Nebraska 35
Minnesota 10

Oct. 3, 1970
Memorial Stadium | Minneapolis, MN
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Nebraska 21 7 0 7 35
Minnesota 7 3 0 0 10
First Quarter
NEB: Johnny Rodgers 6 run (Paul Rogers kick) 10:39
MIN: Ernie Cook 45 run (Louis Clare kick) 7:09
NEB: Jeff Kinney 2 run (Rogers kick) 2:38
NEB: Guy Ingles 14 pass from Joe Orduna (Rogers kick) 1:50  
Second Quarter
MIN: Clare 35 field goal (9:23)
NEB: Jerry Tagge 1 run (Rogers kick) 5:22
Fourth Quarter
NEB: Ingles 3 pass from Tagge (Rogers kick) 13:16

                        NU     MIN
First Downs ........... 27      14
Rushing, Net ......... 240     196
Passing, Net ......... 166      74
 Att-Comp-Int .... 29-16-1  18-8-3
Total Offense ........ 406     270
Punts-average ....... 4-25    4-36
Fumbles lost ........... 1       2
Yards penalized ....... 25      58

 Jeff Kinney 93; Joe Orduna 70

 Jerry Tagge 12 for 21 — 148 yds

More individual stats here

kinney (1K)NU BACK OF GAME
Jeff Kinney:
Carried 21 times
for 93 yards, one TD	

Bob Newton: Led Nebraska line which opened holes for NU backs to net 240 yards rushing and 406 yards total offense

Attendance: 52,287


Recap & links

Huskers’ fast start grounds Gophers

Nebraska scored 21 points in the first quarter and coasted to a 35-10 win over Minnesota of the Big Ten.

A crowd of 52,287 watched the powerful Cornhuskers score on seven touchdown drives and pile up over 400 yards of offense.

Johnny Rodgers got the Huskers rolling with a six-yard run in the first quarter to cap a 77-yard drive, but Ernie Cook’s 45-yard run pulled Minnesota even, 7-7, with 7:51 gone in the quarter.

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Nebraska stormed back to march 80 yards in 11 plays, with Jeff Kinney going the last two yards, to retake the lead, and the Huskers made it 21-7 at the quarter when Guy Ingles took a 14-yard pass from Joe Orduna.

The Huskers drove 60 yards in 10 plays to score in the second quarter and marched 59 yards in 16 plays for a fourth-quarter score.

It was Nebraska’s sixth straight win over Minnesota and ran Bob Devaney’s mastery over the Big Ten to 9-0.

H’MAX NOTES: Nebraska’s three TDs in the first quarter came against a 23-mph wind. … The Huskers’ third touchdown drive was set up by Joe Blahak’s recovery of a fumbled kickoff by Minnesota on the Gophers’ 34.

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