Win Probability 100%

NEB
NW
NW 100%

NEB

31

NW

34

End of OT

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NEB482
    • 487NW
  • Turnovers

    • NEB3
    • 2NW
  • Possession

    NEBNW
    29:5330:07
  • 1st Downs

    • NEB24
    • 30NW

Game Information

Ryan Field
  • Evanston, IL 60208
  • Line: NW -3.5
  • Over/Under: 59
Attendance: 47,330
10/14/2018 ESPN News Services

OT loss sends Huskers (0-6) to worst start ever

Nebraska blew a 10-point lead to Northwestern in the final 5:41 on Saturday and lost 34-31 in overtime, falling to 0-6 for the first time ever.

Scoring Summary

1234OTT
Nebraska76711031
Northwestern014017334
first QuarterNEBNW
TD
13:32
JD Spielman 42 Yd pass from Adrian Martinez (Barret Pickering Kick)
4 plays, 75 yards, 1:28
70
play
Nebraska strikes first with quick 42-yard TD (0:34)

Nebraska comes out of the gates firing with a 42-yard touchdown pass from Adrian Martinez to JD Spielman to put the Cornhuskers up first 7-0. (0:34)

second QuarterNEBNW
TD
7:41
Flynn Nagel 21 Yd pass from Clayton Thorson (Drew Luckenbaugh Kick)
9 plays, 80 yards, 3:03
77
play
Northwestern QB darts 21-yard TD (0:39)

Northwestern quarterback Clayton Thorson slings a 24-yard touchdown pass to Flynn Nagel to knot up the score 7-7 in the second quarter. (0:39)

TD
3:01
Earnest Brown IV 10 Yd Fumble Return (Drew Luckenbaugh Kick)
3 plays, -13 yards, 0:51
714
TD
0:42
Devine Ozigbo 12 Yd Run (Barret Pickering PAT failed)
8 plays, 83 yards, 2:19
1314
third QuarterNEBNW
TD
7:07
Devine Ozigbo 1 Yd Run (Barret Pickering Kick)
15 plays, 97 yards, 5:43
2014
fourth QuarterNEBNW
TD
13:40
Maurice Washington 3 Yd Run (Adrian Martinez Run for Two-Point Conversion)
5 plays, 76 yards, 1:46
2814
play
Nebraska RB cuts to edge for 3-yard TD (0:39)

Nebraska running back Maurice Washington shows off his lightning speed by breaking to the edge and scooting into the end zone for a 3-yard touchdown, his first of the season. (0:39)

TD
12:31
Flynn Nagel 61 Yd pass from Clayton Thorson (Drew Luckenbaugh Kick)
4 plays, 75 yards, 1:09
2821
play
Thorson-Nagel connect again for 61-yard TD (0:33)

Clayton Thorson catapults a prayer off his back foot that lands perfectly into the hands of Flynn Nagel, who eludes two tacklers and bolts to the house for a 61-yard Northwestern touchdown. (0:33)

FG
5:41
Barret Pickering 34 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 19 yards, 3:43
3121
FG
2:27
Drew Luckenbaugh 31 Yd Field Goal
15 plays, 62 yards, 3:14
3124
TD
0:12
JJ Jefferson 5 Yd pass from Clayton Thorson (Drew Luckenbaugh Kick)
8 plays, 99 yards, 1:50
3131
play
Northwestern TD ties game with 12 seconds remaining (0:42)

Northwestern marches down the field behind an impressive drive orchestrated by Clayton Thorson, who whips a 5-yard touchdown to JJ Jefferson, tying the game at 31-31 with 12 seconds remaining. (0:42)

OvertimeNEBNW
FG
Drew Luckenbaugh 37 Yd Field Goal
4 plays, 6 yards
3134

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