Former Husker Rex Burkhead scores game-winning touchdown in overtime to send Patriots to Super bowl, eliminate Chiefs

Posted at 9:30 PM, Jan 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-20 22:30:09-05

KANSAS CITY (KMTV) — Former Husker Rex Burkhead scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime for the Patriots as New England edged the Chiefs, 37-31, in the AFC Championship. Burkhead scored from two yards out in the extra period.

New England will now take on the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII. Fellow former Husker Ndamukong will play in his first Super Bowl as a member of the Rams. It marks the 26th straight year at least one former Husker will compete in the Super Bowl, which leads any college football program.

You can watch the game right here on KMTV on Sunday February 3rd starting at 5:30 p.m.