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Huskers Dominate Gophers: Nebraska dominated bowl-eligible Minnesota for three quarters to take a 38-0 lead before settling for a 38-14 win.
   While the defense dominated, Taylor Martinez, Kenny Bell and the rest of NU’s offense marched up and down the field during the first three quarters. Martinez completed 21 of 29 passes for 308 yards as he became the Huskers’ career passing leader. Bell hauled in nine catches for 137 yards with two TDs.
 
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Photos: Huskers.com, OWH (1, 2), LJS (1, 2), US Presswire, AP & Getty, Hail Varsity
 
Audio: Pelini, Smith, Martinez, Bell, Martin, Abdullah, Kaczenski
 
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• Highlights: Huskers.com ESPN, NCAA.com
• Single plays: Bell catch, Stafford INT
• Postgame: Pelini, Smith, Martinez, Bell, Martin
• Pregame & halftime: Cards, Osborne, Seniors, Thank-yous
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COMMENTARY

Sipple

It was indeed impressive. A win against the Gophers is no gimme.”

Steve Sipple*
Lincoln Journal Star

Shatel

Osborne’s run was the eye of the emotional hurricane.”

Tom Shatel*
Omaha World-Herald

Chatelain

What’s remarkable about Nebraska’s receivers isn’t just their achievement, it’s their improvement.”

Dirk Chatelain*
Omaha World-Herald

Stryker

There are signs that the Huskers are going to be very tough for anyone to beat as the 2012 season winds down.”

Tad Stryker
HuskerMax

Scoggins

This one was 10 shades of ugly and not even remotely competitive.”

Chip Scoggins
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Vogel

The Huskers actually looked like a team that was tired of being average.”

Brandon Vogel
Hail Varsity

Hamar

It was a great way for the legend that is Tom Osborne to wind up his career at Memorial Stadium.”

Bob Hamar
Grand Island Independent

Callahan

In some ways Saturday’s 38-14 win over Minnesota felt like one of Osborne’s dominating perfor­mances from the ’90s.”

Sean Callahan, HuskerOnline

Whitney

It was a fitting tribute, as the game resembled so many previous games with Osborne at the helm.”

Chris Whitney,
KLIN radio

York

After 50 years of heavy lifting … the time has come for Tom Osborne to laugh more.”

Randy York,
Huskers.com

Husker Mike

The secondary is simply playing really, really well now and is gelling under Terry Joseph.”

Husker Mike,
Corn Nation

 
 

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Nebraska  38
Minnesota  14
Nov. 17, 2012 — 2:30 p.m. CST
Memorial Stadium, Lincoln | BTN | Game on DVD


                  1    2    3    4   -  Final 
Minnesota         0    0    0   14   -   14
Nebraska         10   14   14    0   -   38

1st quarter
NEB - Brett Maher 39 field goal, 11:49
NEB - Kenny Bell 36 pass from Taylor Martinez  
     (Maher kick), 6:05
2nd quarter
NEB - Imani Cross 3 run (Maher kick), 7:47 
NEB - Imani Cross 1 run (Maher kick), 4:22 
3rd quarter
NEB - Kenny Bell 30 pass from Taylor Martinez  
     (Maher kick), 8:57
NEB - Stanley Jean-Baptiste 48 interception return  
     (Maher kick), 1:12
4th quarter
MIN - MarQueis Gray 1 run (Jordan Wettstein kick), 7:39
MIN - Gray 6 run (Wettstein kick), 2:59
 
                                    MIN      NEB
FIRST DOWNS...................       11       25
  Rushing.....................        3        7
  Passing.....................        5       15
  Penalty.....................        3        3
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............    29-87   47-133
  Average Per Rush............      3.0      2.8
PASSING YDS (NET).............       90      311
  Att-Comp-Int................  28-10-2  33-22-0
  Average Per Attempt.........      3.2      9.4
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   57-177   80-444
  Average Gain Per Play.......      3.1      5.6
Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards............     3-18      3-7
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........     1-28     1-23
Interception Returns-Yards....      0-0     2-48
Punts (Number-Avg)............  11-35.0   6-42.7
Fumbles-Lost..................      1-0      5-2
Penalties-Yards...............     4-37     5-47
Possession Time...............    25:09    34:51
Third-Down Conversions........  1 of 13  7 of 15
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 0   0 of 0
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      2-2      2-3
  Touchdowns..................      2-2      2-3
  Field goals.................      0-2      0-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards........      2-9     1-10

RUSHING
MIN: R.Williams 7-26; M.Shortell 1-14; J.Gillum 4-13;
     K.Maye 2-12; D.Kirkwood 7-11; M.Gray 2-7; P.Nelson 6-4.
NEB: A.Abdullah 18-79; T.Martinez 8-22; I.Cross 10-19;
     B.Heard 7-18; TEAM 2-minus 2; R.Kellogg III 2-minus 3.

PASSING
MIN: P.Nelson 8-23-2-59; M.Shortell 2-5-0-31.
NEB: T.Martinez 21-29-0-308; R.Kellogg III 1-4-0-3.

RECEIVING
MIN: D.Crawford-Tufts 3-22; R.Williams 2-14; A.McDonald 1-26;
     D.Engel 1-17; B.Green 1-7; I.Fruechte 1-4; D.Kirkwood 1-0. 
NEB: K.Bell 9-136; J.Turner 6-83; Q.Enunwa 4-65; K.Reed 2-24;
     S.Osborne 1-3.

Attendance: 85,330 
 
 
 
Ciante Evans sacks Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson in the first half.
 
Bruce Thorson
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