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1973 Orange Bowl
Bowl Game
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1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 0 0 0 6 6
Nebraska 7 13 20 0 40
Date January 1, 1973
Season 1972
Stadium Miami Orange Bowl
Location Miami, Florida
Orange Bowl
 < 1972  1974

The 1973 edition of the Orange Bowl featured Nebraska, and Notre Dame.

Nebraska's Johnny Rodgers scored on an 8 yard touchdown ran as Nebraska took a 7-0 lead. In the second quarter, Gary Dixon scored on a 1 yard touchdown ran as Nebraska led 14-0. Rodgers then found Frosty Anderson for a 52 yard touchdown pass as Nebraska led 20-0 at halftime. In the third quarter Rodgers scored on runs of 4 and 5 yards as Nebraska built a 33-0 lead. Dave Humm threw a 50 yard touchdown pass to Rodgers as Nebraska led 40-0 after 3. Notre Dame managed 6 points on a touchdown from Clements to Demmerle.

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