Nebraska 54
Kansas 0

Oct. 11, 1980
Memorial Stadium | Lawrence, KS
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Nebraska 7 26 14 7 54
Kansas 0 0 0 0 0
First Quarter
NU: Craig Johnson 10 run (Kevin Seibel kick) 13:14 
Second Quarter
NU: Andra Franklin 3 run (Seibel kick) 11:45  
NU: Johnson 1 run (Seibel kick) 6:04  
NU: John Noonan 31 pass from Jeff Quinn (kick failed) 2:03  
NU: Roger Craig 1 run (run failed) 0:40  
Third Quarter
NU: Noonan 8 pass from Quinn (Seibel kick) 10:40  
NU: Craig 1 run (Seibel kick) 0:16
Fourth Quarter
NU: Craig 2 run (Neil kick) 0:45

                       NU        KU 
First Downs........... 35        14 
Rushing Net....... 70-389    43-125 
Passing Net.......... 131        87 
 Comp-Att-Int ... 11-17-0    6-23-1 
Total Offense..... 87-520    66-212
Return yards ......... 62         0
Punts-Avg ........ 2-45.5    6-42.8
Fumbles-Lost ........ 6-1       0-0
Penalties-Yards .... 4-20      5-40

LEADING NU RUSHER
 Craig Johnson: 109

LEADING NU PASSER
 Jeff Quinn: 10-14 for 124 yards

ATTENDANCE; 52,500

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Recap
Craig Johnson
Backup I-back Craig Johnson topped 100 yards against Kansas for the third consecutive year.

OFFICIAL RECAP

Nebraska, looking to get back on the winning track after losing to Florida State scored a convincing 54-0 win over Kansas in the 1980 Big Eight opener.

The Huskers were never threatened as they scored on five of six first-half possessions to jump out to a 33-0 halftime lead. With Craig Johnson scoring two touchdowns on 109 yards rushing and Roger Craig gaining 85 yards while scoring three times, the Husker running game rambled for 389 yards. Nebraska completely dominated the game offensively pilling up 520 total yards.

In place of Jarvis Redwine, Johnson continued his dominance against the Jayhawks. In 1978, Johnson ran through the Kansas defense for 192 yards and added 138 in 1979.

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1980 schedule
05/03 Reds 38, Whites 19
09/13 Utah W 55-9
09/20 Iowa W 57-0
09/27 @ Penn St. W 21-7
10/04 Florida St. L 14-18
10/11 @ Kansas W 54-0
10/18 Oklahoma St. W 48-7
10/25 @ Colorado W 45-7
11/01 MIssouri W 38-16
11/08 Kansas St. W 55-8
11/15 @ Iowa St. W 35-0
11/22 Oklahoma L 17-21
12/27 Mississippi St. W 31-17
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