Nebraska 9
Oklahoma St. 0

Nov. 11, 1967 - 2 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE
1st 2nd 3rd 4th  T 
Oklahoma St. 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 0 6 0 3 9
Second Quarter
NEB: Dennis Richnafsky 4 pass from
     Frank Patrick (kick failed) 2:21
Fourth Quarter
NEB: Bill Bomberger 29 field goal, 4:37

                        OSU      NEB
First downs ........      8       16
Rushing net ........  44-37   65-250
Passing net ........     66       58
  Comp-Att-Int ..... 5-16-1   5-14-1
Total offense  ..... 60-103   79-308
Return yardage .....     83       21
Punts-Avg. .........   8-40     6-38
Yards penalized ....     28       25

RUSHING
OSU: Reynolds 10-31, Gosney 11-23, Porter 2-3, T.Brown 5-minus-2, Johnson 16-minus-18.

NEB: Gregory 20-120. Orduna 18-78, Davis 15-38, Patrick 11-16, Green 1-minus-2.

PASSING
OSU: Johnson 5-15-1 66, Scott 0-1-0 0.

NEB: Patrick 5-13-1 58, Gregory 0-1-0 0.

RECEIVING
OSU: T.Brown 3-40, Philpott 2-26.

NEB: Penney 2-30, Richnafsky 2-14, David 1-14.

MORE INDIVIDUAL STATS

Attendance: 65,388

Coverage

Recap

Huskers post 4th shutout of season

Nebraska had difficulty scoring but moved the ball and staged another great defensive show to post win No. 6 and shutout No. 4 by blanking tenacious Oklahoma State, 9-0.

The Cornhuskers rushed for 250 yards and passed for 58 and a 308 total, while holding the Cowboys to 37 yards on the ground and 66 passing.

Nebraska broke the scoreless duel when Frank Patrick passed four yards to Dennis Richnafsky with 2:21 left in the half.

Ben Gregory, who wound up with 120 yards rushing, got almost 100 of them in the second half after Joe Orduna had scampered for 60 in the first half. But the Huskers couldn’t dent the Cowboys for a TD after intermission. Bill Bomberger supplied the clincher with a 29-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.

Recap source: 1968 media guide

H’Max notes
  • The Cowboys enjoyed favorable field position through most of the first half but were stymied on possessions that started at the NU 47, 42 and 44.
  • Nebraska, meanwhile, never got beyond its own 42 before putting together its 67-yard touchdown drive late in the second quarter. Joe Orduna’s 21-yard run around left end got the Huskers going on the second play of the possession.
  • The Cowboys drove to the NU 9 early in the third quarter, but the possession ended with a failed fake field goal.
  • Early in the fourth quarter, OSU took over at the NU 26 after a blocked punt and got a first down at the 14. A pair of Husker defensive ends snuffed out that threat when Frank Avolio jarred the ball loose on a quarterback sack and Mike Wynn recovered.
  • Ben Gregory set up Nebraska’s fourth-quarter field goal with a 29-yard run around right end to the OSU 11.
  • OSU quarterback Ronnie Johnson was thrown for 47 yards in losses. The Cowboys gained 97 yards on the ground but lost 60 for a net of 37.
Game stories
Pregame & team info
1967 schedule
05/06 Reds 16, Whites 14
09/16 @ Washington W 17-7
09/30 Minnesota W 7-0
10/07 @ Kansas St. W 16-14
10/14 @ Kansas L 0-10
10/21 Colorado L 16-21
10/28 @ TCU W 29-0
11/04 Iowa St. W 12-0
11/11 Oklahoma St. W 9-0
11/18 @ Missouri L 7-10
11/23 Oklahoma L 14-21
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