Nebraska 47
Arizona St. 16

Sep. 24, 1988 - 6:15 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE | ESPN
1st 2nd 3rd 4th  T 
Arizona St. 13 3 0 0 16
Nebraska 9 21 0 17 47
First Quarter
NEB: Chris Drennan 40 field goal, 9:53
NEB: Steve Taylor 11 run (Drennan kick failed) 6:45
ASU: Chris Garrett 54 pass from Daniel Ford (Alan Zendejas kick) 4:04
ASU: Bruce Perkins 2 run (Ford pass failed) 0:16 
Second Quarter
NEB: Ken Clark 31 run (Gregg Barrios kick) 13:04
NEB: Dana Brinson 75 punt return (Barrios kick) 11:00
ASU: Zendejas 22 field goal, 4:13
NEB: Morgan Gregory 9 pass from Steve Taylor (Barrios kick) 0:37
Fourth Quarter
NEB: Safety, Perkins tackled in end zone, 14:05
NEB: Terry Rodgers 3 run (Rodgers run) 11:11
NEB: Mickey Joseph 6 run (Barrios kick) 5:42
A-76,312.
                        ASU       NEB
First downs ............ 16        29
Rushes-yards ....... 38-116    74-441
Passing yards ......... 186        29
  Comp-Att-Int ..... 9-22-2    3-10-1
Total offense ...... 60-302    84-470
Returns-yards ......... 3-0     6-141
Sacks by .............. 0-0      3-26
Punts-avg. ........... 4-46      2-40
Fumbles-lost .......... 3-1       1-0
Penalties-yards ...... 5-30      4-50
Possession time ..... 25:49     34:11
Third-down conv. ...... 2/9      5/11
Fourth-down conv. ..... 0/1       1/3

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Rushing
ASU: Ford 6-37, David Winsley 9-28.
NEB: Clark 22-122, Taylor 17-116, Rodgers 13-113, Knox 4-26, Carpenter 7-26.

Passing
ASU: Ford, 8-18-2-176, Paul Justin 1-4-0-10.
NEB: Taylor 3-10-1-29.

Receiving
ASU: Leland Adams 4-101, Lynn James 2-21.
NEB: Morgan Gregory 3-29.

Missed field goals: none.

Interceptions
ASU: Nathan LaDuke 1-0. NEB: Tim Jackson 2-55.

Tackles (UT-AT-TT)
ASU: Drew Metcalf 7-5-12, Saute Sapolu 8-3-11, LaDuke 7-3-10.

NEB: Broderick Thomas 5-5-10, LeRoy Etienne 5-2-7, Mark Blazek 4-2-6.

Sacks
ASU: none.
NEB: Lawrence Pete 1-12, Reggie Cooper 1-7, Bruce Pickens 1-7.

MORE INDIVIDUAL STATS

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Recap
Dana Brinson TD

Dana Brinson’s 75-yard punt return helped the Huskers pull away in the second quarter. | Courtesy of Nebraska Athletics

Huskers
run over
Sun Devils

Huskers run over Sun Devils

Nebraska placed three rushers over the 100-yard mark for the first time in program history as the Huskers rolled past Arizona State in a nationally televised game.

I-back Ken Clark led the way with 122 yards, followed by quarterback Steve Taylor’s 116 and I-back Terry Rodgers’ 113.

NU trailed, 13-9, at the end of the first quarter, but a 31-yard TD run by Clark and a 75-yard punt-return TD by Dana Brinson got the Huskers rolling.

Defensively, Nebraska was led by safety Tim Jackson, who intercepted two ASU passes and won Big Eight defensive player-of-the-week honors. One of his interceptions set up the Huskers’ first touchdown.

1988 Nebraska-ASU Ken Clark photoNebraska I-back Ken Clark avoids the grasp of Arizona State’s Shane Collins. · Arizona Republic· Newspapers.com

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Pregame & team info
1988 schedule
04/23 Reds 37, Whites 14
08/27 Texas A&M W 23-14
09/03 Utah St. W 63-13
09/10 @ UCLA L 28-41
09/24 Arizona St. W 47-16
10/01 UNLV W 48-6
10/08 @ Kansas W 63-10
10/15 Oklahoma St. W 63-42
10/22 @ Kansas St. W 48-3
10/29 Missouri W 26-18
11/05 @ Iowa St. W 51-16
11/12 Colorado W 7-0
11/19 @ Oklahoma W 7-3
01/02 @ Miami L 3-23
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