The Tommie Frazier Experience is a weekly podcast that gives insight to the nation's greatest college football program. Each week Tommie recaps games, gives predictions, and provides a unique insight that can only comes from the experience of playing at a National Championship level.
NO. 11 - REFLECTING BACK TO THE 95 HUSKERS
FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF THE 1994 SEASON THAT LED TO TOM OSBORNE'S FIRST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP, THE 1995 SQUAD WAS BACK AND IMPROVED IN EVERY FACET AND DELIVERED THE MOST DOMINATING PERFORMANCE IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL HISTORY.
THIS MIGHT BE ONE OF THE MOST ENJOYABLE SHOWS WE'VE EVER RECORDED. DAN AND TOMMIE WALKED THROUGH THE SEASON TALKING ABOUT SEVERAL GAME HIGHLIGHTS THAT LED UP TO THE NATIONAL TITLE GAME VERSUS STEVE SPURRIER'S FLORIDA GATORS.
There's a lot in this episode. You will here details and stories from all the following games:
- GAME 1 - 64–21 win at Oklahoma State
- following a 29-yard interception return for a touchdown by reserve weakside linebacker Terrell Farley, a JUCO transfer who went on to become Big 8 Defensive Newcomer of the Year
- Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips cut inside, dodged several defenders and raced for an 80-yard touchdown
- Early in the third quarter, Frazier hit wide receiver Reggie Baul down the sideline for a 76-yard touchdown
- Early in the fourth quarter, touted Husker freshman running back Ahman Green scored his first career touchdown on a 14-yard run
- GAME 2 - 50-10 win Nick Saban’s Michigan St
- No. 2 Nebraska lost quarterback Tommie Frazier early in the second quarter with a bruised thigh but still dominated Michigan State in a 50–10 rout at East Lansing.
- GAME 3 - 77-28 win over Arizona State
- Nebraska set a modern school record with 63 points in the first half
- Back-up I-back Clinton Childs, starting in place of the suspended Lawrence Phillips, ran 65 yards for a touchdown on the game's first play from scrimmage
- The Huskers gained 508 yards in the first half and finished with 686 for the game
- GAME 4 - 49-7 win over Pacific
- Nebraska totaled 731 yards, the fifth-highest total in school history
- I-back Damon Benning, starting in place of the injured Clinton Childs, rushed for 173 and three touchdowns
- Nebraska began substituting in the second quarter and eventually used 102 players.
- GAME 5 - 35-21 win over Washington St
- Nebraska overcame an early deficit (only time trailing that season)
- Nebraska played sloppy at times, losing three fumbles on the day and missing a 20-yard field goal. T
- GAME 6 - 57-0 win over Missouri
- Nebraska's Blackshirt defense forced five fumbles and recovered two of them, intercepted two passes
- held Missouri to 122 total yards
- Tommie Frazier accounting for 71 yards rushing (and three rushing touchdowns) and 133 passing (and two touchdown passes)
- Husker I-back Ahman Green, making his first start, rushed for 90 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries.
- GAME 7 - 49-25 win over Kansas St
- Frazier went 10 of 16 through the air for 148 yards, four touchdowns and zero interceptions
- GAME 8 - 44-21 win over Colorado
- Nebraska scored on a 57-yard run by I-back Ahman Green on its first play from scrimmage
- Quarterback Tommie Frazier threw for a career-high 241 yards on 14 of 23 passing with two touchdowns (a 52-yarder to Clester Johnson
- GAME 9 - 73-14 win over Iowa State
- Nebraska scored on its first ten possessions and posted 624 rushing yards
- Freshman I-back Ahman Green led the way with 176 rushing yards and three touchdowns
- The game marked the return of Lawrence Phillips, who gained 68 yards on 12 carries
- GAME 10 - 41-3 win over Kansas
- Nebraska offense had three uncharacteristic turnovers of its own on the day
- GAME 11 - 37-0 win over Oklahoma
- Nebraska entered the contest favored by more than 30 points
- Nebraska failed to score a first-half offensive touchdown for the first time all season.
- A 57-yard fumble return by free safety Tony Veland pushed the score to 20–0 early in the third quarter
- GAME 12 - 62-24 win over Florida
- Nebraska defeated Florida 62–24, marking the largest margin of victory and highest score in a national championship game in history.
- NCAA bowl records the Huskers set were a team rushing total of 524 yards
- Lawrence Phillips carried 25 times for 165 yards and two touchdowns
- Quarterback Tommie Frazier finished the game with 199 yards on 16 carries.
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