Nebraska 28
Army 0

Sep. 26, 1970
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Army 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 0 7 14 7 28
Second Quarter
NU: Johnny Rodgers 43 pass from Jerry Tagge (Paul Rogers kick), 4:48
Third Quarter
NU: Joe Orduna 2 run (Rogers kick) 12:33
NU: Rodgers 26 pass from Tagge (Rogers kick) 8:08
Fourth Quarter
NU: Woody Cox 31 pass from Van Brownson (Rogers kick) 13:37

                      Army       NU
First Downs ........... 13       25     
Rushing, Net .........  18      222     
Passing, Net ......... 128      229    
 Att-Comp-Int .... 36-14-0  23-17-0
Total offense ........ 146      451
Punts .............. 11-37     3-31 
Fumbles lost ........... 0        4
Yards penalized ....... 15       64

Individual stats here

LEADING NU RUSHERS: Joe Orduna 89; Jeff Kinney 52

LEADING NU PASSER: Jerry Tagge 13 for 18 — 174 yards


rodgers (1K)NU BACK OF GAME
Johnny Rodgers: Caught five passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns. Rushed for 25 yards.

	
periard (1K)NU LINEMAN OF GAME
Ed Periard: Made six unassisted tackles and five assisted. Caught the Army quarterback four times for losses totaling 27 yards.

Attendance: 66,928

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Husker defense shuts out Cadets

Nebraska took a while to get warmed up but had little trouble defeating Army, 28-0, before 66,928 fans.

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Cox

After a scoreless first quarter, the Huskers got on the board with a 43-yard Jerry Tagge to Johnny Rodgers TD pass in the second quarter. Joe Orduna added a two-yard tally in the third quarter before Rodgers took a 26-yard scoring pass from Tagge later in the same period.

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Brownson

The third TD pass of the day saw Woody Cox pull in a 31-yarder from Van Brownson, making his first appearance of the season.

Nebraska’s defense was superb, holding Army to 18 yards rushing and 128 yards via the air.

H’MAX NOTES: Johnny Rodgers set up Nebraska’s second touchdown with a 38-yard punt return to Army’s 12-yard line. … Quarterback Van Brownson had sat out the first two games with an injured elbow.

 

1970 schedule
05/09 Reds 23, Whites 3
09/12 Wake Forest W 36-12
09/19 @ S. California L 21-21
09/26 Army W 28-0
10/03 @ Minnesota W 35-10
10/10 Missouri W 21-7
10/17 @ Kansas W 41-20
10/24 Oklahoma St. W 65-31
10/31 @ Colorado W 29-13
11/07 @ Iowa St. W 54-29
11/14 Kansas St. W 51-13
11/21 Oklahoma W 28-21
01/01 LSU W 17-12
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