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Nebraska 48
Minnesota 0

Sept. 23, 1989
Minneapolis, MN
Nebraska        7     17    10    14   -   48 
Minnesota       0      0     0     0   -    0

First Quarter
NEB - Ken Clark 6 run (Gregg Barrios kick) 1:52
Second Quarter
NEB - FG Barrios 38, 11:30
NEB - Richard Bell 26 pass from Gerry Gdowski (Barrios kick) 3:50
NEB - Clark 14 run (Barrios kick) 1:00
Third Quarter
NEB - FG Drennan 42, 11:48
NEB - Leodis Flowers 1 run (Barrios kick) 4:33
Fourth Quarter
NEB - Flowers 37 run (Barrios kick) 10:08
NEB - Mark Dowse 7 run (Drennan kick) 2:02 
A-58,368.
                       NEB        MIN
First downs            22         10
Rushes-yards           55-295     34-58
Passing yards          105        235
Returns-yards          13-101     1-1
Passes                 13-19-0    8-27-3
Sacks by               7-34       0-0
Punts-avg.             3-43       10-38
Fumbles-lost           5-1        1-0
Penalties-yards        9-94       12-78
Time of possession     31:40      28:20

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Rushing:
Nebraska, Clark 18-100, Flowers 8-46.
Minnesota, Darrell Thompson 17-45, Al Settembrino 3-19.
Passing:
Nebraska, Gdowski 10-15-0-180.
Minnesota, Scott Schaffner 7-24-2-61.
Receiving:
Nebraska, Bell 5-121, Nate Turner 5-89, Monte Kratzenstein 2-20.
Minnesota, Chris Gaiters 3-30.
Missed field goals:
Nebraska, Drennan 52.
Minnesota, none.
Interceptions:
Nebraska, David White 1-5, Reggie Cooper 1-0, Pat Engelbert 1-0.
Minnesota, none.
Tackles (UT-AT-TT):
Nebraska, Mike Croel 4-2-6, Jeff Mills 3-3-6, Mike Petko 2-4-6.
Minnesota, Jon Leverenz 6-6-12, Sean Lumpkin 5-4-9, Mac Stephens 5-3-8.
Sacks:
Nebraska, Mills 2-11, LeAndre Anderson 1-8, Joe Sims 1-7, Croel 1-5, Pat Tyrance 1-2, Paul Brungardt 1-1.
Minnesota, none.
Ken Clark

Official recap

Nebraska came up with its best performance of the young season in shutting out Minnesota. The Husker offense rolled to 530 total-offense yards while the defense held the Gophers to 163 yards and 10 first downs.

Wingback Richard Bell earned Big Eight offensive player-of-the-week honors after piling up 225 all-purpose yards, including career receiving highs of five catches and 121 yards.

Gerry Gdowski had a fine night throwing the ball, hitting 10 of 15 for 180 yards and a 34-yard TD to Bell, while Ken Clark rushed for an even 100 yards.

OMAHA WORLD-HERALD
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