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Pelini not worried about Tech crowd

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Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini says crowd noise is not something that affects his team very much. Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini says crowd noise is not something that affects his team very much.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KTIV) -- After two easy wins over Florida Atlantic and Arkansas State, #19 Nebraska gets a big test Saturday when they travel to 13th-ranked Virginia Tech. The Huskers were 0-3 against ranked teams last year and have lost their last 11 games against top-20 teams.

Tech beat Nebraska in Lincoln last year, 35-30, outrushing the Huskers 206 yards to 55.

The Hokies' Lane Stadium is known as one of the loudest places to play in the nation, and Virginia Tech has won 31 straight home games against non-conference teams. Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini says crowd noise is not something that affects his team very much.

"We talk about it all the time, whether you're at home or on the road you have to focus, you have to execute, you have to do what you are being coached to do play after play. I don't even know how many people that stadium holds but they're not playing. It's 11 on 11 when you walk out on the field."

Virginia Tech lost their first game against #4 Alabama and are 1-1. That's a 2:30 game on Saturday. Tech is a 3 and a half point favorite.

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