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Bleacher Report: Nebraska Football: First Career Crossroads for Cornhuskers' Taylor Martinez

On Friday, October 15, Taylor Martinez was on top of the world. His Cornhuskers were undefeated heading into a massively-hyped tilt with Texas. Pundits around the country legitimately tossed his name around when discussing the Heisman Trophy. A conversation couldn’t be had about the fresh-faced Nebraska signal-caller without comparisons to the greatest quarterbacks to set up under center for the then-No. 4 Cornhuskers. Fast forward into Saturday evening, and it’s an entirely different story. Martinez had two Longhorns making sure he was corralled on every play. His receivers seemingly had butter on their hands. Once things started to snowball, Martinez ...

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