Haarberg Shines as Huskers Win in Rhule’s Home Debut

Quarterback Heinrich Haarberg shined in his first career start and Nebraska’s defense was dominant on Saturday night. 

The result was a 35-11 win over Northern Illinois in head coach Matt Rhule’s home debut at Memorial Stadium.  Haarberg completed 14-of-24 passes for 158 yards and two touchdowns. 

The 6-foot-5, 215-pound sophomore from Kearney added 21 carries and led the Huskers’ rushing attack with 98 yards.  

Nebraska hosts Louisiana Tech on Saturday.  Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m.  The pregame starts at 10:30 a.m. on News Talk 900 KJSK.  It will be joined at 2 p.m. on 93.5 The Hawk.