Nebraska 49
Utah 22

Sep. 5, 1992 - 1 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Utah 0 0 14 8 22
Nebraska 21 14 7 7 49
First Quarter
NU: Lance Lewis 57 run (Byron Bennett kick) 11:11
NU: Derek Brown 26 run (Bennett kick) 5:20
NU: Mike Grant 16 run (Bennett kick) 0:47
Second Quarter
NU: Andre McDuffy 6 run (Bennett kick) 13:34
NU: Calvin Jones 14 pass from Grant (Bennett kick) 7:07
Third Quarter
NU: Grant 6 run (Bennett kick) 9:42
UT: Henry Lusk 7 pass from Frank Dolce (pass failed) 4:34
UT: Keith Williams 54 run (Pierre Jones run), 0:20
Fourth Quarter
NU: Gerald Armstrong 11 pass from Grant (Sieler kick) 12:07
UT: Jones 25 run (Jones run) 4:02

                     Utah        NU
First downs            16        24
Rushes-yards       36-172    47-399
Passing yards         207       118
  Comp-Att-Int    21-38-4   13-26-1
Total yards        74-379    73-517
Sacks by              0-0      3-10
Punts-average        7-38      5-43
Fumbles-lost          1-1       3-1
Penalties-yards      4-21      9-60
Possession time     31:27     28:33

RUSHING
UT: Keith Williams 15-106, Pierre Jones 8-42, Steve Abrams 4-17, Jamal Anderson 3-8, Greg Hooks 1-7, Frank Dolce 5-minus 8..

NU: Derek Brown 15-105, Calvin Jones 11-92, Lance Lewis 6-85, Mike Grand, Vincent Hawkins 1-15, Cory Schlesinger 2-14, Tommie Frazier 2-14, Andre McDuffy 1-6, Jeff Makovicka 1-4, David Fiala 1-4, Joel Cornwell 1-0, Brook Berringer 1-minus 3.

PASSING
Utah: Frank Dolce 21-38-4-207.

NU: Mike Grant 12-23-1-114; Joel Cornwell 1-2-0 4; Tommie Frazier 0-1-0 0.

RECEIVING
UT: Henry Lusk 5-58, Greg Hooks 3-57, Jamal Anderson 3-15, Scott Murry 2-23, Keith Williams 2-17, Pierre Jones 2-14, Sean Williams 1-9, Greg Hoffman 1-7, Steve Abrams 1-5, Bryan Rowley 102.

NU: Corey Dixon 3-40, Abdul Muhammad 2-19, Tyrone Hughes 2-15, Trumane Bell 2-9, Calvin Jones 1-14, Gerald Armstrong 1-11, Vincent Hawkins 1-6, William Washington 1-4.

MISSED FIELD GOALS
None

INTERCEPTIONS
UT: Mark Swanson 1-0.
NU: John Reece 2-12, Steve Carmer 1-0, Tyrone Byrd 1-0.

TACKLES (UT-AT-TT)
UT: Ed Miller 6-4-10, Swanson 5-4-9, Errol Martin 5-1-6.
NU: Carmer 4-4-8, Mike Anderson 2-5-7, Travis Hill 3-2-5.

SACKS
UT: None.
NU: Hill 2-9, David White 1-1.

ADDITIONAL STATS

ATTENDANCE: 76,234

Coverage

Recap

Huskers blast Utes to open 1992 season

The No. 11 Nebraska Cornhuskers opened their season with a 49-22 victory over Utah. Nebraska jumped out to a 35-0 halftime lead and a 42-0 advantage before the Utes got on the scoreboard.

In all, seven different Huskers scored. Fullback Lance Lewis started the offensive roll, scoring on a 57-yard jaunt on the first play of Nebraska’s second drive.

NU jumped out to the top of the rushing charts with 399 yards on the ground, led by I-backs Derek Brown and Calvin Jones, who rushed for 105 and 92 yards, respectively, and Lewis with 85 yards.

The Huskers tallied 517 yards of total offense to the Utes’ 379.

Recap source: 1993 media guide

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1992 schedule
04/25 Reds 33, Whites 21
09/05 Utah W 49-22
09/12 Middle Tenn. St. W 48-7
09/19 @ Washington L 14-29
09/26 Arizona St. W 45-24
10/10 Oklahoma St. W 55-0
10/24 @ Missouri W 34-24
10/31 Colorado W 52-7
11/07 Kansas W 49-7
11/14 @ Iowa St. L 10-19
11/27 @ Oklahoma W 33-9
12/05 Kansas St.* W 38-24
01/01 Florida St. L 14-27
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