Nebraska I-back Roger Craig rushed for 234 yards and scored one touchdown on a 94-yard run yesterday to power 17th-ranked Nebraska to a 34-14 victory over No. 19 Florida State in Lincoln, Neb.
Craig's run tied former Husker Craig Johnson's record for his school's longest touchdown run. Johnson's 94-yarder came against Kansas in 1979.
Nebraska (1-1) broke open the game in the third quarter when it scored twice in six seconds. Sophomore Irving Fryar returned all-America punter Rohn Stark's longest kick of the day, a 63-yarder, 82 yards for a touchdown.
Nebraska's Kevin Seibel kicked off and Greg Allen took the ball a yard deep in the end zone. Allen was hit on the 13, and the ball flipped into the air, with Husker defensive end Tony Felici grabbing it and scoring.
That took the Huskers from a 10-7 halftime lead to a 24-7 margin from which the Seminoles were unable to recover. The win avenged an 18-14 Nebraska loss in Lincoln last year.
Nebraska relied mostly on its running game, and completed only one pass in the first half. The Huskers totaled 189 rushing yards and 16 passing yards in that half.