Adrian Martinez | Press Conference | 2021 Nebraska vs #3 Oklahoma

September 20th, 2021

Nebraska took No. 3 Oklahoma down to the wire on the road at Memorial Stadium in Norman, but came up just short in a 23-16 setback to the Sooners in the Battle of the Big Reds on Saturday.

With 289 passing yards, quarterback Adrian Martinez eclipsed 1,000 passing yards for the season. Martinez became the first player in school history with four 1,000-yard passing seasons.

He reached 1,000 passing yards in his fourth game of the season, joining Tommy Armstrong Jr. in 2015 as the only Huskers to throw for 1,000 yards in the first four games of a season.

Martinez accounted for 323 yards of total offense, his 16th career game with 300 yards of total offense, extending his own school record. Martinez completed 19-of-25 passes for 289 yards and one touchdown while adding 17 carries for 34 yards and one score.