Maurice Purify makes a catch as Armando Murillo defends. | Courtesy of Huskers.com
Red Team Storms to Spring Game Win
Quarterbacks Sam Keller and Joe Ganz put on spectacular passing displays as the Red team flew to a 38-0 victory over the White squad in Nebraska’s annual spring game.
Keller completed 9 of 11 passes for 185 yards and one touchdown in the first half, while Ganz completed 9 of 15 attempts for 135 yards and a score to power the Reds to a 38-0 halftime lead. Ganz also added a rushing touchdown during the first half.
The White team defense stiffened in the second half to hold the Reds scoreless with the help of a running game clock. For the game, the Red offense racked up 511 total yards, including 350 through the air, and scored on all six of its red zone opportunities. The Red defense also had a strong day, limiting the White team to nine yards total offense and -33 yards on the ground.