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Nebraska fans are grateful that Samaje Perine bumped Cornhuskers from record book

Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops congratulated Samaje Perine following a touchdown against Kansas in the first quarter on Saturday.
Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops congratulated Samaje Perine following a touchdown against Kansas in the first quarter on Saturday. The Associated Press

Here’s a twist that would make the old-timers cringe.

An Oklahoma player’s success made Nebraska fans happy.

Samaje Perine ran for 427 yards in the Sooners’ win over Kansas, breaking the one-week old record held by Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon.

Of course, Gordon did it against Nebraska, so the Blackshirts are no longer in the record book for having the worst rush defense in a game.

And it came on the same day that Nebraska lost at home to Minnesota, as one person noted:

Some Wisconsin fans, meanwhile, took the news hard.

And finally, Barry Switzer weighed in:

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