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Official recap

Nebraska gained its first win of 1976 with a 45-13 rout of Indiana before 41,289 fans.

The Huskers jumped out 14-0 in the first quarter, had a 24-0 halftime lead, and went into the final quarter on top 38-7.

Nebraska totally dominated the contest as Monte Anthony rushed for 83 yards and Rich Berns added 79 yards. Vince Ferragamo hit 8 of 12 passes for 115 yards.

Indiana's main weapon was the pass, but the Hoosiers never threatened.

Jim Wightman led the Blackshirts with 11 tackles.

LINCOLN JOURNAL & STAR
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD
UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL
ASSOCIATED PRESS
 
SERIES HISTORY
SEASON STATS | NU ROSTER

Nebraska 45
Indiana 13

Sept. 18, 1976
Bloomington, IN
Nebraska     14   10   14    7  -  45
Indiana       0    0    7    6  -  13

First Quarter
NEB - Dodie Donnell 1 run (Al Eveland 
      kick) 9:24
NEB - Monte Anthony 1 run (Eveland kick) 4:55
Second Quarter
NEB - Eveland 29 field goal, 4:29
NEB - Richard Berns 3 run (Eveland kick) 2:08
Third Quarter
NEB - Anthony 1 run (Eveland kick) 12:21
NEB - Berns 5 run (Eveland kick) 5:08
IND - Keith Calvin 3 pass from Terry 
      Jones (David Freud kick) 2:19
Fourth Quarter
NEB - Dave Gillespie 9 run (Eveland kick) 4:45
IND - John Harkrader 3 run (kick failed) 1:05

                            NU      IND
First Downs ............... 24       17
Rushing, Net........... 57-248    40-89
Passing, Net.............. 160      213
  Comp-Att-Int ....... 10-16-0  14-24-1
Total Offense.......... 73-408   64-302
Return yards .............  36       -3
Punts-Average ........... 4-46     6-39
Fumbles-Lost ............. 2-1      3-2
Penalties-Yards ........ 8-115     6-51
LEADING NU RUSHERS: Monte Anthony 83, Richard Berns 79
LEADING NU PASSER: Vince Ferragamo 115
NU TOTAL OFFENSE LEADER: Vince Ferragamo 116
ATTENDANCE: 41,829
NU OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME: Ken Spaeth
NU DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME: Dave Butterfield
 
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