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ESPN: Nebraska Cornhuskers season recap

Once again, the Huskers were so, so close. Not quite as close as last year, but Nebraska's late stumbles will leave a bitter taste in the Huskers mouths heading into a yawn-worthy rematch with Washington in the Holiday Bowl.

Through five games, Nebraska was looking the part of national championship contender, with Taylor Martinez spearheading a dynamic running offense to complement a defense once again looked dominant, especially against the pass.

That ended with a shocking home loss to Texas. That was the week after a very public beating of Kansas State that featured 241 rushing yards from Martinez which ...

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