1970 Day by Day: Oct 30

The erratic but talented Colorado Buffaloes were not being taken lightly in the newspapers’ final pregame wrap-ups.The Buffs’ upset of Penn State in September and their 1969 defeat of Big Eight co-champ Missouri were just two examples of Colorado bringing its “A” game against a highly ranked opponent.No. 4 Nebraska was an 11½-point favorite. The Lincoln Journal’s Don Forsythe predicted a 30-17 Husker win, but he said CU had a “great chance” to pull off an upset in Boulder.With two-thirds of the country getting ABC’s regional telecast, the game was an opportunity for the Huskers to burnish thei…

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