Nebraska 42
Missouri 7

Oct. 22, 1994 • 1 p.m. Central
Faurot Field •Columbia, MO
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1994 Nebraska-Missouri, Phillips photoLawrence Phillips is stopped by Missouri’s Andre White after an 11-yard gain in the third quarter. · St. Louis Post-Dispatch ·

Second quarter
NU: Phillips 5 run (Sieler kick) 11:15
NU: Benning 9 run (Sieler kick) 8:00
Third quarter
NU: Gilman 1 pass from Berringer (Erstad kick) 4:56
NU: Holbein 30 pass from Beringer (Erstad kick) 1:36
Fourth quarter
MU: Jenkins 34 pass from Handy (Pooler kick) 7:36
NU: Baul 43 pass from Berringer (Erstad kick) 6:00
NU: Benning 2 run (Erstad kick) 1:23

                      NU         MU
First downs           23         13
Rushes-yards      58-330      29-48
Passing              152        150
  Comp-Att-Int    9-13-0    19-32-1
Total offense     71-482     61-198
Return Yards          71          1
Punts             4-42.3     9-39.8
Fumbles-Lost         2-1        3-1
Penalties-Yards     9-75       5-50
Possession time    31:31      28:29

NU: Phillips 22-110, Childs 6-65, Benning 10-39, Schlesinger 5-35.

MU: Olivo 11-37, Freeman 11-26.

NU: Berringer 9-13-152-0.
MU: Handy 19-29-150-1.

NU: Muhammad 2-23, Benning 2-20, Gilman 2-7, Baul 1-43, Holbein 1-30, Alford 1-29.

MU: Jenkins 8-90, Sallee 5-38, Jones 2-15.

Att. - 50,537



Game recap

Slow start, but Tigers tamed; Buffs up next

It was the fourth consecutive week without Tommie Frazier as the Huskers won their third conference game and improved to 8-0 with a 42-7 win at Missouri.

The Huskers were held scoreless in the first quarter but quickly rectified the matter, scoring 14 points in each of the last three periods. Missouri didn’t score until 7:36 remained in the game, against Husker reserves.

The NU offense totaled 482 yards to Missouri’s 198 and outrushed the Tigers 330 to 48. Lawrence Phillips led all rushers with 110 yards and tied Bobby Reynolds’ school record of eight straight 100-yard rushing days to open a season. Meanwhile, Brook Berringer completed 9 of 13 passes for 152 yards and three TDs.

The offense was still limited as NU coaches protected Berringer from unnecessary hits. The defense once again made up for those limitations as it held an opponent to under 50 yards rushing for the fourth straight game.

Linebacker Ed Stewart had eight tackles, four quarterback hurries, a sack, a pass breakup and a fumble recovery. Barron Miles picked off his fourth interception, returning it 27 yards, and also had five tackles and a forced fumble.

It was the fifth time the 1994 Huskers scored 42 or more points and the seventh time they rushed for more than 300 yards.

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1994 schedule
04/23Reds 43, Whites 9
08/28@ West VirginiaW 31-0
09/08@ Texas TechW 42-16
09/17UCLAW 49-21
09/24PacificW 70-21
10/01WyomingW 42-32
10/08Oklahoma St.W 32-3
10/15@ Kansas St.W 17-6
10/22@ MissouriW 42-7
10/29ColoradoW 24-7
11/05KansasW 45-17
11/12Iowa St.W 28-12
11/25@ OklahomaW 13-3
01/01@ MiamiW 24-17



Let's see Colorado's Rashaan Salaam without a passing threat or an option game. Air who? Hand Phillips the Heisman.

Omaha World-Herald

With a confident Berringer at quarterback, the Cornhusker offense is about as diverse as Colorado's.

Lincoln Journal Star
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