Nebraska football lost a nail-biter to Minnesota on Thursday in the first game under coach Matt Rhule. 

The Huskers outgained the Golden Gophers by more than 40 yards, but they couldn’t overcome four turnovers, losing 13-10.

Minnesota scored first on 34-yard field goal by Dragan Kesich early in the second quarter.

The Huskers’ next possession ended when quarterback Jeff Sims threw an interception.

Minnesota was unable to take advantage, with Kesich missing a 54-yard field goal attempt.

Nebraska came out swinging in the second half.

Sims connected with Alex Bullock on the second play for a 34-yard touchdown pass, putting the Huskers ahead.

The Huskers capitalized, going 80 yards in 13 plays to score on a Tristan Alvano field goal.

With just under five minutes left, Minnesota recovered a fumble by Nebraska running back Gabe Ervin Jr.

Sims completed 11 of 19 passes for 114 yards. He also led NU in rushing, with 91 yards and 19 carries. 

Last-Second Agony: Nebraska's Heartbreaking Loss to Minnesota