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Nebraska football’s eight sack most in a game since 2018

BOULDER, Colo. — Something about playing Colorado brings out the best in Nebraska’s pass rushers.

Nebraska recorded eight sacks during its 36-14 loss to Colorado on Saturday, marking NU’s most productive pass-rushing game since Nebraska sacked Colorado seven times in 2018.

The raw number of eight sacks is encouraging already, but it’s even more impressive that those contributions came from a variety of players. Linebacker Nick Henrich and defensive lineman Cameron Lenhardt each recorded two sacks, making for an impressive performance from Lenhardt in his second-ever college football game. Lenhardt is the first true freshman Husker to have a two-sack performance since Barry Turner in 2005.

Linebacker Luke Reimer was next in the pecking order with 1 1/2 sacks, the most he’s ever recorded in a single game at Nebraska. Reimer had five sacks in his previous 39 games before facing Colorado.

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Sophomores Jimari Butler and Tamon Lynum were each credited with fourth-quarter sacks, with both going down as the first of their Husker careers. True freshman defensive lineman Riley Van Poppel also recorded a half-sack in his first game as a Husker.

Prior to Saturday, Nebraska’s most recent eight-sack performance came in the 2009 Big 12 Championship Game when the Huskers recorded nine sacks against Texas. The all-time program record for team sacks in a single game is 11, a mark Nebraska met in 1989 against Oregon State and against Maine in 2005.

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