The Cornhuskers (5-2, 2-1 Big Ten) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their NCAA-record sellout streak. This will be the 323rd in a row.
Michigan (5-2, 3-0), the only college program with 900 all-time victories, will be making its first visit to Lincoln since 1911.
Michigan, with a win, would put two games between itself and second-place Nebraska. A win by the Huskers would move them into a tie atop the division and own the tiebreaker over the Wolverines.
Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson says he and his teammates have to be prepared to overcome the crowd noise.