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Southern Miss Falls 56-13 to Cornhuskers - Recap

Southern Miss Falls 56-13 to Cornhuskers - Recap

Ameer Abdullah scampered through the Southern Miss defense for 114 yards as Nebraska handed the Golden Eagles a 56-13 defeat on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Cornhuskers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 28 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 60.5.

Taylor Martinez completed 15 of 23 pass attempts for 170 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Kendrick Hardy rushed for 35 yards for Southern Miss, while Jalen Richard added 24 yards. Allan Bridgford threw for 222 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Tyre'oune Holmes and Rickey Bradley had 65 and 57 yards respectively.

Southern Miss was outgained by Nebraska 479-284 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-16 by the Cornhuskers.

Nebraska led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:55/28:05 split in that important category.

Nebraska looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against UCLA. Southern Miss will aim to get back on the winning track at Arkansas.