Huskers notch historic comeback

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Rex Burkhead scored the game's final two ranked Cornhuskers 27 win over Ohio State.

Nebraska trailed by 21 early in the third quarter, but scored 28 unanswered points with a 30-yard catch from Burkhead tying the game and a 17- yard TD run from Burkhead giving the team the lead with 5:10 to play.

He finished the game with 117 yards on 26 carries along with five receptions for 59 yards for the Cornhuskers (5-1, 1-1 Big Ten), who completed their largest ever comeback victory in the contest.

Taylor Martinez was 16-for-22 for 185 yards with two scores and an interception and added 100 yards on 17 carries with a score for Nebraska, which rebounded from a 48-17 pounding against Wisconsin last week.

Braxton Miller was 5-for-8 with 95 yards and a score and added 91 yards on 10 carries before leaving the game in the third quarter with a possible leg injury for the Buckeyes (3-3, 0-2), who have dropped their past two games.