Nebraska wideout Trey Palmer sets new school record
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – With 138 receiving yards in the first half, Husker receiver Trey Palmer increased his season yardage total to 1,016 which sets a new Nebraska single season receiving yardage record.
The previous record was set by Stanley Morgan Jr. who recorded 1,004 yards in 2018.
Palmer caught six passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns in the first half against Iowa on Friday, including an 87-yard touchdown pass from Casey Thompson in the first quarter and an 18-yard score in the second.
The 87-yard touchdown was the fifth longest passing play in UNL history and is the longest play from scrimmage since a school record 99-yard pass in 2014 during the Gator Bowl vs Georgia.
It was the longest play from scrimmage against Iowa since an 88-yard run by Wisconsin in 2014.
Palmer also recorded his third 100-yard receiving game of the season during his record setting day.