World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1955 Orange Bowl

 

1955 Orange Bowl

The 1955 Orange Bowl held on New Year's Day was an Orange Bowl football game between the Duke Blue Devils and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Duke beat Nebraska 34–7.[1]

Contents

  • Scoring Summary 1
    • Second Quarter 1.1
    • Third Quarter 1.2
    • Fourth Quarter 1.3
  • Statistics 2
  • References 3

Scoring Summary

Second Quarter

  • DUKE: Pascal 7-yard run (Nelson kick)
  • DUKE: Kocourek 5-yard pass from Barger (Nelson kick)

Third Quarter

  • DUKE: Sorrell 5-yard pass from Barger (kick failed)
  • NEB: Comstock 3-yard run (B. Smith kick)

Fourth Quarter

  • DUKE: McKeithan 1-yard run (Nelson kick)
  • DUKE: Eberdt 3-yard run (Nelson kick)

Statistics

Statistics Duke Nebraska
First Downs 23 6
Rushing Yards 288 84
Interceptions 0 2
Passing Yards 82 26
Total Yards 370 110
Punts-Average 5-26.6 7-28.9
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 0-0
Penalties/Yards 2-30 2-20

References

  1. ^ http://game.orangebowl.org/orange-bowl-history/the-history-of-the-orange-bowl/1950s/1955/
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.