Fresno State vs Nebraska Wrap - Nebraska Wins 42-29
Taylor Martinez ran for 166 yards as Nebraska handled Fresno State by a score of 42-29 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The Cornhuskers won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 28.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Taylor Martinez completed 10 of 21 pass attempts for 219 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Bulldogs defense.
Robbie Rouse rushed for 169 yards for Fresno State, while Derek Carr added 16 yards. Derek Carr threw for 254 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Rashad Evans and A.J. Johnson had 63 and 55 yards respectively.
Nebraska was outgained by Fresno State 444-438 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-16 by the Bulldogs.
The time of possession battle favored Fresno State as their offense was on the field for 37:12, longer than the 22:48 of their opponents.
Nebraska heads into a Week 3 battle against Washington. Fresno State, meanwhile, will have their next action against North Dakota.