Scout’s Notebook: Nebraska @ Oklahoma


In a farewell to a classic rivalry, Oklahoma fought back from an early deficit to gain the 23-20 edge over Nebraska, which departs for the Big Ten in 2011. The fact that standout freshman Taylor Martinez was hobbled by multiple injuries deprived the Cornhuskers of their big-play dimension needed to keep pace with a loaded and more balanced Sooner attack.

Landry finishes strong

Sophomore Landry Jones didn’t pitch a perfect game, but he progressively improved as the game wore on and made a number of on-the-money throws in traffic.

Early on, however, Jones was a bit off on his passes, particularly on a couple of short screens that had too much arc of them in the first quarter. One of those hangers slowed down wide receiver Ryan Broyles and limited him to a 4-yard play.

The 6’5” triggerman began showing more poise toward the end of the

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