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The challenge for the Bears is avoiding a letdown.

For a reminder, they can look back to 2009, when they opened with a victory over Wake Forest, had a week to savor it, then lost at home to Connecticut.

“Immaturity,” running back Terrance Ganaway said. “This year, the coaching staff, everybody’s ready. We’re going to play at a high level every game this season. So, whoever we play, we’re going to play, we’re going to match the intensity, or maybe even exceed the intensity that we played with (against TCU). And when we do that, we get on a roll. And it’s hard to beat a team that’s on a roll.”