The Washington Huskies trail the No. 11 Nebraska Cornhuskers 20-17 at halftime. Both sides went back and forth in the second quarter but Nebraska pieced together a late drive in the second quarter to hit a field goal and claim the halftime lead.
Washington has been playing from behind for much of this game, but managed to pull even with Nebraska on a 41-yard field goal by Erik Folk with nine minutes left in the second quarter. The two sides continued to battle and gave each other a hard time picking up yards over the remainder of the half, with both sides forcing the other to punt often.
Nebraska managed to drive the length of the field in the final 1:49 of the half and score a 35- yard field goal to give them the halftime advantage.
Quarterback Keith Price has completed 11 of 19 passes for 138 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Both of his touchdown passes have gone to receiver Jermaine Kearse, who leads the Washington wideouts with 49 yards and two touchdowns on just three receptions. Running back Chris Polk has 57 rushing yards on 12 carries.
The Huskies will receive the kickoff to start the second half.