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Steve Taylor at QB
Official recap
Michigan took full advantage of every one of five key Nebraska errors in the third quarter to score 24 unanswered points and turn a 14-3 halftime deficit into a 27-23 win over NU in the Sunkist Fiesta Bowl.

Nebraska led at halftime on a pair of second-quarter TDs by Doug DuBose — a 5-yard pass from McCathorn Clayton and a 3-yard run — but disaster struck soon and often after Michigan kicked off to start the second half.

Full recap here.

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Michigan 27
Nebraska 23

Jan. 1, 1986
Tempe, AZ
Nebraska      0   14    0    9   —   23
Michigan      3    0   24    0   —   27

First Quarter
UM — FG Pat Moons 42, 11:19. 
Second Quarter
NU — Doug DuBose 5 pass from McCathorn Clayton
 (Dale Klein kick), 0:38.
NU — DuBose 3 run (Klein kick), 11:09. 
Third Quarter
UM — Gerald White 1 run (Moons kick), 2:03.
UM — Jim Harbaugh 1 run (Moons kick), 4:17.
UM — FG Moons 19, 8:18.
UM — Harbaugh 2 run (Moons kick), 13:07. 
Fourth Quarter
NU — Steve Taylor 1 run (Klein kick), 12:31.
NU — Safety, Monte Robbins ran out of end zone, 13:38.
A—72,454
                                NU       UM
First downs                     20       16
Rushes-yards                60-304   49-171
Passing yards                   66       63
Passes                      6-15-1   6-16-0
Total plays                     75       65 
Total yards                    370      234 
Sacks by                       1-4     3-24
Punts-Avg.                  3-40.3   5-43.8
Return Yds.                     20        3 
Fumbles-lost                   6-3      2-0
Penalties-yards               7-46     8-43
Time of possession           32:01    27:59

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Rushing:
NEBR: DuBose 17-99, Taylor 10-76, Clayton 14-68, Tom Rathman 9-47,
      Von Sheppard 7-13, Ken Kaelin 1-1, Keith Jones 2-0.
MICH: Jamie Morris 22-156, White 13-38.

Passing:
NEBR: Clayton 4-6-0-51, Taylor 2-9-1-15.
MICH: Harbaugh 6-15-0-63.

Receiving:
NEBR: Todd Frain 3-46, Rod Smith 1-8, Sheppard 1-7, DuBose 1-5.
MICH: Eric Kattus 3-38, Morris 2-10.

Missed field goals: None.
 
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