Huskers Win in OT
Monday, 25 November 2013 06:48
Pat Smith's 42-yard field on Nebraska's first possession of overtime capped a strong special teams performance for the Huskers and gave the Big Red a 23-20 overtime victory over Penn State at Beaver Stadium.
Smith was just one of the huge special teams performers for the Huskers on Saturday. Junior Kenny Bell answered an early third-quarter Penn State touchdown with a 99-yard kickoff return for a score.
Sam Foltz added his best punting performance of his young career. The redshirt freshman from Grand Island, Neb., booted eight punts for an average of 46.0 yards, pinning PSU inside its own 20 on four occasions.
Abdullah notched his 10th 100-yard rushing game of the season and his seventh straight in Big Ten play this season. The junior from Homewood, Ala., rushed 25 times for 147 yards. Nebraska finished with 360 yards of total offense, while Penn State managed 387,
Nebraska concludes its 2013 regular season with Senior Day at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Nov. 29. Kickoff in the annual Heroes Game with Iowa is set for 11 a.m. on the Friday after Thanksgiving with live national television coverage by BTN. The Hawkeyes improved to 7-4 overall and 4-3 in the Big Ten with their 24-21 come-from-behind victory over Michigan Saturday. Iowa trailed 21-7 at the half to the Wolverines.
All District and All Conference
Friday, 22 November 2013 08:01
Here is a list of Valentine all district and conference athletes:
C1-8 All district football
1st team offense
Jake Fulton - Offensive LIne
Brad Michalek - Tight End
Taylor Monroe - Wide Receiver
1st team defense
Caden Billings - Defensive Line
Triston Eklund - Linebacker
Jacob Hand - Defensive Back
Cameron Perrett - Defensive Back
Volleyball All-Conference - tough team to make as 3 teams are in top 10 in state with one finishing 2nd and one 3rd in State Tournament
2nd Team - Emily Perret
Honorable Mention - Brittney O'Kief