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Official recap
Staging one of the greatest kicking sprees of all time, Nebraska's Paul Rogers literally kicked the Georgia Bulldogs out of the Sun Bowl as the Cornhuskers romped to a 45-6 victory before 31,728 sun-splashed fans.

Nebraska dominated the game from the time almost all the 7,000 Husker boosters swarmed onto the field to welcome the Big Red before the opening kickoff. But it was Rogers who put the Bulldogs to sleep in dramatic fashion and then let his mates gallop at will.

Rogers set a Nebraska and Big 8 record with four field goals in the first quarter, ranging from 50 down to 32 yards, a feat also good for a Big 8 and Nebraska game record and added to his season and career marks.

Rogers got the Huskers rolling early when the first drive bogged down at the Georgia 33. His 50-yarder made it 3-0 and a Bulldog fumble enabled him to try again with 9:40 left, this time from 32 yards for a 6-0 margin. Van Brownson's 45-yard pass to Guy Ingles set up a Jeff Kinney TD plunge and a 15-0 lead with 7:21 left in the quarter.

The victory, which evened Bob Devaney's Nebraska bowl count to 3-3 and his lifetime mark to 4-3, capped a comeback 9-2 season that included the Big 8 co-championship.

Full recap here

Nebraska 45
Georgia 6

Dec. 20, 1969
El Paso, TX
Nebraska     18     0    14    13  — 45 
Georgia       0     0     0     6  —  6

First Quarter 
NEB — Rogers 50 field goal, 11:14 
NEB — Rogers 32 field goal, 9:40 
NEB — Kinney 11 run (pass failed) 7:21 
NEB — Rogers 42 field goal, 4:54 
NEB — Rogers 37 field goal, 0:14 
Third Quarter  
NEB — Green 8 pass from Brownson (Rogers kick) 11:30 
NEB — Brownson 1 run (Rogers kick) 10:05 
Fourth Quarter 
NEB — Schneiss 1 run (kick failed) 13:06 
UGA — Gilbert 6 run (kick failed) 6:20 
NEB — Tagge 2 run (Rogers kick) 4:10 

                                      NU    UGA
TOTAL FIRST DOWNS.................... 17     11
  Rushing............................ 12      1 
  Passing............................. 5      9 
  Penalty............................. 0      1 
NET YARDS RUSHING................... 190     55 
  Attempts Rushing................... 53     40 
  Yards Gained Rushing.............. 224    103 
  Yards Lost Rushing................. 34     48 
NET YARDS PASSING................... 165    130 
  Passes Attempted................... 35     35 
  Passes Completed................... 18     11 
  Passes Had Intercepted.............. 2      6 
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDAGE............... 355    185
  Plays From Scrimmage............... 88     75 
NET YARDS INTERCEPTIONS RETURNED..... 68     15 
  Opponents' Passes Intercepted....... 6      2 
PUNTING AVERAGE, YARDS............. 35.6   42.2 
  Number Times Punted................. 7     10 
  Number Punts Had Blocked............ 0      0 
NET YARDS PUNTS RETURNED............. 38     11 
  Number Punts Returned............... 3      2 
NET YARDS KICKOFFS RETURNED........... 4     75 
  Number Kickoffs Returned............ 1      3 
TOTAL YARDS PENALIZED................ 50     31 
  Number Times Penalized.............. 6      3 
NUMBER OWN FUMBLES LOST............... 0      2
  Number times Fumbled................ 1      2 
            

NEBRASKA
RUSHING               Att  Gain  Loss  Net
Green                   8    46     0   46
Kinney                 14    44     0   44
Brownson                5    16    21    5
Frost                   3    10     0   10
Schneiss               12    63     0   63
Hughes                  4     5     3    2
Tagge                   4    37     0   37
Rogers                  1     0     1    1
Dvorsak                 2     3     9    6

PASSING               Att  Comp   Int  Yds
Brownson               18    11    0   109
Tagge                  12     6    0    53
Kinney                  1     0    1     0
Dvorsak                 4     1    1     3
RECEIVING  No  Yds  TD
Ingles      4   55 
McFarland   2   25 
Frost       1    5 
Schneiss    4   38 
Kinney      3   22 
Green       2   13   1
Hughes      1    4 
Harvey      1    3


KICKOFF
RETURNS     No  Yds
Ingles       1    4
PUNTING    No  Avg.
Schneiss    7  35.6

PUNT
RETURNS     No  Yds
Ingles       3   38

PASS INT.   No  Yds
Stephenson   1   16
Anderson     1   17
Larson       1    3
Murtaugh     1   31
Morock       1    1
Morell       1   16

GEORGIA 
RUSHING               Att  Gain  Loss  Net
Gilbert                 6    10    8     2
Smiley                 11    27    2    25
Paine                  13    41    8    33
Hampton                 7    20   15     5
Montgomery              1     0   13    13
Shirer                  1     0    2     2
Kemp                    1     5    0     5



PASSING               Att  Comp   Int  Yds
Gilbert                30    10    5   116
Montgomery              1     0    0     0
Hampton                 4     1    1    14

RECEIVING  No  Yds  TD
Whittemore  5   68 
Smiley      1   10 
Hughes      1   11 
Paine       1    3 
Greene      2   32 
Farnsworth  1    6



KICKOFF
RETURNS     No  Yds
Smiley       2   56
Robinson     1   19
PUNTING    No  Avg.
Jones      10  42.2



PUNT
RETURNS     No  Yds
Swindle      2   11



PASS INT.   No  Yds
Darby        1    0
Swindle      1   15
 
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