Last night, Nebraska held off Wyoming 37-34 in the opener.
Wave Scarlet and the Cream
Let the Platte Eagle Scream.
In Lincoln town tonight
Bells ring and bonfires light,
While all with loud acclaim
Write on the football scroll of fame.
“How Captain Bender Won the Game, In commemoration of the Notable Football Contest of November 14, 1903” from Addison Erwin Sheldon, Poems and Sketches of Nebraska, p. 105 (1908).