant head coach and defensive line coach.
FAU will be playing its second season in Conference USA. The team split its eight conference games a year ago.
The Owls finished last season with a four-game winning streak, putting them tied for the ninth-longest current winning streak in the nation.
Last season, FAU ranked second in the country against the pass and third in pass efficiency defense.
Nebraska Cornhuskers facts
Nebraska returns 12 starters in 2014, with five starters on offense and seven on defense.
Bo Pelini is entering his seventh year as the Cornhuskers' head coach. He has a 58-24 record.
Nebraska won the only previous meeting between the two teams, defeating the Owls 49-3 in the 2009 season opener.
The Cornhuskers own an 11-1 record against teams currently in Conference USA.
Nebraska has the best record in the nation since 1970.
- Josh Sanchez