After turnovers on the first two Nebraska possessions that lead to Colorado touchdowns, the Huskers responded with three touchdowns of their own to take a 21-14 halftime lead.
Nebraska fell behind 14-0 after Greg Bell and Adrain Martinez lost fumbles on the Huskers first two possessions. The Buffalos would score touchdowns to capitalize on the turnovers.
Martinez would respond rushing for two first half scores, from 41 and 3 yards out. In between those scores, Devine Ozigno rushed in from 8 yards to tie the game.
Nebraska in the first half rushed for 245 yards while holding the Buffs to just 9.