Multi-talented football star Johnny Rodgers was awarded the Heisman Trophy. Known as one of the most versatile players in University of Nebraska history, he operated as a running back, as a punt returner, pass receiver and blocker. His 72-yard punt return to score the first touchdown over Oklahoma in 1971 — dubbed the Game of the Century — helped the Huskers seize the victory, 35-31. Rodgers would go on to play for the San Diego Chargers in the NFL.
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