Nebraska 28
Army 0

Sep. 26, 1970 - 1:30 p.m. Central
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 ....... 36-18   54-222     
Passing, Net ......... 128      229    
 Att-Comp-Int .... 36-14-0  23-17-0
Total offense ..... 72-146   77-451
Punts .............. 11-37     3-31 
Fumbles lost ........... 0        4
Yards penalized ....... 15       64

RUSHING
ARMY: Ritacco 12-41; Hines 9-20; Simpson 3-(-2); Atha 2-(-9); Mohn 8-(-15); Wall 2-(-17).

NEBR: Orduna 20-89; Kinney 8-52; Rodgers 4-25; Brownson 6-25; Schneiss 4-24; Vactor 4-13; Hughes 1-11; Tagge 7-(-10).

PASSING
ARMY: Wall 22-10-0 93; Mohn 12-4-0 35; Atha 2-0-0 0.

NEBR: Tagge 18-13-0 174; Brownson 5-4-0 55.

RECEIVING
ARMY: Simar 4-59; Albano 3-18; Hines 3-25; Ritacco 3-15; Masciello 1-11.

NEBR: Rodgers 5-106; Cox 3-44; List 2-23; Ingles 2-19; Schneiss 2-15; Kiney 2-11; Hughes 1-11. 


MORE INDIVIDUAL STATS


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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1970 Nebraska-Army photo RodgersJohnny Rodgers scores on a 26-yard pass from Jerry Tagge. · Rapid City Journal · Newspapers.com

Cadets shoot blanks against Husker defense

Despite a slow start on offense, Nebraska had little trouble putting away Army, 28-0.

The heavily favored Huskers didn’t score until less than five minutes remained in the first half. A 43-yard pass from Jerry Tagge to Johnny Rodgers broke the ice and capped an 80-yard drive.

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Cox

Early in the third quarter, Joe Orduna added a two-yard touchdown run after Rodgers’ 38-yard punt return had set up Nebraska on the Army 12.

Nebraska soon had another short-field situation, taking over at the Army 41, but the Huskers had to overcome 20 yards in penalties before Tagge connected with Rodgers for a 26-yard touchdown about halfway into the third period.

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Brownson

Nebraska’s final tally came when Woody Cox, a first-time starter, pulled in a 31-yard aerial from Van Brownson early in the fourth quarter. The play capped an 80-yard drive engineered by Brownson, who had missed the Huskers’ first two games because of an elbow injury.

The Huskers rolled up 451 yards of total offense, but a minus-four turnover margin hurt their cause on the scoreboard.

On defense, Nebraska held the Cadets to under 150 yards and registered 17 tackles for loss.

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1970 schedule
05/09 Reds 23, Whites 3
09/12 Wake Forest W 36-12
09/19 @ S. California T 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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