Nebraska 26, Clemson 21
Preview - Box Score - Recap

  Gator Bowl 1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 3 20 3 26 Final 
Clemson 0 14 7 0 21  
  Box Score Play by Play Drive Log
 Scoring Summary Cornhuskers - Tigers 
  1st Quarter
 NONE 0 - 0 
 
  2nd Quarter
 Tigers TD Joe Ganz rushed to the left for 12 yard loss. Joe Ganz fumbled. DeAndre McDaniel recovered fumble and returned for 28 yards (Mark Buchholz made PAT) 0 - 7 
 
 Cornhuskers FG Alex Henery kicked a 48-yard field goal 3 - 7 
 
 Tigers TD Cullen Harper passed to Aaron Kelly to the left for 25 yard gain (Mark Buchholz made PAT) 3 - 14 
 
  3rd Quarter
 Cornhuskers TD Joe Ganz passed to Nate Swift to the left for 17 yard gain (Alex Henery made PAT) 10 - 14 
 
 Tigers TD Cullen Harper passed to Jacoby Ford down the middle for 41 yard gain (Mark Buchholz made PAT) 10 - 21 
 
 Cornhuskers TD Joe Ganz passed to Todd Peterson down the middle for 19 yard gain (Alex Henery made PAT) 17 - 21 
 
 Cornhuskers FG Alex Henery kicked a 28-yard field goal 20 - 21 
 
 Cornhuskers FG Alex Henery kicked a 28-yard field goal 23 - 21 
 
  4th Quarter
 Cornhuskers FG Alex Henery kicked a 22-yard field goal 26 - 21 
 
 Team Statistics
  Cornhuskers Tigers 
  First Downs 14 14 
    Passing 11
    Rushing 3
    Penalty 0
  Third Down Efficiency 7-19 3-16 
  Fourth Down Efficiency 0-0 1-3 
  TOTAL NET YARDS 361 210 
    Total Plays 71 63 
    Average Gain Per Play 5.1 3.3 
  NET YARDS RUSHING 125 4 
    Rushes 35 26 
    Average Per Rush 3.6 0.2 
  NET YARDS PASSING 236 206 
    Completions-Attempts 19-36 17-37 
    Yards Per Pass Play 6.6 5.6 
    Times Sacked 0
    Yards Lost to Sacks 0 44 
    Had Intercepted 1
  PUNTS 7 9 
    Average Punt 38.6 37.0 
  PENALTIES 8 7 
    Penalty Yards 81 50 
  FUMBLES 3 1 
    Fumbles Lost 2
 Passing                  
 Nebraska Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 J. Ganz 19 36 236 52.8 6.6 0 0 2
 Clemson Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 C. Harper 17 37 206 45.9 5.6 5 44 2
 Rushing            
 Nebraska Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 Q. Castille 18 125 6.9 58 0
 P. Witt 1 4 4.0 4 0
 J. Ganz 7 1 0.1 5 0
 R. Helu 5 -1 -0.2 4 0
 Clemson Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 J. Davis 12 26 2.2 12 0
 C. Spiller 7 17 2.4 10 0
 J. Ford 1 3 3.0 3 0
 C. Harper 6 -42 -7.0 2 0
 Receiving            
 Nebraska Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 T. Peterson 4 96 24.0 36 1
 M. Holt 2 35 17.5 23 0
 N. Swift 3 32 10.7 17 1
 M. McNeill 3 27 9.0 15 0
 Q. Castille 1 20 20.0 20 0
 N. Paul 2 13 6.5 10 0
 M. Lucky 4 13 3.3 8 0
 Clemson Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 J. Ford 5 112 22.4 46 1
 A. Kelly 6 74 12.3 25 1
 N. Faerber 1 8 8.0 8 0
 C. Spiller 4 6 1.5 9 0
 T. Grisham 1 6 6.0 6 0
 Kicking              
 Nebraska XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 A. Henery 2 2 4 4 48 100.0 14 
 Clemson XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 M. Buchholz 3 3 0 1 0 0.0
 Punting            
 Nebraska Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 D. Titchener 7 38.6 46 0 2
 Clemson Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 J. Maners 8 40.8 50 1 2
 Kick/Punt Returns
 Nebraska PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 A. Dennard 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 31 31.0 31
 N. Paul 1 3 3.0 0 0 3 58 19.3 25
 N. Swift 5 30 6.0 12 0 0 0 0.0 0
 Clemson PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 C. Spiller 4 62 15.5 33 0 4 97 24.3 33
 J. Ford 2 19 9.5 20 0 0 0 0.0 0

Updated on Monday, Jan 26, 2009 3:19 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Nebraska
J. Ganz J. Ganz, QB
19-36, 236 yds
2 TDs, 1 INT
 Clemson
J. Ford J. Ford, WR
5 Rec, 112 yds
1 TD
 Big Ten Box Scores
Saturday, Dec 27
Wisconsin 13
Florida St. 42
Final


Monday, Dec 29
Missouri 30
Northwestern 23
Final OT


Wednesday, Dec 31
Kansas 42
Minnesota 21
Final


Thursday, Jan 1
South Carolina 10
Iowa 31
Final

Georgia 24
Michigan St. 12
Final

Penn St. 24
USC 38
Final


Monday, Jan 5
Ohio St. 21
Texas 24
Final