Arkansas State vs Nebraska Wrap - Nebraska Wins 42-13
|Arkansas State vs Nebraska Wrap - Nebraska Wins 42-13|
Nebraska got a 167-yard performance from Ameer Abdullah as a key part of its 42-13 victory over the Red Wolves on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 23-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 67.5.
Taylor Martinez completed 13 of 14 pass attempts for 180 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Rocky Hayes rushed for 47 yards for Arkansas State, while David Oku added 44 yards. Ryan Aplin threw for 138 yards for the Red Wolves, while receivers J.D. McKissic and Carlos McCants had 73 and 26 yards respectively.
Nebraska outgained Arkansas State 527-286 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-17 by the Cornhuskers.
Arkansas State lost the time of possession battle 34:36/25:24, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Nebraska takes its act home to face Idaho State looking for another win. For Arkansas State, they head home to face Alcorn State.