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No. 6 ranked Nebraska methodically defeated a battling Kansas State team 35-7 before 76,188 red-clad fans in Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska jumped out to an early 7-0 lead. With 1:47 left in the first quarter, quarterback Dave Humm spotted wingback Don Westbrook open in the end zone and hit him with an 18-yard scoring toss.
Freshman I-back Monte Anthony made it 14-0 when he ran over left tackle for five yards and the score with 12:58 left in the first half.
Humm iced the game early in the third period when he hit tight end Brad Jenkins with a 37-yard scoring toss.
Defense, Black Shirt style, again shined for the Huskers as KSU was held to 14 first downs and 249 total yards, and Nebraska recovered two Wildcat fumbles. The Black Shirts again held an opponent scoreless for three quarters. It was the eighth straight time the Husker defense had accomplished this feat.
Nebraska now readied itself for the attack from the nationally, No. 1 ranked Oklahoma Sooners.
SEASON STATS | NU ROSTER
Kansas State 7
Nov. 16, 1974
Kansas State 0 0 0 7 — 7
Nebraska 7 7 14 7 — 35
NEB — Don Westbrook (18, pass from Dave Humm;
Mike Coyle kick), 1:47
NEB — Monte Anthony (5, run; Coyle kick), 12:58
NEB — Brad Jenkins (37, pass from Humm;
Coyle kick), 12:23
NEB — Mark Doak (0, recovered Tony Davis fumble
in end zone; Coyle kick), 1:15
KSU — Roscoe Scobey (2, run; Dave Cheves kick), 12:58
NEB — Jeff Moran (2, run; Coyle kick), 0:28
First Downs ................. 23 14
Rushing, Net ............... 260 193
Passes, Comp-Att-Int ... 12-22-2 5-15-0
Passing, Net ............... 177 56
Total Offense .............. 437 249
LEADING NU RUSHER: John O'Leary 97.
LEADING NU PASSER: Dave Humm 12-21-2.
NU TOTAL OFFENSE LEADER: Dave Humm 185.
NU OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME: Don Westbrook.
NU DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME: Tom Ruud.