Nebraska 51
Kansas 14

Nov. 11, 1989 - 1:30 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE
1st 2nd 3rd 4th  T 
Kansas 7 0 7 0 14
Nebraska 16 7 21 7 51
First Quarter
KU: Maurice Douglas 6 run (Brad Fleeman kick) 7:01
NU: Ken Clark 33 run (Gregg Barrios kick) 6:16
NU: Richard Bell 11 pass from Gerry Gdowski (Barrios kick) 0:34
NU: Safety, Maurice Hooks downed ball in end zone, 0:28
Second Quarter
NU: Bell 45 pass from Gdowski (Barrios kick) 1:49
Third Quarter
NU: Clark 33 run (Barrios kick) 12:13
NU: Jon Bostick 19 pass from Gdowski (Barrios kick) 8:13
NU: Leodis Flowers 1 run (Barrios kick) 5:34
KU: Kelly Donohoe 2 run (Fleeman kick) 4:34 
Fourth Quarter
NU: Lamont White 3 run (Barrios kick) 1:15

                        KU        NU
First downs ........... 16        30
Rushes-yards ...... 40-131    69-503
Passing yards ........ 214       105
  Comp-Att-Int ... 14-23-2    4-10-0
Total offense ..... 63-345    79-608
Returns-yards ........ 1-6      6-43
Sacks by ............. 0-0       1-1
Punts-avg. .......... 4-45      2-40
Fumbles-lost ......... 4-2       1-0
Penalties-yards ..... 8-62      6-47
Possession time .... 27:13     32:47
Third-down conv. .... 7/13      3/12
Fourth-down conv. .... 0/2       3/5

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Rushing
KU: Tony Sands 26-86, Douglas 9-40.
NU: Clark 20-177, Gdowski 6-75, Mickey Joseph 12-66, Richard Bell 2-42.

Passing
KU: Kelly Donohoe 14-23-2-214.
NU: Gdowski 4-8-0-105.

Receiving
KU: Quintin Smith 9-169, John Baker 3-29.
NU: Bell 2-56, Nate Turner 1-30.

Missed field goals: KU: none. NU: Barrios 27.

Interceptions
KU: none.
NU: Mills 1-2, Bruce Pickens 1-0, Marvin Sanders 1-0.

Tackles (UT-AT-TT)
KU: Roger Robben 13-1-14, Hassan Bailey 7-5-12, Paul Friday 6-1-7.

NU: Sanders 4-3-7, Jeff Mills 3-4-7, Pat Tryrance 5-0-5.

Sacks: KU: none. NU: Kenny Walker 1-1.

MORE STATS

Attendance: 76,232

Coverage

Recap
Bruce Pickens Interception

Bruce Pickens snags one the Huskers’ three interceptions. | Courtesy of Nebraska Athletics

Clark, Gdowski hit milestones in rout of Jayhawks

I-back Ken Clark amassed 177 of the team’s 503 rushing yards as the Huskers routed the Jayhawks 51-14, clinching Nebraska’s 21st consecutive season with at least nine wins.

Kansas scored first on a 12-play, 78-yard touchdown drive in the first quarter. Nebraska answered by reeling off the game’s next 44 points, starting with a two-play TD drive that was all Clark: runs of 38 and 33 yards.

Clark raised his season and career rushing totals to 1,105 and 2,946 yards, becoming the second-leading career rusher in school history. He also became the fourth Husker to record back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons.

Quarterback Gerry Gdowski’s 180 total-offense yards upped his 1989 total to 2,004, making him the fifth Nebraska player to top 2,000 in a season.

Jeff Mills tackle

Jeff Mills stops KU tailback Tony Sands. | Courtesy of Nebraska Athletics
Pregame & team info
1989 schedule
04/29 White 40, Red 28
09/09 N. Illinois W 48-17
09/16 Utah W 42-30
09/23 @ Minnesota W 48-0
09/30 Oregon St. W 35-7
10/07 Kansas St. W 58-7
10/14 @ Missouri W 50-7
10/21 @ Oklahoma St. W 48-23
10/28 Iowa St. W 49-17
11/04 @ Colorado L 21-27
11/11 Kansas W 51-14
11/18 Oklahoma W 42-25
01/01 Florida St. L 17-41
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