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For the first time in history, two teams tied for the same AP rank met on the gridiron. Two No. 8's, Nebraska and Colorado met in front of a nationally-televised audience for a Halloween Homecoming match.

The results were almost spooky as Nebraska totally dominated the Buffaloes on a cold rainy night, did not have a turnover, rushed for 373 yards and piled up 428 total yards to Colorado's 144 in a 52-7 win for the Huskers.

Colorado was ranked in the top 20 for all defensive categories, yet NU dominated the game and held the ball nearly 43 minutes. The win ended CU's 25-game unbeaten conference streak and ended NU's eight-game winless streak vs. Top 20 teams.

NU's frosh QB, Tommie Frazier, rushed for 86 yards, and completed two touchdown passes. Calvin Jones was the game's leading rusher with 101 yards and three scores, while Derek Brown added 80 yards. Colorado was held to just eight yards rushing.

Defensively, NU's John Parrella was the Big Eight Player-of-the-Week as he had eight tackles and three sacks. Travis Hill, meanwhile, was the Sporting News Player-of-the-Week as he had an interception on CU's first drive, put heavy pressure on the Buff QB all game long, and had a crucial nine-yard sack in which he caused and recovered a fumble in the second quarter.

H'MAX NOTES: A 16-yard carry by Nebraska guard Will Shields on a fumbleroosky play set up Jones' touchdown just before halftime. ... The Huskers ran 92 plays on offense and held the ball for nearly 43 minutes.

Nebraska 52
Colorado 7

Oct. 31, 1992
Lincoln, NE
Colorado          0      7     0      0   -   7 
Nebraska          7     17     7     21   -  52 
 
First Quarter
NU - Calvin Jones 3 run (Byron Bennett kick) 13:46
Second Quarter
NU - Jones 47 run (Bennett kick) 13:26 
NU - Bennett 24 field goal, 6:31
CU - James Hill 3 run (Mitch Berger kick) 3:34
NU - Jones 1 run (Bennett kick) 0:01
Third Quarter
NU - Gerald Armstrong 5 pass from Frazier
 (Bennett kick) 3:58
Fourth Quarter
NU - Lance Lewis 34 run (Bennett kick) 14:54
NU - William Washington 1 pass from Frazier
 (Bennett kick) 11:23
NU - Cory Schlesinger 5 run (Tom Sieler kick) 6:05

                         CU       NU 
First downs               9       20 
Rushes-yards           22-8   78-373 
Passing yards           136       55 
 Comp-Att-Int       12-34-3   4-14-0 
Total offense        56-144   92-428 
Returns-yards          3-33    12-89 
Sacks by                1-4     5-37 
Punts-average          9-47     7-48 
Fumbles-lost            4-3      3-0 
Penalties-yards        6-47     7-71 
Time of poss.         17:10    42:50

RUSHING
CU: Hill 2-23, Salaam 2-5, Warren 8-2,
    Stewart 4-(-15), Detmer 6-(-7).
NU: Jones 21-101, Frazier 17-86, Brown 20-80,
    Lewis 7-62, McDuffy 3-23, Shields 1-16,
    Schlesinger 1-5, Grant 1-4, Berringer 1-3,
    Davenport 1-2, Makovicka 1-(-1), Veland 4-(-8).

PASSING
CU: Stewart 3-8-0-17, Detmer 9-26-3-119
NU: Frazier 4-12-0-55, Grant 0-1-0-0, Stigge 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING
CU: Mitchell 3-25, Johnson 2-29, Warren 1-9,
    Carruth 3-19, Westbrook 3-54
NU: Dizon 1-48, Hawkins 1-1, Washington 1-1,
    Armstrong 1-5

MISSED FIELD GOALS: none

INTERCEPTIONS
CU: none.
NU: Travis Hill 1-3, Mike Anderson 1-2, Steve Carmer 1-0.

TACKLES (UT-AT-TT)
CU: Ted Johnson 9-7-16, Greg Biekert 12-2-14, Chad Brown 4-3-7.
NU: John Parrella 4-4-8, Hill 2-3-5, Trev Alberts 1-4-5.

SACKS
CU: Darius Holland 1-4.
NU: Parrella 3-25, Hill 1-9, Terry Connealy 1-3.

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