CBS Sports has Nebraska with some work to do before it approaches Top 25 status.
The website on Tuesday put the Huskers at No. 35 in its ranking of all 130 Football Bowl Subdivision teams. Among the teams ahead of NU were Big Ten West opponents Wisconsin at No. 11 and Northwestern at No. 30, and Iowa was at No. 37.
CBSSports.com ranked Alabama, Ohio State, Florida State and USC as its top four teams. Other Big Ten teams near the top were Penn State at No. 5 and Michigan at No. 13.
Nebraska held a similar spot in voting for the preseason coaches poll released last week, ranking No. 36 among those getting votes. USA Today on Monday projected the Huskers with records of 8-4 overall and 6-3 in the Big Ten.
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