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Lincoln Journal Star from Lincoln, Nebraska • Page 51
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Lincoln Journal Star from Lincoln, Nebraska • Page 51

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October 17, 1171, Iineoli, taiij Jornl m- tat 7E gr t-m rr 1 Fute on Tie Prowl Duane Howard drops back to pass but big Mike Fultz (72) senses an opportunity to sack the Kansas State quarterback and mounts his bull-like charge (1). Fultz makes a crushing tackle (2) and as the two players tumble, the ball pops loose (3). After a short chase, Fultz finishes with a satisfied look, having recovered the fumble (4), too. The effort was one of several big plays for the Lincoln High athlete. He recovered one other fumble, caused yet another and recorded a game-high of 10 tackles, including six unassisted stops. lit -v jrvv taw mil. r. i hi A 1 JV iJ Buda: I'd Like to See a Better Team! injured an elbow and also was defensive tackle Rob Houchin "Football is such an emotional sidelined briefly. sustained a head injury, playing game," noseguard Bryant said. Disaster Area fr injured Osborn. "Nebraska did all they could to Tackle Chester Jeffery was the Center Malcolm Bussev get up for us today. Maybe we only member of the Wildcat pinched a nerve in his neck and didn't think we could have back-defensive front five to escate in- tailback Roscoe Scobey sprained to-back good games against two By Randy York A week ago, Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne said the Cornhuskers would nave to go "from a good to a great football team in a hurry" to win the Big Eight. Saturday, Kansas State defensive line coach Sandy Buda thought Nebraska took an escalator Into that "great" class when the Huskers flattened the a knee. top 10-rated teams. jury. There were other hurts in the I ve never seen anything like Waiting for KU K-State locker room, which this," sports information direc-looked like a Red Cross relief tor Glen Stone said. "The only "The psychological effect is so center. Tailback Tony Brown thing like it was a couple of years great," he added. "We might be had a bruised back. Linebacker a8 at Oklahoma." able to go back right now and bad thing that happened to us Garv SDani suffered a pinched Wildcat coaches and players play the game over and it might Wildcats, 51-0, "Nebraska is a great football was (right cornerback) Clyde nerve in his neck. were at a loss to explain last be a completely different story team," he said. "They're every Brinson getting thafhip pointer Second team nose guard Greg week's near' miss against like last year (a 12-0 NU win). I bit of their No. 3 national in the first quarter. We had to go Brown suffered a severely Missouri (28-21), then the com- can say this. We're going to get ranking, if not better. I know one to a freshman (Homer Thomas) sprained ankle while playing for plete collapse against the after KU next week the way It's close, but the decision is clear. The referee signals first down and goal for the Cornhuskers. NU had faced a fourth and two at the KSU four-yard line. Byron Stewart picked up the necessary yardage with this much to spare. thing. I'd like to. see a better and Nebraska picked on him all the injured Bryant. Second team Huskers, Nebraska got after us today." team than WDrasKa. aay. TnM Fnnthaii Tm Thomas agreed. "I thought "Nebraska is a total football Pkefdm0" JS am h. flHdl. "Missouri is said. "At times, I thought I did he added. "Missouri is team," real well. At other times, I was just a great offensive team and nblikrtmi ia moinlu a aroaf leiTlOie. Split end Bobby Thomas and defensive team. Head coaTh Ellis Rainsberger ght end Mark Dufresne each Mi Of? VP cl willinn to nut the "neat" wuhwuwu tag on Nebraska, too. passes against K-State's freshman cornerback. Many Injuries After making several general observations, Rainsberger interrupted himself and said: "Thomas had some moves," i il 'J i ,1,1 UJM he said. "On his touchdown, I team. They re much stomge ta dere tZ SJZ i alS baU' The other (Dufresne) defense is strong uxe always pushed Qff waJ Um thought I was interfered with." ens ft 5 'Sh 4 hit a two-year high fof the Wildcats in the loss to Berns Tough To Stop The Wildcats' Keith Nelms (83) makes a-flying tackle on Nebraska ball carrier, Richard Berns (35). It took such efforts to halt the NU sophomore who topped all runners with 16 carries for 95 yards. Nebraska, according to Kansas Rainsberger. 'Mike Butler vp state playen received treatment. That's not ZXZ evencountingthetypicalbump, even countinj and bruises. Ron Pruitt, but they don't play on the same team." Buda pointed out his defensive line was perhaps hardest hit, Defensive Ends Cited Roinchoroor MtenHpd an trying to defend against equal compliment to Nebraska Nebraska's best offensive line defensive ends Ray Phillips and performance of the season. George Andrews. "I don't think Both K-State defence ends there's a better pair of defensive missed action. Perry Vlers suf- ends than those two either," he ed a slight concussion in the iirsi quarter, piayea unui uau- Neither Rainsberger nor Buda aim um nui reiuni mi-wanted to take anything away tion. Vic Chandler pinched a from Nebraska's dominating nerve in his shoulder in the third performance, but both thought qarrer. V'- 5 fe" k- 'I nil Defensive tackle Mike Osborn injuries distorted the overall pic suffered a charlie horse and ture. fhi. oamp ant out of hand thigh bruise in the first quarter. too early," Buda said. "The first Middle guard Theopolis Bryant

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