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Highlights


Nebraska 41
Virginia Tech 21

Orange Bowl
Dec. 31, 1996


Virginia Tech    7   7   7   0  - 21
Nebraska         0  17  14  10  - 41

First Quarter
VT - Marcus Parker 19 pass from Jim 
     Druckenmiller (Shayne Graham kick) 3:14
Second Quarter
NU - Kris Brown 25 field goal, 13:25
NU - Scott Frost 5 run (Brown kick) 9:14
NU - Jason Peter 31 fumble recovery and
     return (Brown kick) 3:36  
VT - Shawn Scales 6 pass from Druckenmiller
    (Graham kick) 0:19
Third Quarter
NU - Damon Benning 33 run (Brown kick) 9:54 
VT - Cornelius White 33 pass from 
     Druckenmiller (Graham kick) 4:58
NU - Benning 6 run (Brown kick) 0:20
Fourth Quarter
NU - Brown 37 field goal, 7:52
NU - Frost 22 run (Brown kick) 3:26

                            VT       NU
First downs ............... 22       25
  By rushing .............. 11       15
  By passing .............. 11        8
  By penalty ............... 0        2
Rushes-Yards .......... 39-193   49-279
Passing yards ............ 214      112
  Comp-Att-Int ....... 16-33-0  11-22-0
Total offense ......... 72-407   71-415
Punt returns-Yards ....... 0-0     4-32
Kickoff returns-Yards ... 3-95     4-84
Int. returns-Yards ....... 0-0      1-1
Fumble returns-Yards ..... 0-0     1-31
Punts-Average ......... 5-34.2   2-44.5
Fumbles-Lost ............. 1-1      1-0
Penalties-Yards ......... 5-89     3-16
Time of Possession ..... 31:02    28:58
Third-down conversions .. 9-16    11-16
Fourth-down conversions .. 0-1      1-1
Sacks By: Number-Yards ... 0-0     3-24

RUSHING
VT: Oxendine 20-150, Parker 8-22, Drucken-
    miller 9-18, Stith 2-3.
NU: Benning 15-95, Frost 9-62, Green 7-52,
    Sims 8-48, Makovicka 4-12, Turman 2-8,
    Schuster 4-2.

PASSING
VT: Druckenmiller 16-33-0-214.
NU: Frost 11-22-0-136.

RECEIVING
VT: Jennings 4-58, Oxendine 3-60, Parker 
    3-28, White 2-38, Stuewe 2-23, 
    Scales 2-7.
NU: Wiggins 3-36, Lake 2-27, Cheatham 
    1-23, L.Brown 1-23, S.Jackson 1-11, 
    V.Jackson 1-9, Holbein 1-5, Benning
    1-2

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