Nebraska Football: What We Learned from the Week 1 Game Against Southern Miss

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Nebraska Football: What We Learned from the Week 1 Game Against Southern Miss
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Nebraska beat Southern Mississippi 49-20 to win its 27th consecutive home opener on Saturday. In a game that many (including one particularly smart and handsome analyst) thought would be closer, Nebraska exploded for 632 yards of total offense.

It was a surprise all the way around. Let's face it, if before the game someone told you that Rex Burkhead would go out in the first quarter and Taylor Martinez threw 34 passes, you would have thought Nebraska was in danger of losing the game.

So in a surprise performance, what did we learn about the 2012 Cornhuskers?

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