Husker offense foils blitzing Boilers
The quarterback bobbled the snap and a blitzing safety was closing in, so what happens? Ameer Abdullah took a hurried handoff, avoided the safety and rumbled for a 28-yard touchdown in the second quarter. It was that kind of day for the Nebraska offense as players and coaches alike were forced to make adjustments on the fly.
Posted: Saturday, October 12, 2013 12:00 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It was midway through the second quarter and Purdue's defense hadn't shown one look that Nebraska players had practiced against during the week.
So offensive coordinator Tim Beck went off script. He called a middle handoff out of the I-formation that wasn't among the dozens of plays originally included in their game plan. The outcome ultimately defined the Huskers' afternoon.
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Saturday, October 12, 2013 12:00 am.