Posted September 22, 2012 on
It was a game that some prefer FBS teams not play, but sometimes it is just how scheduling plays out. Nebraska beat Idaho State in Lincoln today 73-7 rushing for 385 yards, led by 119 yards rushing by Rex Burkhead and another 100 by Imani Cross, as well as gaining 569 total yards.

No. 25 Nebraska 73, Idaho St. 7

Rex Burkhead ran for 119 yards and two touchdowns and No. 25 Nebraska made quick work of Idaho State in a 73-7 victory Saturday. The Cornhuskers (3-1) led 35-0 after the first quarter and 45-0 at half. The Bengals (1-2), of the Football Championship Subdivision, have lost 34 straight road games and 46 of their last 52 games overall. Burkhead, playing for the first time since he...

No. 25 Nebraska blows out Idaho State 73-7

For Idaho State, this one was all about the money. The $600,000 guarantee Idaho State earned for showing up for a 73-7 loss to No. 25 Nebraska represents 5 percent of the school's $12 million athletic budget. Were there any other positives to come out of this for the Bengals? ''Not a lot,'' coach Mike Kramer said. The Cornhuskers (3-1) led 35-0 after the first...

No. 25 Huskers' Burkhead returns vs FCS's Idaho St

Rex Burkhead is back, and just in time to test his left knee before Big Ten play starts. The questions entering No. 25 Nebraska's game against Idaho State on Saturday are how many carries Burkhead will get and how effective he'll be after missing two games with a sprained ligament. The Cornhuskers (2-1), who host Wisconsin next week, have run for 250 yards three straight...
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