Nebraska 51
Kansas 7

Nov. 3, 2001 - 6:10 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lawrence, KS | FSN
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Nebraska 0 20 7 24 51
Kansas 0 0 0 7 7
Second quarter
NU: Diedrick 10 run (Brown kick) 14:12
NU: FG J Brown 32, 8:27
NU: T Collins 21 run (Brown kick) 6:47
NU: FG J Brown 43, 0:00
Third quarter
NU: Crouch 1 run (Brown kick) 9:29
Fourth quarter
NU: FG J Brown 32, 14:08
NU: Cornelson 71 punt return (Brown kick) 12:19
NU: Diedrick 38 run (Brown kick) 9:47
KU: A Jones 4 pass from Dyer (Beck kick) 5:50
NU: Lord 33 run (Brown kick) 3:39

                       NU        KU 
First downs            24        11
  Rushing              17         7
  Passing               7         3
  Penalty               0         1
Rushed-yards       51-284    42-124
Passing yards         164        79
  Comp-Att-Int    14-25-0    8-17-2
Total offense      76-448    59-203
Sacked-yards lost    2-25       1-7
Return yards           33        66
Punts              5-39.8   10-42.2
Fumbles-lost          0-0       1-1
Penalties-yards      3-25      3-28
Possession time     30:18     29:42
Third-Down Conv.     4/14      1/14
Fourth-Down Conv.     2/2       1/1

RUSHING
NU: Diedrick 21-136, Crouch 13-49, Lord 2-42, T Collins 5-32, Grixby 3-18, Kastl 3-7, Kriewald 3-4, Zajicek 1-minus 4.

KU: Duncan 16-73, M Chiles 5-36, H Mcclendon 3-21, D Coke 4-16, Dyer 7-9, D Mills 1-minus 4, B Gasaway 1-minus 11, Kinsey 5-minus 16.

PASSING
NU: Crouch 14-24-0-164, Team 0-1-0-0.
KU: Kinsey 3-9-2-12, Dyer 5-8-0-67.

RECEIVING
NU: W Thomas 6-65, Bowling 2-34, Ringenberg 2-30, T Collins 2-14, Gibson 1-18, Kriewald 1-3.

KU: R Ross 3-29, A Jones 2-28, Scott 1-12, B Gasaway 1-10, Duncan 1-0.

Att: 50,750

Coverage

Stats & Recap

Huskers take care of business vs. Jayhawks

For conference rivals Nebraska and Kansas, it was business as usual. Dahrran Diedrick rushed for 136 yards and two touchdowns as the second-ranked Huskers cruised to their 33rd straight win over the Jayhawks, 51-7.

Ranked first in the Bowl Championship Series standings, Nebraska (10-0, 6-0 Big 12 North) suffered no letdown after last week’s win over Oklahoma and remained perfect against Kansas since 1968.

The Cornhuskers started slowly but took control with 20 points in the second period. Touchdown runs of 10 yards by Diedrick and 21 yards by Thunder Collins, along with two field goals by Josh Brown, gave Nebraska a 20-0 halftime lead.

Quarterback Eric Crouch scored on a one-yard TD run in the third period to make it 27-0. Crouch completed 14 of 24 passes for 164 yards and ran for 49 yards on 13 carries.

After Brown kicked a 32-yard field goal 52 seconds into the fourth quarter, Ben Cornelson returned a punt 71 yards and Diedrick scored on a 38-yard scamper to give the Cornhuskers a 44-0 lead.

Kansas got its only score on Zach Dyer’s four-yard TD pass to Adrian Jones with just under six minutes to play. Nebraska’s Jammal Lord capped the scoring with a 33-yard TD run just over two minutes later.

Recap source: Huskers.com

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Pregame & team info
2001 schedule
04/14 Reds 16, Whites 7
08/25 TCU W 21-7
09/01 Troy St. W 42-14
09/08 Notre Dame W 27-10
09/20 Rice W 48-3
09/29 @ Missouri W 36-3
10/06 Iowa St. W 48-14
10/13 @ Baylor W 48-7
10/20 Texas Tech W 41-31
10/27 Oklahoma W 20-10
11/03 @ Kansas W 51-7
11/10 Kansas St. W 31-21
11/23 @ Colorado L 36-62
01/03 Miami L 14-37

Commentary

Colonel Mustard

Our defense came to play and it is hard to find anything to complain about.

Shatel

The Blackshirts are playing so well it doesn’t matter if Eric Crouch and Co. have a few hiccups.

Omaha World-Herald
Red Clad Loon

For the Huskers, this game was good for one thing, and one thing only — to pad the fat stats.

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