Cornhuskers Fall 45-31 Against Georgia - Game Recap
Aaron Murray sliced and diced the Cornhuskers defense for 427 yards as Georgia handed Nebraska a 45-31 defeat on Tuesday at Florida Citrus Bowl.
Georgia won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 61.5.
Todd Gurley rushed for 125 yards, while Keith Marshall added 36 yards in the win. Chris Conley and Tavarres King added 136 and 104 receiving yards respectively.
Rex Burkhead rushed for 140 yards for Nebraska, while Ameer Abdullah added 48 yards. Taylor Martinez threw for 204 yards for the Cornhuskers, while receivers Ben Cotton and Kenny Bell had 69 and 60 yards respectively.
Nebraska was outgained by Georgia 589-443 yards in Tuesday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-23 by the Cornhuskers.
Georgia lost the time of possession battle 32:27/27:33, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.