Taylor Martinez connected twice with Quincy Enunwa on touchdown passes as Nebraska took a 14-3 lead on UCLA in the first quarter at Memorial Stadium.
That’s now five TD receptions for Enunwa on the season.
Nebraska followed a UCLA turnover with an 11-yard scoring pass from Martinez to Enunwa. The Bruins then answered with a 44-yard field goal by Ka’imi Fairbairn.
The Huskers answered with a 17-play, 92-yard scoring drive that consumed 6:34. Martinez hit Enunwa on a 14-yard score with 31 seconds left in the quarter.
Recapping some other first-quarter items:
>> Both Martinez and UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley had first-quarter fumbles that were recovered by teammates.
>> NU forced the only turnover with an interception by cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste, his third of the season.
>> Nebraska’s 17-play drive was kept alive by a pass interference penalty on linebacker Myles Jack on a third-and-6 play.
>> A moment of silence was observed after the coin toss in memory of UCLA receiver Nick Pasquale.
>> In a pregame ceremony, sophomore I-back Imani Cross was awarded the annual Brook Berringer Memorial Scholarship, endowed in the memory of the former NU quarterback who was killed in a 1996 plane crash.
>> Former Husker quarterback Tommie Frazier will be saluted at halftime for his coming induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.