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Official recap
Bill Bomberger kicked a 19-yard field goal with only 1:11 left in the game to give Nebraska a 16-14 decision over a fired-up Kansas State team on the rain-drenched Wildcat turf.

Bomberger's boot capped a great Husker comeback, accomplished largely via the passing of Frank Patrick and the catching of Dennis Richnafsky after Kansas State had jumped to a slippery, 14-0 lead in the first quarter.

Fumbles by Patrick (at the NU 11) and Ben Gregory (on a punt at the NU 39) gave the Wildcats two giant chances in the first 12 minutes, and they capitalized on both — Cornelius Davis blasting from the one each time.

But the Cornhuskers regrouped and regained the initiative as the Patrick-Richnafsky duo went to work. When it was over, Patrick had passed for 193 yards (19 of 33) and Richnafsky had set a Big 8 record of 14 catches for 145 yards.

Nebraska scored in the second quarter off a 48-yard drive, Patrick tossing a five-yard TD strike to Richnafsky, to cut the halftime gap to 14-7. In the third quarter, the Huskers went 38 yards, mostly on power thrusts by Dick Davis and Ben Gregory, with the latter scoring from the one. But Bomberger's PAT try was partially blocked and K-State was ready to let school out.

However, demonstrating that the Huskers, too, had a thing called pride, the Scarlets got the ball on their own 15 late in the game marched to the Wildcat nine before stalling. Then Bomberger booted the clincher, and No. 3 was wrapped up.

Nebraska 16
Kansas State 14

Oct. 7, 1967
Manhattan, KS
Nebraska          0   7   6   3  -  16
Kansas State     14   0   0   0  -  14
 
First Quarter
KSU - Cornelius Davis 1 run (Bruhin kick) 6:25
KSU - Davis 1 run (Bruhin kick) 3:19
Second Quarter
NEB - Dennis Richnafsky 5 pass from Frank
      Patrick (Bill Bomberger kick) 5:34
Third Quarter
NEB - Ben Gregory 1 run (kick blocked) 1:17
Fourth Quarter
NEB - Bomberger 31 field goal 1:11

                        NU      KSU
First downs ..........  19        8
Rushing net  ......... 114       15
Passing net .......... 193      104
  Comp-Att-Int ... 19-31-1   9-18-1
Total offense ........ 307      119
Return yardage ........ 72       57
Punts-Avg. ........ 7-34.7  10-44.3
Fumbles lost ........... 2        0
Yards penalized ....... 53       48
LEADING NU RUSHERS:
Dick Davis 49; Ben Gregory 46.
LEADING NU PASSER:
Frank Patrick, 19 for 33 - 193 yards.