It was a weekend full of upsets in college football, as the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 8th ranked teams were all upset this past week…Five of the top ten schools lost. The Nebraska Cornhuskers did everything they could in the fourth quarter to make Michigan State the 6th top 10 team to lose, but the Huskers had too big of hole to dig out of, losing 27-22.
A 43-yard pass to Alonzo Moore gave the Huskers the ball at the Michigan State 37 with just under a minute to play, but Armstrong’s pass to the end zone fell incomplete, and Trae Waynes came up with his second interception of the game. Armstrong who went 20 of 43 for 273 yards and two picks wants one more crack at the Spartans
I mentioned during last week’s reports that something was going to give in the run game. Nebraska entered the game ranked No. 2 in the nation in rushing, and Michigan State was No. 4 in rushing defense. That matchup wasn’t much of a contest. The Huskers managed only 47 yards on the ground — they had been averaging 355. Ameer Abdullah was held to 45 yards rushing, scored on a pair of short runs in the fourth.
The Huskers have a week off and then they’ll travel to Northwestern who upset #17 Wisconsin. One of the other upsets in the Top 25.