Nebraska Pounds Purdue

By WISE Web Sports

Purdue University Boilermakers

October 12, 2013 Updated Oct 12, 2013 at 5:08 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Ameer Abdullah ran for 126 yards and a touchdown to help Nebraska defeat Purdue 44 - 7 on Saturday. Terrell Newby ran for 61 yards and Imani Cross added 56 yards and two touchdowns for the Cornhuskers, 5 - 1, 2 - 0 Big Ten.

Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez sat out with a turf toe injury. Tommy Armstrong, Junior started and completed just 6 of 18 passes for 43 yards with three interceptions. Ron Kellogg III stepped in and completed 10 of 13 passes for 141 yards and a touchdown.

Nebraska held Purdue to 216 yards and the Boilermakers didn't score until the final minute of the game. Purdue ran for just 32 yards on 25 carries. Freshman quarterback Danny Etling completed 14 of 35 passes for 184 yards and a touchdown in his first career start. DeAngelo Yancey caught five passes for 146 yards and a touchdown for the Boilermakers, 1 - 5, 0 - 2 Big Ten.




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