1962 Nebraska football statistics


 
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1962 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final)
(regular season only)
  NEB                          OPP
  134  First downs rushing      71 
   46  First downs passing      42 
    7  First downs penalties     5 
  187* Total first downs       118 
2,651  Yards gained rushing  1,578 
  196  Yards lost rushing      303 
2,455  Net gain rushing      1,275 
  551  Rushing plays           397 
  4.5  Average gain rushing    3.2 
  155  Passes attempted        151 
   70  Passes completed         68 
   10  Passes intercepted        9 
1,020  Passing yardage         918 
  6.6  Average gain passing    6.1 
  706  Total offensive plays   548 
3,475  Net yards gained      2,193 
  4.9  Average gain            4.0 
   43  Punts                    65 
1,558  Punting yardage       2,150 
 36.2  Punting average        33.1 
   49  Penalties                39 
  428  Penalty yardage         291 
   32  Fumbles                  21 
   15  Fumbles lost             10

*Nebraska record

SCORING BY QUARTERS
             lst/Avg.   2nd/Avg.   3rd/Avg.  4th/Avg.  Total/Avg.
NU            50/5.0     71/7.1     88/8.8    48/4.8     257/25.7
Opp.          26/2.6     26/2.6     40/4.0    35/3.5     127/12.7


Overall Individual Statistics


1962 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Individual Statistics (Final)
(regular season only)
RUSHING        No.  Gain  Loss  Net  Avg. 
Paschall       12     95    4    91   7.6 
McCloughan     39    238    6   232   5.9 
Powers         49    286    7   279   5.7 
Martin         25    130    0   130   5.2 
Stuewe         34    173    4   169   5.0 
Vujevich        2     10    0    10   5.0 
Young          55    273    6   267   4.9 
Ross           89    447   16   431   4.8 
McNulty         6     29    0    29   4.8 
Johnson        36    176   12   164   4.6 
Sebastian       3     13    0    13   4.3 
Thornton       62    251   13   238   3.8 
Claridge      104    425   55   370   3.6 
Smith           2      7    0     7   3.5 
Tucker         10     44   16    28   2.8 
Theisen        15     47    9    38   2.5 
Faiman          5      7   30   -23  -4.6 
Bonistall       3      0   18   -18  -6.0 
Neb. totals   551   2651  196  2455   4.5 
Opp. totals   397   1578  303  1275   3.2


PASSING       Att Comp  Int   Pct  Gain   Avg 
Tucker          6    4    1  .667    46   7.7 
Theisen         5    3    0  .600    59  11.8 
Bonistall       2    1    0  .500     5   2.5 
Powers          2    1    0  .500    18   9.0 
Faiman         11    5    1  .455    63   5.7 
Claridge      128   56*   8  .438   829*  6.5 
McCloughan      1    0    0  .000     0   0.0 
Neb. totals   155   70   10  .452  1020   6.6 
Opp. totals   151   68    9  .450   918   6.1

*Nebraska record


TOTAL OFFENSE  Plays   Yds.   Avg. 
Paschall         12      91    7.6 
McCloughan       40     232    5.8 
Powers           51     297    5.8 
Martin           25     130    5.2 
Claridge        232    1199    5.2 
Stuewe           34     169    5.0 
Vujevich          2      10    5.0 
Theisen          20      97    4.9 
Young            55     267    4.9 
Ross             89     431    4.8 
McNulty           6      29    4.8 
Johnson          36     164    4.6 
Tucker           16      74    4.6 
Sebastian         3      13    4.3 
Thornton         62     238    3.8 
Smith             2       7    3.5 
Faiman           16      40    2.5 
Bonistall         5     -13   -2.6 
Neb. totals     706    3475    4.9 
Opp. totals     548    2193    4.0


PUNTING       No.   Yds   Avg.  Blk 
Claridge      27    995   36.9    0 
Baffico       16    563   35.2    1 
Neb. totals   43   1558   36.2    1 
Opp. totals   65   2150   33.1    2


                  |-------PAT-------|
                  Kick    Run    Pass
SCORING       TD  At-M   At-M    At-M   FG   Tot 
Claridge      10   0-0    3-2    11-0    0    64 
Thornton       3   0-0    2-2     0-0    0    22 
Ross           3   0-0    1-1     0-0    0    20 
Stuewe         3   0-0    0-0     0-0    0    18 
Martin         3   0-0    1-0     0-0    0    18 
McCloughan     2   0-0    0-0     0-1    0    14 
Johnson        2   0-0    0-0     0-0    0    12 
Tomlinson      1   0-0    0-0     0-3    0    12   
Huge           1   0-0    0-0     0-1    0     8 
Callahan       1   0-0    0-0     0-1    0     8 
Faiman         0  10-7    0-0     1-0    0     7 
Eger           1   0-0    0-0     0-0    0     6 
Powers         1   0-0    1-0     0-0    0     6 
Vujevich       1   0-0    0-0     0-0    0     6 
Tucker         1   0-0    0-0     1-0    0     6 
Theisen        1   0-0    0-0     0-0    0     6 
McNulty        1   0-0    0-0     0-0    0     6 
Comstock       1   0-0    0-0     0-0    0     6 
Young          1   0-0    0-0     0-0    0     6 
Baffico        0   6-4    0-0     0-0    0     4 
Ernst          0   1-0    0-0     0-0    0     0 
Neb. totals   37  17-11   8-5    12-6    0   257 
Opp. totals   18  12-8    4-3     2-1    1   127


PASS RECEIVING   No.   Yds.  Avg.  TD
Bryan             1     29   29.0   0 
Tomlinson         5    103   20.6   1 
Callahan         10    189   18.9   1 
Huge             11    208   18.9   1 
Comstock          4     59   14.8   1 
Ross              6     88   14.7   0 
Martin            1     14   14.0   0 
Vujevich          1     14   14.0   1 
Stuewe            3     41   13.7   0 
Eger              9    109   12.1   1 
Johnson           5     59   11.8   0 
Donovan           3     34   11.3   0 
Powers            2     21   10.5   0 
Theisen           3     27    9.0   0 
McCloughan        4     30    7.5   0 
Sebastian         1      5    5.0   0 
Hohn              1      0    0.0   0 
Neb. totals      70   1020   14.6   6 
Opp. totals      68    918   13.5   8 


PUNT RETURNS     No.  Yds.   Avg. 
Stuewe            4     64   16.0 
Johnson           3     28    9.3 
Theisen          11    100    9.1 
Baffico           1      9    9.0 
Ross              1      7    7.0 
Powers            1      6    6.0 
Paschall          3     15    5.0 
Robertson         1      5    5.0 
Martin            1      4    4.0 
McCloughan        4     13    3.3 
Tucker            2      6    3.0 
Tregonning        1      2    2.0 
Neb. totals      33    259    7.8 
Opp. totals      16    153    9.6 


KICKOFF 
RETURNS       No.   Yds    Avg.
Paschall       1     34    34.0
Stuewe         3     70    23.3
Thornton       4     88    22.0
Powers         5    106    21.5
Ross           9    166    18.4
Tomlinson      1     18    18.0
Young          2     36    18.0
McCloughan     1     17    17.0
Johnson        2     32    16.0
Callahan       1     13    13.0
Huge           1      0     0.0
Neb. totals   29    580    20.0
Opp. totals   38    737    19.1


INTERCEPTION
RETURNS       No.   Yds    Avg.
Martin         1     88    88.0
Tucker         1     26    26.0
Theisen        3     56    18.7
Johnson        1     15    15.0
Toogood        1      3     3.0
Ross           1      0     0.0
Brown          1      0     0.0
Neb. totals    9    188    20.9
Opp. totals   10     65     6.5


SCHOOL RECORDS SET IN 1962
Yards Passing, one season  829, Dennis Claridge
Passes Completed, one season, 56, Dennis Claridge (128 attempts)
Team First Downs, one season  187