The Nebraska Cornhuskers barely avoided an upset at the hands of the McNeese State Cowboys and won, 31-24. They scored the game winner with 20 seconds remaining.
No. 19 Nebraska was extremely close to getting upset by McNeese State at home, but they pulled out a clutch go-ahead touchdown in the final minute to win, 31-24.
Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a 58-yard touchdown pass to running back Ameer Abdullah with 20 seconds remaining. Here is a video from Vine of Abdullah breaking tackles on his way to the end zone.
McNeese State had tied the game at 24 with just over four minutes remaining, but Armstrong had a strong finish to a somewhat sloppy day.
The Nebraska quarterback threw for 242 yards and two touchdowns against an interception on 16-of-31 passing and added 131 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
Abdullah rushed for 54 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries while adding 96 receiving yards and a touchdown on three receptions.
Cowboys quarterback Tyler Bolfing was kept under wraps with 101 yards and an interception on 9-of-17 passing.