Wyoming Falls 37-34 to Cornhuskers - Recap
|Wyoming Falls 37-34 to Cornhuskers - Recap|
Wyoming was unable to contain Ameer Abdullah on Saturday and the result was a 37-34 Week 1 loss against the Cornhuskers.
Bettors who backed the Cornhuskers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 31. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 65.5.
Taylor Martinez completed 17 of 22 pass attempts for 155 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cowboys defense.
Shaun Wick rushed for 101 yards for Wyoming, while Brett Smith added 92 yards. Brett Smith threw for 383 yards for the Cowboys, while receivers Dominic Rufran and Robert Herron had 120 and 91 yards respectively.
Nebraska was outgained by Wyoming 602-530 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 35-27 by the Cowboys.
Wyoming lost the time of possession battle 35:58/24:02, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Nebraska takes its act home to face Southern Miss looking for another win. For Wyoming, they head home to face Idaho.