Huskers hang on to beat Purdue for 2nd win of season

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Posted at 2:16 PM, Dec 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-05 15:30:21-05

OMAHA (KMTV) — The Nebraska football team hung on to beat Purdue on Saturday in West Lafayette, 37-27.

The Huskers improved to 2-4 on the season, while the Boilermakers fell to 2-4.

Adrian Martinez went 23-of-30 for 242 yards and a touchdown. Wan'Dale Robinson had nine catches for 114 yards.

Cam Taylor-Britt had a huge pass breakup late in the 4th quarter when Purdue had a chance to tie the game.

Dedrick Mills returned to the Big Red lineup rushing for 60 yards on 11 carries and the game's first touchdown after Nebraska blocked a Boilermakers' punt.

NU will host Minnesota next Saturday.