It looked as if Champion had overthrown Holland along the left
sideline, but Holland accelerated and stretched to pull in the ball
with his left hand at the 2, crossed the goal line for a 39-yard
touchdown and bounded over a padded wall into the first row of the
end zone seats.
The Huskers squandered three scoring chances. What would have
been a 29-yard touchdown run by Wilson was nullified by a holding
penalty far behind the play, Taylor was intercepted on a deflected
pass by D'Anthony Smith inside the 5 and Wilson fumbled inside the
Attendance of 85,181 was a Memorial Stadium record. The stadium
was expanded by 6,500 seats as part of a $50 million facilities
Top 25 Overview
It was over when... Nebraska's Cody Glenn scored on a 1-yard drive with seven seconds left in the first half to open up the game, 21-10.
Gameball goes to... Zac Taylor. The senior QB distributed the ball nicely, connecting on 22-of-33 passes for 3 TDs and 289 yards.
Stat of the game... 252: For a team that ranked 107th in the nation in rushing, Nebraska's first effort in '06 -- 252 yards and three TDs -- was refreshing.