By Nate Rohr
Bob Devaney earned the first of his 62 career Big Eight conference wins, as Nebraska defeated
Devaney, in his first season as the head coach of the Cornhusker football team, closed his career with a 62-13-1 record in the conference including eight Big Eight championships as the head coach of the Huskers.
Against the Cyclones,
After ISU went three-and-out on their first drive of the game,
The Huskers struck again midway through the second quarter, with an 11-play, 59-yard drive that was capped by another Claridge touchdown run to build the lead to 21-0 with the extra point. On the ensuing drive, a Cyclone fumble gave
The Huskers went on to a 9-2 record that season, including a 5-2 mark in the conference.