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Husker Football The New "Comeback Kids"

Posted: 07 November, 2012

LINCOLN (AP) - Nebraska switched to the no-huddle offense last year with the idea of dictating tempo and wearing out defenses.  The system also has proved valuable when the 18th-ranked Cornhuskers have had to play from behind.  This past weekend’s 28-24 victory at Michigan State marked the third time the Huskers have won after wiping out double-digit deficits in the second half.  Quarterback Taylor Martinez says he and his mates take a business-as-usual approach when the clock is running down. That’s because the two-minute offense is just about the same as their normal offense.  Without come-from-behind wins over Wisconsin, Northwestern and Michigan State, the Huskers (7-2, 4-1 Big Ten) wouldn’t be in control of the Legends Division heading into Saturday’s game against Penn State (6-3, 4-1).

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