Nebraska 29, Northwestern 28

Boxscore | Recap

Summary

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter - 11:21
  FG   Northwestern 0 - Nebraska 3
Brett Maher 27 yd. field goal
1st Quarter - 1:35
  TD   Northwestern 7 - Nebraska 3
Dan Vitale 10 yd. pass from Trevor Siemian (Jeff Budzien kick)
2nd Quarter - 8:25
  TD   Northwestern 7 - Nebraska 10
Kenny Bell 37 yd. pass from Taylor Martinez (Brett Maher kick)
2nd Quarter - 1:25
  TD   Northwestern 14 - Nebraska 10
Tony Jones 26 yd. pass from Trevor Siemian (Jeff Budzien kick)
3rd Quarter - 12:17
  TD   Northwestern 21 - Nebraska 10
Venric Mark 80 yd. run (Jeff Budzien kick)
3rd Quarter - 1:09
  TD   Northwestern 21 - Nebraska 16
Taylor Martinez 3 yd. run (run failed)
4th Quarter - 8:31
  TD   Northwestern 28 - Nebraska 16
Mike Trumpy 3 yd. run (Jeff Budzien kick)
4th Quarter - 5:55
  TD   Northwestern 28 - Nebraska 23
Taariq Allen 8 yd. pass from Taylor Martinez (Brett Maher kick)
4th Quarter - 2:08
  TD   Northwestern 28 - Nebraska 29
Ben Cotton 7 yd. pass from Taylor Martinez (pass failed)

Team Stats

  Nebraska Northwestern
Score 29 28
First downs 26 14
3rd Down Efficiency 3-for-14 (21%) 5-for-20 (25%)
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1 (0%) 2-for-2 (100%)
Total Yards 543 301
Rushing
    Rushes-Net Yards 44-201 38-180
    Average Per Rush 4.6 4.7
Passing
    Comp-Att 27-39 16-37
    Passing Yards 342 121
    Average Per Pass Play 8.8 3.3
Penalties-Yards 8-62 5-45
Fumbles-Lost 3-3 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 32:25 27:35

Player Stats

Nebraska (5 - 2)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Taylor Martinez 27/39 342 3 0
Northwestern (6 - 2)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Trevor Siemian 15/35 116 2 0
Kain Colter 1/2 5 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD
Ameer Abdullah 19 101 0
Taylor Martinez 18 65 1
Braylon Heard 1 18 0
Rex Burkhead 4 13 0
Imani Cross 1 3 0
Kenny Bell 1 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD
Venric Mark 16 118 1
Kain Colter 14 35 0
Mike Trumpy 6 16 1
Trevor Siemian 2 11 0
Receiving
  REC YDS TD
Quincy Enunwa 6 110 0
Kenny Bell 6 77 1
Jamal Turner 3 56 0
Kyler Reed 2 36 0
Tim Marlowe 2 23 0
Ameer Abdullah 5 21 0
Taariq Allen 1 8 1
Ben Cotton 1 7 1
Steven Osborne 1 4 0
Receiving
  REC YDS TD
Rashad Lawrence 4 41 0
Tony Jones 3 36 1
Kain Colter 3 17 0
Dan Vitale 2 14 1
Christian Jones 2 5 0
Kyle Prater 1 4 0
Cameron Dickerson 1 4 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Punting
  NO. YDS LNG
Brett Maher 9 380 58
Punting
  NO. YDS LNG
Brandon Williams 12 466 59
Kickoff Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
Kenny Bell 5 74 26
Kickoff Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
Venric Mark 2 39 21
Tony Jones 1 20 20
Punt Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
Kenny Bell 1 0 0
Ameer Abdullah 2 -5 0
Punt Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
Venric Mark 2 21 15
Tony Jones 1 3 0

Game Info

Date - Saturday, October 20 2012 3:30PM
Location - Ryan Field
Attendance - 47330

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