Skip to main content
The largest online newspaper archive
A Publisher Extra® Newspaper

The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska • Page 30

Publication:
The Lincoln Stari
Location:
Lincoln, Nebraska
Issue Date:
Page:
30
Extracted Article Text (OCR)

r.ti: Lincolii. Sunfhn (k Sfar, I fl, 19T2 1 T) Devaiiey Gains lOOlh Big Red Viclnrv Rodgers Pulls Wildcat Fangs from their own two-yard line, the called on Jeff Moran (30) to get them lout of the tough jam and he did, with this 72-yard gallop, part of his 129-yard rushing total. First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Return Yards Passes Punts Fumbles Penaltles-Yards KSU 16 140 0 14-29-3 7-38 5-5 2-7 NU 28 68-370 144 no 10 20-1 4-41 0-0 1-5 Wildcat punt and streaked By VIRGIL PARKER The Nebraska Cornhuskers presented coach Bob Devaney his 100th victory since taking over the Big Red football fortunes and earned themselves a berth in the New Day Orange Bowl classic against Notre Dame with a record- breaking performance over Kansas State at Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon. The final count was 59-7. It could have been worse.

But a 28-point outburst by the Buskers in the second quarter sent regulars to the sidelines to await Thanksgiving Day showdown with Oklahoma for the Big Eight championship. Coach Vince visiting Wildcats presented a stubborn front for the first quarter before caving in under the second stanza onslaught. K-State stopped the Buskers on their first two possessions before Rodgers came up with one of his patented big plays. all-American slotback and leading Heisman Trophy candidate hauled in a on the NU 48 52 yards down the sidelines behind a wall of blockers for the first of eight Big Red touchdowns. It was the seventh such return TD jaunt for Rodgers, tying the national career record in that department.

Adding in a kickoff return for a touchdown his eight scoring runbacks also ties the NCAA record for returns of all kicks. Rodgers actually has a total of punt return against Alabama in the Orange Bowl last the NCAA does not recognize efforts in po.st-season play. Sophomore standouts, nuarterback David Humm and split end Bob Revelle hooked up to break another record. touchdown pass to Revelle in the second quarter was 21st TD toss of the season snapping the record of 20 set by Missouri in 1969. Steve Runty came on to throw two more scoring strikes before the afternoon was over to push the total to 23.

Humm has accounted for 17 of the aerial touchdowns which ties him with school record of last year. The Las Vegas lefty has now had the fourth-best passing season in Big Eight history. ight Though in the game just long enough to gain 96 yards through the air 10- game total of 1970 yards trails only the 1969 and efforts of Lynn Dickey and total for last season. Humm needs just 39 yards to equal 1971 mark but is 193 yards short of 1970 output and a w'hopping 506 yards behind the Wildcat record Humm and Runty have now combined to already break the Nebraska record for total passing yardage however. The 144 yard.s gained against K- Dushed the total to 2,323 yards surpassing last record mark of 2.311.

And with two games to and Notre Dame in the Orange urrent Big Red team has also topped the Nebraska 12-game scoring record of 426 points by the 1970 team. 59 counters makes 447 for the season while the combined opposition has managed but 74. A severe storm predicted for the area failed to materialize. A fairly heavy' flurry of flakes began to fail at kickoff time but the weather bureau reports that there was just 1-lOOth of an inch of precipitation for the entire afternoon which would amount to about 1-lOth of an inch of snow. Massive snow removal efforts from a storm earlier in the week left a sure-footod surface in comparison to the natural quagmirr tha spcf'dy Hu.skers irird operate in Iowa Stafp a week ago.

Nebra.ska fumble against six bobbles a week though K- Sbiie fumbled five times and lost tncm ali thcv were a rc.sult of hard-hitting Nebraska tackling more than a slipperv ball Devaney used 65 players in the 33 on offense, 32 on (iofonso and kicker Rich a tiring day Hr k'ckecl off iO time.s and was perfect in the point-production denrrtnient with a field goal and eight extra point boots in Colorado Romps To Will -r. Pi. na Punts UfPblfi If," 12' 9 21-1 2 t-' Air I 'f. 49.1 7 3i. 4 0 Nebraska Kansas State NL-KS 14 7-59 0 Time r-0 a wall of blockers score.

Conversion lO-O 17-0 24-0 MU Reacts to Pressure; 31-0 38-0 Kicker Hill Sparks Win 45-0 First downs Rushes-varOs Passing yards Return yards Passes Punts Fumbles-lost Penalties-yards Iowa State Missouri IS 15 43-184 57-138 127 25 4 8-27-1 10-17-1 4-37 2-1 1-0 5-47 4-26 COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) think about pressure much Greg Hill said after his 22-yard field goal beat Iowa State 6-5 Saturday. After the victory, Missouri players voted to go to the Fiesta Bowl Dec. 23 to meet the Western Athletic Conference champion. Liberty Bowl representatives said Iowa State would play Georgia Tech.

got the feeling it would come down to Hill said. told my wife before the game that Iowa State would be a tough team and it might come down to a field goal to Fairbanks: Have toPlar Better Cont. From Page ID Fairbanks would not comment on bowl possi'bilities an hour and a half ahead of the official announcement that the Sooners were headed for the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans to play Penn State. However, Greg Pruitt, the Sooners star halfback who sprained his left ankle and play the second half after gaining 135 yards the first half, said the team knew before Saturday it was going back to New Orleans where last year the Sooners defeated Auburn. Pruitt said if he had his pick, he would have preferred going to the Orange Bowl to play Alabama, but knew there was no chance of tha-t.

Fairbanks said the Sooners would take a team vote on going to the bowl. Asked about statements attributed to Pruitt and other Sooners, that they preferred the Orange Bowl, Fairbanks said, they believe if w'hat they say did not finish. Pruitt and Fairbanks both said the Heisman Trophy can- ISebraska intrasquad Cage Game Slated For Monday Coach Joe i i a Nabraska basketball team tips Off the 1972-73 season Monday with its annual Red-White in the Coliseum at 7:35 intrasquad clash will be final tuneup for the before the regular Spason opens Friday when the Big Red hosts North Texas State. 3'he Red-White matchup is psed each year by Cipriano a final evaluation of the in determinning the jjfarting lineup for regular season play. to first Big SJight Conference test at home against Oklahoma State, Jan.

the Huskers have one other Jjame in Lincoln in addition Jd North Texas. quintet will host Texas Christian on Dec. On the road, Nebraska win play in three major tournaments in addition to meeting three foes in individual games. The Huskers will travel to Wyoming (Dec. 1), Georgia State (Jan.

4), and North Carolina (Jan. 6). The tournaments are the Mountaineer Classic in Morgantown, W. Jan. 8-9, the Kentucky Invitational, Dec.

15-16, and the Big Eight tourney in Kansas City, Dec. 28-30. The Big Eight office has announced that mail order requests are new being accepted for the 27th annual pre-season tourney in Municipal Auditorium. The tournament opens Dec. 27 with Iowa State playing Nebraska at 7 p.m.

and defending champion Missouri facing Colorado at 9 p.m. The first round concludes 28 as Oklahoma plays Oklahoma State at 7 p.m., followed by Kansas State and Kansas at 9 p.m. The semifinals will be played Dec. 29, with the finals scheduled Dec. 30 at 9 p.m.

JFK Defeated In Toiiriiaiiieiil Salina, aKn. (iP) Phillips University of Enid, won third place in the Marymount- Spartan Basketball Classic Saturday night by defeating John F. Kennedy College of Wahoo, 81-68. Dennis Morgan led scoring for Phillips with a total of 23 points. Leslie Bundy, of JFK was the high scorer with 27 points.

Feature Races At Suffolk Downs Laplander Bold Statement Dundee Marmalade 3.80 2.60 3.60 2.20 2.60 2.80 didate could have played in the second half if circumstances had dictated. Pruitt watched the second half from chartered bus parked at the corner of Memorial Stadium. Pruitt said his ankle was chemically to reduce swelling, and it was not swollen after the game to prevent him wearing a shoe on the foot. be ready to play next Fairbanks said. could have played in the second half Pruitt said he expect the ankle to hamper him against Nebraska but said a groin injury suffered earlier in the season is bothering him in the cold weather.

bothers me to he said. a sharp Lucius Selmon, defensive middle guard, admitted the Sooners look too much to this game. I hate to say that, but we were probably looking ahead to next w'eek. play a lot better next Thursday. You can Kansas Coach Don Farn- brough said he thought his Jayhawks at times played about as well as they can play, against a great football team.

has terrific said Fambrough. think you have them tackled and you But not far from having a good defensive team. times, we had three freshmen playing on defense, and I have the feeling they played Jayhawii coach ranked Oklahoma right up with Nebraska and said this was true more so this year than last because of the improvement of the Sooner defense. has the great player in (Johnny) Rodgers, and Oklahoma has the great player in Fambrough said. inclined to think their game will be a terrific defensive struggle, although bcth have great offensive Fambrough said the trouble with playing great teams like Oklahoma or Nebraska is that they can hurt you so many stop Cross whit (fullback Leon) and their hurt he said.

stop all three and they can winning kick set up by an 18-yard pass from John Cherry to Chuck Link and a 10-yard run by IXin Johnson, came with 1:30. Said Link: never had a bi'tter catch. I wanted to jump up and down and just seems when pressure is on, we play better, make fewer mistakes and start moving the said quarterback Cherry. Another key, said Missouri Coach A1 Onofrio, was Iowa failure to score with a first down at the six-yard line while leading 5-3 with six minutes left. that terrific goaline stand we would never have had a chance to Onofrio said.

they failed to make 52-0 59-0 59-7 10 28 0 0 How Scored FIRST QUARTER Rodgers 52 punt return After two po.ssessions by earh team failed to produce a scoring threat, Rodgers hauled in a K-State punt on the Nebraska 43 and behind down the sidelines to Sanger kick. Sanger 26 field goal After 46-yard drive, highlighted by 12 and 1.3-vard passes from Humm to Rodgers stalled at the K-State 10 yardline. SECOND Ql ARTEH Dixon 4 run Drive: 98 yard.s in six plays, started hv 72-yard run from scrimmage. Conversion: Sanger kick. Rodgers 8 run Drive: 48 yards in 9 plays.

Big plays. 11-yard run by Olds and 22-yard pass from Humm to Rodgers. Coiiversion: Sanger kick. Revelle 32 pass from Humm Drive: 32 yards in I play following Mason recovery of K-State fumble. Conversion: Sanger kick.

Olds 12 pass from Runty Drive: 60 yards in 9 plays. Big play. 12-yard toss from Runty to Babe. Conversion: Sanger kick. THIRD (iUAHTER Goeller 5 run Drive: 26 yards in 5 plays following Goeller recovery of K-State fumble.

Conversion: Sanger kick. Anderson 25 pass from Runty Drive: 20 yards in 4 plays, following Hyland recovery of K-State fumble. On fourth down, after three plays lose five yards. Runty hit Anderson in corner of end zone. Conversion: Sanger kick.

FOURTH (QUARTER 4 run Drive; 73 yards in 10 plays following Pate recovery of K-State fumble. Damkroger. Runty and Garson runs, each for 13 yards, the big plays. Conversion: Sanger kick. Jackson 1 run Drive; 77 yards in 12 plays.

Jackson carried on last six plays for the final 33 yards. Conversion: Brumley kick. 3:25 12:41 8:53 7:28 2:08 3:.53 1:48 11:04 6:20 Kansas Stale OHi Neffiashd Offense the touchdown, it gave us Rushing heart. how you measure No. Ave.

a football team, not all on Morrison 1 -7 ability but also on 20 99 4.9 Why ISU try for aCalhoun ........12 54 4.5 fieldgoal? Thomas 4 4 1.0 had two yards to go Kumis 2 21.0 and two downs to make Grogan 4 -2 0.5 Coach Johnny Majors said. Passing had to do something differentNo. Com. Yds. PI because in the past two weeks, 10 88 3 missed six field goals Grogan 9 4 520 in seven tries, decision.

I went live with It was with it. my And Pass 3 0 2 0 3 0 3-4 Iowa State Missouri Goedqen 35 Hill 28 Storm blocked punt out of end Hill 22 Football News Has NU Trio Detroit (LTD elusive Johnny Rodgers and swift Greg Pruitt of Oklahoma head the 22-man All-America team picked by the Footbal for 1972. The quarterback of the team is Louisiana Bert Jones. Joining Rodgers and Pruitt at running back is Otis Armstrong. Ends are Charles Young ef Southern California and Arizcna Steve Holden.

Oklahoma center Tom Brahaney anchors the offensive line. Guards are Geary Murdock of Iowa State and John Hannah of Alabama. At the tackles are John Dampeer of Notre Dame and Jerry Sisemore of Texas. Middle guard Rich Glover of Nebraska leads the defense. flanked by tackles George Hasenhorl of Ohio State and Greg Marx of Notre Dame.

Operating at the defensive ends are Bruce Bannon cf Penn State and Willie Harper cf Nebraska. The linebackers are Jamie Totella, Randy Gradishar of Ohio State and Rich Wood of use. Pass defense is in the hands of Randy Logan of Michigan, Conrad Graham of Tennessee and Frank Dowsing Mississippi Stale. Receiving No. Goerger ................8 Childs ..................2 Kumis .................2 Peterson ..............1 McCarthy .............1 Punting Yds.

Brandt 7 268 Pass Interceptions No. Coppenbarger 1 Kickoff Returns No. Calhoun ................7 Jackson ................1 Davis Washington ..........1 Yds. 70 Rushing No. Yds.

Ave. Dixon 8 20 2..5 Rodgers 5 26 5.2 Olds 6 43 7.2 Damkroger 6 24 4.0 Moran 13 129 9.9 Runty 12 352.9 Goeller .........4 13 3..3 Garson .........3 16 5.3 5 37 7.4 Westbrook 6 Passing 27 4.5 No. 19 14 13 24 Com. Yds. PI 96 0 48 1 Ave.

38.3 Yds. 0 Yds. 118 16 9 10 Yd.s. 165 Defense Linemen UTAT Totals Oettmeier4 2 6 Eaton 21 3 Stucky ........3 2 5 Ferguson 0 1 1 Brown ........10 1 Eubanks404 Kilgore 4 2 6 Clarington 4 Linebackers 1 5 Jones 4 1 5 Lareau 2 3 Coppenbarger 5611 Jacobs 1 2 3 Melcher 2 1 3 White 1 Backs 01 Smith ........505 Chambliss 224 Stealey 4 1 5 Cunningham 2 02 Vohoska .112 Humm 13 7 Runty 7 3 Pass Receiving No. Rodgers Dixon Revelle Bahe Olds Anderson Punting No.

Sanger 4 Pass Interceptions No. Borg .....................1 Manstedt 1 Thornton .............1 Punt Returns No. Rodgers .............3 Bahe 1 Borg 1 Kickoff Returns No. Rodgers 1 Hegeiier 1 Yds. 64 Ave.

41.3 Yds. 16 6 13 Yds. 71 0 4 Yds. 17 0 Sunday Gliannel in Defense Linemen UT AT Totals Manstedt 3 Janssen 2 Glover 2 Dutton ............1 Harper ............1 Hyland ..........0 I Bell 3 Norrie 1 Pate 1 Linebackers Branch 0 ollege Fwtball, 9:.30 a.m. Notre Dame Highlights, 10:30 a.m.

(3); College Football 1 p.m. (7i; Bob Devaney Show, 6 p.m. (7 10 Pro Game of the Wet'k, 10 a.m. San Diego Chargers v. Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m.

(3); San Francisco 49ers V. Chicago Bears, 1 p.m. (8 10); Minnesota Vikings Los Angeles plains, 3 p.m. i6 10). Pitts Mason Sloey Nelson Starkebaum 1 0 2 2 0 Backs Blahak 7 Borg 0 Thornton 2 Johnson Yaralian Kyros Rogers (1 two third whip Air Form Arademy, Colo L' Opportunistic Colorado, awakrnin!) from lethargn- half.

its pun ishing ind came in the third qu.irl. and -cored three in the period cnroute to a bl.i of Force Saturda the finale for both teain.s, Imm-diatoly after 'he game, alorado extended an n- vitation to the Gator Bowi and uoammouNiy aeecptcd. BufU will meet Auburn in the Dee, 30 affasr. Held to a field a a 1 throughout the first half, die Buffs, behind the inspired running of quarterback Ken Johnson, scored touchdowns less than minutes apart in the period and went on to Air Force 38-7 Saturday in battle for the mythical champion.Jiip. The Buffs, who finished the regular season with an 8-3 record, will meet Auburn.

8-1. after beating Georgia 27-10 Saturday. It will be the fourth straight year for a bow'l pcaranee by Colorado. do much ad- justing at the Crowder said, best move we made was adding that quarterback keeper play because Ken Johnson made a lot of ground with Johnscn finished as the leading rubber with 109 yards on 22 carries. His running was perhaps most crucial on opening possession in the second half, wbon the Buffs drove 80 yards for their first touchdown, erasing a 7-3 deficit and taking control cf the game.

carried six times on that drive for 41 thought we w'cre roady to play a hell of a football game Air BVcc Coach Ben Martin said, apparently somebody up there like me. the second half. CU went to more of the type of offense they used the past two years bread-and-butter power Martin lamented two tipped Falcon passes that landed In the arms of Colorado linebacker Ed Sheen, both of which set up CU touchdowns in the third period. hit a knee and the other a he said. both would have been Air Force threaten again, iiowever, until late in the game when sophomore quarterback Bob Thompson drove the Falcons to the Colorado 21-yard lino.

At that point Buff safety John Stearns made the fourth Cobrado interception and returned 82 yards, setting up touchdown. Fred Uma. the leading kick scorer, booted a 47-yard field goal early in the second quarter for the Buff only scoring in the first half. Tbe Cobrado offense the only cutsanding unit during the third-quarter splurge. While that scoring flurry was taking place, the Buff defense, sparked tackle Mark Cooney, smothered the Falcons, allowing them just 14 net yards in the period.

Shoen. substituting for the injured Billie Drake, also had a busy period. On Air third play following the first CU touchdown, the Buff secondary tipped a Hay ne pass and Sheen hauled it in and returned 32 yards to the Falcon 3-yard line. Johnson scored two players later on a two-yard run less than two minutes after the first Buff touchdown. An interception by Falcon cornerback Jerry Olin in the end zone gave Air Force a breather but Shoen picked off another aerial shortly afterw'ards and Colorado was threatening again, this time from the Falcon 34-yard line.

Johnson hit Davis on a three-yard pass for the score. Air Force came up em-Dtvhanded on its first four thrusts deep into Colorado territory in the opening haii- On the first drive a field goal attempt was blocked. Then the Falcons suffered an intercejj- tion at the Colorado 2, followed by a fumble at the 23. Finally they gave up the ball on downs at the Buff 18. 3 31 14 -38 7 0 0-7 Colorado Afr Force FG Lima 47 1 run kick) 3 run (Lima kick) 2 run (Lima kick) 3 pass (rom Johnson kick) 10 pass (rom Johnson (Lima kick) Colo- 7 run (Lima kick) A 47,191.

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 300+ newspapers from the 1700's - 2000's
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Publisher Extra® Newspapers

  • Exclusive licensed content from premium publishers like the The Lincoln Star
  • Archives through last month
  • Continually updated

About The Lincoln Star Archive

Pages Available:
914,989
Years Available:
1902-1995