White 21
Red 20

May. 1, 2021 - 1:06 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE | BTN
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
White 0 0 14 7 21
Red 7 6 0 7 20
First quarter
RED: Marvin Scott 4 run (Connor Culp kick) 10:30
Second quarter
RED: Culp 30 field goal, 14:55 
RED: Culp 23 field goal, 3:01
Third quarter
WHI: Jaquez Yant 21 run (Tyler Crawford kick) 12:08
WHI: Isaiah Harris 29 run (Chase Contreraz kick) 0:07 
Fourth quarter
RED: Brody Belt 23 pass from Logan Smothers (Contreraz kick) 6:26
WHI: Wyatt Liewer 25 pass from Heinrich Haarberg (Crawford kick) 0:00

                          WHITE      RED
FIRST DOWNS................. 17       24
  Rushing................... 11       12
  Passing.................... 6       12
  Penalty.................... 0        0
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)...... 39-221   47-239
PASSING YDS (NET).......... 121      204
  Att-Comp-Int.......... 25-9-1  34-21-1
TOTAL OFFENSE........... 64-342   81-443
Int. Returns-Yards......... 1-8      1-0
Punts (Number-Avg)...... 5-51.4   4-43.8
Fumbles-Lost............... 1-0      2-1
Penalties-Yards........... 3-15     3-25
Possession Time.......... 21:50    38:10
Third-Down Conv. ......... 4/14     4/14
Fourth-Down Conv. ......... 2/4      3/4
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.... 0-1      3-4
Sacks By: Number-Yards.... 4-21     2-12
Jaquez Yant

Jaquez Yant sheds a tackle en route a third-quarter TD. | Kenny Larabee, KLIN
RUSHING
WHI: Jaquez Yant 9-63; Isaiah Harris 5-52; Sevion Morrison 8-38; Trevin Luben 2-28; Cooper Jewett 4-25; H. Haarberg 9-8; Logan Smothers 2-7.

RED: Marvin Scott 11-75; Gabe Ervin Jr. 12-57; Adrian Martinez 9-49; R. Thompkins 4-32; Beau Psencik 3-19; Logan Smothers 5-10; Z. Weinmaster 1-7; Matt Masker 2-minus 10.

PASSING
WHI: H. Haarberg 9-23-1-121; Matt Masker 0-1-0-0; Logan Smothers 0-1-0-0.

RED: Adrian Martinez 12-20-1-127; Logan Smothers 8-13-0-76; Matt Masker 1-1-0-1.

RECEIVING
WHI: Will Nixon 5-38; Wyatt Liewer 2-65; Sevion Morrison 1-12; A. Jablonski 1-6.

RED: Brody Belt 5-51; Oliver Martin 5-47; Samori Touré 3-47; Omar Manning 3-24; Jamie Nance 1-15; Travis Vokolek 1-12; Ty Hahn 1-10; Z. Weinmaster 1-0; Gabe Ervin Jr. 1-minus 2.

Attendance: 36,406
Gabe Ervin Jr.

Gabe Ervin rushed for 57 yards on 12 carries. | Nebraska Athletic Communications

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Wyatt Liewer TD

Wyatt Liewer gathers in the game-winning touchdown. | Video

Score on final play gives White squad the win

Wyatt Liewer’s 25-yard touchdown reception on the last play from scrimmage lifted the White team to a 21-20 win over the Red squad in the annual Nebraska football spring intrasquad game.

Trailing 20-14 with 1:06 remaining, the White squad drove 80 yards in eight plays for the winning score. Facing a 4th-and-11 from the Whites’ 35, freshman Heinrich Haarberg found Leiwer for a 40-yard completion to give the White team one final play even though the clock had hit 0:00. Haarberg then found Liewer for the touchdown, and Tyler Crawford’s extra point gave the White team a one-point victory.

The Red squad, which consisted of most of the starters, jumped out to a 13-0 halftime lead, getting a 4-yard scoring run from Marvin Scott and a pair of Connor Culp field goals, from 30 and 23 yards.

With most of the starters not playing after halftime, the Whites took the lead with 14 third-quarter points, getting touchdown runs from Jaquez Yant (21 yards) and Isaiah Harris (29 yards). The Red squad retook the lead at 20-14 with 6:06 left in the game as Logan Smothers found Brody Belt for a 23-yard touchdown.

Recap source: Huskers.com
Adrian Martinez

Adrian Martinez heads upfield during the second quarter. | Kenny Larabee, KLIN
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Commentary

Stryker

Martinez and Manning had opportunities to light up this scrimmage, and they simply didn’t do it.

HuskerMax
Shatel

On a sun-splashed May Day when Husker fans returned to their favorite place, there was room for both healthy skeptics and cautious optimists.

Omaha World-Herald
Sipple

Yes, this felt healthy, pretty much all of it. For all of us.

Lincoln Journal Star
Callahan

The story was seeing a city and a state take a step closer to getting back to normalcy.

HuskerOnline
Peterson

We can probably agree that Nebraska was being honest in its assessment that Martinez is a step faster this spring.

Hail Varsity
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