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 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 past 52 games overall.
Nebraska rolled up 385 of its 569 yards on the ground, with Rex Burkhead running for 119 and Imani Cross for 100.
Kramer said the Huskers did nothing unexpected offensively.
''Eleven guys got blocked on almost every single play,'' he said. ''Excuse me, 10 guys got blocked on every play and the 11th guy didn't make the tackle.''
Burkhead, playing for the first time since he sprained his left knee in Nebraska's opener, broke a 61-yard touchdown run on his third ca...