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Nebraska 35 – Oklahoma 31

November 25, 1971 ▪ at Norman ▪ Attendance 62,884


Start Time: 1:50 PM CT     Temperature: 49 F

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 3 4   1H 2H   F
#2 Oklahoma (9-0) 3 14 7 7 17 14 31
#1 Nebraska (10-0) 7 7 14 7 14 21 35

 

Qtr Time Team Play Drive TOP Score
1 11:28 NU Rodgers 72-yard punt return (kick good) 0-7
  05:57 OU John Carroll 30-yard field goal 11-72 3-7
2 11:08 NU Kinney 1-yard run (kick good) 12-54 3-14
  05:10 OU Jack Mildren 3-yard run (kick good) 13-80 10-14
  00:05 OU Jon Harrison 24-yard pass from Jack Mildren (kick good) 4-78 0:39 17-14
3 08:54 NU Kinney 3-yard run (kick good) 6-53 17-21
  03:38 NU Kinney 1-yard run (kick good) 9-61 17-28
  00:28 OU Jack Mildren 3-yard run (kick good) 7-73 24-28
4 07:10 OU Jon Harrison 17-yard pass from Jack Mildren (kick good) 12-69 31-28
  01:38 NU Kinney 2-yard run (kick good) 12-74 5:32 31-35

Team Stats

Total Offense by Half (1st-2nd): OU 311-156, Nebraska 91-271

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 22 19
Total Yards 467 362
– Plays 75 73
– Yards/Play 6.2 5.0
Rushing Yards 279 297
– Attempts 64 60
– Yards/Attempt 4.4 5.0
Passing Yards 188 65
– Completions-Attempts 6-11 6-13
– Completion % 55% 46%
– Yards/Completion 31.3 10.8
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 3 (3-0) 1 (1-0)
Penalties-Yards 1-5 1-5
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.

Player Stats

Oklahoma

Rushing Att Yards TD Long Y/A
Jack Mildren 31 130 2 4.2
Leon Crosswhite 12 59 0 4.9
Greg Pruitt 10 53 0 5.3
Tim Welch 8 26 0 3.3
Joe Wylie 3 11 0 3.7

 

Passing Cmp Att Yards TD Int Long Cmp% Eff Y/C Y/A
Jack Mildren 5 10 137 2 0 50.0% 231.1 27.4 13.7
Jon Harrison 1 1 51 0 0 51 100.0% 528.4 51.0 51.0

 

Receiving Rec Yards TD Long Y/R
Jon Harrison 4 115 2 28.8
Al Chandler 2 73 0 51 36.5

Nebraska

Rushing Att Yards TD Long Y/A
Jeff Kinney 31 174 4 5.6
Jerry Tagge 17 49 0 2.9
Johnny Rodgers 4 27 0 6.8
Maury Damkroger 3 23 0 7.7
Bill Olds 4 22 0 5.5
Gary Dixon 1 2 0 2 2.0

 

Passing Cmp Att Yards TD Int Long Cmp% Eff Y/C Y/A
Jerry Tagge 6 12 65 0 0 50.0% 95.5 10.8 5.4
Johnny Rodgers 0 1 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0.0

 

Receiving Rec Yards TD Long Y/R
Johnny Rodgers 5 61 0 12.2
Jeff Kinney 1 4 0 4 4.0
Note: Opponent player stats only reflect bests against OU based on certain minimums and available research, plus a few select games that have all players listed.