July 30, 2014

Huskers can’t overcome turnovers in loss to Michigan State

Nebraska turned the ball over five times all on their side of the field and they fell to #14 Michigan State, 41-28. The Spartans improved to 9-1 on the year and 6-0 in the Big Ten and they clinched at least a share of the Big Ten Legends Division title.

The Huskers slipped to 7-3 overall and 4-2 in conference play. They gained 392 yards on offense, the first time this season a team topped the 300-yard plateau and only the second time a team has scored more than 17 points against MSU. converted the five NU turnovers into 24 points.

Ameer Abdullah produced the first 100-yard game against the Spartans since he ran for 110 yards in East Lansing last season.

Jeremy Langford led MSU’s offense with a career-high 151 yards on the ground and tied a career-high with three touchdowns. Quarterback Connor Cook was 15-for-31 for 193 yards and one score, while leading a Spartan offense that was 11-of-21 on third down.