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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 11, 1985)
Monday, November 11, 1985
By Mike Reilley
Talk of Miami's sunny beaches sifted
through Memorial Stadium's lounge fol
lowing Nebraska's 49-0 win over Iowa
The weather may have had some
thing to do with it. Temperatures
hovered near 30 degrees and a brisk
northerly wind blew during the game.
But several players gave another rea
son for talking about the Sunshine
State's largest city. They anticipate a
New Year's day clash in Miami with
undefeated Penn State in the Orange
It's a possibility, too. Florida, which
was ranked ahead of Nebraska and
Penn State in the Associated Press
poll, lost to Georgia Saturday 24-3. The
Gators aren't ranked in United Press
International's poll because they're on
Huskers win 48-7
New quarterback Taylors' junior varsity win
By Jeff Apel
A Taylor of a different type led the
Nebraska junior varsity to a 48-7 victory
over Ellsworth Junior College Friday at
Jeff Taylor, a redshirt sophomore,
replaced freshman quarterback Steve
Taylor and led the Cornhuskers to their
fifth victory of the season.
"Jeff and Steve are two different
types of quarterbacks," said Nebraska
junior varsity coach Dan Young. "Steve
is more of a big play type quarterback
By Lisa M. Henkel
The Nebraska volleyball team cap
tured its 10th consecutive regular sea
son Big Eight title by defeating Iowa
State in three sets Saturday. The Corn
huskers have only lost three matches
against Big Eight opponents in 10
Nebraska Coach Terr)' Pet tit said he
hadn't given much though? to tlie title
"It's obviously a nice achievement
and probably in that period of time 45
to 50 players have been responsible for
that." he said. "It goes without saying
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"That makes us a legitimate No, 2,"
said fullback Tom Rathman, who rushed
for 97 yards and a touchdown against
Rathman said he would like to play
the Nittany Lions, but, "They may be
out for a little revenge because of the
Kickoff Classic." The Huskers trounced
Penn State 44-0 in the inaugural game
two years ago.
Defensive tackle Jim Skow said he
would "just love" to play the Nittany
Lions for the national title.
"I'm not looking forward to it, but
I'm not putting it out of my mind," he
Skow hesitated to make an early
prognosis because both the Huskers
and the Nittany Lions have two games
left to play before bowl invitations go
out. Nebraska hosts Kansas next week
before traveling to Norman, Okla., the
following week to play the Oklahoma
who is a better runner, but, Jeff knows
the offense better and likes to throw
While Steve Taylor awaited his chance
to workout with the Husker varsity, Jeff
Taylor engineered Nebraska's first scor
ing drive of the game. He hit tight end
Chad Stoner with a 34-yard pass late in
the first quarter to set up a 7-yard
touchdown run by fullback Sam Sch
midt. The game remained scoreless until
early in the second quarter when Cha
rles Fryar intercepted a pass thrown by
Ellsworth quarterback Jim Arneson
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that had we not had that kind of talent
and that kind of commitment from
those individuals it wouldn't have been
Nebraska had little trouble dispatch
ing the Cyclones, 15-7, 15-3, 15-6. The
Huskers jumped out to a quick lead the
first set and never looked back. The
closest Iowa State came was 13-6.
Nebraska's blocking was key in
keeping Iowa down.
"Our blocking was good, our passing
was so-so and our serving was so-so,"
Pettit said. "We're coming out of a
slump and we're getting better each
Nebraska won the second and third
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Sooners, Penn State has Notre Dame
and Pittsburgh remaining on its sche
dule. Skow sacked Iowa State quarter
back Alex Espinoza for an 8-yard loss in
the second quarter to tie a Nebraska
record for most career tackles for a
Toss. His total of 30 ties Kerry Webmas
ter, who amassed the total from 1976-79.
"Records are fine," Skow said, "but
let's go to Miami."
Husker linebacker Mi ' e Knox shared
Skow's controlled anticipation.
"We'd like to win the national
championship, but we have a couple of
tough games ahead of us," Knox said as
he munched on a roast beef sandwich
after the game. "Kansas and Oklahoma
aren't going to be cakewalks."
Against the Cyclones, Nebraska rolled
up 573 yards, including 538 on the
ground. Iowa State mustered only 137
yards total offense and seven first
and returned it 28 yards to the Ells
worth 6-yard line.
Taylor then added Nebraska's second
touchdown one play later when he
scored on a 1-yard run.
After the ensuing kickoff running
back Darren Myles fumbled on Ells
worth's first play from scrimmage and
Nebraska's Mike Mauch recovered at
the Ellsworth 21-yard line.
From there, it took the Huskers four
plays to increase their lead to 20-0.
Taylor scored on a 5-yard run, but the
extra point attempt by Nebraska's
Chris Johnson was no good.
sets easily despite frequent substitu
tions. "Before the match began my plan
was to use nine or 10 people and give
those people some playing time," Pet
tit said. "Michelle Smith had been
sick, and I wanted to give her some
playing time. Angie Millikin has worked
hard in practice, and I wanted to see
what she could do and Lori Endicott is
returning from a sprained ankle."
The Cyclones were 12-12 going into
the match and 0-7 in Big Eight play.
"Overall our intensity level was pretty
low. It wasn't a real real strong effort,
at times we were playing OK," said
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Seven players scorjd touchdowns for
Nebraska. Quarterback McCathorn
Clayton was the first, scoring on a 3
yard run with 6:29 left in the first quar
ter. I-back Doug DuBose scored the
second touchdown. His 3-yard touch
down run came two plays after he left
the game with an eye injury. DuBose
was poked in the eye by a Cyclone
player when he was driven out of bounds
after a 5-yard pitch play.
"He was sweeping to the outside,
trying to get a piece of me," he said.
"He caught me in the face."
That hurt, DuBose said.
"I thought my eyeball fell out," he
said. "But once I knew I still had my
eyeball, I knew I'd be all right."
DuBose recovered and finished with
1 14 yards rushing. That total gave him
1,006 yards rushing for the season. In
doing so, he became the third Husker
Nebraska then added its last score
of the half when reserve quarterback
Mike Preston hit wingback Richard
Bell with a 7-yard touchdown pass with
:45 remaining in the half.
"Defensively, we really played well
because Ellsworth is the type of team
who can score a lot of points," Young
said. "Offensively, we moved the ball
pretty well throughout the game."
The Huskers added three more touch
downs after halftime.
Taylor scored Nebraska's first touch
down of the second half on an 8-yard
run and Tyreese Knox had an 8-yard
Vicki Mealer, Iowa State's coach. "Ne
braska's the type of team you can't
make too many mistakes against. Our
blocking was one of the things that
hurt us, definitely."
Iowa State was led by Linda Evans
with six kills. Enid Schonewise led
Nebraska with 11 kills followed by
Kathi DeBoer with eight and Karen
Dahlgren with six.
Next Saturday, the Huskers will play
Missouri here at 5 p.m. for the Husker's
last regular season game. The team will
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I-back to have back-to-back 1,000-yard
seasons. Jarvis Redwine and Mike Roz
ier were the others. DuBose had 1,040
yards last year.
Nebraska's other scores came on:
O A 12-yard pass from Clayton to
tight end Tom Banderas in the second
O Rathman's 32-yard run in the
O Sophomore I-back Keith Jones'
O A 20-yard run on a reverse play by
split end Von Sheppard.
O A 4-yard run by freshman quar
terback Steve Taylor in the fourth
After the game, DuBose said that
he's looking forward to playing Kansas
and Oklahoma and going to the Orange
"I think I'll go home and get my
beach hat," he said, smiling.
touchdown run to bring the game to its
final 48-7 score.
"This has to be our best overall
game," Young said. "We did a good job
of shutting them down."
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