Since moving to the Big Ten, the Nebraska Cornhuskers have been working to re-introduce fans to some of their biggest rivalries from their Big 8 and Big 12 days. To that end, the Huskers are set to add a non-conference series with another former foe.
Two former Big 8/12 opponents in Nebraska and Oklahoma State are set to play a home-and-home series in the future. Lincoln will host the fist leg on September 16, 2034, with Stillwater hosting the second on September 15, 2035.
That a pretty long ways away, unfortunately. Chances are, the starting quarterbacks for that game aren’t even in grade school yet. The coaches probably won’t have even been alive during the Reagan administration.
Oklahoma State and Nebraska announce an old Big 8/12 home-and-home. In Lincoln on Sept. 16, 2034 and in Stillwater on Sept. 15, 2035.
— Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) February 13, 2020
Nebraska and Oklahoma State played each other regularly back when they were members of the Big 8. They played each other annually between 1960 and 1995. During that time, the Huskers dominated the Cowboys, winning 36 straight times.
When the Big 8 became the Big 12 in 1996, the two sides met less frequently. But they still faced off seven times before Nebraska moved to the Big Ten in 2011. Oklahoma State won three of their final five.
Assuming they don’t play in a bowl game before then, the Huskers will head into their 2034 on a winning streak against the Cowboys.
Their final meeting came in 2010, when the Huskers won 51-41 in Stillwater.
Who will win the 2034 meeting between Nebraska and Oklahoma State?