Huskers soon peaked at No. 6 | Nebraska football LINCOLN - Nebraska scored on its opening campaign to take a 7-0 lead, but Oklahoma

responded with seven touchdowns as the No. 6 Sooners attempted to spoil Mickey Joseph's Husker head coaching

debut at Memorial on Saturday. Took a 49-14 win. Stadium. Nebraska forced a three-and-out to open the game before

 wide receiver Trey Palmer was capped by Casey Thompson's 32-yard touchdown strike to wide receiver Trey Palmer,

7–0 in the game. from just 3:41. , Quarterback Chubba Purdy also introduced Husker in the second half,

 leading Nebraska on a 13-play, 82-yard scoring drive late in the fourth quarter. Purdy closed the march with his eight-yard

touchdown run to set up the final score. The rest of the game between the rivals belonged to Oklahoma.

Nebraska managed a total of 327 yards, including 164 passing and 163 rushing, but Sooners managed a total of 580 yards,

including 312 on the ground and 268 through the air. Thompson completed 20 of 14 passes for 129 yards and one for Nebraska,

while Purdy completed 11 of 7 attempts for 35 yards but threw an interception. Palmer was Nebraska's top target,

taking in a career-high 10 receptions for 92 yards and an opening score. Gabe Ervine Jr. led the NU ground game well with nearly 60

yards on seven second-half carries. Ajay Allen added 49 yards in 11 attempts, while Anthony Grant contributed 36 yards

in 13 tots. Purdy made a five second half carry for 29 yards for Big Raid. Oklahoma quarterback Dylan

Gabriel linked 16-in-27 passes for 230 yards and two touchdowns through the air, while adding six carries

 for 55 yards, including a 61-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, took the score to 7-7. Tie well.