Big red redemption

Reed, William F.
November 1992
Sports Illustrated;11/9/92, Vol. 77 Issue 20, p122
Reports on the Nebraska-Colorado collegiate football game. Cornhuskers rout Colorado 52-7; Demolition by the fans; Came into the game tied; End of the Buffalo's streak; Freshman quarterback Tommie Frazier starts for Nebraska; Three touchdowns for I-back Calvin Jones; A big burden lifted; Winning the big one.


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