But on the following drive, the No. 6 Huskers responded with an eight play, 61-yard scoring march with all 61 yards covered on the ground to cut the Hawkeyes’ lead in half. Jarvis Redwine carried five times for 49 yards including runs of 18 and 20 yards on the drive, while Hager redeemed himself for his prior mistake by covering the last nine yards on the drive on two carries, capped by a four-yard touchdown run to bring the Huskers within seven with 2:02 left to go in the third quarter.
After a 24-yard pass from Gales to Nate Person seemed to get
The Huskers started the go-ahead drive with just their third pass attempt of the half and their own completion, an 11-yard completion from Hager to All-America tight end Junior Miller. With a 15-yard personal foul penalty by
In addition to this game, Sept. 22 is a significant day in Husker history as Bob Devaney made his head coaching debut at