Kansas St. 38
Nebraska 7

Nov. 15, 2003 • 2:36 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium •Lincoln, NE • ABC
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2003 Nebraska-Kansas State, sack-fumble Jammal LordJammal Lord loses the ball as he’s hit early in he third quarter by Bryan Hickman (left) and Josh Buhl. Kansas State recovered at the Nebraska 23 and took the lead for good four plays later. · Lincoln Journal Star · Newspapers.com

1st quarter
KSU: D. Sproles 22 run (J. Rheem kick) 1:35
2nd quarter
NEB: M. LeFlore 6 pass from J. Lord (D. Dyches kick) 7:11
3rd quarter
KSU: E. Roberson 11 run (Rheem kick) 9:20
KSU: Rheem 27 field goal, 0:56
4th quarter
KSU: J. Terry 63 pass from Roberson (Rheem kick) 14:30 
KSU: Terry 37 pass from Roberson (Rheem kick) 09:55
NEB: Safety, punter ran out of end zone, 3:43
KSU: A. Saba 6 run (Rheem kick) 1:31
                            KSU      NEB
FIRST DOWNS................. 26       16
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)...... 53-248   41-195
PASSING YDS (NET).......... 313       98
  Att-Comp-Int......... 28-15-3   26-8-2
TOTAL OFFENSE .......... 81-561   67-293
Punt Returns-Yards........ 2-35      1-8
Kickoff Returns-Yards...... 0-0    6-120
Int. Returns-Yards........ 2-10     3-52
Punts (Number-Avg)...... 3-49.0   7-49.1
Fumbles-Lost............... 0-0      2-2
Penalties-Yards........... 7-43      1-5
Possession Time.......... 33:22    26:38
Third-Down Conv. ........ 10/17     4/16
Fourth-Down Conv. ......... 0/1      0/1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.... 3-4      1-2
Sacks By: Number-Yards.... 3-15      0-0

KSU: Sproles 25-140; Roberson 22-90; Wilson 2-14; Saba 2-10; J. Moriera 1-5; TEAM 1-minus 11. 

NEB: Lord 21-88; Ross 16-87; Fluellen 1-13; Davis 1-10; Kriewald 1-3; Dailey 1-minus 6.

KSU: Roberson 15-28-3-313.
NEB: Lord 8-26-2-98; J. Dailey 0-0-0-0.

KSU: Terry 6-175; Polite 5-54; Casey 2-67; Dennis 2-17. 

NEB: Fluellen 2-25; Herian 2-21; Pilkington 2-20; Ross 1-26; LeFlore 1-6.

Attendance: 78,014


Stats & recap

Wildcats blow past Huskers in second half

Kansas State scored 24 unanswered second-half points to break a seven-all tie as the Wildcats used a big performance by quarterback Ell Roberson to defeat Nebraska, 38-9, at Memorial Stadium.

Roberson guided KSU to scores on four of its five second-half possessions, helping the Wildcats win in Lincoln for the first time since 1968.

The Huskers, who fell to 8-3 overall and 4-3 in the conference with the loss, received solid rushing performances from I-back Cory Ross and quarterback Jammal Lord, who both rushed for nearly 100 yards.

On Nebraska’s first possession of the second half, Bryan Hickson’s sack and strip of Lord gave KSU possession at the NU 23-yard line. Roberson broke the deadlock four plays later on an 11-yard touchdown run. That gave the Wildcats the lead for good before KSU added three fourth-quarter touchdowns, including scoring tosses of 63 and 37 yards from Roberson to James Terry.

It was Nebraska’s most lopsided defeat at home since Missouri beat Nebraska 31-0 in Lincoln in 1958.

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2003 schedule
04/19Red 13, White 0
08/30Oklahoma St.W 17-7
09/06Utah St.W 31-7
09/13Penn St.W 18-10
09/25@ S. MissW 38-14
10/04Troy St.W 30-0
10/11@ MissouriL 24-41
10/18Texas A&MW 48-12
10/25Iowa St.W 28-0
11/01@ TexasL 7-31
11/08@ KansasW 24-3
11/15Kansas St.L 7-38
11/28@ ColoradoW 31-22
12/29Michigan St.W 17-3


Colonel Mustard

They had a better team with more talent. But the most glaring difference in the game was that their senior QB executed and ours didn’t.


It is sad what is happening to a proud program and its beleaguered head coach, who has given a lifetime to Husker football but who appears to be capable of giving no more.

Omaha World-Herald

It looked eerily similar to when the Huskers gave up 482 yards at Texas or 452 at Missouri earlier this season.

Lincoln Journal Star
Red Clad Loon

Husker fans lecturing others about running up the score is like Gordon Gekko complaining about double-dealing in the stock market.


Notre Dame’s got their Touchdown Jesus. But I’ll take football nirvana.

Denver Post

Right now, these teams aren’t even close.

Wichita Eagle
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