Nebraska jumped out to a 21-0 lead over Rutgers in the first quarter and a half of today’s game. The half ended with a few problems for the Huskers though.
Nebraska’s first score came on a 32 yard touchdown run by tight end Cethan Carter. They added to the lead with a 15 yard touchdown pass from Tommy Armstrong to Jordan Westerkamp later in the first quarter.
The Huskers extended the lead with a 44 yard touchdown pass from Armstrong to Alonzo Moore to grab a 21-0 edge. Nebraska’s defense also played well during the first half.
Rutgers only points game after a long interception return set up the Scarlet Knights inside Nebraska’s ten yard line. The touchdown run by Robert Martin cut Nebraska’s lead to 21-7.
Tommy Armstrong threw another interception late in the second quarter, but Rutgers was unable to turn it into points.
Nebraska leads 21-7 at halftime. Rutgers will receive the opening kickoff of the second half.