Red team dominates white in annual Huskers spring game
The wait for Husker fans is over. Nebraska took the field for the first time under the leadership of new boss Scott Frost. Big Red was anxious to see how the makeover of the Husker program is going.
Nebraska's native son, Scott Frost was greeted like a rock star as his team runs out of the tunnel to begin the game.
In the first quarter, it took a few possessions for the offense to find a rhythm, Andrew Bunch of the White squad tossed a great throw into the corner, with Kurt Rafdal making a great catch. It was initially ruled an in-completion but the referees overturned it - the extra point was no good. 6–0 White.
True freshman Adrian Martinez wowed the crowd with his athleticism, Red team inside the red zone, Martinez off the keeper runs right through the Blackshirts for a 15 yard score. It's not the last time he would find the end zone. The extra point wass good, 7–6 Red team took the lead.
In the second quarter, Martinez and the red offense was on the move again and had all day to throw, finding a wide open Jaevon McQuitty over the middle in the end zone. With an easy pitch and catch the score was 14–9 Red team.
Ensuing possession for the Red squad, Gebbia led them down the field, and connected with Mike Williams at the goal line as he cruises in for a touchdown. 21–9 Red.
Under 2 minutes left in the first half, more from Martinez, calling his own number. Making it look easy, it was a 6 yard score. Red team went into the locker room with a 28–9 lead.
In the second half, Red team established the running game, Wyatt Mazour got the rock, found a seam and then, look out! The Albion native strolls in for a 43 yard touchdown run. 1 of 4 carries on the afternoon for Mazour. Make it 35–9 in favor of the red team.
4th quarter, running clock at this point, Red team continuing to pour it on, sounds like a broken record at this point, Adrian Martinez, keeps it and hits the outside, dives for the pylon and he's in for another touchdown. 23 yard scamper 3 rushing TD's for Martinez who also lead the team with 60 yards on the ground.
But wait, there's more, Tristan Gebbia routine swing pass out to the left for Kade Warner, some poor tackling by the Blackshirts allows him to run free, he won't stop until he finds the promised land. 57 yards to the house.
Red team won big over the white team 49–9.
A sold out practice attracting nearly 90,000 Husker fans clearly shows the Nebraska football spirit is thriving with the arrival of Scott Frost.