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13 questions:
1971 Orange Bowl,
Nebraska vs. LSU

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?
First
Second
Third
Fourth

 

3. LSU entered the game leading the nation in which category?
Rushing offense
Rushing defense
Passing offense
Passing defense

 

4. Who set up Nebraska's first touchdown with a fumble recovery at the LSU 15?
Willie Harper
Bob Terrio
Larry Jacobson
Jerry Murtaugh

 

5. Who forced that fumble?
Willie Harper
Bob Terrio
Larry Jacobson
Jerry Murtaugh

 

6. Who is this starting defensive player who wore glasses, not contacts, during games?
John Pitts
John Adkins
Rich Glover
Dave Morock

 

7. Who was Nebraska's leading tackler in this game, as well as during the regular season?
Larry Jacobson
Willie Harper
Monte Johnson
Jerry Murtaugh

 

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?
6-5, 225
6-3, 258
6-0, 197
5-9, 201

 

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?
3
43
83
123

 

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?
Joe Orduna
Johnny Rodgers
Jerry Tagge
Dan Schneiss

 

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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