The Nebraska football team continues to lead South Alabama after three quarters of play in Lincoln.
The Huskers extended their lead midway through the third quarter with a nine-yard touchdown run by Imani Cross. It was the first rush attempt by and Husker I-Back other than Terrell Newby.
Newby has paced the Husker offense with a career high rushing performance. He also has two rushing touchdowns and other touchdown receiving.
South Alabama was able to get on the board for the first time in the game with a 36-yard field goal with 6:04 to go in the third quarter. Until that point, Nebraska has scored 31 unanswered points.