Nov. 15, 1913
1 2 3 4 - Final Nebraska .... 0 3 0 6 - 9 Kansas ...... 0 0 0 0 - 0 Second quarter NU - Max Towle 28 field goal Fourth quarter NU - Vic Halligan 14 run (kick failed)
On a muddy field in Lawrence, the running of Dick Rutherford and Vic Halligan carried Nebraska to a 9-0 victory as the Cornhuskers improved to 7-0 on the season. Halligan was also a menace to the Jayhawks on defense as the Cornhuskers solved KU's use of the Minnesota shift. As the Lincoln Star described it, Nebraska "tackled with a deadly accuracy, handled the ball with clock-like precision, and, although outweighed nearly eight pounds to the man, swept through the Jayhawker lines while the Kansas rooters cried in vain for the stonewall which was not."
On a day when NU halfback and captain Leonard Purdy had trouble advancing the ball in the slippery conditions, Rutherford and Halligan delivered, with Halligan scoring the game's only touchdown on a 14-yard run early in the fourth quarter. Early in the second period, quarterback Max Towle provided the only points the Cornhuskers would really need, drop-kicking a 28-yard field goal.
Clinton Ross, Nebraska's African-American guard, played the entire game. Kansas had tried to bar him from playing.
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