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Terrell Newby attempts to hurdle Indiana defensive back Rashard Fant in the first half.
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Big Plays, Blackshirts Enough for Big Red: Nebraska jumped to a 17-0 first-quarter lead, then got 10 huge points in the fourth quarter to overcome a scrappy bunch of Hoosiers.
   After Indiana raced 75 yards in five plays to cut Nebraska's lead to 24-22 with 8:26 left, the Huskers mounted a 15-play, 60-yard march that consumed 7:41 and all of Indiana's timeouts. Drew Brown turned Nebraska’s tenuous two-point lead into a five-point edge with a 39-yard field goal with 45 seconds left.
   Cornerback Aaron Williams then sealed the win with an interception on Indiana's final possession.
 
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Tommy Armstrong gets a pass off under pressure in the first half.
COMMENTARY

Masisak

At the midway point of the 2016 season, Nebraska looks like the Big Ten’s new Rorschach test.”

Corey Masisak
Land of 10

Osterman

There’s no one thing wrong with Indiana’s offense, and therefore no one way to fix it.”

Zach Osterman
Indianapolis Star

Hamar

This team once again showed some resiliency that we certainly didn’t see a year ago.”

Bob Hamar*
Grand Island Independent

Callahan

I thought it was collectively the Huskers’ best defensive performance of the season.”

Sean Callahan
HuskerOnline

Carriker

The fact of the matter is they found a way to win this game.”

Adam Carriker

Chatelain

Stryker

Even with a mediocre pass rush, the Husker secondary is tough.”

Tad Stryker
HuskerMax

Sipple

There's nothing in the playbook that accounts for a team’s chemistry and deter­mination. Nebraska seems to have plenty of both, starting with its quarterback.”

Steven M. Sipple*
Lincoln Journal Star

Vogel

Nebraska held Indiana to 333 yards on Saturday and it did it in the most old-fashioned way possible – it tackled.”

Brandon Vogel
Hail Varsity

Rosenthal

Pretty, it wasn’t, but these Huskers didn’t travel to the heart of the Hoosier state to win a beauty pageant.”

Brian Rosenthal
Huskers.com

Shatel

Nebraska football needs to believe in itself again. That is happening this season.”

Tom Shatel*
Omaha World-Herald

 
 

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Nebraska 27
Indiana 22
Oct. 15, 2016 — 2:30 p.m. CDT
Bloomington, IN | ABC/ESPN2 | Game on DVD


               1    2    3    4   -  Final
Nebraska      17    0    0   10   -   27 
Indiana        0    8    7    7   -   22

1st quarter
NU - Drew Brown 40 field goal, 9:46
NU - Terrell Newby 4 run (Brown kick) 4:47 
NU - Chris Jones 33 interception return
    (Brown kick) 4:33 
2nd quarter
IN - Safety, punt blocked by Chase Dutra
     in end zone, 12:29 
IN - Griffin Oakes 36 field goal, 7:23
IN - Oakes 45 field goal, 1:18
3rd quarter
IN - Devine Redding 33 run (Oakes kick) 0:00 
4th quarter
NU - Stanley Morgan 72 pass from Tommy 
     Armstrong (Brown kick) 9:57 
IN - Redding 4 pass from Richard Lagow
    (Oakes kick) 8:26
NU - Brown 39 field goal, 0:45
	
                              NU       IN
FIRST DOWNS                   17       18
 Rushing                       9        4
 Passing                       8       12
 Penalty                       0        2
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)        45-152    30-88
PASSING YDS (NET)            208      245
Passes Att-Comp-Int      26-10-2  39-24-2
TOTAL OFFENSE             71-360   69-333
Fumble Returns-Yards         0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards          4-25     2-48
Kickoff Returns-Yards       3-62     4-76
Int. Returns-Yards          2-29      2-4
Punts (Number-Avg)        6-31.5   6-40.3
Fumbles-Lost                 0-0      0-0
Penalties-Yards             9-53     1-10
Possession Time            32:56    27:04
Third-Down Conversions   5 of 15  5 of 15
Fourth-Down Conversions   1 of 1   0 of 2

RUSHING
NU: Newby 22-102; Armstrong 11-36; Reilly
    3-7; Pierson-El 2-6; Ozigbo 1-2; 
    Bryant 5-1; TEAM 1-minus 2. 
IN: Redding 11-57; Diamont 8-31; Williams
    4-10; Paige 1-7; Majette 3-5; Natee
    1-minus 1; Lagow 2-minus 21.

PASSING
NU: Armstrong  10-26-2-208. 
IN: Lagow 19-32-2-196; Diamont 5-7-0-49

RECEIVING
NU: Morgan 3-93; Cotton 3-37; Reilly 
    2-60; Reimers 1-17; Newby 1-1. 
IN: Paige 9-101; Jones 6-76; Williams 
    2-18; Redding 2-5; Hale 1-18; Timian 
    1-11; Thorton 1-11; Friend 1-6; 
    Majette 1-minus 1.

Attendance: 48,254

 

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