LINCOLN, NE (10/8/11) – Nebraska completed the biggest comeback in school history Saturday night, rallying from 21 points down in the second half to beat Ohio State (3-3) by a final score of 34-27.
The Cornhuskers (5-1) trailed 27-6 before a Buckeyes fumble midway through the third quarter turned the tide. Taylor Martinez scored on an 18-yard touchdown run to begin the comeback, which culminated in Rex Burkhead’s game-winning run with 5:10 remaining in the 4th quarter.
Brian Davis and Eddie George called the action for Westwood One.
(Braxton Miller to Jake Stoneburner 32-yd TD pass makes it 10-3 Buckeyes)
(Carlos Hyde’s 63-yd run makes it a 17-3 game)
(Hyde scores again to stretch the OSU lead to 27-6)
(Lavonte David’s strip and fumble recovery changes the momentum)
(Taylor Martinez rushes 18 yards to cut the Ohio State lead to 27-13)
(Martinez to Quincy Enunwa 36-yd TD makes it 27-20)
(Nebraska ties the score as Martinez hits Rex Burkhead for a TD)
(Stanley Jean-Baptiste’s interception gets Nebraska the ball back)
(Burkhead’s 17-yd run gives Nebraska a 34-27 edge)
(Postgame recap from Westwood One’s Brian Davis and Eddie George)
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