Nebraska 14
Kansas 8

Oct. 2, 2004 • 6:10 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE • FSN pay-per-view
1st 2nd 3rd 4th  T 
Kansas 2 3 3 0 8
Nebraska 0 7 7 0 14

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1st quarter
KU: Dailey tackled in end zone for safety 14:48
2nd quarter
KU: Beck 36 field goal 10:47
NU: Ross 18 run (DeAngelis kick) 2:57
3rd quarter
KU: Beck 39 field goal 6:59
NU: Ross 14 pass from Dailey (DeAngelis kick) 4:12
                              KU       NU
FIRST DOWNS.................. 16       11
NET YARDS RUSHING........... 105      139
  Rushing Attempts........... 33       32
NET YARDS PASSING........... 200      183
  Comp-Att-Int.......... 24-49-1  16-24-3
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS...... 78-305   56-322
Fumbles-Lost................ 1-0      4-1
Penalties-Yards........... 13-99     8-66
Punts-Avg................ 9-39.0   6-40.0
Punt returns-Yards......... 3-22      3-8
Kickoff returns-Yds........ 4-62     3-25
Interceptions-Yds.......... 3-37      1-4
Possession Time........... 34:37    25:23
Third-Down Conv. .......... 3/19     3/12
Fourth-Down Conv. .......... 1/3      0/0
Red-Zone Scores-Chances..... 2-3      2-2
Sacks By-Yards.............. 1-3     1-12

KU: Randle 23-105; Tucker 1-4; Nwabuisi 1-1; Barmann 8-minus 5.

NU: C.Ross 19-107; Jackson 7-28; Green 1-2; J.Dailey 5-2.

KU: Barmann 24-49-1-200.
NU: J.Dailey 16-24-3-183.

KU: Rideau 5-40; Anderson 5-35; Heaggans 4-66; Randle 4-22; Gordon 3-21; Simmons 3-16.

NU: R.Pilkington 8-113; C.Ross 3-37; M.LeFlore 2-12; G.Mulkey 1-9; M.Herian 1-8; D.Todd 1-4.

Attendance: 77,637

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Stats & Recap
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Blackshirts Lead the Way in Narrow Win Over Kansas

Nebraska relied on a stingy defensive performance and the steady play of junior running back Cory Ross to defeat Kansas, 14-8.

Ross produced his third 100-yard rushing effort of 2004, leading the Huskers with 107 yards rushing on 19 carries and a touchdown. He also caught three passes for 37 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter that gave Nebraska the lead for good.

Junior wide receiver Ross Pilkington also turned in a notable performance, racking up 113 yards on eight receptions.

Meanwhile, the Blackshirts did not allow a KU touchdown and held the Jayhawks to 305 yards and just 149 in the second half. Junior cornerback Fabian Washington recorded his third interception of the season, and the Husker defense totaled 11 pass breakups, including three each from Washington and junior safety Daniel Bullocks.

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Barrett Ruud had 10 solo tackles


Colonel Mustard

I am disappointed with the way our offense is being coached. Perhaps I expected too much.


Growing pains. Which means you're going to have to grin and bear it while Joe Dailey continues to go hot and cold and making the same mistakes.

Omaha World-Herald

The Huskers are going to go as far as their down-and-dirty defense takes them.

Lincoln Journal Star

After four games, it continues to be obvious that the running game remains Nebraska's best bet to move the football consistently.

Grand Island Independent

I think it's way too early to push the panic button. You can't judge this operation until Callahan starts fitting his recruits into his offense.

Lincoln Journal Star

Callahan either needs to figure out how to get better play out of his current QB or have the courage to make a change.


It's time to take the Kansas offense back to the drawing board. It has become too predictable.

Lawrence Journal-World
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