Sept. 18, 2010
Game Notes - Washington vs. Nebraska
Sept. 18, 2010
Joining Washington's season-long captains Senio Kelemete, Jake Locker, Mason Foster and Nate Williams as game day captains were freshman Josh Shirley and sophomore Greg Walker.
True freshmen guard Erik Kohler and linebacker Garret Gilliland each made their first career starts.
Jake Locker threw his first interception of the season in the first quarter. It was the seventh interception of the season made by Nebraska and the second of Eric Hagg's career, first this season.
Jake Locker has 25 career rushing touchdowns to move into a tie for 7th most all-time on the UW list with Willie Hurst. Next up is Jacque Robinson with 27.
Taylor Martinez's 80-yard touchdown run in the third quarter was the longest by a Nebraska quarterback since Cory Ross had an 86-yard TD run against Missouri in 2004.
Martinez's 80-yard TD came on the first offensive play of the third quarter equaling the fifth longest one-play scoring drive by an opponent in UW history (page 69 of UW record book for complete list).
Jermaine Kearse has caught a TD pass in seven-straight games dating back to the UCLA contest in 2009. He has totaled 11 total touchdowns during that seven-game span.
Alfonzo Dennard now has back-to-back games with an interception and took his third quarter pick back for his first career touchdown return. Nebraska has now scored three defensive touchdowns this season, all coming in the last two games.
Washington allowed three 100-yard rushers for the first time in recorded history. (Taylor Martinez, Roy Helu Jr. and Rex Burkhead). It is the first time since Sept. 13, 2008 that Washington has allowed two 100 yard rushers when Oklahoma's Chris Brown (107) and DeMarco Murray (100) eclipsed the century mark in the same game.
Mason Foster amassed 10 or more tackles in a game (13 total) for the third-straight game and surpassed the 250 total in his career (252).
The 56 points allowed by Washington were the most allowed by the Huskies since Nov. 1 2008 at USC when they lost 56-0. The 56 points were the most allowed at Husky Stadium since California won 56-17 on Sept. 10, 2005.
The home crowd of 72,876 was the largest at Husky Stadium since 72,888 vs. Washington State on Nov. 24, 2007.
Since 2000, Washington is 5-18 all-time against teams ranked in the top-10 of the Associated Press polls. Three of those wins came against cross-state rival Washington State.
Nebraska moved to 35-20-3 all-time against Pac-10 opponents, while Washington fell to .500 (21-21-2) all-time against the Big 12.