Don’t lose the turnover battle
Nebraska has only turned the ball over once in the past two weeks. Yet, the Huskers had seven in the first two games, which were its only games against Power-5 teams (Minnesota and Colorado).
The big difference, outside of the drop in competition and playing at home, is that Nebraska has started taking care of the ball. Heinrich Haarberg has just one turnover in two games, as well as three touchdown passes and two touchdown runs. He hasn’t thrown an interception yet.
Haarberg is also averaging more than 100 yards rushing per game. Michigan probably doesn’t need to win the turnover battle to win the game, but it doens’t want to lose it either.
Haarberg and Nebraska will have a tough time scoring. Michigan is dominant against the run and is also leading college football in scoring defense. But running quarterbacks are always tricky and if the Huskers avoid turnovers, run the ball well and stuff Michigan on the ground, an upset is possible.