Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NEB 263
    • 200 IOWA
  • Turnovers

    • NEB 2
    • 2 IOWA
  • Possession

    NEB IOWA
    29:02 34:30
  • 1st Downs

    • NEB 16
    • 13 IOWA

Game Information

Kinnick Stadium
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Coverage: ABC
  • Iowa City, IA 52242
  • Line: NEB -14.5
Attendance: 69,805
11/23/2012 Associated Press

Burkhead returns, helps Nebraska defeat Iowa

Rex Burkhead scored the go-ahead touchdown in his return from a knee injury and Nebraska (No. 14 BCS, No. 17 AP) beat Iowa 13-7 on Friday to claim the Legends Division's berth in the championship game.

Scoring Summary

ABC1234T
Nebraska3010013
Iowa70007
first QuarterNEBIOWA
FG
6:51
Brett Maher 26 yard field goal GOOD.
nebraska drive: 16 plays 75 yards, 08:09 nebraska fg, 8:09
30
TD
0:28
James Vandenberg rush over right end for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
iowa drive: 12 plays 62 yards, 06:23 iowa td, 6:23
36
XP
0:28
Mike Meyer extra point GOOD.
iowa drive: 12 plays 62 yards, 06:23 iowa td, 6:23
37
third QuarterNEBIOWA
FG
9:30
Brett Maher 52 yard field goal GOOD.
nebraska drive: 10 plays 30 yards, 03:58 nebraska fg, 3:58
67
TD
3:10
Rex Burkhead rush over left end for 3 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 4 plays 43 yards, 01:35 nebraska td, 1:35
127
XP
3:10
Brett Maher extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 4 plays 43 yards, 01:35 nebraska td, 1:35
137

Research Notes

  • Nebraska last played in a conference championship game in 2010, losing to Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship Game.The Cornhuskers haven't won a conference title since 1999. Even Colorado (Big 12 champions in 2001) has won one since Nebraska last did.Nebraska in Conference Championship Games Opponent Result2012 Wisconsin ?2010<< Oklahoma Lost2009<< Texas Lost2006<< Oklahoma Lost1999<< Texas Won1997<< Texas A&M Won1996<< Texas Lost>>Big 12 Championship Game

  • Nebraska's Damion Stafford now has an interception in 3 straight games and 4 in his last 5.In his first 20 career games, he had 0. In his last 5 games he's had 4. He is now tied for the Big Ten lead with 4 interceptions this season.

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