Nebraska 59
Baylor 0

Oct. 21, 2000 - 12:30 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Baylor 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 38 14 7 0 59

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First quarter
NU: Craver 19 blocked punt return (Brown kick) 13:12
NU: Alexander 15 run (Brown kick) 11:24
NU: Alexander 2 run (Brown kick) 9:23
NU: FG Brown 33 5:56
NU: Crouch 14 run (Brown kick) 3:51
NU: Buckhalter 36 run (Brown kick) 0:40
Second quarter
NU: Lord 2 run (Brown kick) 6:55
NU: Buckhalter 7 run (Brown kick) 2:04
Third quarter
NU: Diedrick 23 run (Brown kick) 11:50

                        BU        NU 
First downs              7        23
  Rushing                2        21
  Passing                4         2
  Penalty                1         0
Rushed-yards          27-5    67-459
Passing yards           79        49
  Comp-Att-Int      7-29-0    5-12-0
Total offense        56-84    79-508
Sacked-yards lost     3-10       0-0
Return yards            17       145
Punts              12-37.8    3-48.0
Fumbles-lost           4-2       3-0
Penalties-yards       2-20    12-109
Possession time      25:18     34:42

RUSHING
BU: Ricks 6-28, Bush 12-17, Tomcheck 4-2, Barnett 1-0, Dossett 1-minus 9, Dixon 2-minus 10, Team 1-minus 23.

NU: Alexander 14-104, Buckhalter 6-76, Diedrick 9-69, Ju Davies 2-61, Crouch 5-46, Lord 10-37, T Collins 5-27, Kastl 4-22, R Miller 2-8, Albertson 1-6, Grixby 2-5, Tomasevicz 1-2, W Miller 1-2, Chrisman 4-0, Lindstrom 1-minus 6.

PASSING
BU: Tomcheck 7-26-0-79, Dixon 0-3-0-0.
NU: Lord 3-6-0-26, Crouch 2-6-0-23.

RECEIVING
BU: Osteen 3-21, Obriotti 1-23, Newhouse 1-13, R Quiroga 1-11, C Schoessow 1-11.
NU: Gibson 2-1, M Davison 1-25, Bowling 1-13, Newcombe 1-10.

Attendance: 77,959

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Huskers’ fast start overwhelms Bears

Top-ranked Nebraska tuned up for its showdown with rival Oklahoma next week by setting a school record with 38 first-quarter points in a 59-0 victory over Baylor.

The Huskers (7-0 overall and 4-0 in the Big 12) scored on every possession in the first half en route to a 52-0 halftime lead. I-back Dan Alexander rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries, all in the first half.

Nebraska rushed for 459 yards, including 308 in the first half, averaging more than 10 yards per carry in the half.

The Huskers jumped out early as cornerback Keyuo Craver blocked an Adam Stiles punt and recovered it in the end zone for a score less than two minutes into the contest. On the Huskers’ first offensive series, Alexander capped a two-play, 45-yard drive with a 15-yard touchdown run.

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Pregame notes: NU | BU

 

Pregame press
Omaha World-Herald:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Lincoln Journal Star:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Grand Island Independent:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 , 10, 11
Daily Nebraskan: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Waco Tribune-Herald:
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Dallas Morning News: 1, 2
Practices: M | T | W | T | F

Commentary

Colonel Mustard

That was perfect, we used Crouch just a little and Lord got to play with the first team. The backup I-backs were fun to watch.

Shatel

Baylor-Nebraska was as bad as advertised. The Huskers pounced, the Bears flinched and it got out of hand early and often.

Omaha World-Herald
McKeever

Nebraska's got its mojo running.

Lincoln Journal Star
Sittler

It probably could have been 159-0 for two reasons — Nebraska was very good, and Baylor was equally horrible.

Tulsa World
Diehl

You better believe Coach Frank Solich was planning ahead to Oct. 28 after the first quarter.

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Red Clad Loon

This game lasted longer than medical school, but the Bears were broken from the very beginning.

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