BY JAKE TROTTER Published: November 8, 2009
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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska intercepted Oklahoma freshman quarterback Landry Jones five times to lead the Cornhuskers to a 10-3 upset Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.

The five picks were the most ever thrown by an OU quarterback.

Jones’ first interception proved to be the most costly, leading to the only touchdown of the defensive struggle.

Early in the second quarter, Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara stepped in front of a Jones pass intended for Adron Tennell and returned the interception to the OU 1-yard line.

Two plays later, Husker quarterback Zac Lee found Ryan Hill for a 1-yard touchdown pass.

Said Nebraska coach Bo Pelini: "That interception kick-started us.”

Husker free safety Matt O’Hanlon finished what Amukamara started.

O’Hanlon had three of the other four interceptions. The first he returned 30 yards to set up a 28-yard field goal by Alex Henery.

O’Hanlon’s last pick ended the Sooners’ final attempt to tie the game with just a few seconds left in the fourth quarter.


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