Cornhuskers Down Oklahoma State 51-41 - Match Report
|Cornhuskers Down Oklahoma State 51-41 - Match Report|
Taylor Martinez led the way with 323 passing yards on Saturday as the Cornhuskers picked up a 51-41 victory over the Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium.
The Cornhuskers were a 6-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 58.5.
Taylor Martinez rushed for 112 yards, while Roy Helu added 42 yards in the win. Niles Paul and Brandon Kinnie added 131 and 62 receiving yards respectively.
Kendall Hunter rushed for 201 yards for Oklahoma State, while Joseph Randle added 22 yards. Brandon Weeden threw for 283 yards for the Cowboys, while receivers Justin Blackmon and Josh Cooper had 157 and 103 yards respectively.
Nebraska outgained Oklahoma State 540-495 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-22 by the Cornhuskers.
The time of possession battle favored Nebraska as their offense was on the field for 34:45, longer than the 25:15 of their opponents.
Next game, Nebraska takes its act home to face Missouri looking for another win. For Oklahoma State, they head on the road to face Kansas State.