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Miami, No. 24 Nebraska will harken glorious pasts

In this Jan. 3, 2002, file photo, Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch carries the ball against Miami during the 88th Rose Bowl NCAA college football in Pasadena, Calif. The Miami and Nebraska programs are but a shell of their former selves as they enter Saturday night's game in Lincoln. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Whenever they run into each other at a function for Heisman Trophy winners, Mike Rozier reminds Gino Torretta of their schools’ shared history.

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Florida, WVU with chance for breakthrough wins

In this Aug. 30, 2104, file photo, West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen watches from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Atlanta. There are signs a program is heading in the right direction. Then there are victories that have the potential to change a season, accelerate the rebuilding process and ease the pressure on a coach who was facing heavy scrutiny. Florida has a chance for that kind of breakthrough at No. 3 Alabama on Saturday. Same goes for West Virginia. The Mountaineers host No. 4 Oklahoma. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Some victories can be a sign that a program that has hit hard times could be heading for better days.

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Kaaya quickly emerges as a Miami leader

FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya watches from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA football game against Florida A&M in Miami Gardens, Fla. Kaaya was walking through the Miami campus earlier this week, totally unbothered and unnoticed as he strolled around Lake Osceola. Call it a rare moment of solitude for the Hurricanes' quarterback, who has been thrust into the fire as a freshman starter and is now getting ready for No. 24 Nebraska on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Brad Kaaya was taking a midday walk around Lake Osceola on the Miami campus one day this week, fiddling with his phone and perfectly blending in with other students.

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AP Nebraska high school football rankings

The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s ranking, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

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