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from 196769, Davis now has 2,787
yards. He also added his 28th career
touchdown against the Tigers, second
behind Anderson's 40 on the career list at
Crutchmer's receivers will be senior
J.B. Dean (split end) and J.V. Cain (tight
end) Cain leads the receiving corps with
18 receptions for 237 yards and two
Defensively the Buffs return 21
lettermen, four of them starters in 1972.
They lost their entire defensive
secondary, plus four starters up front
A severe blow to the Buff's defense
was the loss of safety Rich Bland for the
season with a broken elbow incurred in
the Missouri game. Bland was leading the
Big Eight with five interceptions for 76
yards at the time of his injury.
Sophomore Jerry Martinez will step into
the spot from cornerback for the
remainder of the season.
The Buffs are solid in their kicking
game. Colorado returns senior Fred Lima,
the 1972 NCAA kick scoring leader who
hit a record 15 field goals for Colorado
last year which included a Big Eight
record 57 yarder against Iowa State.
The Husker's are coming off a 17 17
tie with Oklahoma State and hope to
regenerate their offense.
Offensively, sophomore I Back Tony
Davis leads all Husker rushers with 674
yard-; in 172 attempts, an averaoe of 3.9
yards a carry.
Junior quarter back Dave Humm is the
loading passer, completing 78 of 124
passes for 1,087 yards. He has thrown
eight touchdown passes and has been
intercepted seven times.
Nebraska's leading pass receiver is
senior split end Frosty Anderson. He has
caught 20 passes for 367 yards and six
touchdowns. Anderson is followed by
junior Ritch Bahe who has caught 19
passes for 263 yards and one touchdown.
The Huskers rank first among Big 8
schools in total defense through their first
seven contests, holding opponents to an
average of 212.3 yards a game.
Nebraska also ranks first among
conference teams in passing defense and
second in both passing offense and total
The Huskers lead the series with
Colorado (19 111). Last year in Boulder.
Nebraska overpowered the Buffaloes
33 10 tx.fore an all time Colorado record
crowd of 52,128 fans.
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Ralph Powell (41) fights for additional yardage against Kansas two weeks ago.
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