Postgame notes: 2019 Nebraska @ Minnesota football

Categories: 2019 Football
J.D. Spielman
J.D. Spielman with long reception
  • With tonight’s loss, Nebraska dropped to 25-33-2 all-time against the Gophers, including 13-23-2 in Minneapolis. Nebraska leads the series 5-4 since entering the Big Ten in 2011.
  • Junior receiver JD Spielman caught three passes for 59 yards in the game. His 51-yard reception in the first quarter marked his fourth reception of the season of 40 yards or longer.
  • With his three receptions, Spielman increased his career receptions total to 145 and moved into fifth place on the Nebraska career receptions list. He moved past Johnny Rodgers (143) in tonight’s game. Spielman has caught a pass in 28 straight games, tying for the fifth longest streak in school history. Spielman has at least two catches in 27 of those 28 games.
  • Sophomore quarterback Noah Vedral made his first career start for Nebraska and completed 14-of-23 passes for 135 yards. He also rushed for 49 yards.
  • Before being injured, freshman receiver Wan’Dale Robinson had two receptions. He now has 27 receptions this season, the most ever by a Husker true freshman. He was previously tied with Stanley Morgan Jr. who had 25 receptions in 2015.
  • Senior cornerback Lamar Jackson finished the game with three tackles and two pass breakups. Jackson increased his team-leading total to 11 pass breakups. He entered the game second nationally in passes defended.
  • Linebacker Mohamed Barry had a team-high 11 tackles for his 10th career game with double-figure tackles. He is the 12th Husker with 10 or more games with double-figure tackles. Barry has led Nebraska in tackles in 14 of the past 19 games.
  • Collin Miller (10 tackles) and Marquel Dismuke (10 tackles) also finished with double-digit tackles, with each player recording a career-high in tackles.
  • Senior receiver Jaron Woodyard made his first career start in tonight’s game.
  • Nebraska did not commit a turnover for the second straight game, marking the first time since late in the 2017 season (Minnesota, Penn State) that Nebraska had consecutive games without a turnover.


Source: Nebraska Athletics