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Lincoln Journal Star from Lincoln, Nebraska • 32

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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32
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nnmnnmiinmnintiiiiiimnnni? StUJiiiUiiKiiiiiinfuiiiiiiinmnironramniiinnnimn Kirkland: A Lot of People Were Scared. is the third straight aj Keeping The Drive sand II fans were thinking. me. "But when we needed it, our line really buckled down and did a great job on that last drive." And if there were sever "The only thing I was 1 1 he explained, "was that we needed sev en points. "Everyone knew we needed a touchdown, and we thought we could get There was no next time like at Missouri when we a Alive al thousand Nebraska fans who were scared of losing, they had nothing on players.

"There were a lot of peo- that they have beat Hfc up." Offensive captain Frank, Solich, who was injured and on the sidelines when the Huskers drove for the win- ning score, felt that being- on the sidelines was about as tough, as being in the -game during those-finall minutes. Solich suffered a a ry bruised knee, but the Hus- ker fullback figured fa? would be ready soon. "I'll be ready by Thanks- giving," he promised. NU May Train Some in Arizona Stillwater, Orange Bowl game in Mi- Tami, are sW f'- :0 "rf -'r Complete -V I i i 1 St, Wilson three quarters. We had to get this one with that one drive or forget about winning." Admitting that he didn't have a good day passing, Duda observed, "I was having trouble getting the ball, to my receivers and Oklahoma State also was putting a pretty good rush on Captain By HAL BROWN Stillwater, Okla.

Nebras- ka quarterback Fred Duda didn have any secret thought as Nebraska the ball on its own 25 with 5:19 left and Oklahoma State leading, 17-14, here Saturday afternoon. Duda was thinking the same thing several thous- Cowboy backfield. A key play on Nebraska's drive for the winning TD was third down pass (above, left) for a first down. Harry Wilson made a great niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiini glllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIinilllllllllllllllllllllHU Can't Get Past This One I Hairbreadth Harry Again pie who were scared down on that, field, hauoacK non Kirkland noted. Defensive captain Mike Kennedy, who had been sidelined all week with a virus infection but recover ed well enough to play, called the win "the biggest comeback victory we've ev- er made." Putting it above the Min nesota game of a year ago anH thp Missouri eame of two weeks ago in the great comeback category, Ken nedy reasoned, "we had to grind thus one out.

"The Minnesota one was sort of wild and we had three quarters to do it at Missouri. In this one, we 3 i frf minnpY L1aT SS think every one on the team knew we could do it. We knew we could punch it in. 'This bunch' of guys (his teammates) never quit. They are great to be with.

Ranking second to the Huskers with Kennedy is Oklahoma State. "I have more respect for them than for any team in the Big Eight," he offered. "This catch (above, right) on the 4 4 ft1 it i 1 I-; HUM enl N-Wilson settled, but NU coach Devaney hinted here Saturday tke Huskers i spend some time in Arizona, "We plan to do some; training away from the game site as we did 1 a year," he explained. "We are thinking now about Phoenix or Tucson, both-' of which are about the same distance from Lincoln as Brownsville." -1 NU 49. if first down 4 :1 I ii play.

Game Ball Johnson made the stop oh OSU fullback Walt Garri- son'at the NU five-yard line to save the eame J. 4 i fen rHfi Wilson made another big "play, diving for 5 Bob Devaney, grim on fourth-down play. Jllllllllllltllllltllf IlltltllllllllllllltlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllitlllllllttllllllllllllllltlllllltltllllSIIIIIIIIIIIIlIlfllf 1 v1 Nebraska defensive star 1 Wounded N-Wilson Walt Barnes roars into if i All" IN To 1 i OSU four on fourth-down Bill Johnson's Tackle Wins btiiiwater, sive halfback Bill Johnson, who came to Nebraska from Stanton to play foot- baU without a scholarship, was awarded the game ball after Saturday's 21-17 i over Oklahoma State. Frank Solich, NU co-captain, grimaces with a bruised knee says he'll play against Sooners. Nebraska coaches George Kelly and Bob Devaney console Oklahoma State's great fullback Walt Garrison after game's rousing finish.

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