Since then Nebraska has beaten Iowa State, South Carolina, Kansas State and, last week, Colorado. The team is undefeated, leads the Big Eight Conference and is ranked fifth in the nation. As for Solich, he leads the team in rushing with an average of 5.5 yards a carry and is fourth in rushing in the conference. He has scored four touchdowns, one of them on a 41-yard run against South Carolina.
Between Nebraska and an undefeated season lie the big teams in the conference—Missouri, Oklahoma and Kansas. Nebraska eagerly awaits these games, and so does Frankie Solich. He's never been afraid of anything big.