Alonzo Moore heads for the Huskers’ final touchdown on a 24-yard run.

Nebraska 27
Purdue 14

Oct. 22, 2016 - 2:30 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE | ABC/ESPN2
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Purdue 7 7 0 0 14
Nebraska 10 0 7 10 27
1st quarter
NU - Tommy Armstrong 22 run (Drew Brown
     kick) 14:44 
PU - DeAngelo Yancey 1 pass from David 
     Blough (J.D. Dellinger kick) 10:20
NU - Brown 30 field goal, 4:03
2nd quarter
PU - Yancey 88 pass from Blough 
    (Dellinger kick) 10:52 
3rd quarter
NU - De'Mornay Pierson-El 40 pass from
     Armstrong (Brown kick) 7:45 
4th quarter
NU - Alonzo Moore 24 run (Brown kick) 14:05 
NU - Brown 51 field goal, 11:10
  
                              PU       NU
FIRST DOWNS.................. 13       22
  Rushing..................... 4       10
  Passing..................... 9       11
  Penalty..................... 0        1
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)........ 22-24   37-157
PASSING YDS (NET)........... 309      252
  Att-Comp-Int. ........ 45-25-2  31-17-1
TOTAL OFFENSE .........   67-333   68-409
Fumble Returns-Yards........ 0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards.......... 1-4      1-0
Kickoff Returns-Yards...... 2-41     1-59
Int. Returns-Yards.......... 1-23      2-1
Punts (Number-Avg)....... 5-44.6   5-40.0
Fumbles-Lost................ 0-0      0-0
Penalties-Yards............ 4-32     7-67
Possession Time........... 26:41    33:19
Third-Down Conv. ....... 6 of 16  7 of 15
Fourth-Down Conv. ....... 2 of 5   0 of 0
Red-Zone Scores-Chances..... 1-1      3-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards..... 1-14     3-32

RUSHING
PU: Jones 10-36; Worship 3-8; Lankford-
    Johnson 1-2; Kimbrough 2-1; TEAM 
    1-minus 2; Blough 5-minus 21
NU: Newby 22-82; Armstrong 10-51; Moore 
    2-24; Wilbon 1-1; Pierson-El 1-0; 
    TEAM 1-minus 1

PASSING
PU: Blough 25-43-1-309; Marshall 0-1-0-0;
    Jones 0-1-1-0
NU: Armstrong 17-31-1-252

RECEIVING
PU: Marshall 5-84; Herdman 5-39; Yancey
    4-100; Jones 4-27; Posey 3-29; 
    Hopkins 2-20; Phillips 1-5; 
    Kimbrough 1-5
NU: Reilly 4-73; Pierson-El 3-69; Cotton
    3-27; Morgan 2-43; Newby 2-21; Moore
    1-14; Wilbon 1-4; Bryant 1-1

Attendance: 90,546

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Huskers Win 27-14, Improve to 7-0: Tommy Armstrong Jr. became Nebraska’s career leader in pass completions to lead the No. 8 Huskers to a 27-14 win over Purdue. Armstrong finished with 303 total offense yards and scored Nebraska’s first touchdown on a 22-yard run on NU’s first offensive play.

Purdue fought back and led 14-10 at halftime, but the Huskers controlled the second half, outscoring Purdue 17-0 . Nebraska pushed its season scoring edge in the fourth quarter to 98-13 (+85).

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Commentary

Shatel

Nebraska has been the same team all season, rising to the Top 10 by playing above its mistakes and finding ways to win in the fourth quarter.

Omaha World-Herald
Carmin

The Boilermakers showed they’re capable of responding at the highest level.

Lafayette Journal & Courier
Hamar

Many will say we still don’t know how good Nebraska is – or isn’t. That’s OK. We’ll find out a lot soon.

Grand Island Independent
Callahan

You really wonder how healthy Gates was. He could hardly move and at times he completely got beat.

HuskerOnline
Stryker

It’s pretty obvious that quality o-line depth is at least a season away.

HuskerMax
Chatelain

If you turned on the TV unaware that the Huskers were unbeaten, you never would’ve believed it

Omaha World-Herald
Sipple

Nebraska’s run game, in its current flimsy state, won’t exactly intimidate Wisconsin.

Lincoln Journal Star
Vogel

Being one-dimensional is the one thing a defense like Wisconsin’s wants most.

Hail Varsity
Heady

Is this team really ready for two straight Top 10 road games at Wisconsin and at Ohio State?

Land of 10
Keeler

Pollsters want pretty. When discussion inevitably turn to the Huskers, they’re probably going to hold their noses. And push the Huskers up the rankings anyway.

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