Posted October 21, 2012 on
Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini talks to the media after Saturday's 29-28 win over Northwestern.
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Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini says the Huskers special teams units have been inconsistent to this point. They will definitely need to be better than they were a year ago in Ann Arbor.
Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Taylor Martinez has improved his throwing mechanics quite a bit this year. Last season they were just plain unsightly. This fall he looks and throws like a top flight college football quarterback. And the numbers back it up, as he’s tossed 15 TDs against just 4 picks, 1,615 yards and 67% completion.
On Saturday he accounted for 407 yards of total...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer With Rex Burkhead's status in doubt, Ameer Abdullah says he is prepared to take over again as Nebraska's featured back in what could be the Cornhuskers' most important game of the regular season.
It's a role Abdullah is familiar with, given that Burkhead has missed all or part of five games.
After rallying late to win at Northwestern, Nebraska will play for a share of the Big Ten Legends Division lead when Michigan visits Lincoln this Saturday night.
The Cornhuskers (5-2, 2-1) defeated the Wildcats 29-28 Saturday thanks to Taylor Martinez's big fourth quarter and despite three turnovers and eight penalties.
So it's one down and five to go for the Huskers to...