OFFENSIVE MVP

 

Tommy Armstrong Jr., Nebraska

A 51 percent passer for the season, he completed 19 of 27 with two touchdowns.

DEFENSIVE MVP

 

Josh Banderas, Nebraska

He had 11 tackles, including 1½ tackles for loss.

 

 

BY THE NUMBERS

90 Touchdowns for Armstrong in his career.

115-20 Nebraska’s fourth-quarter scoring margin this season.

1,007 Rushing yards this season for Rodney Smith, through 10 games.

15 Touchdowns scored this season for Smith.

Minus-2 Rushing yards for Smith in the second half Saturday.

Plus-11 The Gophers’ turnover margin for the season, including minus-1 Saturday.

18:58 The Gophers’ time of possession in the first half.

5 Consecutive games without a touchdown pass for Mitch Leidner.

JOE CHRISTENSEN