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Huskers hang with #3 Oklahoma before falling to Sooners

Nebraska running back Rahmir Johnson (14) catches a pass in front of Oklahoma defensive back Justin Broiles (25) in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Norman, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Posted at 2:18 PM, Sep 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-18 16:48:11-04

NORMAN, Okla. (KMTV) — The Nebraska football team hung with #3 Oklahoma for four quarters but lost to the Sooners, 23-16, on Saturday in Norman.

The Huskers fell to 2-2 on the season.

Nebraska football coach Scott Frost speaks after loss at Oklahoma

The Sooners got the scoring started in the first quarter on a one-yard touchdown run by Spencer Rattler in an opening drive that took 15 plays going 75 yards taking up 6:58.

The Big Red responded on its opening possession, despite four penalties, with a 51-yard field goal by Connor Culp that made it 7-3 OU.

Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez speaks after loss at Oklahoma

NU is at Michigan State next Saturday starting at 6 p.m. on FS1.

JoJo Domann speaks after Huskers drop 23-16 game at Oklahoma