Nebraska 51
Kansas St. 25

Oct. 29, 1983
Manhattan, KS
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Nebraska 21 17 0 13 51
Kansas St. 2 3 0 20 25
First Quarter
 KS: Safety, Mike Rozier downed ball in end zone, 0:06
 NU: Rozier 4 run (Scott Livingston kick) 5:32
 NU: Turner Gill 1 run (Livingston kick) 10:04
 NU: Jim Skow 31 interception return (Livingston kick) 11:51.
Second Quarter
 KS: FG Steve Willis 28, 1:04
 NU: Rozier 5 run (Livingston kick) 3:53
 NU: FG Livingston 29, 11:24
 NU: Rozier 22 run (Livingston kick) 11:48
Fourth Quarter
 KS: Stan Weber 1 run (Willis kick) 0:03
 KS: Lemuel James 30 run (Willis kick) 0:56
 KS: Mike Russell 8 pass from Weber (pass failed) 6:03
 NU: Gill 3 run (Gill pass failed) 7:36
 NU: Gill 5 run (Livingston kick) 11:12

Attendance: 44,150.

                           NU       KSU 
First downs                21        24 
Rushes-yards           47-334    58-235 
Passing yards              95       142 
Return yards               39       - 3 
Passes                 6-15-0   12-27-3 
Sacks by                 3-17       0-0 
Punts                    1-47      3-39 
Fumbles-lost              5-2       5-2 
Penalties-yards          6-77      5-30 
Time of possession      19:33     40:27

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Rushing
 Nebraska, Rozier 23-227, Gill 10-38. 
 Kansas State, Weber 24-113, Dageforde 19-65, James 4-41.
Passing
 Nebraska, Gill 5-14-0-62, Nate Mason 1-1-0-33. 
 Kansas State, Weber 12-27-3-142.
Receiving
 Nebraska, Monte Engebritson 2-46, Scott Kimball 1-33. 
 Kansas State, Russell 3-41, Mike Wallace 2-35, Eric Bailey 2-24, Darrel Wild 2-17.
Missed field goals
 None.

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Huskers hold off late Wildcat uprising

Nebraska gave up a safety on the opening kickoff to fall behind for the fourth straight week, but recovered to roll up a 38-5 halftime lead over Kansas State.

Then, however, frustration set in. After a scoreless third quarter (scoreless only because K-State fumbled at the Husker three), the Wildcats scored on the first play of the fourth quarter, recovered an onside kick and scored in three plays, recovered another Husker fumble and drove 63 yards in nine plays. With 8:57 still remaining, Kansas State was back in the game at 38-25, but Nebraska responded with two quick drives capped by Turner Gill touchdown runs and iced the game, 51-25.

I-back Mike Rozier had his first 200-yard-plus game of the season with 227 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries, and moved past Oklahoma’s Steve Owens and Joe Washington into second place on the Big Eight career rushing chart with 4,078 yards. He trailed only Oklahoma State’s Terry Miller at 4,582.

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