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Nebraska 23
Missouri 19

Oct. 23, 1982
Lincoln, NE
Missouri      0   7   3    9  -  19 
Nebraska      3   3   3   14  -  23
NU: FG Kevin Seibel 33
MU: Andy Gibler 1 pass from Brad Perry
   (Todd Richmond kick)
NU: FG Seibel 23
MU: FG Brad Burditt 23
NU: FG Seibel 29
MU: FG Burditt 51
NU: Mark Schellen 1 run (Seibel kick)
NU: Bruce Mathison 16 run (Seibel kick)
MU: Gibler 24 pass from Mike Hyde (pass failed)

A-76,406
                         MU       NU 
First downs              20       22  
Rushes-yards          40-86   54-319  
Passing yards           211       77  
Return yards              0      120  
Passes              41-21-3   20-9-0  
Punts                6-45.0   3-38.3  
Fumbles-lost            0-0      4-3  
Penalties-yards        4-15     4-19 
Time of Possession    31:16    28:44

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
RUSHING
 Missouri, Wallace Snowden 11-48, Tracey 
   Mack 13-36.
 Nebraska, Mike Rozier 17-139, Jeff Smith
   8-52, Mathison 8-37, Turner Gill 7-35,
   Roger Craig 4-30.

PASSING
 Missouri, Perry 34-18-3-150, 
   Hyde 7-3-0-61.
 Nebraska, Gill 10-4-0-42, 
   Mathison 10-5-0-35.

RECEIVING
 Missouri, James Caver 7-90, Gibler 4-68,
   Snowden 4-21, Mack 4-5.
 Nebraska, Rozier 3-24, Jamie Williams
   2-19, Irving Fryar 2-14.

Official recap

When Husker quarterback Turner Gill left the game with a mild concussion late in the first half and Missouri leading, 7-6, Nebraska's 122nd consecutive sellout crowd (76,406) and a regional ABC television audience sensed a strong possibility of an upset by the visiting Tigers.

That sensation was a little stronger six minutes into the fourth quarter when Mizzou's Brad Burditt kicked a 51-yard field goal to give the Tigers a 13-9 lead. But seldom-used senior quarterback Bruce Mathison had his legs under him by that time and he took the Huskers 70 yards in 11 plays for a 16-13 lead with 4:45 left. After a Brent Evans interception, Mathison capped the Husker comeback by sprinting 16 yards to score at the 2:36 mark for an insurmountable 23-13 lead.

I-back Mike Rozier, not expected to play because of a painful hip pointer, came off the bench to rush for 139 yards and earned Big Eight player-of-the-week honors.

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