Nebraska 35 – Oklahoma 31

November 25, 1971 ▪ at Norman ▪ Attendance 62,884

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 H 3 4   F
#2 Oklahoma (9-0) 3 14 17 7 7 31
#1 Nebraska (10-0) 7 7 14 14 7 35

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 22 19
Total Yards 467 362
– Plays 75 73
– Yards/Play 6.2 5.0
Rushing Yards 279 297
– Attempts 64 60
– Yards/Attempt 4.4 5.0
Passing Yards 188 65
– Completions-Attempts 6-11 6-13
– Completion % 55% 46%
– Yards/Completion 31.3 10.8
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 3 (3-0) 1 (1-0)
Penalties-Yards 1-5 1-5
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.