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ESPN Predicts Every Game Left On Nebraska's Schedule

Scott Frost coaching Nebraska against Minnesota.

LINCOLN, NE - OCTOBER 20: Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers talks with the team during a break in the game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Memorial Stadium on October 20, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

It wasn't always pretty, but Nebraska held off Illinois last Saturday to move to 3-1 on the season. The Huskers are halfway to bowl eligibility.

However, things are about to get much tougher, starting with Saturday's primetime game against No. 5 Ohio State. Nebraska has three ranked teams remaining on its slate plus a couple of other challenging road trips.

Looking at the ESPN FPI projections for the rest of the Huskers' schedule, it is clear the computer doesn't have a ton of faith in the Huskers. Not only is Nebraska an underdog against OSU, Wisconsin and Iowa, as expected, but the FPI is also predicting losses at Minnesota and Maryland.

A final record of 6-6 is the official projection.

An updated look at the remaining games on Nebraska's schedule.

Now, in Year 2 under Scott Frost, a 6-6 record and a bowl berth isn't too bad. However, it would be falling short of the high expectations Nebraska had coming into the season.

Fortunately, they don't play these games on a computer. The Huskers will have a chance to prove themselves out on the field.

They can start by competing with the Buckeyes on Saturday, even if a win is unlikely.