LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- David Horne rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown and Dahrran Diedrick added 107 and a score Saturday, leading Nebraska to its 34th consecutive victory over the Kansas Jayhawks, 45-7.
Horne and Diedrick led a rushing offense that totaled 352 yards against a defense that ranks 114th among 117 Division I-A teams. Horne carried just nine times and scored on a 30-yard run in the first quarter to put the Cornhuskers (7-4, 3-3 Big 12) ahead for good.
Diedrick had 12 rushes, including a 53-yard touchdown that opened the scoring less than four minutes into the game.
A week after its 26-game home winning streak was snapped, Nebraska extended its lead in the series to 85-21-3. The Cornhuskers, who have not lost to Kansas since 1968, also posted their 34th straight homecoming victory.
Jammal Lord ran for 74 yards on 13 carries and completed four of 10 passes for 59 yards and two touchdowns. He connected with Wilson Thomas for a 27-yard score in the second quarter and tight end Aaron Golliday for a 12-yard touchdown on the opening drive of the second half to extend Nebraska's lead to 31-7.
The Huskers also scored on a 30-yard blocked punt return by Aaron Terpening and a four-yard run by Josh Davis.
Kansas' lone touchdown came on a 50-yard pass from Jon Weatherbie to Byron Gasaway in the first quarter.
Weatherbie was three of nine for 74 yards and Brian Luke seven of 22 for 79 yards with two interceptions for the Jayhawks (2-9, 0-7), who have lost 13 straight conference games.