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Marvelous 50-Yard Touchdown Run Becomes Touchback After Ball Comes Loose

Nebraska should have opened its game tonight against Northwestern with an early touchdown on a 50-yard Terrell Newby rush, if not for the Huskers running back losing control of the ball as he leapt toward the goal line. Unlike previous instances this season, where runners dropped the ball in celebration before crossing the plane, we can’t really blame Newby for this. Sometimes the ball is just slippery!



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