First half notes from Nebraska vs. Northwestern

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Courtesy: NU Media Relations

-Place-kicker Drew Brown connected on a 23-yard field goal in the second quarter. The kick was Brown’s 13th consecutive made field goal.

Terrell Newby’s 49-yard run on the opening drive was the Huskers’ longest rushing play of the season.

Sam Cotton recorded his first reception of the season on an 11-yard reception in the second quarter.

Tommy Armstrong Jr. had a 37-yard run in the second quarter, marking his longest run of the season. Armstrong rushed for 75 yards in the first half to increase his career rushing total to 1,531 yards. He is the seventh Nebraska quarterback with 1,500 career rushing yards.

–Armstrong connected on a 59-yard pass with Alonzo Moore to set up a second-quarter touchdown. The 59-yard reception was Moore’s third reception of at least 50 yards this season.

Kevin Maurice had two sacks for 12 yards in the second quarter on back-to-back plays. Maurice had 1.5 sacks in his career prior to the two sacks.

–Nebraska did not score in the first quarter, marking the first quarter this season Nebraska did not score a point. NU scored in the first 12 quarters of the 2016 season.