No. 2 looked more like No. 1 on Saturday night.
Last year's embarrassing Holiday Bowl loss to Washington showed 11th-ranked Nebraska what happens when a team isn't ready to play.
Washington defensive tackle Alameda Ta'amu smiled when asked about Nebraska, so much so his mouth guard with the words "big daddy" on it showed.
Another wild ending and another Auburn victory.
Nebraska goes into Saturday night's game against Fresno State hoping its revamped offense looks better the second time around.
Quarterback Taylor Martinez's big day against Chattanooga couldn't disguise the kinks that showed up in the debut of Nebraska's new offense.
The first Big Ten football championship game will be played in December at the home of the Indianapolis Colts.
Nebraska backup quarterback Cody Green has confirmed that he will transfer.