Huskers win field goal victory for final home game of season

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LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) - The Huskers earned another victory for their last home game of the season.

They defeated Michigan state 9 to 6, bringing them to 4 and 7 for the season.

The game moved slow for a while, with most of the play being a battle between to the two defenses.

The Spartans kicked a field goal in the first quarter, which was the only scoring play until the fourth quarter.

In the final quarter, the Spartans kicked another field goal, but freshman Barret Pickering kicked three for the Huskers, earning them the win in the final minutes of play.

Devine Ozigbo became the first Husker to rush for 1,000 yards since Ameer Abdullah had 1,611 yards in 2014.

Freshman quarterback had 163 yards of total offense, including 18 rushing yards and 145 passing yards. He is 90 yards shine of posting the seventh 3,000-yard total offense season in NU history.

Saturday's victory was Nebraska's first without scoring a touchdown since Nov. 27, 1937 when they won 3 to 0 against Kansas State.