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Huskers blow out Maryland to snap four game losing streak

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Posted at 5:47 PM, Nov 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-23 18:58:11-05

COLLEGE PARK (KMTV) — The Nebraska football team jumped out to a 31-0 lead & didn't look back as the Huskers beat Maryland on Saturday, 54-7, to snap a four game losing streak.

The 54 points tied the most by Nebraska in a Big Ten game & the 47 point win was the largest in a conference game since a 59-0 victory at Baylor in 2000.

Adrian Martinez went 16-of-25 through the air with two touchdowns and an interception. The sophomore also had 10 carries for 94 yards and a touchdown.

NU improved to 5-6 overall, 3-5 in the Big Ten.

The Huskers had 313 total yards by halftime. The Big Red also took advantage of three first half turnovers by the Terrapins.

In the 2nd half, NU freshmen Rahmir Johnson & Luke McCaffrey both scored their first rushing touchdowns of their young college careers.

Nebraska hosts Iowa on Black Friday starting at 1:30 p.m. on BTN.