- Lincoln, the state capital, is known as Star City. This would suit Dave Wannstedt well because he is a star.
- There's probably some blue and gold stuff lying around in the office.
- Dave Wannstedt is widely respected across the Midwest for his splendid tenure as head coach of the Chicago Bears.
- Nebraska gets to play Baylor.
Those are some of the reasons I can think of right now. Feel free to add yours.
Coming soon: Dave Wannstedt for AD slash head football coach at Nebraska.