The BYU Cougars will travel to face the Nebraska Cornhuskers in 2015, the schools have announced.
BYU and Nebraska will square off at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on Sept. 5, 2015. The game will mark the first ever meeting between the two schools.
“This is a great opportunity to play an outstanding football team in one of the storied football stadiums in the country,” said BYU AD Tom Holmoe. “Nebraska was looking for a game in 2015 and the timing was good for BYU. I look forward to developing a long term relationship with Nebraska.”
BYU now has five games scheduled for the 2015 season. After opening at Nebraska, the Cougars will host Boise State on Sept. 12. BYU also hosts Utah State on Fri., Oct. 2 and then travels to Southern Miss on Oct. 17 and Hawaii on Nov. 7.
After hosting BYU, the Cornhuskers welcome South Alabama on Sept. 12 before traveling to face Miami (FL) on Sept. 19. Nebraska’s final non-conference game of 2015 is at home against Southern Miss on Sept. 26.