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Steve Taylor threw five touchdown passes to lead No. 2 Nebraska to a 42-33 win over No. 3 UCLA before the Huskers' 150th-consecutive home sellout.

With two of the top three teams meeting in Lincoln for the first time, Taylor compensated for the Huskers' 117-yard rushing attack and led NU to a 42-17 lead late in the game.

Taylor's five scoring passes tied the Big Eight record set in 1938 by basketball coach-to-be Ralph Miller, for Kansas vs. Washburn. UCLA's Gaston Green scored three touchdowns but was held to 46 yards rushing.

Nebraska 42
UCLA 33

Sept. 12, 1987
Lincoln, NE
UCLA          7    3    7   16  -  33
Nebraska      0   14   14   14  -  42

First Quarter
UCLA - Gaston Green 4 run (Alfredo 
       Velasco kick) 1:21
Second Quarter
NEBR - Tom Banderas 9 pass from Steve 
       Taylor (Chris Drennan kick) 12:16
NEBR - Ken Clark 11 pass from Taylor
      (Drennan kick) 7:49
UCLA - FG Velasco 23, 0:57
Third Quarter
NEBR - Clark 1 run (Drennan kick) 13:09
NEBR - Rod Smith 48 pass from Taylor 
      (Drennan kick) 11:11 
UCLA - Eric Ball 6 run (Velasco kick) 3:11
Fourth Quarter
NEBR - Todd Millikan 35 pass from Taylor
      (Drennan kick) 14:54
NEBR - Millikan 33 pass from Taylor
      (Drennan kick) 5:37
UCLA - Green 5 run (Green run) 3:46
UCLA - Green 2 run (Green run) 0:47

A-76,313
                        UCLA      NEBR
First downs               23        17
Rushes-yards           53-94    47-117
Passing yards            267       217
  Comp-Att-Int       18-29-0   10-15-0
Total offense         82-361    62-334
Returns-yards            0-0      1-16
Sacks by                1-11      6-50
Punts-avg.              6-27      3-36
Fumbles-lost             4-3       5-4
Penalties-yards         9-70      5-30
Time of possession     34:53     25:07

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Rushing
UCLA: Green 19-46, Brendan McCracken 5-22
NEBR: Tyreese Knox 4-30, Taylor 12-27

Passing
UCLA: Troy Aikman 14-22-0-211, McCracken
      4-7-0-56
NEBR: Taylor 10-15-0-217

Receiving
UCLA: Charles Arbuckle 6-92, Willie 
      Anderson 5-105, Paco Craig 4-43
NEBR: Dana Brinson 3-46, R. Smith 2-75, 
      Millikan 2-68

Missed field goals: None

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