D A V I D H U M M
David Humm was the Huskers' quarterback in Bob
Devaney's final season, 1972, and Tom Osborne's first two seasons, 1973
and 1974. Thirty years later, many of his school records still stood,
including the trifecta of passing yards in a career (5,035), season (2,074)
and game (297).
"The Dealer," the QB from Las Vegas completed a school-record 15 consecutive
passes against Kansas in 1974, the same year in which he led the Big Eight
in both passing and total offense. On the receiving end of his aerials
during his three-year career were the likes of Johnny Rodgers, Jerry List,
Frosty Anderson, Don Westbrook, Ritch Bahe, Dave Shamblin, Bob Revelle
and Tony Davis.
averaging 152.6 yards per game passing during his career at Nebraska,
he was drafted by the NFL's Raiders and spent most of his pro career with
the franchise, winning two Super Bowl rings.
353/637 55.4% | 5,035 yds | 41 TDs
He wasn't known for his running, but here he totes one
in the 1973 Orange Bowl romp over Notre Dame.
Letting one fly during a 1972 game.
Conferring with the coaches upstairs.
Taking a snap with the Raiders.