Red 24
White 9

Apr. 24, 1982 - 1:30 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
White 0 6 3 0 9
Red 10 0 7 7 24
First Quarter
RED: Kevin Seibel 21 field goal
RED: Roger Craig 2 run (Seibel kick)
Second Quarter
WHI: Troy Talarico 1 run (kick failed)
Third Quarter
WHI: Mark Hagerman 28 field goal
RED: Todd Brown 14 pass from Craig Sundberg (Seibel kick)
Fourth Quarter
RED: Dave Dietz 8 pass from Todd Zart (Grant Campbell kick)

                         WHI      RED
First downs .........     13       20
Rushes-yards ........ 43-125   61-255
Passing yards .......    108       97
  Comp-Att-Int ...... 9-20-2   9-14-1
Total offense ....... 63-233   75-352
Return yards ........   1-17     4-44
Punts ............... 4-36.0   2-29.0
Fumbles-lost ........    7-5      9-4
Penalties-yards .....   6-54     7-44

RUSHING
WHI: Sundberg 6-14, J.Smith 7-22, Moravec 2-9, Rathmon 4-17, Curtis 2-14, Thompson 1-5, Talarico 8-1, Patterson 5-10, Robinson 2-7, Swanson 2-17, Brungardt 1-2, Porter 1-3, Miles 2-4.

RED: Mason 13-77, Rozier 9-30, Craig 1-35, Wilkening 2-9, Schellen 2-8, Horne 3-7, Divis 3-5. Brungardt 7-45, Sundberg 4-9, Kingston 4-16, Zart 4-11, Pokorny l-(-3), Smith 1-4.

PASSING
WHI: Sundberg 8-17-1 89; Talarico 1-3-1 19.
RED: Mason 1-2-0 17; Zart 4-7-1 28; Sundberg 4-5-0 52.

RECEIVING
WHI: Kimball 2-36, J. Smith 2-11. Schoettger 1-20, Swanson 2-24, Curtis 1-6. Vergith 1-11.

RED: Kosmicki 1-7, Brown 3-51, Pokorny 1-12, Lindstrom 1-3, Dietz 3-24.

PUNTS
WHI: Windgard 4-36.0.
RED: Campbell 2-29.0.

PUNT RETURNS
WHI: None.
RED: Lyday 1-9, J.Smith 1-2.

KICKOFF RETURNS
WHI: Miles 1-22, J.Smith 1-22.
RED: Simmons 1-16.

TACKLES (UT-TT)
WHI: Hill 2-0, Shead 1-1, Keeler 3-8, Graeber 4-2, Skow 2-3, Waechter 0-1, Zierke 34, Newton 3-5, Buchanan 3-4, Ridder 1-4, Reeves 1-1, Proffitt 4-5, Whiteman 5-7, DeBus 4-4, Burch 1-2, Daum 4-6, Ripa 3-6, Frain 1-1, Dittmer 1-1, Larsen 3-1, Haase 1-2, Rozier 1-1, Biggers 1-1, McCashland 2-2, Risher 2-2, Tim Peterson 0-1, Burke 1-1, Haywood 1-1, Holbrook 2-2, Wade 1-3, Ruhl 1-1, Campbell 1-1.

RED: Felici 2-3, Reinhards 0-3, McCormack 3-4. Herrmann 1-2, Tranmer 3-5, Reynolds 0-1, Strasburger 0-2. Praeuner 3-3, Weber 2-2, Tucker 0-1. Williams 2-4, Bachman 1-1, Damkroger 5-7, Knox 1-4, Baker 2-3, Evans 3-4, White 3-3, Armstrong 3-4, Seibel 1-1, Juelfs 1-1, Clark 3-3, Murphy 0-1, Lyday 1-2, Peterson 0-1, Napodando 2-3, Clare 1-1, McCallum 1-2, Van Norman 3-3, Lindstrom 1-1.

FUMBLES RECOVERED
WHI: Skow 1, Waechter 1, Buchanan 1, Reever 1, Bourn 1, Fisher 1.

RED: McCormack 1, Praeuner 1, Williams 1, Armstrong 1, Van Norman 1.

INTERCEPTIONS
WHI: Ridder 1-17.
RED: Lyday 1-33, Peterson 1-0.

Attendance: 23,116

Coverage

Recap

Sundberg aids both sides in Reds’ win

The Red team jumped to a 10-0 first-quarter lead, then watched the Whites rally to close within 10-9 midway in the third period, only to stage a two-touchdown rally of its own to pull away with a fumble-plagued 24-9 win in the spring game.

Playing before 23,116 sun-drenched fans, the Reds, made up of most of the Huskers’ first two offensive and defensive units, moved 64 yards to the White four on their first possession, then took a 3-0 lead on a 21-yard field goal by Kevin Seibel. Junior quarterback Nate Mason rushed for 34 of the Reds’ yards in the drive.

Only 14 seconds after the field goal, defensive end Wade Praeuner recovered the first of seven White fumbles (five lost) at the White 11. On the second play, Roger Craig scored from the two for a 10-0 Red lead.

Early in the second quarter, the Whites took advantage of one of five Red turnovers when defensive end Dave Ridder intercepted a Todd Zart pass and returned it 17 yards to the Red 28. Aided by two penalties, the Whites pulled within 10-6 on Troy Talarico’s one-yard sneak.

The Whites then pulled within 10-9 when they took the second-half kickoff and drove from their own 20 to the Red 11 as sophomore quarterback Craig Sundberg rushed three times for 17 yards and completed 3 of 5 passes for 37 yards. Mark Hagerman capped the drive with a 28-yard field goal.

Mason moved the Reds from their own 20 to their 43 in five plays before suffering bruised ribs, at which point Sundberg changed jerseys and guided his new teammates the final 57 yards. Sundberg ran twice for seven yards and completed all three of his passes in the drive for 46 more, including a 14-yard scoring strike to split end Todd Brown with 2:31 left in the quarter.

H’MAX NOTES: Quarterback Turner Gill, injured late in the 1981 season, held on placekicks but otherwise did not play. … Quarterback Bruce Mathison missed the game with a broken hand. … Some fans at the top of the north stands also watched the action at Buck Beltzer Field as the Nebraska baseball team played Kansas.

Recap source: 1983 media guide

Game stories
Pregame & team info
1982 schedule
04/24 Red 24, White 9
09/11 Iowa W 42-7
09/18 New Mexico St. W 68-0
09/25 @ Penn St. L 24-27
10/02 @ Auburn W 41-7
10/09 @ Colorado W 40-14
10/16 Kansas St. W 42-13
10/23 Missouri W 23-19
10/30 @ Kansas W 52-0
11/06 Oklahoma St. W 48-10
11/13 @ Iowa St. W 48-10
11/26 Oklahoma W 28-24
12/04 @ Hawaii W 37-16
01/01 LSU W 21-20
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