Nebraska 35
Missouri 28
Nebraska        7       0      14       14 - 35
Missouri         7       14      0         7 - 28

MU    Gage 8 pass from Farmer (Hammerich kick)
NU    Thomas 15 pass from Crouch (Brown kick)
MU    Jackson 19 pass from Farmer (Hammerich kick)
MU    Gage 48 pass from Farmer (Hammerich kick)
NU    Crouch 3 run (Brown kick)
NU    Davies 2 run (Brown kick)
MU    Blakley 28 pass from Farmer (Hammerich kick)
NU    Crouch 15 run (Brown kick)
NU    Davies 7 run (Brown kick)

                                        NU          MU
Total Yards                       406          402
Rushing Yards                   342          136
Passing Yards                    64           266
First Downs                       20           17
3rd Down Completion         3-7          3-8
Fumbles-lost                       4-2         2-1
Time of Possession             14:43      13:17

Nebraska stats:

Crouch 19-108 (2 TD), Diedrick 17-184, Davies 10-52 (2 TD), Grixby 1- -2

PASSING: Crouch 4-11-64-1

RECEIVING: Thomas 1-15-1, Wistrom1-17, Cornelson 1-32, Grixby 1-0

SACKS: Terpling 1, Nelson 1

Groce 1

NOTES: (best game so far!)

This game seemed as if it were going to be 1997 all over again!  Nebraska overcame a 21-7 halftime deficit to hold off the Missouri Tigers 35-28. 

Nebraska returned the 2nd half kickoff to the Mizzou 49 yard line.  3 plays later, they were in the endzone.  Two plays later, Groce intercepted a Farmer pass and ran it to the Mizzou 3 yard line.  Nebraska tied the game less than 2 minutes into the 2nd half.

Nebraska looked to be on their way to a 28-21 lead with 4:00 to go in the game when Diedrick fumbled the ball at the Mizzou 11 yard line.  Mizzou picked up the fumble and ran to the Nebraska 37 yard line.  Two plays later they were in the endzone for a 28-21 lead.

Nebraska wasted no time in driving the length of the field to tie the game with 1:39 left.  Mizzou looked as if they wanted to go into overtime running three straight plays up the middle.  Nebraska used their timeouts and got the ball back with :45 left at the Mizzou 48-yard line.  Crouch quieted the crowd with a 28 yard option keeper the first play of the drive.  Davies finished off the drive going 7 yards for the TD with :11 seconds left in the game.  Nebraska improved to 5-0 while Mizzou fell to 2-2
What was said before the game:
Series Info:
Nebraska leads the series 54-29-3.

Nebraska will have to quiet this very loud Farout Field crowd early and not them be a factor in the game.  The Husker defense again is not keeping points off the board.  The Nebraska defense let Missouri rack up 492 yards last year  If Nebraska is going to win this, they will need to keep pressure on Farmer.  Farmer lit the Nebraska secondary up last year throwing for 184 yards and rushing for another 83. 

Nebraska 31  Missouri 17

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