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Nebraska 32
Michigan 28

December 28, 2005 -- 7 p.m. CST, ESPN
Alamodome -- San Antonio, Texas  |  Order the game on DVD

                  1   2   3   4   - Final 
Michigan          7   7   7   7  -   28
Nebraska          7   7   3  15  -   32

1st quarter
NU - Nunn 52 yd. pass from Taylor (Congdon kick) 8:04
MU - Ecker 13 yd. pass from Henne (Rivas kick) 5:48
2nd quarter
MU - Massey 16 yd. pass from Henne (Rivas kick) 11:43
NU - Swift 14 yd. pass from Taylor (Congdon kick) 2:37
3rd quarter
NU - Congdon 20 yd. FG 8:54
MU - Manningham 21 yd. pass from Henne (Rivas kick) 6:31
4th quarter
MU - Henne 7 yd. run (Rivas kick) 11:40
NU - Ross 31 yd. run (Peterson pass from Taylor) 8:08
NU - Nunn 13 yd. pass from Taylor (Congdon kick) 4:29

                                   MICH         NU
FIRST DOWNS...................       23         16
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............   42-130     37-151
PASSING YDS (NET).............      270        167
Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  21-43-1    14-31-2
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   85-400     68-318
Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0       2-16
Punt Returns-Yards............     7-72       3-32
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........    6-186       2-43
Interception Returns-Yards....      2-0        1-0
Punts (Number-Avg)............   7-34.9     8-51.5
Fumbles-Lost..................      4-2        0-0
Penalties-Yards...............     6-49       9-76
Possession Time...............    31:21      28:39
Third-Down Conversions........  5 of 17    4 of 16
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   1 of 2     0 of 1

RUSHING              No Gain Loss  Net TD
Ross, Cory           28  165    4  161  1
Lucky, Marlon         1    3    0    3  0
Team                  1    0    3   -3  0
Taylor, Zac           7   17   27  -10  0

PASSING              Att Cmp Int  Yds  TD
Taylor, Zac           31  14   2  167   3

RECEIVING            No.  Yds   TD  Long
Nunn, Terrence         4   91    2    52
Swift, Nate            3   31    1    14
Hardy, Frantz          3   27    0    13
Ross, Cory             3    8    0     6
Phillips, J.B.         1   10    0    10

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Official recapHuskers Beat Michigan for Alamo Bowl Title
Senior I-back Cory Ross rushed for 161 yards, including a fourth-quarter touchdown run to power the Nebraska football team to its third straight win and its third Alamo Bowl title in the past six years with a 32-28 victory over No. 20 Michigan …

 
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Cory Ross rushed for 161 yards, including 102 in the second half.

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Video: The final play,
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