1955 Orange Bowl

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1955 Orange Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Duke 0 14 6 14 34
Nebraska 0 0 7 0 7
Date January 1, 1955
Season 1954
Stadium Miami Orange Bowl
Location Miami, Florida
Attendance 68,750
United States TV coverage
Network CBS
Announcers Bob Neal
Orange Bowl
 < 1954  1956

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]

Scoring Summary[edit]

Second Quarter[edit]

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

Third Quarter[edit]

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

Fourth Quarter[edit]

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

Statistics[edit]

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

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