FAU was dominated by Nebraska, ending the four-game winning streak the Owls had dating back to last season.
The offense showed some versatility in the early parts of the game and appeared that they may be able to have some success against the Cornhusker defense.
That notion quickly went out the window as Jaquez Johnson had to leave the game in the second quarter with Greg Hankerson coming in to replace him.
Although much has been said of Hankerson's ability to lead the offense, not being able to get a single first down in the third quarter is not something you want to see out of your offense while being under center.
Johnson is expected to return next weekend against #2 Alabama.
- Nebraska won their 29th straight season opener, extending the nation’s longest streak.
- Neither of the teams had a turnover.
- Owl RB Jay Warren was one of the few bright spots for FAU, carrying the pigskin 79 yards off 14 attempts (5.5 YPC).
- Punter Dolton Schomp was called upon nine times, managing a 47.2 booting average with a long of 66.
- FAU went 4-of-15 on third-down conversions to that of 8-of-12 for the Cornhuskers.
- The Owls defense recorded no sacks on the day.
- Safety Damian Parms was busy cleaning up, and recorded a team high eight solo tackles.
- Jaquez Johnson had 1 catch.
- William Dukes and Jenson Stoshak had 0 catches.