Nebraska 49
Baylor 0

Oct. 12, 1996
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Baylor 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 7 21 14 7 49
First quarter
NU: Benning 1 run (K Brown kick) 3:45
Second quarter
NU: Evans 6 run (K Brown kick) 12:24
NU: Evans 11 run (K Brown kick) 9:05
NU: Benning 18 run (K Brown kick) 3:51
Third quarter
NU: Benning 5 run (K Brown kick) 11:21
NU: Frost 13 run (K Brown kick) 3:01
Fourth quarter
NU: Turman 45 run (Retzlaff kick) 11:48

                        BU       NU
First downs             11       34
Rushed-yards         34-32   65-491
Passing yards           85      178
  Comp-Att-Int     10-20-0   8-17-0
Total offense       54-117   82-669
Sacked-yards lost     6-39      0-0
Return yards             0       71
Punts               9-48.4    1-0.0
Fumbles-lost           3-0      1-0
Penalties-yards       8-55     5-68
Possession time      30:30    29:30
 
RUSHING:
BU: Ford 11-57, Rubin 5-16, Burkins 3-11, S Washington 3-7, Muhammad 1-minus 1, Douglas 1-minus 12, Alfred 10-minus 46.

NU: Benning 22-135, Evans 12-105, Frost 12-90, Turman 2-44, Sims 6-37, Schuster 6-28, Perino 1-28, Eicher 1-13, Cobb 3-11.
 
PASSING:
BU: Alfred 10-20-0-85.
NU: Frost 8-15-0-178, Turman 0-2-0-0.
 
RECEIVING:
BU: Ford 3-22, Muhammad 2-19, Domel 2-6, Mo Anderson 1-31, Cagnolatti 1-5, S Washington 1-2.

NU: Cheatham 2-19, Schuster 1-48, Vedral 1-41, S Jackson 1-31, L Brown 1-22, Holbein 1-11, Evans 1-6.

Att: 75,478

Coverage

Stats & Recap
Complete Stats

Huskers keep another foe out of end zone

Fifth-ranked Nebraska rudely welcomed Baylor to the Big 12 Conference as the Huskers blanked the Bears, 49-0, on Homecoming Day in Lincoln.

The Husker defense didn’t allow Baylor a serious scoring threat the entire afternoon and extended its streak without allowing a touchdown to 10 quarters. Baylor was held to just 117 yards total offense, including 32 yards on the ground, and NU held a second consecutive opponent to less than 120 yards.

Linebackers Jamel Williams and Terrell Farley were defensive standouts with eight and seven tackles, respectively. The Blackshirts harassed the Baylor quarterback all afternoon, registering seven sacks and 12 quarterback hurries.

Offensively, the Huskers clicked on all cylinders. NU piled up a season-high 491 yards rushing and 669 total offensive yards.

Nebraska jumped to a 28-0 halftime edge and scored in every quarter. I-backs Damon Benning and DeAngelo Evans each surpassed the 100-yard barrier, as Benning carried 22 times for 135 yards and three touchdowns, while Evans had 12 carries for 105 yards and two scores.

Quarterback Scott Frost rushed for 90 yards and a touchdown and passed for a season-high 178 yards. Nebraska tied a school record with its 33rd straight home victory and posted its 28th straight homecoming win.

Recap source: 1997 media guide

 

COVERAGE

 Omaha World-Herald
 Lincoln Journal-Star
 Grand Island Indep.
 Daily Nebraskan
 Hastings Tribune: 12
 Husker Press Box
 USA Today recap
 Colonel Mustard

Pregame & team info
1996 schedule
04/20 Reds 20, Whites 17
09/07 Michigan St. W 55-14
09/21 @ Arizona St. L 0-19
09/28 Colorado St. W 65-9
10/05 Kansas St. W 39-3
10/12 Baylor W 49-0
10/19 @ Texas Tech W 24-10
10/26 Kansas W 63-7
11/02 @ Oklahoma W 73-21
11/09 Missouri W 51-7
11/16 @ Iowa St. W 49-14
11/29 Colorado W 17-12
12/07 Texas L 27-37
12/31 Virginia Tech W 41-21
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