Live: Nebraska vs Purdue

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First quarter:

7-0 Nebraska

2 plays, 17 yards, :35 TOP

De'Mornay Pierson-El 17 Yd pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. (Drew Brown kick)

Key play: While Pierson-El's catch was very underrated, the play was set up by a blocked Nebraska field goal from true freshman defensive back Kieron Williams.

Second quarter:


3 plays, 32 yards, :50 TOP

Purdue quarterback Austin Appleby 25-yard touchdown run (Paul Griggs Kick)

Key play: Byerson Cockrell intercepted a Appleby throw, but fumbled it after making a move, causing the Boilermakers to regain possession.

14-7 Nebraska

8 plays 65 yards, 3:39 TOP

Nebraska running back Imani Cross 2-yard touchdown run (Drew Brown kick)

Key play: Armstrong with a nice zone read keeper for 27-yards on left side of the football field.

21-7 Nebraska

6 plays, 51 yards, 2:28 TOP

Armstrong with a 27-yard touchdown run (Drew Brown kick)

Key play: Armstrong's touchdown run was a beautifully run option-keeper, on fourth down and four no less.


Third quarter:

28-7 Nebraska

10 plays, 45 yards, 4:52 TOP

Cross 1-yard touchdown run (Drew Brown kick)

Key play: Armstrong found Westerkamp on the sidelines, who turned a short pass into a 24-yard gain after a nice cut move.

Fourth quarter:

28-14 Nebraska

7 plays, 32 yards, 3:06 TOP

Purdue receiver Cameron Posey 23-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Appleby (Paul Griggs Kick).

Key play: The touchdown was really set up by a 28-yard punt return from Purdue receiver Danny Anthrop to the Nebraska 32-yard line.

35-14 Nebraska

1 play, 6 yards, :06 TOP

Nebraska running back Terrell Newby 7-yard touchdown run (Drew Brown kick).

Key play: The Huskers stopped the Boilermakers inside the ten yard line on fourth down, setting up the short field.

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