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Cethan Carter TD
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Cethan Carter dives for a touchdown to cap the Huskers’ 99-yard drive in the third quarter.

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Huskers Roll on the Road: No late comeback. No late drama. No problem. Nebraska announced its presence with authority and poured it on for four quarters in a 48-25 victory at Minnesoa.
   The Huskers improved to 3-4 on the season and 1-2 in the Big Ten by jumping to a 17-7 lead, then scoring 21 unanswered points after Minnesota trimmed the margin to 17-14 late in the second quarter. Nebraska got big efforts from Tommy Armstrong, Terrell Newby, Alonzo Moore, De’Mornay Pierson-El and Jordan Westerkamp, along with a strong performance from the Blackshirt defense.
 
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Terrell Newby heads for the end zone on his 69-yard TD run.
COMMENTARY

Chatelain

In this league – in this division, especially – you still win games with 300-pounders.”

Dirk Chatelain*
Omaha World-Herald

Vogel

The real difference on Saturday? The plays – runs and passes – worked this time.”

Brandon Vogel
Hail Varsity

Callahan

Nebraska’s defensive line feasted on the interior of the Gopher offensive line. They forced Minnesota to be one-dimensional.”

Sean Callahan
HuskerOnline

Hamar

It could be all this Husker team needed was a little push in the right direction.”

Bob Hamar*
Grand Island Independent

Shatel

The big plays started flowing, one after another, the next feeding on the last.”

Tom Shatel*
Omaha World-Herald

Sipple

For Nebraska, the world felt right Saturday. Finally.”

Steven M. Sipple*
Lincoln Journal Star

Stryker

At least for one day, the Cornhuskers kept their focus and took a step toward healing.”

Tad Stryker
HuskerMax

York

Nebraska established an identity that Riley, his staff and team hope will resurrect a season.”

Randy York
Huskers.com

Carlton

The Cornhuskers’ superb offensive balance kept the Gophers on their toes and guessing.”

James Carlton
Fox Sports North

 
 

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Nebraska 48
Minnesota 25
Oct. 17, 2015 — 2:30 p.m. CDT
Minneapolis | ESPN2 | Game on DVD


               1    2    3    4   -  Final
Nebraska      14   10    7   17   -   48 
Minnesota      7    7    0   11   -   25

1st quarter
MIN - Eric Carter 24 pass from Mitch 
      Leidner (Ryan Santoso kick) 10:14
NEB - Terrell Newby 69 run (Drew Brown
      kick) 8:52 
NEB - Alonzo Moore 32 pass from Tommy 
      Armstrong (Brown kick) 3:50 
2nd quarter
NEB - Brown 45 field goal, 9:46
MIN - KJ Maye 7 run (Santoso kick) 6:02
NEB - Newby 9 run (Brown kick) 1:55 
3rd quarter
NEB - Cethan Carter 10 pass from 
      Armstrong (Brown kick) 4:25 
4th quarter
NEB - De’Mornay Pierson-El 14 pass from
      Armstrong (Brown kick) 14:21 
MIN - Leidner 1 run (Leidner pass to 
      Maye) 11:52
MIN - Santoso 39 field goal, 6:49
NEB - Brown 41 field goal, 3:06
NEB - Josh Kalu 41 interception return
     (Brown kick) 2:10 
 
                             NEB      MIN
FIRST DOWNS.................. 23       18
 Rushing ..................... 8        3
 Passing .....................14       15
 Penalty ......................1        0
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)........39-203    26-65
PASSING YDS (NET)........... 261      301
 Att-Comp-Int........... 26-18-0  40-26-2
TOTAL OFFENSE ............65-464   66-366
Fumble Returns-Yards........ 0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards..........2-49     1-14
Kickoff Returns-Yards...... 2-33     6-98
Int. Returns-Yards......... 2-43      0-0
Punts (Number-Avg)....... 2-43.5   5-51.0
Fumbles-Lost................ 1-0      1-1
Penalties-Yards............ 2-25     6-55
Possession Time........... 31:43    28:17
Third-Down Conv. ........7 of 13  6 of 15
Fourth-Down Conv. ....... 0 of 0   1 of 2
Red-Zone Scores-Chances..... 4-5      3-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards..... 2-14     1-12

RUSHING
NEB: Newby 13-116; Armstrong 8-38; 
     Janovich 7-27; Ozigbo 4-13; Cross
     2-9; Moore 2-7; TEAM 3-minus-7 
MIN: Brooks 8-25; Maye 2-21; Smith 8-20;
     Leidner 8-minus-1 

PASSING
NEB: Armstrong 18-26-0, 261
MIN: Leidner 26-40-2, 301

RECEIVING
NEB: Westerkamp 6-76; Moore 4-84; 
     Pierson-El-3 31; Reilly 2-40; Newby
     2-20; Carter 1-10
MIN: Maye 11-94; Wolitarsky 7-54; Carter
     4-91; Lingen 3-54; Thomas 1-8

Attendance: 54,062

Newby TD
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De’Mornay Pierson-El pulls in a touchdown pass over Briean Boddy-Calhoun after tipping the ball to himself.
 
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