Posted September 01, 2012 on
The Nebraska Cornhuskers came out on top over Southern Miss today in Lincoln, 49-20. The "Scoring Explosion" was due in large part to Taylor Martinez's 26/34 for 354 yards and five touchdowns. Martinez found 10 different receivers on the day.
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No. 17 Nebraska opens against Southern Mississippi on Saturday hoping the fifth season under Bo Pelini marks the start of the Cornhuskers' return to its traditional place in the hierarchy of college football.
It's been 15 years since the Huskers won a national championship and 13 since they won a conference title. There's been a confident buzz coming out of preseason...
This week's college football lineup features a Big Ten/PAC-12 crossover game as the Nebraska Cornhuskers head to Los Angeles to take on the UCLA Bruins. The Huskers posted a 9-4 record in their first year of Big Ten play and return their starting quarterback and running back in Taylor Martinez and Rex Burkhead. Burkhead rushed for 1,400 yards and 15 touchdowns and is the motor...
Nebraska's offense wasn't perfect, but it was pretty close to it in the opener against Southern Mississippi. Now the question is whether the No. 17 Cornhuskers can duplicate the performance on the road against UCLA.
Offensive coordinator Tim Beck says it's only a start and the Huskers need to stay humble and continue working hard.
The 49-20 win over the Golden Eagles...
-Taylor Martinez, Nebraska, threw for a career-high 354 yards and matched his high with five TD passes to lead the No. 17 Cornhuskers to a 49-20 victory over Southern Mississippi.
-Mike Gillislee, Florida, had a career-high 148 yards rushing and two TDs to help the No. 23 Gators edge Bowling Green 27-14.
-Montee Ball, Wisconsin, rushed for 120 yards and a TD in the No. 12...