Published Saturday, October 12, 2013 AT 9:05 PM / Updated at 9:28 PM
Chart: Top rushing defensive performances under Bo Pelini
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Nebraska’s run defense was gashed for 227 yards less than a month ago by South Dakota State, and it allowed a 114-yard rusher last week against Illinois. The Huskers allowed 32 yards against Purdue, the fourth fewest by a BCS opponent in the Pelini era.

Yards Opponent (Rushing attempts) Score Date
4 Clemson (26)# W, 26-21 Jan. 1, 2009
8 Western Michigan (25) W, 47-24 Aug. 30, 2008
18 Texas (38)$ L, 13-12 Dec. 5, 2009
25 @ Texas Tech (25) L, 31-10 Oct. 17, 2009
31 Idaho State (29) W, 70-7 Sept. 22, 2012
32 @ Purdue (25) W, 44-7 Saturday
42 Colorado (22) W, 40-31 Nov. 28, 2008
54 @ Baylor (32) W, 20-10 Oct. 31, 2009
56 Wisconsin (41) W, 30-27 Sept. 29, 2012
59 @ Kansas State (32) W, 56-28 Nov. 15, 2008
60 Idaho (38) W, 38-17 Sept. 11, 2010
60 Tennessee Chattanooga (31) W, 40-7 Sept. 3, 2011
62 Southern Miss (27) W, 56-13 Sept. 7, 2013
63 Arizona (20)% W, 33-0 Dec. 30, 2009
72 Kansas (34) W, 20-3 Nov. 13, 2010
80 Oklahoma (29) W, 10-3 Nov. 7, 2009
86 @ Virginia Tech (37) L, 16-15 Sept. 19, 2009
87 Minnesota (29) W, 38-14 Nov. 17, 2012
88 Iowa (24) W, 20-7 Nov. 25, 2011
91 @ Missouri (35) W, 27-12 Oct. 8, 2009
95 Michigan (37) W, 23-9 Oct. 27, 2012
99 Colorado (23) W, 45-17 Nov. 26, 2010
99 @ Kansas (29) W, 31-1 Nov. 14, 2009

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