Kenny Bell's 99-yard kickoff return

Nebraska 23
Penn St. 20

Nov. 23, 2013 - 2:30 p.m. Central
Beaver Stadium | University Park, PA | BTN
1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total
Nebraska 0 7 10 3 3 23
Penn St. 6 0 7 7 0 20
1st quarter
PS: Breneman 2 pass from Hackenberg (Ficken kick failed) 0:33
2nd quarter
NU: Enunwa 27 pass from Kellogg (Smith kick) 13:14
3rd quarter
PS: Hackenberg 7 run (Ficken kick) 10:37
NU: Bell 99 kickoff return (Smith kick) 10:22
NU: Smith 39 field goal, 1:11
4th quarter
PS: James 46 pass from Hackenberg (Ficken kick) 14:50
NU: Smith 19 field goal, 4:29
Overtime
NU: Smith 42 field goal

                           NEB        PSU
FIRST DOWNS................ 19         18
  Rushing................... 7          9
  Passing.................. 11          9
  Penalty................... 1          0
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)..... 41-168     44-170
  Average Per Rush ....... 4.1        3.9
PASSING YDS (NET)......... 192        217
  Att-Comp-Int........ 36-21-0    33-16-1
  Avg Per Attempt......... 5.3        6.6
  Avg Per Completion...... 9.1       13.6
TOTAL OFFENSE ......... 77-360     77-387
  Average Per Play........ 4.7        5.0
Fumble Returns-Yds........ 0-0        0-0
Punt Returns-Yds.......... 3-0       3-27
Kickoff Returns-Yds..... 4-143       2-37
Int. Returns-Yds.......... 1-0        0-0
Punts (Number-Avg)..... 8-46.0    11-35.5
  Net Yards Per Punt..... 42.6       35.5
Fumbles-Lost.............. 4-2        3-0
Penalties-Yards.......... 7-54       3-25
Possession Time......... 29:16      30:44
Third-Down Conv. ..... 3 of 17    2 of 14
Fourth-Down Conv. ..... 0 of 0     0 of 0
Red-Zone Scores-Chances... 2-3        2-3
  Touchdowns.............. 0-3        2-3 
  Field goals............. 2-3        0-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards.... 1-1       2-22

RUSHING
 NU: A.Abdullah 25-147; I.Cross 8-31; T.Armstrong Jr. 1-1; TEAM 1-minus 1; R.Kellogg III 6-minus-10. 
 PS: Z.Zwinak 35-149; A.Lynch 5-9; A.Robinson 1-7; C.Hackenberg 2-6; TEAM 1-minus 1.

PASSING
 NU: R.Kellogg III 20-34-0-191; T.Armstrong Jr. 1-2-0-1.
 PS: C.Hackenberg 16-33-1-217.

RECEIVING
 NU: J.Westerkamp 5-62; K.Bell 5-33; Q.Enunwa 3-42; B.Reilly 2-19; A.Abdullah 2-18; S.Burtch 2-minus-1; J.Long 1-15; C.Carter 1-4.
 PS: A.Robinson 8-106; J.James 3-56; K.Carter 2-25; B.Felder 1-19; E.Lewis 1-9; A.Breneman 1-2.

Attendance: 98,517

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Big Red Get Special Win at Penn State: Pat Smith’s 42-yard field on Nebraska’s first possession of overtime capped a strong special teams performance for the Huskers and gave the Big Red a 23-20 overtime victory over Penn State at Beaver Stadium.

Junior Kenny Bell answered an early third-quarter Penn State touchdown with a 99-yard kickoff return for a score. Freshman Sam Foltz booted eight punts for an average of 46.0 yards, pinning PSU inside its own 20 on four occasions.

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Johnson

In the program for a cup of coffee, Pat Smith takes a nice place in Husker history.

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Stryker

This was the worst the Huskers have been jobbed by an officiating crew since the 16-penalty debacle at College Station, Texas, in 2010.

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Sipple

Bottom line, it would be wrong to break up this staff. To break up this team.

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Callahan

If anything the random Facebook posting fueled this team and helped them find a way to win on Saturday.

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Hamar

You could certainly make the argument that Pelini has gotten all he could out of this team.

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Shatel

As usual with these Huskers, it wasn’t so much how they won as it was how they refused to lose.

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