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Nebraska, ranked No. 11, continued its rushing onslaught as the Huskers defeated the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders 48-7 in Lincoln.

The Huskers scored first on a Calvin Jones 2-yard run in the first quarter, allowed Middle Tennessee State to get on the board and tie the game early in the second quarter, then shut down the Blue Raider offense and rolled to a 48-7 victory, aided by 34 second-half points.

Eleven different Husker backs combined for a season-high 490 yards rushing and 600 yards in total offense while the Husker defense recorded a season-high six sacks.

I-backs Derek Brown and Calvin Jones each rushed for over 100 yards, Brown with 154 yards and two TDs, and Jones with 119 and one score.

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SERIES HISTORY
SEASON STATS | NU ROSTER

Nebraska 48
Middle Tennessee 7

Sept. 12, 1992
Lincoln, NE

Middle Tennessee     0    7     0     0  -   7
Nebraska             7    7    20    14  -  48

First Quarter
NEB - Calvin Jones 2 run (Byron Bennett kick), 7:36.
Second Quarter
MTS - V. Parks 61 pass from Kelly Holcomb
 (Petrilli kick) 10:26.
NEB - Mike Grant 15 run (Bennett kick) 6:23.
Third Quarter
NEB - Lance Lewis 42 run (Bennett kick) 14:27.
NEB - Derek Brown 44 run (run failed), 13:13.
NEB - Brown 4 run (Bennett kick) 6:34.
Fourth Quarter
NEB - Andre McDuffy 16 run (Tom Sieler kick) 13:58.
NEB - Tommie Frazier 3 run (Sieler kick) 9:00.

                      MTS       NU 
First downs            13       31 
Rushes-yards        40-50   65-490 
Passing yards         152      110 
Total yards           202      600 
Returns-yards        2-30     4-98 
Passes             8-21-0   9-25-2 
Sacks by              1-8     6-45 
Punts-average        9-38     1-14 
Fumbles-lost          6-2      2-1 
Penalties-yards      6-52     7-59 
Time of poss.       28:20    31:40
RUSHING
MTSU: Walter Dunson 14-61, Brigham Lyons 5-22, Kippy Bayless 6-18.
Nebraska: Derek Brown 14-154, Calvin Jones 16-119, Mike Grant 10-68.
 
PASSING
MTSU: Kelly Holcomb 8-21-0-152.
Nebraska: Grant 7-16-1-87, Tommie Frazier 2-5-0-23.
 
RECEIVING
MTSU: Vince Parks 5-111, Steve Dark 1-24.
Nebraska: Trumane Bell 3-32, Abdul Muhammad 2-31, Vincent Hawkins 2-13.
 
MISSED FIELD GOALS
MTSU: Garth Petrilli 43, 27.
Nebraska: Byron Bennett 44.
 
INTERCEPTIONS
MTSU: Derek Huggins 1-27, Mike Caldwell 1-0.
Nebraska: none.
 
TACKLES (UT-AT-TT)
MTSU: Huggins 7-4-11, Shingo Weems 4-4-8, Montrell Toney 2-5-7.
Nebraska: Steve Carmer 4-3-7, John Parrella 4-l-5, Trev Alberts 3-2-5.
 
SACKS
MTSU: Brian Yorston 1-8.
Nebraska: Alberts 2-14, Carmer 1-11, Terry Connealy 1-8, Donta Jones 1-7, Bruce Moore 1-5.
 
ATTENDANCE: 76,184
 
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