Huskers Lose To Texas A & M
No. 18 Texas A&M knocked off ninth-ranked Nebraska 9-6 Saturday night.
The win was Texas A&M's fifth straight and keeps Nebraska (9-2, 5-2 Big 12) from clinching the Big 12 North title. The Cornhuskers will have another chance to do it in their regular-season finale next week against Colorado.
The game was tied at 6 when the Aggies (8-3, 5-2) took the lead on Bullock's 19-yard field goal. The drive was kept alive by a roughing the passer penalty on Nebraska on third-and-11 at the Cornhuskers' 49. The drive was kept alive by a roughing the passer penalty on Nebraska on third-and-11 at the Cornhuskers' 49.
The Aggies had third-and-goal at the Nebraska 2 and Gray was stopped for no gain to bring on Bullock.
Taylor Martinez missed the last five minutes of the first quarter and the entire second quarter after injuring his right ankle. He returned for the third quarter and played the rest of the game despite looking hobbled. He was flagged for intentional grounding on first down on Nebraska's last drive and then sacked on third down.
His desperation heave on fourth down was incomplete and the record crowd of 90,079 stormed the field after the game and the Aggies trickled to the locker room through a sea of maroon.
It is the first five-game conference winning streak for the Aggies since 1998 and Nebraska's first road loss of the season.