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Senior star Ameer Abdullah turned an otherwise forgettable 42-24 rout of Rutgers, a game that felt like a nonconference tilt in October, into one you talk about on the way home. He did that, again, because he made you stand up.
Nebraska hitched its wagon to Ameer Abdullah again Saturday and rode the senior I-back's three-touchdown performance to a 42-24 victory over Rutgers.
Saturday against Rutgers, Nebraska scored 42 points. So why were the Huskers' head coach and offensive coordinator upset after the game?
Walter Pitchford was the big one who almost got away. Now he's an important cog for the Huskers. He averaged 9.3 points and 4.7 rebounds a game last season.