The Nebraska Cornhuskers lead The Wyoming Cowboys 17-14 at halftime. The Huskers were plagued with penaltiesm missed assignments, and poor tackling throughout the first half. After a mediocre first quarter of play, Nebraska failed to move the ball on their first series of the second quarter, then allowed Wyoming to slash their way down the field and falling behind 14-10 with 11:38 left.
Nebraska’s offensive line continued to struggle as Wyoming’s defensive line found their way into Nebraska’s backfield, limiting the Huskers ability to run the football. The Huskers punted yet again.
After Bo Pelini, as well as the entire defensive coaching staff spoke with the defense, the Blackshirts stepped up and forced a three and out. The Husker offense responded with an impressive drive that was highlighted by a 64 yard run from Ameer Abdullah. Imani Corss followed it up with two rushes, the second resulting in a touchdown. The Huskers led 17-14 with just under six minutes remaining in the half.
Both teams failed to move the ball on back to back possessions to end the first half of play.
Half Time Stats:
Rushing: Wymoing 173 yards Nebraska 145 yards
Passing: Wyoming 127 yards Nebraska 93 yards
Total Offense: Wyoming 300 yards Nebraska 238 yards
Penalties: 5-45 yards Nebraska 5-29 yards