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Snap Reactions: Huskers are on a roll

As he does every Saturday during the Big Ten football season, senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his immediate thoughts from the latest Big Ten games. See Dienhart’s Snap Reactions to Nebraska’s impressive victory over Minnesota and Purdue’s narrow win at Illinois in this post. Nebraska 38, Minnesota 14 1. Nebraska has now won five games in a row since losing at Ohio State. More important: The Cornhuskers remain in control of the Legends Division and berth in the Big Ten title game. Taylor Martinez had another great effort, hitting 21-of-29 passes for 308 yards with two touchdowns. This team

Nebraska honors legend Tom Osborne, seniors

Saturday was a special day at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. Not only was it Senior Day, the game marked the 500th, and final at Memorial Stadium, of Tom Osborne’s career at Nebraska. The former head coach and current athletic director will retire Jan. 1, 2013, and the school honored him and the team’s seniors Saturday. Watch the school’s halftime tribute to Osborne now, plus see the day’s other tributes in this post. [RELATED: Martinez sets record, Nebraska drops Minnesota] We provided live updates and in-game highlights from the Minnesota-Nebraska game on our Minnesota at Nebraska page. Relive all the

Martinez sets record, Nebraska drops Minnesota

Taylor Martinez threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to Kenny Bell while becoming No. 16 Nebraska’s all-time passing leader in a 38-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday. The Cornhuskers (9-2, 6-1), who had to come from behind in the second half in four of its first five Big Ten wins, scored on four of their first six possessions against the Gophers (6-5, 2-5). Nebraska can clinch the Legends Division title – and a berth in the conference championship game against Wisconsin on Dec. 1 – with a win at Iowa on Friday or a Michigan loss at Ohio State

3rd quarter recap: Nebraska 38, Minnesota 0

Nebraska scored two touchdowns, one on offense and another on defense, to increase its lead to 38-0 over Minnesota after three quarters. Nebraska opened up the lead, 31-0, after Taylor Martinez and Kenny Bell combined for a 30-yard touchdown to end a five-play, 74-yard drive. The Cornhuskers drove across midfield after Ameer Abdullah’s 23-yard run from the 47-yard line. [RELATED: Nebraska honors legend Tom Osborne, seniors] Nebraska made the score 38-0 when Stanley Jean-Baptiste intercepted a Philip Nelson pass and returned it for a touchdown. Bell clinched a 100-yard receiving game with 38 yards in the quarter, part of his

2nd quarter recap: Nebraska 24, Minnesota 0

Nebraska stifled Minnesota’s offense, giving up just six total yards in the second quarter, and the Cornhuskers now lead 24-0. Nebraska held the Golden Gophers to negative rushing yardage (-3 yards) in the quarter. The Cornhuskers made their lead 17-0 when Imani Cross pounded in a three-yard touchdown run on the last play of a five-play, 63-yard drive. [RELATED: Nebraska honors legend Tom Osborne, seniors] Nebraska opened up the lead, 24-0, after marching down the field for a five-play, 34-yard drive that ended when Cross ran one yard to paydirt. The Cornhuskers started in good field position when Nebraska returned

1st quarter recap: Nebraska 10, Minnesota 0

No. 14 Nebraska’s aerial assault is on point, as the Cornhuskers lead 10-0 at the end of the first quarter thanks to 98 passing yards in the quarter. Nebraska’s Kenny Bell caught three passes for 50 yards and one touchdown in the quarter. The Cornhuskers got on the scoreboard first, rattling off a six-play, 53-yard drive that ended in a score when Brett Maher kicked a 39-yard field goal. No single play was longer than nine yards on the drive. Nebraska opened up the lead, 10-0, after Taylor Martinez found Bell open for a 36-yard touchdown pass to end an

Field Pass to go live from Nebraska

Big Ten Field Pass on BTN2Go, our Web-only live camera, returns to Nebraska this Saturday and goes live at 2:30 p.m. ET with an exclusive look at the pregame activities on the field. And this week should be a special one as Nebraska plans a pre-game tribute to the retiring Tom Osborne. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats a half hour prior to the game in order to enjoy all pregame activities, including Senior Day introductions and a special Cornhusker Band performance before the Tunnel Walk. We’ve done this every weekend this year from a select BTN TV game,

Week 12 Previews: Will Buckeyes move to 11-0?

The focus this week is on Madison, where Ohio State will try to move to 11-0. Wisconsin has a spot in the Big Ten title game sewn up but would like to win a share of the league title. To have a shot, the Badgers must down the Buckeyes. Nebraska looks to remain in control Legends with a home win over Minnesota. Michigan will try to keep pace with the Huskers by beating Iowa. And Purdue (at Illinois), Michigan State (Northwestern), Indiana (at Penn State) and Iowa look to stay alive in the push for bowl eligibility. Check out my

Revsine: Check out these Week 12 Football Numbers

The Leaders representative in Indy has been decided. Now, over the next two weeks, Nebraska and Michigan will battle it out to see who represents the Legends. It’s been a different Wolverines team on offense the last two weeks – as the play of Devin Gardner has made them far more difficult to defend. While I’m certainly not suggesting that Denard Robinson shouldn’t play somewhere if he’s healthy, the numbers certainly suggest that Michigan has been better on offense with Gardner at QB. 10, 0: Michigan’s offense has tallied 10 touchdowns over its last two outings. The Wolverines had 0

Week 12: We predict all six Big Ten games

Every week,’s Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) and Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) offer their predictions for each Big Ten football game. We also provide a poll for all of the games so fans can vote for their winners. After 11 weeks, it’s Dienhart and fans tied for the top spot, four games ahead of Yarina. See our Week 12 predictions and choose your winners in this post. SEASON RECORDS Tom: 63-21; .750 fans: 63-21; .750 Brent: 59-25; .702 [RELATED: Week 12 Power Rankings | Week 12 Player Rankings | Week 12 Bowl Projections] Indiana (4-6, 2-4) at Penn State (6-4, 4-2)