|CORNHUSKER PLAYERS OF WEEK
||Larry Frost. Five carries for 44 yards. 36-yard run set up TD that got NU back in game, 14-7.
||Jerry Murtaugh. Led NU defense with 16 tackles.
||Al Larson. Led defense with nine tackles, one interception and one pass deflection.
||Jim McFarland. Made seven catches for 117 yards. Caught 15 and 19 yarders in clinching TD drive. Also made a great 42 yard diving catch.
||Jerry Tagge. Started first game and had 301 yards total offense for new NU record. Sixth in Big 8 history to pass 300 mark. Hit 15 of 23 passes for 219 yards; ran for 82; tossed TD bombs of 38 and 42 yards; hit 5 of 6 for 81 yards on game-breaking 99-yard TD drive.*
||Ken Geddes. Made 14 tackles and three times made key third down stops to force punts.
||Jeff Kinney. Caught eight passes for 124 yards (best in Big 8 to date), including one 77-yarder for TD. Also rushed for 30 yards.
||Dave Walline. Led defense with 16 tackles.
||Jeff Kinney. Carried 24 times for 80 yards and caught nine passes for 94 yards. Scored two TDs, including game-winning plunge in final minutes.
||Ken Geddes. Made 12 tackles, including two for nine-yard losses.
||Dan Schneiss. Outstanding job of blocking. Carried for 47 yards and caught three passes for 26 yards.
||Guy Ingles. Sensational day, with five receptions for 163 yards and one TD for NU record.Caught great 47-yarder to shake Huskers loose; scored on a 47-yarder that featured a great run.*
||Dana Stephenson. Set Nebraska record with three pass interceptions, all leading to scores.
||Ken Geddes. Key man in holding Bob Anderson to 42 yards. Guarded middle alone, releasing others for outside coverage. Made nine tackles and recovered a fumble.*
||Jerry Tagge. Came off bench to hit eight straight passes in relief of Van Brownson. Led NU to 10 points in third quarter. Hit 9 of 12 for 93 yards and one TD, ran for 10 yards.
||Sherwin Jarmon. Made nine tackles including six behind the line for losses of 46 yards. Fine defensive end show.
||Dan Schneiss. Ran for 92 yards and caught three passes for 44. Punted seven times for 49.1 average. Set up go-ahead TD in final quarter with 34-yard run and 12-yard catch.*
||Bob Liggett. Made nine tackles, including one 9-yard loss for Lynn Dickey. Played key role in pass rush that kept pressure on Dickey.
||Jeff Kinney. Carried 35 times for 127 yards; caught three passes for 26 yards, scored three TDs; passed for one TD.
||Glenn Patterson. Ace Husker center did a great blocking job, both in opening holes for running game and in pass protection.
| * Earned Big 8 Player of the Week award