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Nebraska 52
Missouri 0

Nov. 10, 1917

NEBRASKA MACHINE CRUSHES THE TIGERS Cornhuskcrs Score Almost at Will) maiuug iiuuy Long Runs. FINAL SCORE 52 TO 0 Winners Use Second-String ' Men in Second Half Last Quarter Scoreless. ., XMoeUtKl l'ress LINCOLN. Nel.. Nov. 10. Starting still' two touchdowns early in the nme. the heavy Nebraska football defeated the crippled Missouri Titers, 52 to 0, here this afternoon in first game between these two schools since 1912. The contest,was dose only in the final quarter, when Vebraska used many substitutes. Even these kept the Missourians from scoring. The game was replete with spectacular open-fiel- d running, in which the Nebraska interference worked with precision. Nebraska was ceieurauiig us annual homecoming, and a big crowd saw the game, A run by Cook on a returned punt, resulting in a touchdown for Nebraska, and an end run of 52 yard's by Schellenberg, followed by a dash by Me.Mabon for another " r ouchdow-n- . were features of the first period. Mun kicked goal on the sec-ntouchdown. The score at the end of the first quarter was: Nebraska 13, Missouri 0. Tigers Unable lo Check Attack. The second quarter found the Nebraska machine plowing steadily down the field, the lighter Tigers be-ia- g nnable to hold the Cornhuskers. An end run by Schellenberg netted ' .Nebraska's third touchdown, and three minutes later Dodson cleared Missouri' right end for a rd ran and again carried the pigskin cTer the Missouri goal. An Intercepted Missouri pass gave Nebraska the ball in the middle of tie field and Schellenberg broke loose for a run on the next play. Two line smashes by McMahon and Schellenberg saw the Cornhuskers plunge to the fifth touchdown. A series of end runs, tackle plunges ' and straight line bucks enabled the ' Cornhuskers to march down the grid-- ) Iron for their sixth touchdown. Schel-- . lenDerg carneu ine uau on me nnai plunge. The Tigers spurted late in the second period. They were rewarded with two first downs, a forward pass, Morris to Collins, netting 12 yards. Nebraska intercepted another Tiger pass and the period ended with Nebraska in possession of the ball on their line. Score: Nebraska 39, Missouri 0". SC'cnud-Strlii- g Men Used. In the third period, with the team made up largely of second-strin- g men,; Nebraska continued gaining almost at will. Schellenberg returned to the game and started with a run, i followed by a touchdown. Kellogg ! failed to kick goal. McMahon scored j anotner touchdown ana Kellogg kicked goal. The fourth period showed the closest contest of the game and the ball see-saw- between the rd lines a large portion of the quarter. Nebraska was using many substitutes, content to hold the MIssouriani scoreless. The fourth period was the only one in which Nebraska did not score.