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Derrie Nelson
Official recap
It was the third consecutive shutout for Tom Osborne's super-charged Nebraska Cornhuskers as they downed Oklahoma State 36-0. The Huskers reeled off 596 yards of total offense to the Cowboys' 116, 37 yards of that rushing.

Wingback Kenny Brown was the Husker in the spotlight as he became the first NU wingman to ever rush for 100 yards in a single game, that includes NU Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Rodgers. Brown raced for 111 yards and caught three passes and was named the Big 8 Offensive Player of the Week for his performance.

Jarvis Redwine again went over 100 yards rushing as he finished with 102 and scored twice. In a historical run, I.M. Hipp became the Nebraska all-time leading rusher when he went 23 yards early in the fourth quarter.

The Nebraska defense was a fortress as the Cowboys only crossed the mid-field stripe twice in the game.

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
SERIES HISTORY
SEASON STATS | NU ROSTER

Nebraska 36
Oklahoma State 0

Oct. 20, 1979
Stillwater, OK
Nebraska           0   15    7   14  -  36
Oklahoma State     0    0    0    0  -   0

Second Quarter
NEB - Dean Sukup (23 field goal) 14:55 left
NEB - Jarvis Redwine (29 run, kick failed) 11:34
NEB - Tim Smith (42 pass from Tim Hager,
 pass failed) 5:54
Third Quarter
NEB - Redwine (5 run. Sukup kick) 4:25
Fourth Quarter
NEB - Jim Kotera (5 run, Sukup kick) 3:48
NEB - Anthony Steels (5 run, Sukup kick) 3:28

                               NU      OSU
First Downs....................35       10
Rushing Net...................433       37
Passes, Comp-Att-Int. ....10-18-0   7-28-2
Passing Net  .................163       79
Total Offense.................596      116
LEADING NU RUSHER:
Kenny Brown 111.
LEADING NU PASSER:
Tim Hager. 10-17-0 for 163 yards and one TD.
ATTENDANCE: 51,000
NU OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME:
Kenny Brown, 111 yards and caught three passes.
NU DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME:
Bill Barnett, 3 tackles, one pass broken up.