Take this quiz to check your knowledge about the night the Huskers won their first national championship.
1. Who were the network TV announcers for the game?
Chris Schenkel and Bud Wilkinson
Keith Jackson and Frank Gifford
Curt Gowdy and Kyle Rote Sr.
Jim Simpson and Al DeRogatis
2. Jerry Tagge's stretch for the winning TD is the game's most iconic moment. On what down did the play occur?
3. LSU entered the game leading the nation in which category?
4. Who set up Nebraska's first touchdown with a fumble recovery at the LSU 15?
5. Who forced that fumble?
6. Who is this starting defensive player who wore glasses, not contacts, during games?
7. Who was Nebraska's leading tackler in this game, as well as during the regular season?
8. Defensive lineman Ed Periard was Nebraska's second-leading tackler in this game and during the regular season. What was his listed height and weight?
9. The Huskers' leading rusher and leading receiver in this game each had 63 yards. Who were they?
Joe Orduna and Jerry List
Jeff Kinney and Johnny Rodgers
Joe Orduna and Johnny Rodgers
Jeff Kinney and Guy Ingles
10. How many punt return yards did Johnny Rodgers have in this game?
11. As Nebraska tried to run out the clock, whose fumble gave LSU the ball back on its own 40 yard line with 52 seconds left?
12. What did LSU do on the very next play?
Gave up a QB sack
Threw an interception
Got penalized for holding
Fumbled after an 18-yard reception
13. Which higher-ranked teams lost earlier in the day to open the door for No. 3 Nebraska to claim the national championship?
Texas and Ohio State
Ohio State and Auburn
Notre Dame and Stanford
Michigan and Texas
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