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Michigan 27
Nebraska 23

Jan. 1, 1986

Tempe, AZ
Nebraska      0   14    0    9   -   23
Michigan      3    0   24    0   -   27

First Quarter
UM - FG Pat Moons 42, 11:19
Second Quarter
NU - Doug DuBose 5 pass from McCathorn Clayton (Dale Klein kick) 0:38
NU - DuBose 3 run (Klein kick) 11:09
Third Quarter
UM - Gerald White 1 run (Moons kick) 2:03
UM - Jim Harbaugh 1 run (Moons kick) 4:17
UM - FG Moons 19, 8:18
UM - Harbaugh 2 run (Moons kick) 13:07
Fourth Quarter
NU - Steve Taylor 1 run (Klein kick) 12:31
NU - Safety, Monte Robbins ran out of end zone, 13:38

A-72,454
                             NU       UM
First downs                  20       16
Rushes-yards             60-304   49-171
Passing yards                66       63
Passes                   6-15-1   6-16-0
Total plays                  75       65 
Total yards                 370      234 
Sacks by                    1-4     3-24
Punts-Avg.               3-40.3   5-43.8
Return Yds.                  20        3 
Fumbles-lost                6-3      2-0
Penalties-yards            7-46     8-43
Time of possession        32:01    27:59

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Rushing:
NEBR: DuBose 17-99, Taylor 10-76, Clayton 14-68, Rathman 9-47, Sheppard 7-13, Kaelin 1-1, Jones 2-0.
MICH: Morris 22-156, White 13-38.

Passing:
NEBR: Clayton 4-6-0-51, Taylor 2-9-1-15.
MICH: Harbaugh 6-15-0-63.

Receiving:
NEBR: Frain 3-46, Smith 1-8, Sheppard 1-7, DuBose 1-5.
MICH: Kattus 3-38, Morris 2-10.

Missed field goals: None.


Steve Taylor at QB

Third-quarter miscues doom Huskers in bowl

Michigan took full advantage of every one of five key Nebraska errors in the third quarter to score 24 unanswered points and turn a 14-3 halftime deficit into a 27-23 win over NU in the Sunkist Fiesta Bowl.

Nebraska led at halftime on a pair of second-quarter TDs by Doug DuBose — a 5-yard pass from McCathorn Clayton and a 3-yard run — but disaster struck soon and often after Michigan kicked off to start the second half.

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