Lincoln Journal Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on October 22, 1978 · 50
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Lincoln Journal Star from Lincoln, Nebraska · 50

Lincoln, Nebraska
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Sunday, October 22, 1978
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6E Oct. 22, 1978 Lincoln, Neb., Sunday Journal and Star N-Pensick ill" V-SJ .t! .:;' "JT r1'irrt'ffi'riiiiiiiirtiiiniiniiMi - mum inn mm i nr imtwtriM Awesome Huskers NU defensive end Dan Penslck (93) and linebackers Bruce Dunning (40) and Lee Kunz (38) combine to drop Colorado quarterback Bill Solomon (8). Kunz and Dunning, both Colorado natives, combined for 20 tackles and one-interception. Staff pJwtos by Bob Gorham Harald Dreimanis Web Ray Randy Hampton Scoring Story NU-CU How scored Time left 13:25 FIRST QUARTER 3-0 Todd 27 FG Drive: 42 yards in 9 ploys. Highlighted by 10-yard run by Hiop 3-7 Ballage 100 kickoff return Conversion: Dadiotiskick. 3-14 Movberrv 2 run Drive: 3 yards in 4 plays, following 48-yard return by Roberts of Hipp fumble. Conversion: Dadiotis kirk SECOND QUARTER 6-14 ' Todd 24 FG Drive; 84 yards in 11 plays. Highlighted by 14-yard pass from Sorley to Smith and 26-yard pass from Sorley to Brown. 14-14 Berns 5 run Drive: 32 yards in S plavs. Highlighted by Berns' carries on all but two plays for 28 yards. Conversion: Miller pass from Sorley. THIRD QUARTER 21-14 Berns 10 run 11:53 Drive: 80 yards in 9 plays. Highlighted by Berns runs of 16, 8, 11, 12 and 10 yards, and 16-yard pass from Sorlev to Lorkett. ronversinn- Tnrirl lrii-k 24-14 Todd 45 FG Drive: 62 yards in 8 plays. Highlighted by Sorley passes of 10 and 1 1 yards to Smith and Berns. 31-14 Miller 42 pass from Sorlev Drive: 60 yards in 3 plays, started by 10-yard run by Berns. Conversion: Todd kick. FOURTH QUARTER 38-14 Wurth43run Drive: 60 yards in 3 plays following Means' interception of a Davis pass. Conversion: Todd kick. 45-14 Hipp 1 run Drive: 33 yards in 4 plays following Walton recovery of CU fumble. Highlighted by Sorley pass of 18 yards to Smith. 52-14 Johnson 33 run Drive: 80 yards in 6 plays. Highlighted by Quinn keeper for 16 yards and McCloney run of 13. Conversion: Sukupkick. 4:31 ., Lv f a II ay 4f rr mk Lj who keep Colorado nose guard Laval Short (92) at a distance. Short led CU linemen with 10 tackles. Cornhusker comments Compiled by Randy York Tom Sorley, NU captain On the coaching staff: "Our coaching staff Is so great about making the right kind of adjustments Sooner or later, they're going to figure it out. Today, they changed our blocking scheme at halftime and told us we should dominate the inside. I think you'd have to say we did. How many total yards did we get today? Over 600? That's awesome. I like that word. I hope we keep using it more ana more." George Andrews, NU captain On the Husker defense: "Colorado is no offensive slouch. Effort makes things happen for us. Gang tackling is everyone hustling for the boll. You saw that from us today and I hope you see It every week we play." ' Richard Berns, l-back On the Colorado linx: "I hate to say this, but I think Colorado gave up on us today. They lost their aggressiveness when the momentum went against them. You could feel the psychological edge we have over them." Tom Osborne, Nebraska coach On Richard Berns: "Football players are like everyone else. Some days are better than others. Richard Berns hod one of his best for us today. He's an unselfish team player and I'm glad to see what happened out there for him today." Mike Corgan, offensive backfield coach On Berns: "Richard looked like the best on the field today. He was really reading and making o lot of yards in traffic after contact. He was setting the iob done and that's the policy we try to live by." n , Junior Miller, tight end On his 42-yard touchdown pass: "it was an iso pass 09ain, lust like I scored on last week. I hobbled it and almost lost It." On his two-point conversion catch giving Nebraska 14-14 halftime tie- It was to me all the way. I heard the corner tell the defensive end to hold me up and all I could think about was making sure I got off the line of scrimmage." Nebraska quarterback Tom Sorley (12) gets good pass protection from Kelly Saalfcld (57) and John Havekost (69), : ' . It- J I' JJJ f"V 4 A 'J, 1 4 yV N-Means .y.LAr. uVM; iki p ic-Mi"err . Andy ?Means! nV business Husker cornerback Andy Means (J4) picks off his iirsi oi iwo interceptions (1) to set up a field goal in the first quarter. Means returned the interception 24 yards (2) to the CU 42.

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