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Iowa State 24
Nebraska 21

Oct. 15, 1977
Lincoln, NE
Iowa State        7  14   3   0  -  24
Nebraska         14   0   7   0  -  21

First Quarter
NEB: I.M. Hipp 59 run (Billy Todd kick) 12:18
ISU: Terry Rubley 5 run (Scott Kollman kick) 6:16
NEB: Hipp 17 run (Todd kick) 0:11
Second quarter
ISU: Dexter Green 19 run (Kollman kick) 9:06
ISU: Cal Cummins 3 run (Kollman kick) 6:05
Third quarter
ISU: Kollman 32 field goal, 6:42
NEB: Hipp 7 run (Todd kick) 3:00

                          ISU      NEB
First Downs............... 21       19
Rushing, Net ............ 294      178
  Att-Comp-Int ....... 14-8-0  19-10-0
Passing, Net.............. 89      129
Total Offense............ 383      307
Return yards ............. 22        4
Punts .................. 5-41     5-42
Fumbles-Lost ............ 1-1      4-2
Penalties-Yards ........ 4-52     1-15

LEADING NU RUSHER:
  I.M. Hipp 165.
LEADING NU PASSER:
  Randy Garcia 10-19-0, 129.
NU TOTAL OFFENSE LEADER:
  I.M. Hipp 165.

Attendance: 76,090. (Capacity No. 92)

NU OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME: I.M. Hipp.
NU DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME: James Wightman.

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1977 Nebraska-Iowa State photo ISU · The Lincoln Star · Newspapers.com

 

Official recap

A tough Iowa State team upset Nebraska for the second year in a row behind the running and receiving of running back Dexter Green.

Time and time again ISU converted on third down with screen and draw plays to Green.

Nebraska led 14-7 at the end of the first quarter, but ISU scored two quick touchdowns in the second period to gain the lead they never relinquished.

I.M. Hipp gained over 100 yards for the fourth straight time with 165 yards on 25 carries and three touchdowns. Linebackers Lee Kunz (16 tackles), Jim Wightman (12 tackles), and tackle Rod Horn (13 tackles) led the Nebraska defense.

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