Halftime notes: Colorado @ Nebraska

Categories: 2018 Football
  • Stanley Morgan Jr. had three receptions for 45 yards in the first half. This marks his 27th consecutive game with at least one reception. Morgan moved into fifth place on the Nebraska career receiving yardage list in the first half, passing Terrence Nunn (1,762 yards) on the list.
  • Adrian Martinez’s 41-yard touchdown run in the first quarter was the longest by a Husker (at the time) since Devine Ozigbo had a 42-yard run against Tennessee in the 2016 Music City Bowl. It was the longest rush by a Nebraska quarterback since Tommy Armstrong Jr. had a 42-yard run against McNeese State on Sept. 6, 2014.
  • Nebraska rushed for 243 yards on 35 carries in the first half. Nebraska’s season high for rushing yards in 2017 was 225 yards in the season opener against Arkansas State. Nebraska’s high for rushing attempts last season was 47 vs. Rutgers.
  • Senior linebacker Luke Gifford had 1.5 sacks for 11 yards in the first half. He entered the game with 1.5 career sacks for 10 yards.
  • Junior running back Greg Bell had a 45-yard run in the second quarter, the longest by a Husker since a 63-yard touchdown run by Terrell Newby against Illinois on Oct. 1, 2016.
  • Nebraska held Colorado to nine rushing yards in the first half, including –12 yards in the second quarter.

Source: Nebraska Athletics


Adrian Martinez run