Southern Miss vs Nebraska Recap - Cornhuskers Win 49-20
Taylor Martinez sliced and diced the Golden Eagles defense for 354 yards as Nebraska handed Southern Miss a 49-20 defeat on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska was the ATS victor, as they covered the 20.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 51.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ameer Abdullah rushed for 81 yards, while Rex Burkhead added 68 yards in the win. Quincy Enunwa and Kyler Reed added 70 and 57 receiving yards respectively.
Anthony Alford rushed for 84 yards for Southern Miss, while Desmond Johnson added 50 yards. Chris Campbell threw for 69 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Tracy Lampley and Dominique Sullivan had 27 and 24 yards respectively.
Nebraska outgained Southern Miss 632-260 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 33-20 by the Cornhuskers.
Southern Miss lost the time of possession battle 31:38/28:22, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Nebraska takes its act on the road to face UCLA looking for another win. For Southern Miss, they head home to face East Carolina.