Nebraska travels to Wyoming to take on the Cowboys. Wyoming is 19th in the country for rush yards per game with 226.7 yards a contest. This a potent offense , scoring 36 points a game; however, they started the season of with two FCS foes, Weber State and Texas State. The Cowboys aren’t as impressive on defense, giving up 23 points a game for 55th best in the country.
Nebraska comes to town with the eleventh rushing and thirteenth scoring offense, putting up 252 yards and 44.3 points, respectively. The defense, however, is very un-Nebraska-like, giving up 24 points per. Quarterback Taylor Martinez is the leading rusher in the Big Ten this year so far. The three top rushers in the conference are…quarterbacks. Nebraska’s Martinez is first at 128 yards per game. Michigan’s Denard Robinson is second with 117 hyards a game, and Minnesota’s MarQueis Gray is third at 103 yards a game.
This is the last week of play before Big ten play opens.