Recap Florida Atlantic at Nebraska
Lincoln, NE (SportsNetwork.com) - Tommy Armstrong had two touchdown passes and ran in one more as No. 22 Nebraska rolled to a 55-7 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday to open the season.
Armstrong was 15-of-30 passing for 271 yards and added seven runs for 62 yards for the Cornhuskers (1-0), who went 9-4 last season and beat Georgia in the Gator Bowl.
Ameer Abdullah finished the game with 227 yards on 21 carries and a score, while Terrell Newby added 16 carries for 107 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
Jaquez Johnson was 6-for-12 for 61 yards and a score for the Owls (0-1), who won four in a row to end last season with a mark of 6-6.