It's happening. The Big Ten on Wednesday released plans of starting a previously postponed college football season the weekend of Oct. 24.
Nebraska officials have been consistent in their stance in favor of playing throughout the laborious process, and two of them, UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green and athletic director Bill Moos, are discussing the announcement live in a virtual press conference.
Photos: In awe of Memorial Stadium
A beautiful sunset from the top corner of the East Stadium addition on Aug. 31, 2013.
A then-Nebraska record crowd of 43,000 packs Memorial Stadium for the Huskers' 14-7 upset of Notre Dame on Nov. 10, 1923. Some parts of the new stadium were still under construction.
Aerial view of the UNL Stadium in 1950.
Aerial view of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, March 23, 1959.
Memorial Stadium 1965
Seating beyond the north and south end zones pushed capacity to nearly 53,000 seats in 1965.
Aerial view of the UNL Stadium on 9/23/1971.
Aerial view of Memorial Stadium in 1991.
Stadium in 1994
The pumped crowd for the UCLA game in 1994.
A new skybox towers over a new playing surface as the usual sea of red takes in Nebraska's first home game of the 1999 season.
Aerial of Memorial Stadium, Ed Weir Track and site of the new Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex as seen from the east side in 2005.
Memorial Stadium and environs in 2006.
2008 Spring Game crowd
More than 80,000 fans were on hand as the Red and White teams entered Memorial Stadium for the start of the Spring Game in April 2008.
Stadium crowd in April 2009
As the weather improved, the crowd grew during the first half at Memorial Stadium, April 18, 2009.
A sellout crowd watches a fireworks display in Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 26, 2009, as they mark the 300th consecutive sellout, an NCAA record, following Nebraska's 55-0 rout of Louisiana-Lafayette.
Memorial Stadium 2009
The University of Nebraska Cornhuskers sold-out Memorial Stadium for the 300th consecutive time, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009.
Red-White Spring Game, 4.16.2011
A crowd of more than 66,000 attended the Red-White Spring Game at Memorial Stadium, Saturday, April 16, 2011.
Aerial of stadium in 2012
Memorial Stadium (top) and Pinnacle Bank Arena looking northeast, April 25, 2012.
Memorial Stadium aerial 2013
The Nebraska Cornhuskers prepare to pour onto the field amid a packed crowd for the first game of the season on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Memorial Stadium.
Red-White Spring Game, 4.11.15
Husker fans turned out in force to watch the debut of the Riley era at the annual Red-White Spring Game 2015 at Memorial Stadium. More than 60,000 tickets have already been sold for this year's game on April 15.
Digital Sky's drone got this picture from Memorial Stadium on July 27, 2015.
Red-White Spring Game 2017
A giant flag covers Tom Osborne Field at Memorial Stadium for the 2017 spring game.
Husker fans, 11/24/17
Husker fans release balloons following the Huskers' first-quarter touchdown against Iowa in November 2017.
Ohio State vs. Nebraska, 10/14/17
The Cornhusker Marching Band performs their pregame routine at Memorial Stadium, on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.
Red-White Spring Game, 4/21/18
A packed stadium watches the first half of the Red-White Spring Game on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Memorial Stadium.
The Nebraska State Patrol captured this photo Sept. 28, 2019, of the stadium as fireworks went off before the Husker game.
Guard flyover at stadium - 2019
The Nebraska National Guard did a flyover of Memorial Stadium on Nov. 16, 2019, with two Blackhawk helicopters.
The stadium with colorful skies in 2019.