The Huskers gouged the nation’s No. 4 defense for more than 300 yards in the first half but didn’t score until just before halftime.
Lee and Stanley Morgan Jr. hooked up for an 80-yard catch-and-run, Nebraska’s longest pass play since 2014.
The Badgers were back up 17-7 after the first play of their next series, with Taylor going 75 yards untouched for Wisconsin’s longest play from scrimmage since 2014.
“The momentum had shifted, and we didn’t want to end (the half) with the momentum shifted to the other team,” Taylor said. “I talked with the linemen. We talked about the run fits on the play coming up. It was there and it was great execution.”
Hobey Baker Award winner Will Butcher and Swedish import Jesper Bratt stole a lot of the spotlight from Hischier in a 4-1 season-opening victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.
Butcher set up three power-play goals and Bratt had a goal and an assist as the Devils created some excitement after posting the worst record in the Eastern Conference last season.
“The vibe the arena gave off is what I’ll remember most,” Butcher said after becoming the first Devil to collect three assists in his initial game with the franchise. “It was an unbelievable crowd. And to play my first game with Nico and Jesper, it’s like we were all in this together. It was a great feeling”
The road back: OSU still has to play Penn State and Michigan, but after the Wolverines’ loss MLB Baseball Jerseys to Michigan State, it will be interesting to see where the committee has them ranked. If Lsu Cheap Jerseys the Buckeyes win out and capture the Big Ten title, they should have a total of three wins — including the title game — over ranked opponents.
FPI says: The Buckeyes have at least a 70 percent chance to win each of their remaining games.