Nebraska 6
Minnesota 6

Oct. 11, 1919 • Northrop Field, Minneapolis

Nebraska Springs Big Surprise by Tie Score



Minneapolis, Minn., Oct., 11—Nebraska sprang a surprise by outplaying Minnesota in the last half here today and earning a 6 to 6 tie with the Gophers. Minnesota scored in the second quarter while the visitors counted in the final.

Minnesota started a battering ram attack in the second period and carried the ball from the middle of the field to the nine-yard line where Haertel went through for a touchdown. Ruben missed the try for goal. Minnesota kicked to Nebraska at the visitors attempted a series of forward pass plays which gained a little ground. Nebraska had the ball on Minnesota’s forty-yard line when the half ended.

Nebraska gave Minnesota a fierce battle in the third period, which was scoreless. A Minnesota fumble gave Nebraska the ball on the Gophers’ forty-yard line. End runs by Dale and Dobson brought the ball to Minnesota’s eight-yard line where the Nebraskans were held for downs.

Nebraska had the ball on Minnesota’s forty-yard line when the period ended.

Nebraska tied the score early in the last half, when Schellenberg, a substitute for McGlasson, ran thirty yards for a touchdown. Goal was missed.

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Nebraska is 25-33 all-time against Minnesota.

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1919 season (3-3-2)

Iowa Oct. 4
Minnesota Oct. 11
Notre Dame Oct. 18
Oklahoma Oct. 25
Iowa State Nov. 1
Missouri Nov. 8
Kansas Nov. 15
Syracuse Nov. 27

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