Lincoln, NE (KAIT) - The Arkansas State Red Wolves dropped their first game of the season today, blown out by #18 Nebraska 38 - 9.
In front of a sellout Memorial Stadium crowd of 85,035 (5th largest crowd to watch a ASU football game), Nebraska scored touchdowns on the first three possessions to take a 21-0 lead.
Arkansas State senior tailback Reggie Arnold rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown, senior wideout Jahbari McLennan hauled in a career-high seven passes for 69 yards and senior quarterback Corey Leonard accounted for 153 yards of total offense on the day.
Defensively, the Red Wolves were led by a career-high 10 tackles from sophomore linebacker Demario Davis and seven stops from senior defensive back Cordarious Mingo, also a career high.
But they were no match for Nebraska quarterback Zac Lee's 340 yards and four touchdowns.