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With some 12,000 Nebraska migrants on hand, the Nebraska Cornhuskers spotted the fiery Colorado Buffaloes a first-quarter field goal, then roared back for a 21-3 Big 8 decision.

It was win No. 6 of the year and No. 13 in succession and gave the Big Red a 3-0 bulge in the loop race. Kent McCloughan again proved his efficiency as a snagger of deflected passes, grabbing a Bob Churchich aerial that was tipped by a Buff defender and sprinting to a 53-yard TD to put NU ahead to stay in the second period.

A Buff fumble at the CU 9 set up NU's third-quarter tally and the Huskers marched 80-yards in the fourth quarter for the clincher. Meanwhile Nebraska's awesome defense held Colorado to minus-3 yards rushing and 54 yards passing.

S.I. STORY ON SOLICH
SERIES HISTORY
SEASON STATS | NU ROSTER

Nebraska 21
Colorado 3

Oct. 24, 1964
Boulder, CO
Nebraska                0   7   6   8 — 21 
Colorado                3   0   0   0 —  3

First Quarter
CU — Frank Rogers (21-yard field goal)
Second Quarter
NU — Kent McCloughan (53, pass from Bob Churchich;
     Duncan Drum, kick)
Third Quarter
NU — Frank Solich (2, run)
Fourth Quarter
NU — Churchich (1, run; McCloughan ran conversion)

                          NU   CU
First downs               17    2
Rushing net              137   -3
Passing net              162   54
Total offense            299   51

Leading NU rushers: Frank Solich, 63; Kent McCloughan, 20
Leading NU passer: Bob Churchich, 9 for 14 — 154 yards

Attendance: 41,472

 
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