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Jan 01, 2013

Georgia Wins Barnburner Over Nebraska, 45-31

The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 45-31, in the 2013 Capital One Bowl. Quarterback Aaron Murray broke a 31-31 tie in the fourth quarter and led the Dawgs to victory with a record-setting passing performance. “I’m just really thankful for the victory,” said Georgia Head Coach Mark Richt after the game. “Very impressed with Coach Pelini’s team. They definitely were well prepared, played extremely hard.” It wasn’t the game either team expected, but the 59,712 in attendance at the […]

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Dec 31, 2012

Nebraska’s Key To Victory: Pound The Rock

The Big Red can win the Capital One Bowl with a balanced diet of their three leading rushers that keeps Georgia on its heels and controls the time of possession. A healthy rushing attack gives the Blackshirts enough rest between drives and lets quarterback Taylor Martinez be the dual-threat that makes him so dangerous. Nebraska averages over 250 yards per game on the ground, good for eighth in the nation. Leading the way is sophomore sensation RB Ameer Abdullah with […]

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Dec 29, 2012

Rex Burkhead Looking To Go Out On Top

“I’d like to go out with a bang.” Those were the words of Nebraska RB Rex Burkhead at today’s Capital One Bowl players and coordinators press conference. Tuesday’s matchup with the Georgia Bulldogs will be the final game of Burkhead’s college career. This season has been a trying one for the senior, having played just seven games due to injury. He is fully healthy now, and figures to be a key player for the Huskers run-heavy offense on Tuesday. His […]

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Dec 24, 2012

Nebraska Aiming To Reverse Recent Bowl History

The stat trotted out most often during bowl season, regardless of the school, is a program’s record in bowls.  Whether or not the Huskers won the 1962 Gotham Bowl, a game played five years before Bo Pelini was even born, has no effect on this year’s game. But not all bowl history is relegated to trivia and tailgate trash talk. Recent bowl history, especially when the current players and coaches are involved, can indicate how the players might perform on […]

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Dec 02, 2012

Georgia And Nebraska To Meet In Capital One Bowl

The Georgia Bulldogs will meet the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the 2013 Capital One Bowl.  The New Year’s Day classic will kick off in its traditional 1:00 p.m. ET slot on January 1 from Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando and will be televised nationally by ESPN on ABC.  Georgia makes its sixth appearance in the Capital One Bowl, its last coming in a 2009 victory over Michigan State. The Bulldogs won the SEC East for the second year in a […]

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Dec 02, 2012

Nebraska To Play In Capital One Bowl

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have been selected to play in the 2013 Capital One Bowl against an SEC opponent to be announced later tonight. Nebraska, champions of the Big Ten Legends Division at 10-3 (6-1 Big Ten) heads to Orlando for the second time in as many seasons after posting its third 10-win season in four years. The Cornhuskers fell to South Carolina in last year’s Capital One Bowl, 30-13. This year they return Taylor Martinez, who is the Huskers’ all-time […]

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