Nebraska 56, Southern Miss 13

Nebraska cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste, right, breaks up a pass intended for Southern Mississippi wide receiver Rickey Bradley (81) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Score one for the Nebraska defense. Actually, score two. Stanley Jean-Baptiste and Ciante Evans returned first-quarter interceptions for touchdowns and the No. 22 Cornhuskers rebounded from a lackluster performance in their opener to make quick work of Southern Mississippi in a 56-13 win Saturday night. With No. 18 UCLA visiting next … Read more »

Nebraska 37, Wyoming 34

LINCOLN, NE - AUGUST 31: Running back Imani Cross #32 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers scores a touchdown during their game against the Wyoming Cowboys at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska piled up more than 500 yards of offense and won its nation-leading 28th straight opener. You wouldn’t have known it from the atmosphere inside the 18th-ranked Cornhuskers’ locker room minutes after their 37-34 victory over Wyoming on Saturday night. “I feel like we lost the game,” receiver Kenny Bell said. … Read more »

B1G Championship: Wisconsin 70, Nebraska 31

Before the AP recap, let me start off with my thoughts on Nebraska’s humiliating defeat in the B1G Championship. 1. I saw this coming. No really, I did. Everybody was talking too much about Pasadena, as if the Huskers were already crowned B1G Champions and were only attending the game as a formality. Wisconsin, obviously, … Read more »

Nebraska 13, Iowa 7

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Winning five straight games mostly without him, didn’t mean Nebraska doesn’t need Rex Burkhead. On a cold and blustery afternoon with a spot in the Big Ten title game on the line, Burkhead proved why he’s so valuable to the Huskers. Burkhead scored the go-ahead touchdown in his return from … Read more »

Nebraska 38, Minnesota 14

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Taylor Martinez threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to Kenny Bell while becoming No. 16 Nebraska’s all-time passing leader in a 38-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday. The Cornhuskers (9-2, 6-1), who had to come from behind in the second half in four of its first five Big Ten wins, … Read more »

Nebraska 32, Penn State 23

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska did it again. For the second straight week and fourth time this season, the 18th-ranked Cornhuskers overcame a double-digit, second-half deficit to win a football game. This time they came from 14 points down to beat Penn State 32-23 Saturday, with Taylor Martinez throwing a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jamal … Read more »