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Huskers Blast Bulldogs, 43-10: Nebraska showcased an effective running game in a balanced offense that featured strong performances by Tommy Armstrong Jr., Devine Ozigbo and Alonzo Moore as the Huskers rolled to a 43-10 win over Fresno State
   Ozigbo finished with 103 yards on 17 carries with two touchdowns to give coach Mike Riley his 100th career collegiate coaching victory. Armstrong completed 5 of 10 passes for 108 yards, including a 57-yard TD strike to Moore on the first play of the fourth quarter to put the game out of reach.

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Devine Ozigbo tries to fight through Robert Stanley’s tackle in the third quarter.
COMMENTARY

Stryker

It was not a huge win in the scheme of things, but it just felt promising.”

Tad Stryker
HuskerMax

Sipple

You bet Riley wanted more from his team. More discipline, more big plays, and fewer sloppy errors.”

Steven M. Sipple*
Lincoln Journal Star

Hamar

No. 27 was everywhere Saturday night.”

Bob Hamar*
Grand Island Independent

Warszawski

The final score wasn’t truly indicative of how close this game felt most of the way.”

Marek Warszawski
Fresno Bee

Shatel

It wasn’t pure Tom Osborne and Mike Corgan stuff, but man, it was close enough.”

Tom Shatel*
Omaha World-Herald

Chatelain

Memorial Stadium has hosted hundreds of games ... but never a day quite like Saturday”

Dirk Chatelain*
Omaha World-Herald

Callahan

There was a complete shift in offensive philosophy for Nebraska from what they ran a year ago in the season opener.”

Sean Callahan
HuskerOnline

Vogel

There will be many teachable moments from Saturday’s 43-10 win.”

Brandon Vogel
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Nebraska 43
Fresno State 10
Sept. 3, 2016 — 7 p.m. CDT
Memorial Stadium, Lincoln | BTN | Game on DVD


               1    2    3    4   -  Final
Fresno State   0   10    0    0   -   10
Nebraska       7    7    7   22   -   43 

1st quarter
NU - Devine Ozigbo 1 run (Drew Brown 
     kick) 0:43 
2nd quarter
NU - Ozigbo 6 run (Brown kick) 12:34 
FS - Aaron Peck 7 pass from Chason Virgil
    (Kody Kroening kick) 5:38
FS - Kroening 26 field goal, 0:00
3rd quarter
NU - Tommy Armstrong 9 run (Brown kick) 9:59 
4th quarter
NU - Alonzo Moore 57 pass from Armstrong
    (Brown kick) 14:51 
NU - Armstrong 4 run (Zack Darlington 
     run) 9:50 
NU - Tre Bryant 3 run (Spencer Lindsay 
     kick) 4:20  

                              FS      NEB
FIRST DOWNS.................. 17       20
  Rushing..................... 2       15
  Passing.................... 12        4
  Penalty..................... 3        1
NET YARDS RUSHING......... 26-31   51-292
NET YARDS PASSING........... 243      114
  Comp-Att-Int.......... 24-43-2   6-13-0
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS...... 69-274   64-406
Fumbles: Number-Lost........ 0-0      1-0
Penalties: Number-Yards.... 6-29     7-80
PUNTS-YARDS.............. 6-35.0   5-29.0
Possession Time........... 28:07    31:53
Third-Down Conversions.. 5 of 14  5 of 11
Fourth-Down Conversions.. 1 of 2   1 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances..... 2-4      5-5
Sacks By: Number-Yards...... 0-0     4-21

RUSHING
FS: Dontel James 12-20; Zach Kline 1-11; 
    Treyvon Green 1-3; Jamire Jordan 1-1;
    Dejonte O'Neal 4-0; K. Johnson 
    1-minus 1; Chason Virgil 6-minus 3.
NU: Devine Ozigbo 17-103; Terrell Newby 
    11-56; Tommy Armstrong 11-42; Tre 
    Bryant 5-36; Alonzo Moore 2-34; 
    Mikale Wilbon 1-16; Jordan Westerkamp
    1-9; Ryker Fyfe 1-5; TEAM 1-minus 2; 
    D. Pierson-El 1-minus 7.

PASSING
FS: Chason Virgil 17-32-1-133;
    Zach Kline 7-11-1-110.
NU: Tommy Armstrong 5-10-0-108;
    Ryker Fyfe 1-3-0-6.

RECEIVING
FS: Aaron Peck 9-112; K. Johnson 8-61; 
    Jamire Jordan 5-52; Chad Olsen  2-18.
NU: Alonzo Moore 3-92; Stanley Morgan Jr.
    1-11; Jordan Westerkamp 1-6; Devine 
    Ozigbo 1-5.

Attendance: 90,013


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Tommy Armstrong carries the ball during the first quarter.
 
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