November 22, 2012
Behind Enemy Lines
On Friday, the Iowa Hawkeyes host Nebraska, who comes in with a 9-2 record and a chance to clinch a berth in the Big Ten Championship Game. We go Behind Enemy Lines with HuskerOnline.com publisher Sean Callahan to talk about the matchup, how former Iowa assistant coach Rick Kaczenski is doing in Lincoln, and much more.
1. Nebraska fans are known for making road trips. With Iowa struggling to a disappointing finish to the 2012 season, how many Husker fans are expected to make the trip to Iowa City on Friday? How do you think the turnout will compare to other Husker road trips this year?
CALLAHAN: It's really hard to say because it's been so long since Nebraska has played at Iowa, but I would not be surprised if we saw at least 10,000 Husker fans in Iowa City, if not more. Earlier this year at Northwestern Nebraska occupied probably 60 percent of the stadium with an estimated 25,000 in attendance and they did the same at Minnesota. The year before that they traveled 25,000 to Washington. I'm not saying we'll see those type of numbers, mainly because it's harder to get tickets at Iowa compared to places like Northwestern and Minnesota.
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