Nebraska 56
Hawaii 10

Sep. 16, 1978 - 1:30 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE
1st 2nd 3rd 4th  T 
Hawaii 0 0 10 0 10
Nebraska 7 28 7 14 56
First Quarter
NU: I.M. Hipp 10 run (Billy Todd kick) 9:03
Second Quarter
NU: Andra Franklin 11 run (kick failed) 9:40
NU: Tom Sorley 1 run (Junior Miller pass from Sorley) 8:27
NU: Frank Lockett 39 pass from Sorley (Todd kick) 4:56
NU: Kenny Brown 52 punt return (Todd kick) 3:01
Third Quarter
UH: Wayne Black 11 pass from Jeff Duva (Peter Kim kick) 7:31
NU: Rick Berns 9 run (Todd kick) 4:19
UH: Kim 49 field goal, 1:03
Fourth Quarter
NU: Jim Kotera 3 run (Dean Sukup kick) 12:24
NU: Craig Johnson 1 run (Sukup kick) 6:56

                        UH        NU
First Downs ........... 14        31
Rushing Net ....... 41-100    67-389
Passing Net .......... 132       210
  Comp-Att-Int ... 12-21-0   16-20-0
Total Offense ..... 62-232    87-599
Punts ............... 8-42      1-37
Fumbles-lost ......... 4-3       3-2
Penalties-yards ..... 9-89      5-63
Third-down conv. .... 3/12      9/11
Possession time .... 31:53     28:07

LEADING NU RUSHERS:
I.M. Hipp 70, Rick Berns 69.

LEADING NU PASSER:
Tom Sorley 9-11-0 for 133 yards.

MORE STATS & SCORING SUMMARY

NU OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME:
Tom Sorley.

NU DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME:
George Andrews 6 tackles.

ATTENDANCE: 75,615

Coverage

Recap

Teaming up to stop a Hawaii ball carrier are Bill Barnett (97), Rod Horn (55), Lee Kunz (38) and George Andrews (96). | Courtesy of Nebraska Athletics

8 Huskers score touchdowns in rout of Hawaii

Dominating from the opening kickoff, the Huskers used 35 first half points to pull away to an easy 56-10 victory. The win upped the Huskers’ record to 2-1 with a television date at Indiana the next week in Bloomington.

Everyone got into the touchdown act as eight Huskers tallied scores. I.M. Hipp led off the scoring, capping a 78 yard drive in 11 plays on the Huskers’ first posse-sion of the game with a 10 yard run. Nebraska added touchdowns by sophomore fullback Andra Franklin, Tom Sorley, Frank Lockett and a 52 yard punt return by Kenny Brown in the second quarter to account for their first half blitz of the Rainbows.

The Rainbows capitalized on a Nebraska turnover and the strong kicking leg of Peter Kim to rally 10 third quarter points, but it wasn’t enough to slow the Huskers. With the reserves playing most of the second half, Nebraska rolled up 599 yards total offense for the day.

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Game stories
Pregame & team info
1978 schedule
04/29 White 14, Red 13
09/02 @ Alabama L 3-20
09/09 Cal W 36-26
09/16 Hawaii W 56-10
09/30 @ Indiana W 69-17
10/07 @ Iowa St. W 23-0
10/14 Kansas St. W 48-14
10/21 @ Colorado W 52-14
10/28 Oklahoma St. W 22-14
11/04 @ Kansas W 63-21
11/11 Oklahoma W 17-14
11/18 Missouri L 31-35
01/01 Oklahoma L 24-31
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