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Nebraska 62
Florida 24
Fiesta Bowl
Jan. 2, 1996 -- Tempe, Ariz.


Summary
                     1   2   3   4    F   
                     -   -   -   -   --   
 Florida            10   0   8   6   24    
 Nebraska            6  29  14  13   62

 First quarter
 FLA - Bart Edmiston 23 field goal, 11:07
 NEB - Lawrence Phillips 16 pass from 
       Tommie Frazier (kick blocked) 8:10 
 FLA - Danny Wuerffel 1 run (Edmiston 
       kick) 1:17
 Second quarter
 NEB - Phillips 42 run (Brown kick) 14:28
 NEB - Safety, Wuerffel sacked in end 
       zone by Jamel Williams, 12:42 
 NEB - Ahman Green 1 run (Brown kick) 9:13
 NEB - Brown 26 field goal, 3:46 
 NEB - Michael Booker 42 interception
       return (Brown kick) 2:40 
 NEB - Brown 24 field goal, 0:08
 Third quarter 
 NEB - Frazier 35 run (Brown kick) 2:21 
 FLA - Ike Hilliard 35 pass from Wuerffel
      (Reidel Anthony pass from 
       Wuerffel), 0:58
 NEB - Frazier 75 run (Brown kick) 0:01 
 Fourth quarter
 NEB - Phillips 15 run (kick failed) 8:25
 NEB - Berringer 1 run (Ted Retzlaff 
       kick) 4:44
 FLA - Anthony 93 kickoff return (pass
       failed) 4:31 

                            FLA      NEB    
First downs ................ 15       27   
  By rushing ................ 2       21
  By passing ............... 12        4
  By penalty ................ 1        2
Rushed-yards .......... 21-(-28)  68-524   
Passing yards ............. 297      105   
  Comp-Att-Int ........ 20-38-3   6-15-2  
Total offense .......... 59-269   83-629
Sacked-Yards lost ........ 7-40      0-0   
Punt returns-Yards ..... l-(-8)     4-14
Kickoff returns-Yards .. 10-268     5-88
Interceptions-Yards ....... 2-5     3-50
Punts-Average .......... 4-41.3   1-36.0   
Fumbles-Lost .............. 1-1      1-0   
Penalties-Yards .......... 9-78     4-30   
Time of possession ...... 24:43    35:17   
Third-down conversions ... 4-12     8-17
Fourth-down conversions ... 1-2      2-3

RUSHING
FLA: Williams 6-6, T Jackson 4-4, Anthony
     2-(-1), Wuerffel 9-(-37). 
NEB: Frazier 16-199, Phillips 25-165, 
     Green 9-68, Sims 2-35, Je Makovicka
     6-32, Childs 3-14, Jo Makovicka 2-4,
     B Schuster 1-4, D Benning 1-3,
     Berringer 1-1, Legate 1-1, Turman
     1-(-2). 

PASSING
FLA: Wuerffel 17-31-3-255
     Kresser 3-7-0-42.
NEB: Frazier 6-14-2-105
     Phillips  0-1-0-0. 

RECEIVING
FLA: Doering 8-123, I Hilliard 6-100, 
     Anthony 2-40, McGriff 2-19, T Jackson
     1-10, Evans 1-5. 
NEB: Johnson 2-43, Holbein 1-33, 
     Phillips 1-16, Je Makovicka 1-8,
     Vedral 1-5. 

ATTENDANCE: 79,864 

CONDITIONS AT KICKOFF 
Temperature: 58 degrees.
Wind: North, 7 mph. Skies: Clear.

OFFICIALS: Referee: Pat Flood. 
Umpire: Dennis Angel. Line judge: Charles
Czubin. Side judge: Thomas Szymanski. 
Head linesman: Dale Newhouse. Back judge:
David Cutaia. Field judge: Bernard Samuels
 
 


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Huskers Post Perfect Back-to-Back National Championships
The entire country was anxious to see if Nebraska’s “Bump and Run” defense could keep up with the “Fun and Gun” and whether Florida could stop the nation’s premier rushing force. The result was a 62-24 total dismantling of Florida, and it didn’t take long …

 
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Jeff Ketcham

(Section 5, Row 51, Seat 15)


 
quotes (1K)We saw in the film that
when Nebraska ran a
lot of non-option plays,
teams were there but
  they just couldn't make the
  tackle. Danged if that didn't
  happen to us too.”
    — James Bates,
    Florida linebacker


 

 

 
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