McKewon: Despite injuries, Nebraska offense posts solid numbers
Instead of four-year starter Taylor Martinez having his best season yet, he’s been hurt for the past three games with a turf toe injury on his left foot. Backups Tommy Armstrong and Ron Kellogg took the reins and produced three wins.
Posted: Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — The key numbers — 490 yards and 42.7 points per game — are right about where Nebraska’s offense would have hoped to be halfway through the year. Some of the efficiency numbers are impressive, too, like a 50 percent third-down conversion rate and a 74.19 percent red zone touchdown rate.
But the Huskers reached those totals through the trainer’s room.
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Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:00 am.