PHOTOS: Gophers vs. Nebraska FOX Sports North Nov 11, 2017 at 5:27p ET The Minnesota Gophers donned helmets with red, white and blue accents in celebration of Veterans Day. Rodney Smith takes the opening kickoff back for a touchdown to give the Gophers a 7-0 lead over Nebraska. AP Rodney Smith celebrates his kickoff return score with teammate Kobe McCrary. Associated Press AP Adekunle Ayinde, Thomas Barber and Duke McGhee combine to bring down Nebraska's De'Mornay Pierson-El. AP Demry Croft skips into the end zone for his first rushing touchdown of the afternoon. Ken Handy-Holly and Duke McGhee stop Nebraska wide receiver JD Spielman short of the goal line. AP Kobe McCrary gets loose for one of his three touchdowns Saturday afternoon. Jesse Johnson Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Tyler Johnson hangs on for a reception during the Gophers' win over Nebraska. Jesse Johnson Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Tyler Johnson celebrates a reception in the Gophers huddle. Associated Press AP Rodney Smith had 134 rushing yards to go along with his kickoff return for a touchdown. AP P.J. Fleck jumps for joy during the Gophers rout of Nebraska. Associated Press AP Minnesota Gophers mascot Goldy celebrates the 54-21 win over Nebraska.