Adrian Martinez Is Having An Awesome First Half Against Colorado

first_img Despite facing tougher competition in Colorado, Martinez has 180 passing yards, 44 rushing yards and two total touchdowns. What’s even more impressive is that he’s yet to throw an incompletion.Scott Frost has to be thrilled the way his young signal-caller is playing in Week 2.Adrian Martinez 8-for-8 for 160 passing.Made a couple excellent decisions in the run game in that scoring drive (to make it 14-0).I’d say the young man is in the midst of a strong rebound.— Steven M. Sipple (@HuskerExtraSip) September 7, 2019Nebraska leads 17-0 over Colorado in the first half of action.As long as Martinez continues to play at a high level, the Cornhuskers should remain in position to start the year with a 2-0 record. ESPN’s Football Power Index believes they have a 91.5 percent chance of winning this game.Being able to shake off mediocre performances is part of the job at quarterback, and it’s pretty clear that Martinez is more than capable of doing that. Adrian Martinez throws a pass for Nebraska.ANN ARBOR, MI – SEPTEMBER 22: Adrian Martinez #2 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers throws a first half pass while playing the Michigan Wolverines on September 22, 2018 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Adrian Martinez struggled for the majority of Nebraska’s season opener, but the sophomore quarterback is redeeming himself on the road against Colorado.The hype surrounding Martinez this season is pretty significant. Betting odds have the dual-threat athlete in the mix to win the Heisman Trophy.Martinez didn’t perform well in the first game of the season against South Alabama. He finished with 178 passing yards, no touchdowns and an interception.Perhaps, Martinez just had an off day last weekend because he’s bounced back nicely this afternoon.last_img read more