HUSKERS COACH BO PELINI
"I love our secondary. We didn't tackle well the other day. I didn't like that aspect of it. I think we match up well on the outside."
COWBOYS QUARTERBACK BRANDON WEEDEN
"They're coming off a big-time loss, so they're going to be hungry. And we're hungry. We want to be 7-0."
HUSKERS OFFENSIVE LINEMAN JEREMIAH SIRLES
"I think our offensive line matches up well with them. I think it will be a real pride fight coming up in the trenches."
HUSKERS TIGHT ENDS COACH RON BROWN
"We know what we're going into. We're going into a hornets' nest down there in terms of them having great fan support, but we like the adversity and we like the challenge."
KANSAS CITY STAR'S BLAIR KERKHOFF
"The Cowboys are on the verge of becoming college football's most misread team. Beat Nebraska on Saturday, and they'll move to 7-0 and might be favored in all but two of their remaining games."
ESPN.COM'S BRUCE FELDMAN
"The Cowboys' offense has been outstanding, but this is, by far, the best defense they've seen this season. I think Bo Pelini's team bounces back from all of the mental mistakes against Texas and wins at the line of scrimmage, while Taylor Martinez and the Husker skill talent exploit the country's No. 92 D. Nebraska 31, Oklahoma State 23."
SPORTING NEWS' MATT HAYES
"What do we know about Nebraska? It's not the same team that imploded last week against Texas. What do we know about Oklahoma State? The shaky defense hasn't played an offense like Nebraska's. Nebraska 35, Oklahoma State 20"
"What tips the scales in this clash is that (1). Nebraska has not yet faced a passing attack like that of the Cowboys and (2). OSU running back Kendall Hunter who has already amassed 830 yards and ten touchdowns, he will have to be stopped. Can Nebraska choose a quarterback, throw the ball, catch it and then not drop it? If not they may just suffer a second consecutive defeat that two weeks ago seemed unthinkable. Oklahoma State over Nebraska."