Nebraska 38
Alabama 6

Jan. 1, 1972
Orange Bowl | Miami, FL | NBC
Alabama      0    0   6   0  -   6
Nebraska    14   14   3   7  -  38

First Quarter
NEB - Jeff Kinney 2 run (Rich Sanger kick
      wide) 2:01
NEB - Johnny Rodgers 77 punt return (Maury
      Damkroger, pass from Jerry Tagge) 0:00 
Second Quarter
NEB - Tagge 1 run (Sanger kick) 12:43
NEB - Gary Dixon 2 run (Sanger kick) 8:49  
Third Quarter
ALA - Terry Davis 3 run (run failed) 5:49 
NEB - Sanger 21 field goal 0:00
Fourth Quarter
NEB - Van Brownson 1 run (Sanger kick) 4:45

                             ALA      NEB 
First Downs ................. 16       15  
  Rushing ................... 13        9
  Passing .................... 3        5 
  Penalty .................... 0        1 
Rushes-Net Yards ........ 58-241   47-183
  Yards Gained ............. 290      201 
  Yards Lost ................ 49       18 
Net Yards Passing ........... 47      159 
  Passes Att-Comp-Int.... 13-3-2  20-11-0 
Total Offense plays-yds.. 71-288   67-342 
Interception returns-yds.... 0-0     2-30 
Punts-average ........... 7-43.3   5-42.4 
Punts returns-yards ......  4-36    6-136
Kickoff returns-yards .... 7-128      0-0 
Fumbles-lost ............... 5-2      3-2 
Penalties-yards ........... 4-58     4-50 

LEADING NU RUSHER: Jeff Kinney 20-99. 
LEADING NU PASSER: Jerry Tagge 11 for 19-159. 
LEADING NU RECEIVER: Johnny Rodgers 4-84. 
ATTENDANCE: 78,151


RUSHING
NEBRASKA  Att. Gain  Lost Net Avg.  Long  TD 
 Kinney    20   101   2   99   4.9   32    1 
 Olds       2    27   0   27  13.5   19    0
 Brownson   4    23   1   22   5.5   18    1
 Dixon      9    20   6   14   1.6    6    1
 Rodgers    4    12   2   10   2.5    4    0
 Damkroger  3     9   0    9   3.0    7    0
 Tagge      5     9   7    2   0.4    7    1
ALABAMA   Att. Gain  Lost Net Avg.  Long  TD 
 Musso     15    80    1  79   5.3   22    0
 Davis     14    77   16  61   4.4   28    1
 Hobson    15    84   25  59   3.9   26    0
 Bisceglia  7    20    0  20   2.9    5    0
 LaBue      1    11    0  11  11.0   11    0
 Knapp      2    10    0  10   5.0    6    0
 Gantt      1     0    7   7   7.0    7    0
 Beck       2     7    0   7   3.5    4    0
 Spivey     1     1    0   1   1.0    1    0
 
 
PASSING
NEBRASKA  Att. Comp. Int.  Yards   Long   TD
 Tagge     19    11    0    159     56     0
 Brownson   1     0    0      0      0     0
ALABAMA   Att. Comp. Int.  Yards   Long   TD
 Davis      9     3    1     47     17     0
 Hobson     3     0    0      0      0     0
 Rippetoe   1     0    1      0      0     0