Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • MSU 187
    • 270 NEB
  • Turnovers

    • MSU 1
    • 1 NEB
  • Possession

    MSU NEB
    19:18 17:33
  • 1st Downs

    • MSU 12
    • 18 NEB

Game Information

Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, NE)
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Coverage: ESPN
  • Lincoln, NE 68588
10/29/2011 Associated Press

Nebraska blackshirts shut down Michigan State

Rex Burkhead scored three touchdowns and ran for 130 yards on 35 carries, and No. 13 Nebraska defeated ninth-ranked Michigan State 24-3 Saturday to take control of the Big Ten Legends Division.

Scoring Summary

ESPN1234T
Michigan State03003
Nebraska10014024
first QuarterMSUNEB
TD
9:12
Rex Burkhead rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 7 plays 25 yards, 02:49 nebraska td, 2:49
06
XP
9:12
Brett Maher extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 7 plays 25 yards, 02:49 nebraska td, 2:49
07
FG
1:21
Brett Maher 20 yard field goal GOOD.
nebraska drive: 6 plays 38 yards, 02:31 nebraska fg, 2:31
010
second QuarterMSUNEB
FG
1:38
Dan Conroy 28 yard field goal GOOD.
michiganst drive: 7 plays 17 yards, 03:03 michiganst fg, 3:03
310
third QuarterMSUNEB
TD
9:32
Rex Burkhead rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 14 plays 80 yards, 05:28 nebraska td, 5:28
317
XP
9:32
Brett Maher extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 14 plays 80 yards, 05:28 nebraska td, 5:28
317
TD
0:20
Taylor Martinez pass complete to Rex Burkhead for 27 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 12 plays 89 yards, 05:44 nebraska td, 5:44
323
XP
0:20
Brett Maher extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 12 plays 89 yards, 05:44 nebraska td, 5:44
324

Research Notes

  • The last time Michigan State was held to 3 points or less was back on December 29th, 2003 to... Nebraska, 17-3 in the Alamo Bowl.The Spartans have been outscored 205-37 in 6 games vs Nebraska all-time.That Alamo Bowl was Bo Pelini's first game as a head coach. He was the interim head coach, taking over for Frank Solich.

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