1968 Nebraska football statistics


 
 
 
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1968 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final)
  NU                            Opp
  87    First Downs, Rushing     80
  63    First Downs, Passing     56
  13    First Downs, Penalty     11
 163    Total First Downs       147
 552    Attempts Rushing        465
1934    Yards Gained Rushing   1665
 432    Yards Lost Rushing      297
1502    Net Yards Rushing      1368
 215    Passes Attempted        251
 103    Passes Completed        107
  11    Passes Had Intercepted    8
1290    Net Yards Passing      1226
 767    Total Plays             716
2792    Total Offense Yards    2594
   8    Opp. Passes Intc.        11
 150    Net Intc. Yards Ret.     98
  NU                            Opp
  77    Number of Punts          89
   0    Punts Had Blocked         0
2831    Punting Yardage        3672
  36.8  Punting Average          41.3
  55    Punts Returned           30
 445    Punt Yards Ret.         159
  25    Kickoffs Ret.            23
 436    Kickoff Yds. Ret.       382
  46    Times Penalized          57
 428    Yards Penalized         629
  33    Times Fumbled            21
  20    Own Fumbles Lost         13
 150.2   Rushing Average        136.8
 129.0  Passing Average         122.6
 279.2  Total Offensive Avg.    259.4
  15.5  Scoring Average          16.1

SCORING BY QUARTERS
             lst/Avg.   2nd/Avg.   3rd/Avg.  4th/Avg.  Total/Avg.
Nebraska      46/4.6     37/3.7     21/2.1    51/5.1     155/15.5
Opponents     36/3.6     38/3.8     36/3.6    51/5.1     161/16.1


Overall Individual Statistics


1968 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Individual Statistics (Final)
(includes bowl game)
RUSHING     Att.   Gn.  Loss   Net   Avg
Orduna       186   719    42   677   3.6
Davis        158   654    48   606   3.8
Schneiss      28   116     1   115   4.1
Green         34   108     9    99   2.9
Ziegler       30    99     8    91   3.0
Frost         15    42     7    35   2.3
Rogers         1     9     0     9   9.0
Vactor         4     9     1     8   2.0
Dvorsak        1     0     1    -1  -1.0
Sigler        65   119   186   -67  -1.0
Patrick       30    59   129   -70  -2.3
TOTAL        552  1934   432  1502   2.7
Opp. Total   465  1665   297  1368   2.9


PASSING       Att Comp    Pct  Int  Yds  TD
Sigler        144   73   .507   6   907   5
Patrick        67   27   .403   5   311   1
Dvorsak         3    2   .667   0    27   0
Orduna          1    1  1.000   0    45   0
TOTAL         215  103   .480  11  1290   6
Opp. Total    251  107   .426   8  1226   3


TOTAL OFFENSE    Plays     Yds.     Avg
Sigler             209      840     4.0
Orduna             187      722     3.9
Davis              158      606     3.8
Patrick             97      241     2.5
Schneiss            28      115     4.1
Green               34       99     2.9
Ziegler             30       91     3.0
Frost               15       35     2.3
Dvorsak              4       26     6.5
Rogers               1        9     9.0
Vactor               4        8     2.0
TOTAL              767     2792     3.6
Opp. Total         716     2594     3.6


PASS RECEIVING    No.      Yds.      TD
Penney            25        424       2
McFarland         23        244       4
Frost             14        152       0
Ingles            14        146       0
Ziegler            9        140       0
Davis              7         80       0
Orduna             6         38       0
Topliff            3         42       0
Rogers             1         15       0
Schneiss           1          9       0
TOTAL            103       1290       6
Opp. Total       107       1226       3


PUNTING         No.     Yds       Avg
Stephenson      58      2067     35.6
Armstrong       19       764     40.2
TOTAL           77      2831     36.8
Opp. Total      89      3672     41.3


PUNT RETURNS    No.     Yds.      Avg
Ingles          19      207      10.9
Larson          14       77       5.5
Stephenson       9       60       6.7
Heller           6       60      10.0
Decker           3       10       3.3
Best             2        8       4.0
Reeves           2       23      11.5
TOTAL           55      445       8.1
Opp. Total      30      159       5.3


KICKOFF RETURNS  No.   Yds       Avg
Davis            9     166      18.4
Orduna           8     171      21.4
Green            3      58      19.3
Schneiss         2      23      11.5
Ingles           2      15       7.5
Williams         1       3       3.0
TOTAL           25     436      17.4
Opp Total       23     382      16.6


PASS INTERCEPTIONS  No.  Yds     TD
Stephenson           5   106      0
Hornbacher           1    19      0
Jarmon               1    13      0
Hawkins              1     0      0
Rogers (lateral)     0    12      0
TOTAL                8   150      0
Opp. Total          11    98      1


SCORING     TD  Kick  Other  FG   Sfy  Tot.
Orduna      10   0-0   0-0   0-0   0    60
Rogers       0  19-17  0-0  12-6   0    35
McFarland    4   0-0   0-0   0-0   0    24
Penney       2   0-0   0-0   0-0   0    12
Davis        2   0-0   0-0   0-0   0    12
Green        1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0     6
Ingles       1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0     6
Sigler       0   0-0   1-0   0-0   0     0
TOTAL       20  19-17  1-0  12-6   0   155
Opp. Total  22  18-13  4-1  10-4   1   161


Overall Defensive Statistics (10 games)


DEFENSIVE STATS
   FUM    
 UT AT REC BK PI PBU BP
Linemen
Liggett163730020
Linstroth21000010
Periard8400000
Walline4501010
Hornbacher  121116100
Drakulich5000000
Kusserow3100000
Ends
Wynn141600000
Jarmon273630130
Avolio2510000
Gutzman2400010
Linebackers
Geddes294610030
Fiala71010000
Hartman1000000
Murtaugh366300050
Kobza71700010
Backs
Reeves222810020
Larson312810050
Best242200010
Stephenson252910560
Hawkins121300140
Morock4200000
Heller8500000
Decker1200000
Offensive Team
Topliff1000000
McFarland1000000
Delaney0100000
Brichacek2200000
Buda0100000
Orduna0100000
Williams1000000

TACKLES FOR LOSS
               No.         Yds
Larson           6          21
Jarmon          10          58
Best             3          10
Fiala            2          11
Murtaugh         6          38
Gutzman          1           4
Periard          1           1
Wynn             9          37
Geddes           5          16
Linstroth        1           8
Liggett          6          29
Stephenson       1           2
Hawkins          1           2
Hornbacher       1           7
Heller           1           2
Reeves           1           3
Walline          2          12
Kobza            1           3
Kusserow         1           2


1968 Highs and Lows


1968 SINGLE-GAME STAT HIGHS Player Longest Run Best Day Dick Davis 20 vs. Kansas; Colorado 93 vs. Wyoming Mike Green 19 vs. Utah 59 vs. Utah Joe Orduna 28 vs. Kansas 145 vs. Oklahoma State Dan Schneiss 16 vs. Utah 35 vs. Iowa State Larry Frost 12 vs. Utah 19 vs. Utah Ernie Sigler 23 vs. Wyoming 17 vs. Oklahoma State Frank Vactor 5 vs. Utah 8 vs. Utah Mick Ziegler 9 vs. Iowa State 32 vs. Utah State Frank Patrick 5 vs. Utah 24 vs. Oklahoma Longest Run from Scrimmage for TD—28, Orduna vs. Kansas Longest Run, No Score—23, Sigler vs. Wyoming Longest Pass Play for TD—41, Patrick to Penney vs. Utah Longest Pass, No Score—57, Sigler to Penney vs. Utah Longest Punt Return for TD—62, Ingles vs. Colorado Longest Punt Return, No Score—29, Al Larson vs. Utah Longest KO Return for TD—None Longest KO Return, No Score—33, Davis vs. Missouri Longest Pass Interception for TD—None Longest Pass Interception, No Score—45, Stephenson vs. Minnesota Longest Punt—53, Stephenson vs. Kansas Most TDs—2, Orduna vs. Kansas, Oklahoma State and Colorado Most Passes Attempted—28, Sigler vs. Oklahoma State Most Passes Completed—13, Sigler vs. Oklahoma State Most Yards Passing—165, Sigler vs. Utah Most Passes Caught—6, Penney vs. Iowa State Most Yards Caught—122, Penney vs. Utah Most Yards Rushing—145, Orduna vs. Oklahoma State Most Field Goals Attempted—3, Rogers vs. Wyoming Most FGs Made—2, Rogers vs. Wyoming Longest Field Goal—51, Rogers vs. Wyoming (NEBRASKA RECORD) Most Total Offense—161, Sigler vs. Utah Most Yards, Punt Returns—123, Ingles vs. Colorado
TEAM HIGHS
Most Yards Passed—164, Iowa State
Most Pass Attempts—32, Utah
Most Completions—19, Utah
Most Yards Rushing—227, Colorado
Most Total Offense—518, Utah
Most Pass Interceptions—3, Minnesota
Most First Downs—24, Utah
Most Fumbles—6, Missouri
Most Fumbles Lost—6, Missouri
   
DEFENSIVE HIGHS AND LOWS
Most Pass Attempts—33, Colorado 
Most Completions—15, Kansas State 
Most Yards Rushing—279, Oklahoma 
Most Yards Passing—227, Okla. State 
Most Total Offense—414, Oklahoma 
Least Passes Attempted—13, Missouri 
Least Completions—6, Wyo. & Kan. 
Least Yards Passing—53, Missouri 
Least Yards Rushing—46, Utah 
Least Total Offense—138, Utah