Wan'Dale Robinson is tackled by Indiana's Reakwon Jones in the second quarter.

Indiana 38
Nebraska 31

Oct. 26, 2019 • 2:30 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium •Lincoln, NE • BTN
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First quarter
NEB: Vedral 4 run (Pickering kick) 13:32
IND: Justus 22 field goal, 8:45
NEB: Vederal 1 run (Pickering kick) 6:57
IND: Ramsey 8 run (kick wide) 3:23
Second quarter
IND: Fryfogle 8 pass from Ramsey (Justus kick) 12:19
NEB: Noa 24 pass from McCaffrey (Pickering kick) 0:39
Third quarter
IND: Ellis 1 run (Hendershot pass from Ramsey) 7:30
NEB: Pickering 30 field goal, 2:53
IND: Bjorson 2 pass from Ramsey (Justus kick) 0:00
Fourth quarter
IND: Scott 9 run (Justus kick) 12:08
NEB: Robinson 4 run (Pickering kick) 10:21

                            IND      NEB
FIRST DOWNS................. 24       26
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)...... 31-104   50-220
PASSING YDS (NET).......... 351      294
  Att-Comp-Int......... 40-27-1  23-20-0
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS..... 71-455   73-514
Fumble Returns-Yards...... 1-68      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards......... 0-0      0-0
Kickoff Returns-Yards..... 4-52     2-40
Int. Returns-Yards......... 0-0      1-5
Punts (Number-Avg)...... 3-40.0   2-30.0
Fumbles-Lost............... 0-0      3-2
Penalties-Yards........... 6-84     6-44
Possession Time.......... 32:28    27:32
Third-Down Conv. ...... 7 of 14  6 of 13
Fourth-Down Conv. ...... 2 of 2   1 of 2
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.... 6-6      4-6
Sacks By: Number-Yards..... 1-5      2-8

IND: Scott III, Stevie 16-68; Ramsey, Peyton 9-42; Philyor, Whop 1-2; Ellis, David 1-1; TEAM 4-minus 9.

NEB: Wan'Dale Robinson 22-83; Luke McCaffrey 12-76; Dedrick Mills 8-30; Noah Vedral 7-21; Wyatt Mazour 1-10.

IND: Ramsey, Peyton 27-40-1-351.
NEB: Noah Vedral 14-16-0-201; Luke McCaffrey 5-6-0-71; JD Spielman 1-1-0-22.

IND: Philyor, Whop 14-178; Fryfogle, Ty 4-75; Scott III, Stevie 4-41; Bjorson, Matt 2-6; Hendershot, Peyton 1-40; Marshall, Miles 1-11; Walker Jr., Ronnie 1-0.

NEB: Wan'Dale Robinson 6-71; JD Spielman 5-97; Kanawai Noa 3-52; Jack Stoll 3-9; Mike Williams 1-34; Noah Vedral 1-22; Austin Allen 1-9.

Attendance: 89,317

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Stats & Recap
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Reserve quarterbacks Noah Vedral and Luke McCaffrey split time on the field and moved Nebraska for well over 500 yards of total offense, but two costly turnovers were the difference in the Huskers’ 38-31 loss to Indiana.

The Huskers piled up 514 total yards, including 294 passing and 220 rushing. Vedral started the game and helped the Huskers jump to a 14-3 lead midway through the first quarter and took a 14-9 edge to the second. In roughly two quarters, Vedral completed 14-of-16 passes for 201 yards and added seven carries for 21 yards and two touchdown runs to account for 222 total yards. He also caught a 22-yard pass from JD Spielman. McCaffrey, a true freshman, completed 5-of-6 passes for 71 yards and a touchdown, while adding 12 carries for 76 yards to account for 147 total yards.

Indiana’s Peyton Ramsey completed 27-of-40 passes for 351 yards and two touchdowns. He added nine carries for 42 yards and another score to account for 393 yards of total offense. Ramsey, who completed 14 passes for 178 yards to receiver Whop Philyor, helped the Hoosiers to 455 yards of total offense.

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2019 schedule
04/13Reds 24, Whites 13
08/31S. AlabamaW 35-21
09/07@ ColoradoL 31-34
09/14N. IllinoisW 44-8
09/21@ IllinoisW 42-38
09/28Ohio St.L 7-48
10/05NorthwesternW 13-10
10/12@ MinnesotaL 7-34
10/26IndianaL 31-38
11/02@ PurdueL 27-31
11/16WisconsinL 21-37
11/23@ MarylandW 54-7
11/29IowaL 24-27
Noah Vedral makes a fingertip catch of JD Spielman's pass



I’ve seen very little to suggest this team has the confidence or mental toughness to go on the road and win twice more this season.


Nebraska simply couldn't get stops on third downs, even when the down-and-distance was favorable to the defense.


The Huskers started incredibly well and then faceplanted. It’s a recurring theme, unfortunately.

Hail Varsity

The timing of that Blackshirt gesture couldn't have been worse. Erik Chinander had a bad day, and you wonder why he didn't throw more at Peyton Ramsey.

Omaha World-Herald

If I told you NU went 20-of-23 for 294 yards passing on Saturday, you would've liked the Huskers' chances of winning.


There were so many examples of the little things that the Huskers didn’t do, and they came in all three phases of the game.

Grand Island Independent

Nebraska's pass rush was anemic and its coverage often poor, especially on under routes.

Lincoln Journal Star

The Huskers were in position to take control of this game more than once, and reverted back to the gang that trips over its own shoelaces.

Omaha World-Herald

Playing “just OK” is how a team outgains an opponent 514-455, punts just twice and gives up 40 fewer penalty yards and still loses.

Daily Nebraskan

Nebraska’s beat-up offense finally showed up — 31 points should be enough on your home field — but the Blackshirts got out-schemed and out-manned.

Omaha World-Herald
Husker Mike

Against Indiana, there were a lot of things to like...but a lot of things that simply weren’t good enough.

Corn Nation
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