Recap - Cornhuskers Defeat Chattanooga 40-7
|Recap - Cornhuskers Defeat Chattanooga 40-7|
Nebraska got a 135-yard performance from Taylor Martinez as a key part of its 40-7 victory over the Mocassins on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 37-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 58.5.
Taylor Martinez completed 11 of 22 pass attempts for 116 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Marquis Green rushed for 37 yards for Chattanooga, while J.J. Jackson added 15 yards. B.J. Coleman threw for 174 yards for the Mocassins, while receivers Joel Bradford and Chris Awuah had 47 and 43 yards respectively.
Chattanooga was outgained by Nebraska 364-230 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-13 by the Cornhuskers.
Nebraska lost the time of possession battle 32:21/27:39, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.