The Bulldogs gained an early 9-0 lead over the Cornhuskers, but Nebraska scored two quick touchdowns to take a 14-9 lead with 4:15 left in the first quarter. Georiga scored the next two touchdowns to jump back ahead, 23-14, with 10:33 left in the second quarter, but Nebraska scored the final ten points in the second quarter to end the first half with a 24-23 lead.
Murray had an impressive day passing the ball, throwing for 427 yards and five touchdowns. Todd Gurley also had a strong game, rushing for 125 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries. Chris Conley had two receptions, but made both of them count, grabbing 49-yard and 87-yard touchdown receptions.
Taylor Martinez compiled 268 total yards, throwing for two touchdowns but tossing two interceptions, as well. Burkhead ran well, rushing for 140 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries.