Nebraska 44
Oklahoma 14

Nov. 22, 1969 • 1:30 p.m. Central
Owen Field •Norman, OK
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1969 Nebraska-Oklahoma football photo, Jack Mildren and Bob LiggettOU quarterback Jack Mildren is pressured by Nebraska defensive tackle Bob Liggett. · The Des Moines Register ·

First Quarter
OU: Jack Mildren 18 run (Bruce Derr kick) 13:33
NU: Van Brownson 1 run (Paul Rogers kick) 5:49
NU: Jeff Kinney 3 run (Rogers kick) 3:03
Second Quarter
NU: Rogers 26 field goal, 12:24
Third Quarter
NU: Kinney 11 run (PAT failed, bad snap) 10:04
NU: Guy Ingles 7 pass from Kinney (Rogers kick) 2:31
Fourth Quarter
NU: Kinney 6 pass from Brownson (Rogers kick) 13:24
OU: Geoffrey Nordgren 16 pass from Mildren (Derr kick) 6:49
NU: Jeff Hughes 6 run (Rogers kick) 2:13

                        NU        OU
First Downs ........... 22        17
  By rushing .......... 16         7
  By passing ........... 4        10
  By penalty ........... 2         0
Rushing Net ....... 72-314    44-121
Passing Net .......... 123       157
  Comp-Att-Int ... 10-20-0   15-30-3
Total Offense ..... 92-437    74-278
Punts ............... 6-24      9-33
Fumbles lost ........... 0         2
Penalized-Yards ..... 3-29      6-72

  Jeff Kinney 127; Van Brownson 82.

  Van Brownson 5 for 15-43;
  Jerry Tagge 4 for 4-73.


NU BACK OF THE GAME: Jeff Kinney. Carried 35 times for 127 yards; caught three passes for 26 yards, scored three TDs; passed for one TD.

NU LINEMAN OF THE GAME: Glenn Patterson. Ace Husker center did a great blocking job, both in opening holes for running game and in pass protection.



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Romp over Sooners clinches share of Big 8 title

Nebraska climaxed what most observers called Coach Bob Devaney’s finest season by thrashing the Oklahoma Sooners, 44-14, and clinching a tie with Missouri for the Big 8 championship.

As in the past, the Huskers had to come from behind. The Sooners jumped to a 7-0 lead right off the bat, thanks to a wind-blown punt that wound up on the NU 18. But the Scarlets fought back to tie 7-7 on a 96-yard drive, then went up 14-7 at the quarter-with the help of a pass interception-and won going away for a sparkling 8-2 season.

It was a banner day as the Sun Bowl-bound Cornhuskers whacked the Sooners for the first time at Norman under Coach Devaney. Laurels were split between the offense and the defense. With Jeff Kinney scoring three TDs and passing for a fourth while running for 127 yards, the offense put the Sooners in shock.

And the defense stopped All America and Heisman Trophy winner Steve Owens with only 71 yards and no TDs-first time in 17 games-to chalk up another superb performance.

The Huskers led 17-7 at halftime, upped the count to 30-7, at the three-quarter mark and turned the game over to the reserves.

It was a high moment for the Huskers and Coach Devaney and his staff- a return to the Big Eight throne room after a two-year absence.

Recap source: 1970 media guide

1969 Nebraska-Oklahoma football, Jeff Kinney photoJeff Kinney plows ahead for a Nebraska first down. · The Daily Oklahoman ·

Game stories
Pregame & team info
1969 schedule
05/10White 10, Red 8
09/20Southern CalL 21-31
09/27Texas A&MW 14-0
10/04@ MinnesotaW 42-14
10/11@ MissouriL 7-17
10/18KansasW 21-17
10/25Oklahoma St.W 13-3
11/01ColoradoW 20-7
11/08Iowa St.W 17-3
11/15@ Kansas St.W 10-7
11/22@ OklahomaW 44-14
12/20GeorgiaW 45-6
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