Cornhuskers Down Iowa State 31-30 - Match Report
Nebraska got a 129-yard performance from Rex Burkhead as a key part of its 31-30 victory over the Cyclones on Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cornhuskers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 15.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 54.5.
Cody Green completed 7 of 12 pass attempts for 79 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Alexander Robinson rushed for 101 yards for Iowa State, while Austen Arnaud added 63 yards. Austen Arnaud threw for 203 yards for the Cyclones, while receivers Jake Williams and Darius Darks had 46 and 44 yards respectively.
Nebraska was outgained by Iowa State 360-314 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-15 by the Cyclones.
Nebraska lost the time of possession battle 30:45/29:15, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Nebraska looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas. Iowa State will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.