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Nebraska Homecoming fans were treated to a 95-yard touchdown play as the Nebraska Cornhuskers licked a fine Colorado team, 38-13, for win No. 6.

The Huskers used a 28-yard field goal by Larry Wachholtz, his 60-yard punt return to set up a TD, and a plunge by Harry Wilson to jump out 10-0 in the first quarter before Colorado countered with a 26-yard field goal.

Then with a third and eight situation at the NU 5, the Huskers went for broke. Fred Duda lofted a pass to Freeman White, who took it in full stride and outran the Buffs' speedy secondary for a 95-yard TD. It was a record play for the Cornhuskers, and broke the tight game wide open.

Nebraska led 31-6 at the end of the half, then turned the game over to the defensive "Black Shirts."

White caught 139 yards worth of passes to set another NU record.

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
SERIES HISTORY
SEASON STATS | NU ROSTER

Nebraska 38
Colorado 13

Oct. 23, 1965
Lincoln, NE
Colorado        3     3    0    7 — 13
Nebraska       17    14    0    7 — 38

First quarter
NU — Larry Wachholtz 28 field goal
NU — Harry Wilson 1 run (Wachholtz kick)
CU — Frank Rogers 26 field goal
NU — Freeman White 95 pass from Fred Duda 
    (Wachholtz kick)
Second quarter
CU — Rogers 29 field goal
NU — Duda 6 run (Wachholtz kick)
NU — White 16 pass from Duda (Wachholtz kick)
Fourth quarter
NU — Bob Churchich 1 run (Wachholtz kick)
CU — Larry Plantz 7 run (Rogers kick)

                    NU    CU
First downs .....   17    13
Rushing net .....  149   134
Passing net .....  223   125
Total offense ...  372   259
Leading NU rushers: Frank Solich 37, Harry Wilson 30.
Leading NU passer: Fred Duda, 9 for 21 — 208 yards.

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