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Jeff Moran
Official recap
Kansas managed to blank Nebraska in the first quarter, but the Cornhuskers then exploded for a 56-0 thrashing of the Jayhawks before a sellout crowd of 50,500.

It was the third straight shutout for the Cornhuskers.

Shaken by the fired-up Jayhawks' first-quarter enthusiasm, the Huskers got busy in the second quarter and ripped off 28 quick points to put the game on ice.

Dave Humm got things warmed up with a 30-yard TD pass to Frosty Anderson for the ice-breaker, then quickly came back with a 72-yard scoring toss to Johnny Rodgers. After a fumble recovery at the KU 13, Dave Goeller scored three plays later and with :45 left in the half, Humm hit Goeller with a 10-yard TD pass.

Nebraska added two touchdowns in each of the last two quarters to turn the game into a rout. In three games Nebraska had outscored Minnesota, Missouri and Kansas, 157-0.

Nebraska 56
Kansas 0

Oct. 21, 1972
Lawrence, KS
Nebraska       0   28   14   14  -  56
Kansas         0    0    0    0  -   0

Second Quarter
NU - Frosty Anderson 30 pass from Dave 
     Humm (Sanger kick) 11:24
NU - Johnny Rodgers 72 pass from Humm;
    (Sanger kick) 6:46
NU - Dave Goeller 4 run (Sanger kick) 5:14
NU - Goeller 10 pass from Humm (Sanger 
     kick) 0:45
Third Quarter
NU - Rodgers 5 run (Sanger kick) 13:46
NU - Bob Revelle 30 pass from Humm 
    (Sanger kick) 9:49
Fourth Quarter
NU - Jeff Moran 2 run (Sanger kick) 12:17
NU - Frosty Anderson 53 pass from Steve 
     Runty (Sanger kick) 7:24

                           NU       KU
First Downs ............   20        4
Rushing, Net ......... 50-171    45-32
Passing, Net ...........  360       31
  Comp-Att-Int ...... 19-38-2   5-23-2
Total Offense ........ 88-531    68-63
Punts .................. 8-36    15-33
Fumbles-Lost ...........  2-1      3-2
Penalties-Yards ........ 6-70   10-101

LEADING NU RUSHERS:
Bill Olds 4-58, Don Westbrook 6-42.
LEADING NU PASSERS:
Dave Humm, 16 of 31 - 281; Steve Runty 3 of 7 - 79.
NU TOTAL OFFENSE LEADER:
Dave Humm - 278.
ATTENDANCE: 50,500
NU OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME: Dave Humm.
NU DEFENSIVE PLAYERS OF GAME: Dave Mason and Bill Sloey.