NCAA Game Summary - Nebraska at Iowa State |
(Saturday, October 7th)
Final Score: (22) Nebraska 28, Iowa State 14
Ames, IA (Sports Network) - Cody Glenn ran for 149 yards and two touchdowns
and Brandon Jackson tallied 120 yards and one score rushing to lead 22nd-
ranked Nebraska over Iowa State 28-14.
Zac Taylor ended 17-of-21 for 131 yards with a touchdown for the Cornhuskers
(5-1, 2-0 Big 12), who have won three straight since its lone setback of the
Bret Meyer went 18-of-39 for 262 yards with a touchdown and interception
passing for the Cyclones (3-3, 0-2), who have lost three of their last four
Meyer also ran for a score and Todd Blythe had six catches for 96 yards and a
TD for ISU, which hung with Nebraska early but couldn't stay with the club and
had a six-game home win streak halted.
Glenn ended the Cornhuskers' first drive with a three-yard TD run, giving his
club the early lead.
Iowa State tied it early in the second quarter, as Meyer ran in from one yard
out to end an 11-play, 57-yard drive that bridged the first two quarters.
Nebraska, though, went ahead for good on its ensuing possession. Jackson
capped the 11-play, 68-yard march with a one-yard scoring run. The key
play of the drive was an 11-yard run by Jackson on third-and-three that
brought the ball down to the ISU one-yard line.
The Cornhuskers added one more touchdown right before the end of the half as
Taylor hooked up with Maurice Purify for a 27-yard TD. Nebraska started the
possession on its own 40 with 1:22 left and the touchdown came with just three
seconds left until the break.
The second half went by without much action. Nebraska got its lone score of
the half when Glenn ran in from five yards out with 1:13 left.
Meyer completed the game's scoring with a 13-yard pass TD Todd Blythe with
just six seconds on the clock.
Purify had two catches for 35 yards...Meyer had 26 yards rushing...Nebraska
has won three of the last four in this series and leads the all-time matchup
10/08 02:53:16 ET