Rex Burkhead injures left knee
Nebraska officials have described the injury as a sprained MCL in his left knee.
Burkhead had three carries for 68 yards, including a 57-yard touchdown early in the game, before limping to the sidelines. The senior rushed for 1,357 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior, and the school launched a Heisman Trophy campaign for him last month.
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