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Husker Extra rewind: Inaccuracy, decision-making hinder Martinez, set up important closing run

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Freshman Wan’Dale Robinson had just made an excellent cut on a third-and-5 run to Nebraska’s left, picking up a first down to the Purdue 21-yard line late in the first quarter Saturday and putting the scent of opportunity into the air.

The Huskers led 10-0 on the road and had a prime opportunity to take a shot, so head coach Scott Frost dialed up one of the Huskers’ favorite concepts — a post/wheel designed to create room for JD Spielman to work off another receiver and put the defense in conflict about how to defend the pair, which in this case involved sophomore walk-on Kade Warner.