Huskers’ fast start overwhelms Bears
Top-ranked Nebraska tuned up for its showdown with rival Oklahoma next week by setting a school record with 38 first-quarter points in a 59-0 victory over Baylor.
The Huskers (7-0 overall and 4-0 in the Big 12) scored on every possession in the first half en route to a 52-0 halftime lead. I-back Dan Alexander rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries, all in the first half.
Nebraska rushed for 459 yards, including 308 in the first half, averaging more than 10 yards per carry in the half.
The Huskers jumped out early as cornerback Keyuo Craver blocked an Adam Stiles punt and recovered it in the end zone for a score less than two minutes into the contest. On the Huskers’ first offensive series, Alexander capped a two-play, 45-yard drive with a 15-yard touchdown run.