Bowl Records
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Created
12/1/01;
Updated
1/2/13

 





Here are selected, basic bowl records for the Wildcats.


Team Records

Scoring
Most Points -  38 vs. TX Tech, 2011 TicketCity; 38 vs. UCLA, 2005 Sun

Least Points - 17 vs. Nebraska, 2000 Alamo


Most Points Allowed - 66 vs. Nebraska, 2000 Alamo


Least Points Allowed - 14 vs. Cal, 1949 Rose


Largest Margin of Victory - 14 vs. Mississippi State, 2013 Gator


Largest Margin of Defeat - 49 vs. Nebraska, 2000 Alamo

Touchdowns
NU -  5 vs. TX Tech, 2011 TicketCity; 5 vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback; 5 vs. UCLA, 2005 Sun

Opponent - 9, Nebraska, 2000 Alamo

First Downs
NU - 34 vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback

Opponent - 34, TX Tech, 2011 TicketCity

Total Offense
NU - 621 vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback

Opponent - 636, Nebraska, 2000 Alamo

Rushing Yards
NU - 357 vs. Bowling Green, 2003 Motor City

Opponent - 519, Nebraska, 2000 Alamo

Passing Yards
NU - 532 vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback

Opponent - 408, Tennessee, 1997 Citrus

Touchdown Passes
NU - 4 vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback

Opponent - 4, TX Tech, 2011 TicketCity; 4, Tennessee, 1997 Citrus

Interceptions
NU - 4 vs. Mississippi State, 2013 Gator; 4 vs. Cal, 1949 Rose

Opponent - 5, Auburn, 2010 Outback

Sacks by
NU - 4 vs. USC,  1996 Rose

Opponent - 8, Texas A&M, 2011 Texas


 

NCAA Records

Most offensive plays, team: NU had 115 offensive plays in the 2010 Outback Bowl.  This is not only a bowl record, it is the NCAA all-time record for any game. (previous record: 112, Montana vs. Montana State, Nov. 1, 1952)

Most plays, individual: Mike Kafka's 98 plays (78 passes, 20 rushes) in the 2010 Outback Bowl set the NCAA Div. I record. (previous: Matt Vogler, TCU, 94 vs. Houston, Nov. 3, 1990)


Individual Records

Touchdowns
NU - 5 Mike Kafka vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback

Opponent - 5 Taylor Potts, TX Tech, 2011 TicketCity; 5 Peyton Manning, Tennessee, 1997 Citrus

Extra Points
NU - 4 Jeff Budzien vs. Mississippi State, 2013 Gator; 4 Brian Gowins vs. Tennessee, 1997 Citrus

Opponent - 9 Brown, Nebraska, 2000 Alamo

Field Goals
NU - 2 Jeff Budzien vs. Mississippi State, 2013 Gator; 2 Brian Gowins vs. USC, 1996 Rose

Longest - 44 yds. Tim Long vs. Nebraska, 2000 Alamo


Opponent - 4 Randy Bullock, Texas A&M, 2011 Texas


Longest - 51 yds. Brown, Nebraska, 2000 Alamo

Rushing Attempts
NU - 32 Darnell Autry vs. USC, 1996 Rose

Opponent - 23 Ben Malena, Texas A&M, 2011 Texas; 23 Chris Markey, UCLA, 2005 Sun

Rushing Yards
NU - 237 Jason Wright vs. Bowling Green, 2003 Motor City

Longest TD Run - 77 Jason Wright vs. Bowling Green, 2003 Motor City


Opponent - 240 Dan Alexander, Nebraska, 2000 Alamo Bowl


Longest TD Run - 86 Eric Stephens, TX Tech, 2011 TicketCity

Passing Yards
NU - 532 Mike Kafka vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback

Opponent - 408 Peyton Manning, Tennessee, 1997 Citrus

Touchdown Passes: Longest
NU - 66 Mike Kafka to Drake Dunsmore vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback

Opponent - 69 Bobby Newcombe, Nebraska, 2000 Alamo

Pass Receptions
NU - 12 Zeke Markshausen vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback

Opponent - 12 Darvin Adams, Auburn, 2010 Outback; 12 Cole Magner, Bowling Green, 2003 Motor City; 12 Keyshawn Johnson, USC, 1996 Rose

Yards Receiving
NU - 145 D'Wayne Bates vs. USC, 1996 Rose

Opponent - 216 Keyshawn Johnson, USC, 1996 Rose

Touchdowns Receiving
NU - 2 Andrew Brewer vs. Auburn, 2010 Outback

Opponent - 2 Leong, TX Tech, 2011 TicketCity; 2 Magner, Bowling Green, 2003 Motor City; 2 Davidson, Nebraska, 2000 Alamo; 2 Kent, Tennessee 1997 Citrus