Minnesota 34
Nebraska 7

Oct. 12, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. Central
TCF Bank Stadium | Minneapolis, MN | FS1
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Nebraska 0 0 0 7 7
Minnesota 7 7 20 0 34
First quarter
MIN: Autman-Bell 15 pass from Morgan (Lantz kick) 7:31
Second quarter
MIN: Ibrahim 15 run (Lantz kick) 10:15
Third quarter
MIN: Ibrahim 5 run (Lantz kick) 12:41
MIN: Smith 1 run (Lantz kick) 3:16
MIN: Ibrahim 1 run (kick failed) 1:41
Fourth quarter
NEB: Mills 2 run (McCallum) 12:23

                            NEB      MIN
FIRST DOWNS................. 16       20
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)...... 43-151   49-322
PASSING YDS (NET).......... 148      128
  Att-Comp-Int......... 29-15-0   13-8-0
TOTAL OFFENSE........... 72-299   62-450
Fumble Returns-Yards....... 0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards......... 2-7      1-4
Kickoff Returns-Yards..... 2-43     1-32
Int. Returns-Yards......... 0-0      0-0
Punts (Number-Avg)...... 6-38.5   5-34.8
Fumbles-Lost............... 2-0      1-0
Penalties-Yards........... 5-33     4-42
Possession Time.......... 27:13    32:47
Third-Down Conv. ...... 6 of 16  8 of 13
Fourth-Down Conv. ...... 0 of 4   0 of 0
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.... 1-1      5-6
Sacks By: Number-Yards..... 0-0     4-29
 
RUSHING
NEB: Noah Vedral 15-49; Brody Belt 4-29; Dedrick Mills 9-28; Wan'Dale Robinson 6-24; Maurice Washington 6-20; Austin Allen 1-2; Andrew Bunch 2-minus 1.

MIN: Smith, Rodney 18-139; Brooks, Shannon 13-99; Ibrahim, M 15-84; Morgan, Tanner 1-4; TEAM 2-minus 4.
 
PASSING
NEB: Noah Vedral 14-23-0-135; Andrew Bunch 1-6-0-13.

MIN: Morgan, Tanner 8-13-0-128.
 
RECEIVING
NEB: Jack Stoll 4-18; JD Spielman 3-59; Kade Warner 3-38; Wan'Dale Robinson 2-10; Dedrick Mills 1-13; Jaron Woodyard 1-5; Maurice Washington 1-5.

MIN: Johnson, Tyler 5-109; Autman-Bell, C 1-15; Paulson, Jake 1-8; Bateman, Rashod 1-minus 4.

Attendance: 43,502

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Huskers trampled by Gophers

Nebraska struggled to get anything going in Minneapolis as Minnesota improved to 6-0 with a 34-7 win over the Huskers.

The Huskers went to the locker room trailing 14-0 at halftime, in sophomore quarterback Noah Vedral’s first career start. For the game, Vedral completed 14-of-23 passes for 135 yards, while also rushing for a team-high 49 yards. Vedral, who started in place of sophomore Adrian Martinez, came out of the game after leading Nebraska on 14-play, 80-yard touchdown drive in the fourth quarter.

Minnesota controlled the first half, pounding out 220 rushing yards while out-gaining Nebraska 257-159 and taking a 14-0 lead. The Golden Gophers then put the game out of reach with three third-quarter touchdowns.

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Commentary

Stryker

When you’re losing one-on-one battles, it really doesn’t matter much what plays you dial up on offense, or what schemes you cook up on defense.

HuskerMax
Christopherson

What the Gophers did wasn't complicated. They did nothing that surprised Nebraska's defense. They just simply pushed the Huskers around.

Peterson

Hard to not feel like this one was a step in the wrong direction.

Hail Varsity
Sipple

The home team played with hunger. The visitors, not so much.

Lincoln Journal Star
Shatel

This is such a tough league to try to develop a tough-guy mentality if it’s not there.

Omaha World-Herald
Hardesty

Nebraska is three games better than it was a year ago at this point. That is certainly progress, but it will take a lot more toughness and focus to avoid a fate similar to 2018’s.

Daily Nebraskan
Hamar

While the Gophers are exceeding expectations, the Huskers aren’t. Maybe that says something about those expectations.

Grand Island Independent
Callahan

This wasn't Michigan or Ohio State. This was Minnesota. They physically dominated every phase of the game, and now Frost and the Huskers have to sit for two weeks and think about that.

HuskerOnline
Scoggins

The Gophers imposed their will with hard-nosed, physical football that broke Nebraska’s spirit.

Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Husker Mike

The team that couldn’t run the ball against teams like Georgia Southern, South Dakota State and Fresno State gashed Nebraska for 322 yards.

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