Huskers Looking To Dent Michigan State Defense Again

CBS Detroit

ERIC OLSON, AP College Football Writer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Michigan State has had one of the nation’s top defenses in recent seasons, and no team has moved the ball better against it than Nebraska.

The 19th-ranked Cornhuskers (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) hope the trend continues Saturday night when they meet the No. 10 Spartans (3-1) in East Lansing, Michigan.

“We’ve had some success, but they’ve had some success, too,” Nebraska coach Bo Pelini said Monday. “I don’t worry a lot about what’s happened in the past or anything like that. It’s about what’s going to happen Saturday night and how two football teams are going to play Saturday night.”

In 2012, the Huskers ran for 313 yards in a 28-24 victory, with Ameer Abdullah going for 110. Nebraska’s 473 total yards were 90 more than any other team gained against the Spartans.

In 2013, Nebraska totaled 392 yards against…

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