Coach Steve Roberts upbeat despite loss

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - It will take more than a loss to Nebraska to destroy Steve Roberts' sense of humor.

After losing 38-9 to the Cornhuskers over the weekend, Roberts was upbeat while speaking to the Little Rock Touchdown Club on Monday. He said it was his understanding that the Red Wolves did receive a payout for playing the game, so it wasn't a total loss for the school.

Of course, Arkansas State wants real victories, not symbolic ones, even against Top 25 opponents like Nebraska.

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