Nebraska Breaks or Ties Twelve Team and Four Individual Records in Its 66-17 Win Over Northwestern

Nebraska broke or tied twelve team bowl records and four individual in route to its 66-17 victory over Northwestern in the 2000 SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl in front of 60,028 fans at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on December 30, 2000.

TEAM RECORDS:

Most Points — Game 66, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 (NCAA Bowl Record) 37, Purdue (vs. Kansas State), 12/29/98 37, California (vs. Iowa), 12/31/93 33, Purdue (vs. Oklahoma State), 12/30/97

Most Points -Half 38, Nebraska (1st half vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 28, Nebraska (2nd half vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 23, California (1st half vs. Iowa), 12/31/93 23, Purdue (2nd half vs. Oklahoma State), 12/30/97

Most Points — Quarter 31, Nebraska (2nd vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 21, Nebraska (3rd vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 20, Purdue (3rd quarter vs. Oklahoma State), 12/30/97

Most Combined Points 78, Nebraska vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 71, Purdue (37) vs. Kansas State (34), 12/29/98 53, Purdue (33) vs. Oklahoma State (20), 12/30/97

Most Yards Total Offense 636, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 454, Purdue (vs. Oklahoma State), 12/30/97 445, California (vs. Iowa), 12/31/93

Most Offensive Plays 83, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 83, California (vs. Iowa), 12/31/93 81, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska), 12/30/00

Highest Avg. Per Play 7.7, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 7.1, Purdue (vs. Oklahoma State), 12/30/97 5.7, Penn State (vs. Texas A&M), 12/28/99

Most Rushing Attempts 69, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 55, California (vs. Iowa), 12/31/93 52, Iowa (vs. Texas Tech), 12/29/96

Most Yards Rushing 476, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 232, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska), 12/30/00 217, Iowa (vs. Texas Tech), 12/29/96

Highest Avg. Per Rushing Attempt 6.9, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 6.1, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska), 12/30/00 4.6, Purdue (vs. Oklahoma State), 12/30/97 \

Most First Downs–Overall 28, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 28, California (vs. Iowa), 12/31/93 24, Oklahoma State (vs. Purdue), 12/30/97

Most First Downs–Rushing 24, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 14, California (vs. Iowa), 12/31/93

Most Punts 10, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska), 12/30/00 8, Iowa (vs. California), 12/31/93 7, Kansas State (vs. Purdue), 12/29/98 7, Purdue (vs. Kansas State), 12/29/98

Most Punts, Half 7, Northwestern (1st half vs. Nebraska), 12/30/00 5, Washington State (vs. Baylor), 12/31/94

Most Punts, Quarter 5, Northwestern (2nd quarter vs. Nebraska), 12/30/00 3, Washington State (vs. Baylor), 12/31/94

Most Punting Yardage 357, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska),12/30/00 345, Iowa (vs. California), 12/31/93

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS:

Most Yards Rushing 240, Dan Alexander, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern) 12/30/00 149, Damien Anderson, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska) 12/30/00 113, Sedrick Shaw, Iowa (vs. Texas Tech, 12/29/96)

Most Yards Per Carry 12, Dan Alexander, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern) 12/30/00 8.3, Damien Anderson, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska) 12/30/00 5.7, Sedrick Shaw, Iowa (vs. Texas Tech, 12/29/96)

Longest Touchdown Run 69, Damien Anderson, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska) 12/30/00 21 Jamaal Fobbs, Oklahoma State (vs. Purdue) 12/30/97 20, Sedrick Shaw, Iowa (vs. Texas Tech) 12/29/96

Most Punts 10, J.J. Standring, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska) 12/30/00 8, Iowa (vs. California), 12/31/93 7, Kansas State (vs. Purdue), 12/29/98 7, Purdue (vs. Kansas State), 12/29/98

Longest Punt Return 32, Bobby Newcombe, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern) 12/30/00 32, David Allen, Kansas State (vs. Purdue), 12/29/98 26, Ray Mickens, Texas A&M (vs. Michigan), 12/28/95

Most Punt Return Yards 67, David Allen, Kansas State (vs. Purdue), 12/29/98 52, Ray Mickens, Texas A&M (vs. Michigan), 12/28/95 43, Bobby Newcombe, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern) 12/30/00

Longest Pass Reception 88 (TD), Darnell McDonald, Kansas State (vs. Purdue), 12/29/98 69 (TD), Matt Davison, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern) 12/30/00 69 (TD), Chris Daniels, Purdue (vs. Oklahoma State), 12/30/97

Longest Field Goal 51, Josh Brown, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern), 12/30/00 49, Kyle Bryant, Texas A&M (vs. Michigan), 12/28/95 47, Kyle Bryant, Texas A&M (vs. Michigan), 12/28/95

Nebraska Breaks or Ties Twelve Team and Four Individual Records in Its 66-17 Win Over Northwestern

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