Cethan Carter crosses the goal line for the Huskers’ first touchdown on a 32-yard run.

Nebraska 31
Rutgers 14

Nov. 14, 2015 - 2:30 p.m. Central
High Point Solutions Stadium | Piscataway, NJ | BTN
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Nebraska 14 7 7 3 31
Rutgers 0 7 7 0 14
1st quarter
NEB: Cethan Carter 32 run (Drew Brown kick) 10:56 
NEB: Jordan Westeramp 15 pass from Tommy Armstrong (Brown kick) 2:39 
2nd quarter
NEB: Alonzo Moore 44 pass from Armstrong (Brown kick) 11:49 
RUT: Robert Martin 1 run (Kyle Federico kick) 1:17
3rd quarter
RUT: Chris Laviano 5 pass from Janarion Grant (Federico kick) 6:03
NEB: Carter 11 pass from Armstrong (Brown kick) 1:58 
4th quarter
NEB: Brown 44 field goal, 14:50

                             NEB      RUT
FIRST DOWNS.................. 16       15
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)....... 38-174    39-89
PASSING YDS (NET)........... 188      170
  Att-Comp-Int.......... 21-14-3  28-14-2
TOTAL OFFENSE ............59-362   67-259
Fumble Returns-Yards........ 0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards.......... 1-4      1-5
Kickoff Returns-Yards...... 2-35     4-79
Int. Returns-Yards......... 2-24     3-61
Punts (Number-Avg)....... 5-40.4   6-37.5
Fumbles-Lost................ 2-0      2-0
Penalties-Yards............ 2-15     4-23
Possession Time........... 30:01    29:59
Third-Down Conv. ....... 5 of 11  3 of 14
Fourth-Down Conv. ....... 0 of 0   0 of 4
Red-Zone Scores-Chances..... 2-2      2-2
Sacks By: Number-Yards..... 6-41     1-14

NEB: Cross 20-90; Ozigbo 2-33; Carter 1-32; Moore 1-7; Janovich 2-5; Newby 1-4; Armstrong 7-2; Reilly 1-2; TEAM 3-minus 5; Lewis 0-4

RUT: Hicks 12-61; Martin 12-40; Laviano 13-3; Cioffi 1-0; Goodwin 1-minus 15

NEB: Armstrong 14-21-3-188
RUT: Laviano 13-27-2-165
     Grant 1-1-0-5

NEB: Carter 4-57; Westerkamp 3-32; Reilly, 2-16; Newby 2-11; Moore 1-44; Hovey 1-19; Turner 1-9

RUT: Carroo 4-62; Grant 4-58; Scarff 3-24; Patton 2-21; Laviano 1-5

Attendance: 45,606

Marcus Newby sack
Marcus Newby sacks Rutgers quarterback Chris Laviano for an eight-yard loss


Stats & Recap
Complete Stats

Huskers Roll to 31-14 Win at Rutgers: Nebraska jumped to a 21-0 lead in the first half and never looked back in a 31-14 victory at Rutgers.

The Huskers wasted little time taking control of the game, marching 78 yards in eight plays capped by Cethan Carter’s 32-yard touchdown dash on a tight end reverse on his first career carry.

The Blackshirt defense played arguably its most complete game of the season, holding Rutgers to 259 yards of offense and notching six quarterback sacks.

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Jordan Westerkamp picks up a first down in the second quarter.



If the Purdue loss was marked by an almost total lack of hope, now, with no game to play next Saturday, there’s some.

Hail Varsity

Snicker if you want, but Iowa will encounter a confident crew Nov. 27 in Lincoln.

Lincoln Journal Star

I thought both linebacker Josh Banderas and defensive end Greg McMullen played their best games of the season.


[Armstrong] was nearly perfect until we saw the old Tommy take over his body and throw three interceptions.

Daily Nebraskan

The 2015 Nebraska football team has arrived at the party. Yeah, the Huskers are late. They’re also right on time.

Omaha World-Herald

Handling a 3-7 Rut­gers team is not a major accomplish­ment, but it’s a big step for­ward for a defense that has made medi­ocre quarterbacks look like All-Americans.


It was a good day for Carter and another productive performance from Cavanaugh’s offensive line.

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