Spencer Rattler handed for a landing and ran for but yet another, and No. 3 Oklahoma held on to beat Nebraska 23-16 on Saturday.

Celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the (*3*) — No. 1 Nebraska’s 35-31 win over No. 2 Oklahoma in 1971, the groups rewarded their nostalgic followers with a aggressive contest.

THE TAKEAWAY

Nebraska: The Cornhuskers fought valiantly and the protection put up one totally different regular effectivity. Nebraska had allowed seven parts to Fordham and three to Buffalo in its earlier two video video video games.

Oklahoma: The Sooners had one totally different sturdy defensive effort every week after shutting out Western Carolina 76-0. Oklahoma held the Cornhuskers to 384 yards, and the Sooners discovered their means by non-conference play unbeaten.

POLL IMPLICATIONS

Oklahoma most likely is just not going to lose fairly a bit floor, although the sport was nearer than three-touchown unfold anticipated.

UP NEXT

Nebraska visits Michigan State on Saturday to open Big Ten play.

Oklahoma opens its Big 12 slate by internet web internet hosting West Virginia on Saturday.