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Overall Team Statistics


1966 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final)
(regular season only)
Nebr.                            Opp.
  114    First downs rushing       61
   64    First downs passing       54
   10    First downs penalties     11
  188    TOTAL FIRST DOWNS        126
   45    Times penalized           43
  429    Yards penalized          389
29-18    Fumbles-lost           28-14
  541    Times rushed             394
 2252    Yards gained rushing    1366
  268    Yards lost rushing       370
 1984    NET GAIN RUSHING         996
  192    Passes attempted         220
  104    Passes completed          94
    9    Passes intercepted        18
 1204    NET GAIN BY PASSING     1284
  733    Total plays              614
 3188    Total gain              2280
  198.4  Game rushing average      99.6
  120.4  Game passing average     128.4
  318.8  Total offensive average  228.0

SCORING BY QUARTERS
             lst/Avg.   2nd/Avg.   3rd/Avg.  4th/Avg.  Total/Avg.
NU            37/3.7     63/6.3     44/4.4    72/7.2     216/21.6
Opp.           9/0.9     39/3.9     20/2.0    16/1.6      84/ 8.4


Overall Individual Statistics


1966 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Individual Statistics (Final)
(regular season only)
RUSHING    No.   Gain  Lost    Net    Avg.
Wilson     138    659    24    635    4.6
Tatman     107    420     2    418    3.9
Gregory     93    424     6    418    4.5
Winters     39    160     3    157    4.0
Davis       29    159     5    154    5.3
Kirkland    27    112     8    104    3.6
Critchlow   21     77     3     74    3.6
Weber        9     49    12     37    4.1
Ziegler     12     42     0     42    3.5
Brunk        1      3     0      3    3.0
Churchich   63    147   205    -58   -0.9
Neb. Tot.  541   2252   268   1924    3.6
Opp. Tot.  394   1366   370    996    2.5


PASSING       Att. Comp.  Pct.  Yds. TD Int.
Churchich     174    96  .552  1136   4   9
Weber          14     7  .500    52   1   0
Sigler          2     1  .500    16   0   0
Gregory         2     0  .000     0   0   0
Neb.  Tot.    192   104  .541  1204   5   9
Opp. Tot.     220    94  .425  1284   6  18


PASS RECEIVING  No.    Yards      TD
Penney          24       286       0
Morrison        22       271       2
Wilson          16       216       1
Richnafsky      12       121       0
Gregory         12       121       1
Kirkland         7        90       0
Kimmel           5        61       0
Davis            2        18       0
Tatman           1        11       0
Smith            1         5       1
Winters          2         4       0
Neb. Totals    104      1204       5
Opp. Totals     94      1284       6


TOTAL OFFENSE  Plays      Gain     Avg.
Churchich        237      1078      4.5
Wilson           138       635      4.6
Tatman           107       418      3.9
Gregory           95       418      4.3
Winters           39       157      4.0
Davis             29       154      5.3
Kirkland          29       104      3.6
Weber             23        89      3.9
Critchlow         21        74      3.6
Ziegler           12        42      3.5
Sigler             2        16      8.0
Brunk              1         3      3.0


PUNT RETURNS  No.   Yards    Avg.    TD
Wachholtz     29     299     10.0     1
Meylan         3      60     20.0     2
Poggemeyer     2       4      2.0     0
Neb. Totals   34     363     10.8     3
Opp. Totals   21     159      7.8     0


PASS
INTERCEPTIONS  No.   Yds.    Avg.   TD
Wachholtz       7     73     10.4    0
Carstens        2     68     34.0    0
Alvarez         2     37     18.5    0
Thorell         3     22      7.1    0
Mueller         1      4      4.0    0
Janik           1      3      3.0    0
Senkbeil        1      0      0.0    0
Coleman, R.     1      0      0.0    0
Neb. Totals    18    207     11.5    9
Opp. Totals     9     94     10.4    1


KICKOFF
RETURNS      No.     Yds.    Avg.
Wilson       11      226     20.5
Gregory       4       67     16.5
Tatman        1       17     17.0
Davis         2       32     16.0 
Neb. Totals  18      351     18.9
Opp. Totals  43      867     20.1


PUNTING       No.     Yds.    Avg.
Armstrong     46     1801     39.1
Kuehl          6      198     33.0
Neb. Totals   52     1999     38.5
Opp. Totals   72     2614     36.3


SCORING      TD   Pat   FG   Other  Tot.
Gregory      7     0     0    0-1    42
Wachholtz    1   21-25  5-8    0     42
Wilson       4     0     0     0     24
Churchich    4     0     0    0-2    24
Tatman       3     0     0     0     18
Critchlow    2     0     0     0     12
Meylan       2     0     0     0     12
Winters      2     0     0     0     12
Morrison     2     0     0     0     12
Kirkland     1     0     0     0      6
Smith        1     0     0     0      6
Davis        1     0     0     0      6
Weber        0     0     0    0-2     0
Neb. Tot.   30   21-25  5-8   0-5   216
Opp. Tot.   11    6-7   4-5   0-3    84



Overall Defensive Statistics (10 games)


INTERIOR LINEMEN UT AT REC. BK PI PBU BP Stith, Carel 42* 40 2 0 0 1 1 Meylan, Wayne 38 36 1 0 0 2 3* McCord, Jim 20 34 1 0 0 0 0 Lints, Bob 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 Casbeer, Tom 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Czap, Dick 4 6 0 0 0 1 0 Meagher, Harry 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 ENDS Coleman, Langston 23 30 2 0 0 0 0 Patton, Jerry 22 22 2 0 0 7 0 Delaney, Dan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 Zimmer, Ivan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Weinman, Bob 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 LINEBACKERS Senkbeil, Lynn 37 45* 2 0 1 3 0 Coleman, Rick 34 32 1 0 2 0 0 Alvarez, Barry 12 19 0 0 2 2 0 Janik, Len 5 4 0 0 1 1 0 BACKS Mueller, Marv 38 23 1 0 1 7 0 Wachholtz, Larry 27 28 0 0 7* 8* 0 Carstens, Kaye 29 8 0 0 2 4 0 Thorell, Dennis 11 22 0 0 3 2 0 Gregory, Ben 5 9 2 0 0 4 0 Kuehl, Al 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 Best, Bob 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 Poggemeyer, Ron 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 * Record Key: UT —unassisted tackles AT —assisted tackles REC.—fumble recoveries BK —blocked FG or PAT PI —passes intercepted PBU —passes broken up BP —blocked punts