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Jarvis Redwine 67yd TD
Official recap
Led by I-back Jarvis Redwine, Nebraska rolled over Utah 55-9, in the season opener. Redwine rushed for 179 yards on only 17 carries to highlight a day that saw NU roll up 672 yards in total offense, including 545 on the ground.

Redwine scored three TD's, including a 67 yarder, before turning the rushing chores over to Craig Johnson and Roger Craig in the middle of the third quarter. In all, fifteen Huskers carried the ball en route to the second highest rushing total in NU history.

Jeff Quinn added 127 yards passing while the defense had little trouble with the scrambling tactics of Utah quarterback Ricky Hardin. Three turnovers (one fumble and two interceptions), helped thwart any serious threat by the Utes.

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SERIES HISTORY
SEASON STATS | NU ROSTER

Nebraska 55
Utah 9

Sept. 13, 1980
Lincoln, NE
Utah          3    0     0     6  -   9 
Nebraska     14    7    20    14  -  55

First Quarter
NU - Jeff Quinn 4 run (Kevin Seibel
     kick) 9:05  
UT - Gilbert Alvarez 42 field goal, 6:38
NU - Jarvis Redwine 67 run (Seibel 
     kick) 4:49
Second Quarter
NU - Redwine 8 run (Seibel kick) 7:29
Third Quarter
NU - Andra Franklin 3 run (Seibel
     kick) 12:55  
NU - Redwine 6 run (Seibel kick) 9:44  
NU - Jim Kotera 4 run (kick no good) 0:40
Fourth Quarter
UT - Del Rodgers 8 run (pass no good) 11:33 
NU - Roger Craig 1 run (Eddie Neil
     kick) 8:53  
NU - Craig 28 run (Neil kick) 5:14

                               UT        NU 
First Downs................... 13        32 
Rushing Net............... 37-144    68-545 
Passing Net.................. 149       127 
  Comp-Att-Int............14-25-2    8-15-0 
Total Offense............. 62-293    83-672
Return yards .................. 0        32
Punts ...................... 7-38      8-31
Fumbles-Lost ................ 3-1       3-1
Penalties-Yards ............ 4-47      6-70

RUSHING
UT: H.Johnson 7-50; Lindsay 7-25,
    Rodgers 7-20
NU: Redwine 17-179; C.Johnson 7-68;
    Craig 5-69

PASSING
UT: Hardin 14-25-2-149
NU: Quinn 8-13-0-127; Mauer 0-1-0;
    Gill 0-1-0

ATTENDANCE: 75,526
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