Taylor Martinez threw for 308 yards to lead Nebraska over Minnesota on Saturday.
Taylor Martinez threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to lead Nebraska over Minnesota, 38-14, on Saturday.
Wide receiver Kenny Bell had nine receptions for 136 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Cornhuskers. Ameer Abdullah led Nebraska's rushing attack with 18 carries for 79 yards. Freshman running back Imani Cross added 10 carries for 19 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.
The Nebraska defense held Minnesota to just 11 first downs and 177 total yards of offense in the game. The Golden Gophers were 1-for-13 on third down and scored all their points in the fourth quarter with the game out of reach.
Box Score Hero: Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez was 21 of 29 passing for 308 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed eight times for 22 yards.
Rankings Ramifications: Nebraska is ranked No. 14 in the BCS standings and has a chance to move up in the rankings if Oregon defeats Stanford on Saturday.
But Did They Cover? Nebraska was favored by 21 points and they covered the spread.
Next Week's Schedule: Nebraska travels to play Iowa while Minnesota hosts Michigan State.