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Ken Clark
Official recap
Northern Illinois took advantage of five first-half Nebraska turnovers to forge a 17-17 halftime tie, but the Huskers bounced back to score on their first four possessions of the second half, including Chris Drennan's school-record-tying 55-yard field goal, to pull away for the win.

The Huskers' second-half rally came without All-Big Eight I-back Ken Clark, who ran for 168 yards in the first 18 minutes before leaving with a bruised knee. In the first half, the Huskies turned three NU turnovers into scores and stopped Husker drives with the others.

OMAHA WORLD-HERALD
SERIES HISTORY
SEASON STATS | NU ROSTER

Nebraska 48
Northern Illinois 17

Sept 9, 1989
Lincoln, NE
Northern Illinois   7   10    0    0  —  17 
Nebraska            7   10   21   10  —  48

First Quarter
NEB — Ken Clark 2 run (Gregg Barrios kick), 12:51 left.
NIU — Adam Dach 2 run (John Ivanick kick), 6:04. 
Second Quarter
NEB — FG Barrios 28, 9:31.
NEB — Leodis Flowers 5 run (Barrios kick), 6:33.
NIU — Dach 17 run (Ivanic kick), 3:13.
NIU — FG Ivanic 36, 0:15.
Third Quarter
NEB — Monte Kratzenstein 11 pass from Gerry Gdowski
 (Barrios kick), 13:43.
NEB — Flowers 4 run (Barrios kick), 10:58.
NEB — Chris Garrett 12 pass from Mickey Joseph
 (Barrios kick), 3:23.
Fourth Quarter
NEB — FG Chris Drennan 55, 14:28.
NEB — Mark Dowse 10 run (Drennan kick), 1:41.
A—76,194.
                       NIU       Neb.
First downs            11        24
Rushes-yards           50-130    47-455
Passing yards          44        102
Returns-yards          1-2       4-25
Passes                 5-13-1    8-13-1
Sacks by               1-5       0-0
Punts-avg.             10-38     2-43
Fumbles-lost           1-0       5-4
Penalties-yards        7-57      5-40
Time of possession     35:19     24:41
INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Rushing:
No. Illinois, Dach 10-42, Mike Strasser 7-27.
Nebraska, Clark 14-168, Gdowski 5-74, Flowers, 11-65.
Passing:
No. Illinois, Stacey Robinson 5-13-1-44.
Nebraska, Gdowski 6-8-1-83, Joseph 2-5-0-19.
Receiving:
No. Illinois, Mark Clancy 2-26.
Nebraska, Morgan Gregory 3-41, Kratzenstein 2-39.
Missed field goals: none.
Interceptions:
No. Illinois, Patrick Bryant 1-2.
Nebraska, Marvin Sanders 1-18.
Tackles (UT-AT-TT):
No. Illinois, Brett Tucker 9-1-10, Phil Bucaro 5-0-5, Kevin Cassidy 5-0-5.
Nebraska, Pat Tyrance 4-6,10, Jeff Mills 3-4-7, Mike Petko 3-3-6.
Sacks:
No. Illinois, Tim Green 1-5.
Nebraska, none.
 
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