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Fiesta Bowl

Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1996 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.

#1 Nebraska (Big Eight)6291413-- 62
#2 Florida (SEC)10086-- 24
1st: FLA-- Bart Edmiston 23-yd FG, 3:54. Drive: 55 yards in 11 plays. NEB-- Lawrence Phillips 16-yd pass from Tommie Frazier (kick blocked), 6:50. Drive: 52 yards in 6 plays. FLA-- Danny Wuerffel 1-yd run (Edmiston kick), 13:43. Drive: 54 yards in 12 plays.
2nd: NEB-- Phillips 42-yd run (Kris Brown kick), 0:32. Drive: 71 yards in 5 plays. NEB-- Safety (Jamel Williams tackled Wuerffel in end zone), 2:18. NEB-- Ahman Green 1-yd run (Brown kick), 5:47. Drive: 51 yards in 7 plays. NEB-- Brown 26-yd FG, 11:14. Drive: 33 yards in 9 plays. NEB-- Michael Booker 42-yd interception return (Brown kick), 12:20. NEB-- Brown 24-yd FG, 14:52. Drive: 59 yards in 8 plays.
3rd: NEB-- Frazier 35-yd run (Brown kick), 12:39. Drive: 70 yards in 6 plays. FLA-- Ike Hilliard 35-yd pass from Wuerffel (2-pt conversion, Reidel Anthony from Wuerffel), 14:08. Drive: 77 yards in 5 plays. NEB-- Frazier 75-yd run (Brown kick), 14:59. Drive: 80 yards in 2 plays.
4th: NEB-- Phillips 15-yd run (kick blocked), 6:35. Drive: 22 yards in 6 plays. NEB--Brook Berringer 1-yd run (Ted Retzlaff kick), 10:16. Drive: 53 yards in 5 plays. FLA-- Anthony 93-yd kickoff return (pass failed), 10:29.
Favorite: Nebraska by 3 1/2Attendance: 79, 864
Field: GrassTime: 3:44
Weather: Clear, 58 degreesTV Rating: 18.8/31 share (CBS)
MVP: Tommie Frazier, Nebraska, QB
Note: Frazier was also MVP of the 1994 and '95 Orange Bowl games.

Team Statistics

 NebraskaFlorida
Touchdowns83
Rushing61
Passing11
Kick returns01
Interception returns10
Safeties10
Time of possession35:1724:43
First downs2715
Rushing212
Passing412
Penalties21
3rd down efficiency8-174-12
4th down efficiency2-31-2
Total offense (net yards)629269
Plays8359
Average gain7.64.6
Carries/yards (includ. sacks)68/52421/(-28)
Passing yards105297
Completions/attempts6/1520/38
Times sacked/yards lost0/07/40
Return yardage152265
Punt returns/yards4/141/8
Kickoff returns/yards5/8810/268
Interceptions/yards3/502/5
Fumbles/lost1/01/1
Penalties/yards4/309/78
Punts/average1/364/41
Punts blocked00
PATs/attempts6/82/3
Field goals/attempts2/21/1

Individual Statistics

Nebraska

PassingAttCmpPct.YdsTDInt
Tommie Frazier14642.910512
Lawrence Phillips100.0000
TOTAL15640.010512
ReceivingNoYdsAvgLongTD
Clester Johnson24321.5360
Brendan Holbein13333.0330
Lawrence Phillips11616.016-td1
Jeff Makovicka188.080
John Vedral155.050
TOTAL610517.5361
RushingCarYdsAvgLongTD
Tommie Frazier1619912.475-td2
Lawrence Phillips251656.642-td2
Ahman Green9687.6431
James Sims23517.5320
Jeff Makovicka6325.3130
Clinton Childs3144.770
Brian Schuster144.040
Joel Makovicka242.030
Damon Benning133.030
Brook Berringer111.011
Billy Legate111.010
Matt Turman1-2-2.0-20
TOTAL685247.775-td6
Field Goals20-2930-3940-4950-59Total
Kris Brown2-20-00-00-02-2
PuntingNoYdsLongBlkAvg
Jesse Kosch13636036.0
Punt ReturnsFCRetYdsLongAvgTD
Octavius McFarlin021477.00
Damon Benning01000.00
Mike Fullman01000.00
TOTAL041473.50
Kickoff ReturnsNoYdsLongAvgTD
Clinton Childs3793426.30
Tim Carpenter1555.00
Jon Hesse1444.00
TOTAL5883417.60
Interceptions 
Michael Booker1
Eric Stokes1
Tony Veland1
Sacks 
Terrell Farley2
Five tied with one each.

Florida

PassingAttCmpPct.YdsTDInt
Danny Wuerffel311754.825513
Eric Kresser7342.94200
TOTAL382052.629713
ReceivingNoYdsAvgLongTD
Chris Doering812315.4300
Ike Hilliard610016.735-td1
Reidel Anthony24020.0260
Travis McGriff2199.5100
Terry Jackson11010.0100
Jerome Evans155.050
TOTAL2029714.935-td1
RushingCarYdsAvgLongTD
Elijah Williams661.030
Terry Jackson441.030
Reidel Anthony2-1-0.530
Danny Wuerffel9-37-4-121
TOTAL21-28-1.331
Field Goals20-2930-3940-4950-59Total
Bart Edmiston1-10-00-00-01-1
PuntingNoYdsLongBlkAvg
Robby Stevenson416546041.3
Punt ReturnsFCRetYdsLongAvgTD
Reidel Anthony01-8-8-8.00
Kickoff ReturnsNoYdsLongAvgTD
Reidel Anthony619593-td32.51
Jacquez Green2483824.00
Ike Hilliard2252312.50
Interceptions 
Takeo Brown1
Anthone Lott1
Sacks
None.

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