Rex Burkhead ran for 117 yards and a touchdown and racked up 346 yards total on the ground as 13th ranked Nebraska beat Minnesota 41-14 on Saturday. The Huskers (6-1, 2-1 Big Ten) were out in full force at TCF Bank Stadium as over half the stadium was filled with red-clad Nebraska backers.
Taylor Martinez threw for 162 yards and a touchdown and Austin Cassidy returned a fumble for another score. MarQueis Gray was 9 for 18 for 122 yards for the Golden Gophers (1-6, 0-3), but was just 2 for 8 for 9 yards in the first two quarters. Minnesota has been outscored 144-31 in three Big Ten games this season.