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No. 16 Bruins rally to beat No. 23 Huskers 41-21

LINCOLN, Neb. – Brett Hundley threw three touchdown passes in the third quarter and No. 16 UCLA came back from an 18-point deficit to defeat No. 23 Nebraska 41-21 in a monumental Cornhusker collapse at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

The Huskers (2-1), wearing alternate black jerseys instead of their traditional home red, looked to be in total control the first half.

Then they couldn’t stop Hundley and a UCLA offense that gained 653 yards while beating them a year ago at the Rose Bowl.

The Bruins (2-0) scored 35 unanswered points in 16 minutes. The barrage started with Paul Perkins’ 10-yard touchdown run to cutNebraska’s lead to 21-10 at the half. Jordon James scored from 3 yards before Hundley threw TD passes of 28 yards to Shaquelle Evans, 12 yards to Phillip Ruhl and 3 yards to Nate Iese.

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