Nebraska defeats South Alabama in season opener game

Posted at 12:18 PM, Aug 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-31 19:26:36-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — The Huskers have won their first game of the season.

Nebraska beat South Alabama 35-21.

The Cornhuskers ranked 24th in the AP's preseason top 25 football poll. This is the first time since 2014 they have ranked within the top 25.

Sept. 7 the team takes on the Colorado Buffaloes in Boulder.

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