Nebraska 45
Indiana 13

Sep. 18, 1976 - 1:30 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Bloomington, IN
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Nebraska 14 10 14 7 45
Indiana 0 0 7 6 13
First Quarter
NEB: Dodie Donnell 1 run (Al Eveland kick)  9:24
NEB: Monte Anthony 1 run (Eveland kick) 4:55
Second Quarter
NEB: Eveland 29 field goal, 4:29
NEB: Richard Berns 3 run (Eveland kick) 2:08
Third Quarter
NEB: Anthony 1 run (Eveland kick) 12:21
NEB: Berns 5 run (Eveland kick) 5:08
IND: Keith Calvin 3 pass from Terry Jones (David Freud kick) 2:19
Fourth Quarter
NEB: Dave Gillespie 9 run (Eveland kick) 4:45
IND: John Harkrader 3 run (kick failed) 1:05

                            NU      IND
First Downs ............... 24       17
Rushing, Net........... 57-248    40-89
Passing, Net.............. 160      213
  Comp-Att-Int ....... 10-16-0  14-24-1
Total Offense.......... 73-408   64-302
Return yards .............  36       -3
Punts-Average ........... 4-46     6-39
Fumbles-Lost ............. 2-1      3-2
Penalties-Yards ........ 8-115     6-51

Attendance: 41,829

LEADING NU RUSHERS: Monte Anthony 83, Richard Berns 79
LEADING NU PASSER: Vince Ferragamo 115
NU TOTAL OFFENSE LEADER: Vince Ferragamo 116

NU OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME: Ken Spaeth
NU DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME: Dave Butterfield

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1976 Nebraska-Indiana photoDave Butterfield steps in front of Indiana’s Keith Calvin for an interception at the Nebraska 2. · Lincoln Journal Star · Newspapers.com

Huskers cruise in road victory over Hoosiers

Nebraska gained its first win of 1976 with a 45-13 rout of Indiana before 41,289 fans.

The Huskers jumped out 14-0 in the first quarter, had a 24-0 halftime lead, and went into the final quarter on top 38-7.

Nebraska totally dominated the contest as Monte Anthony rushed for 83 yards and Rick Berns added 79 yards. Vince Ferragamo hit 8 of 12 passes for 115 yards.

Indiana’s main weapon was the pass, but the Hoosiers never threatened.

Jim Wightman led the Blackshirts with 11 tackles.

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Pregame & team info
1976 schedule
05/01 Reds 26, Whites 29
09/11 @ LSU L 6-6
09/18 @ Indiana W 45-13
09/25 TCU W 64-10
10/02 Miami W 17-9
10/09 @ Colorado W 24-12
10/16 Kansas St. W 51-0
10/23 Missouri L 24-34
10/30 @ Kansas W 31-3
11/06 Oklahoma St. W 14-10
11/13 @ Iowa St. L 28-37
11/26 Oklahoma L 17-20
12/04 @ Hawaii W 68-3
12/31 Texas Tech W 27-24
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