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2016 Schedule
1-3, 4th in Big Ten - West
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Nebraska rolls past Northwestern (1:27)
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Newby perseveres for the TD (0:40)

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Some old problems have popped up to hamper Nebraska in its Big Ten opener -- and the turnovers so far have been extra painful. The Huskers have fumbled on the goal line twice to let Northwestern and its stagnant offense hang around at halftime, though they still took a slim 3-point lead into intermission. Mike Riley won't be happy with the ball security, and the Huskers are surely going to hear plenty about it in the locker room.

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Nebraska RB fumbles just before crossing goal line (0:34)
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Can Huskers exact revenge?

ESPN's Football Power Index indicates Nebraska will have an excellent opportunity to avoid a two-game losing streak in the series, having lost at home to Northwestern 30-28 last season.

7dBrett McMurphy

The upset makers who will shake up Week 4

Will Florida's Quincy Wilson run afoul of his prediction comparing Tennessee to a duck? Can Northwestern QB Clayton Thorson stop Nebraska? They lead our list of possible Week 4 upsets.

Fallica picks Northwestern straight up

No. 20 Nebraska at Northwestern (+7.5) is the perfect scenario for an upset, writes Chris Fallica. The Huskers come off a big home win, but they are 1-4 in road openers in the past five years. Best bets (Insider)

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Carr left wide open for 54-yard TD (0:29)

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

There wasn't much pretty about it, but Northwestern won't complain about an ugly win after surprisingly dropping its first two games of the season. The Wildcats are still waiting for Clayton Thorson to take a step forward as a passer, and completing just 18 of 39 attempts clearly isn't going to cut it in Big Ten play. But Pat Fitzgerald still has a stingy defense he can lean on at times when league action starts for the Wildcats.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke and Northwestern have had their share of struggles on offense, so it's no surprise to see them struggling against each other. This game is tied at 7 at the half, and neither offense has been able to put together any consistent drives. The Wildcats had an opportunity to take a halftime lead but Jack Mitchell missed a 49-yard field goal attempt. After Duke was called for roughing the kicker, he got another shot. But Mitchell missed wide from 34 yards.

Team Stats

Passing Yards239.561st
Rushing Yards108.0119th
Points For16.3125th
Points Against17.0Tied-22nd