Nebraska doesn't play Wisconsin every year. Their protected game is PSU. If PSU craters because of the sanctions, then we're talking about a serious schedule imbalance within our own division. It's better to just dispense with the protected games altogether.
At press time, Harbaugh had sent Michigan’s athletic department an envelope containing a heavily annotated seating chart, a list of the 63,000 seat views he had found unsatisfactory, and a glowing 70-page report on section 25, row 12, seat 9, which he claimed is “exactly what the great sport of football is all about.”