Nebraska vs. Wisconsin 1st half notes

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Courtesy: NU Media Relations

–Senior quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. accounted for 77 yards of total offense in the first half. He now has 10,066 yards of total offense in his Nebraska career and is the 11th player in Big Ten history with 10,000 career total offensive yards. Armstrong is 178 yards from passing Taylor Martinez for the Nebraska school record for total offense. Martinez had 10,233 yards of total offense from 2010 to 2013.

–Nebraska’s defense limited Wisconsin to 2-of-8 on third-down conversions in the first half. The Huskers entered the game ranked 23rd nationally in third-down defense at 32 percent. The Nebraska offense was 5-of-9 on third downs in the first half. The Huskers entered the game 12th nationally in 3rd down conversion percentage at 49 percent.

Jordan Westerkamp caught two passes in the first half to increase his career total to 144 catches, moving him past Johnny Rodgers (143 receptions) into third place on the Husker career receptions list.