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Tony Felici shows his thanks to NU fans as a 2008 inductee into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame.
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          Release: 11/10/2011
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Husker Hall-of-Famer: '82 Game Needed Replay

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By Randy York

Long before Saturday's Penn State game commanded national attention beyond football-related reasons, a former Nebraska Hall-of-Fame defensive end envisioned the Huskers' new annual cross-divisional game with the Nittany Lions evolving into NU's most competitive rivalry. He bases his prediction on national championship history between the last two teams invited into the 12-team Big Ten Conference. 

Remember the Nebraska-Penn State game in 1982? Tony Felici certainly does. That 27-24 loss at Beaver Stadium was Nebraska's only setback in a 12-1 season. With Felici leading the Blackshirts, the Huskers finished third in the season's final poll after a 21-20 Orange Bowl win over LSU.


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