1971 Nebraska football statistics


 
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Cumulative Season Statistics


Overall Team Statistics


1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final) (Bowl game included)

TEAM STATISTICS NU OPP -------------------------------------- First downs 294 169 By rushing 189 94 By passing 96 65 By penalty 9 10 Net yds. rushing 3283 1272 Yards per game 252.5 97.3 Attempts 743 558 Yds. gained 3619 1893 Yds. lost 336 621 Yards per carry 4.42 2.28 Net yds. passing 2311 1451 Attempts 300 282 Completions 170 123 Completion pct. 56.67 43.62 Yards per game 177.8 111.5 Yards per completion 13.59 11.80 Yards per attempt 7.70 5.15 Interceptions 6 29 Interception pct. 2.00 10.28 Total offense, net 5594 2723 Attempts 1043 840 Yards per game 430.3 209.5 Yards per attempt 5.36 3.24 Interceptions, no. 29 6 Net yds. returned 409 26 Punts-yds 60-2239 96-3759 Yards per punt 37.3 39.2 Blocked 0 1 Punt returns-yds 44-728 19-130 Kickoff returns-yds 22-482 77-1356 Penalties-yds 64-684 62-559 Fumbles-lost 24-17 41-22 Scoring, total points 507 104 Points per game 39.0 8.0


Overall Individual Statistics


1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers Nebraska Individual Statistics (Final)

All games

PASSING Att. Comp. Pct. Int. Yds. TD --------------------------------------------------- Tagge 258 154 .597 4 2178 17 Brownson 40 16 .400 2 133 1 Kinney 1 0 0 0 0 0 Rodgers 1 0 0 0 0 0 Total ...... 300 170 .567 6 2311 18 Opp. ....... 282 123 .436 29 1451 5 RUSHING Att. Gain Loss Net Avg. TD ----------------------------------------------------- Kinney 242 1155 19 1136 4.7 17 Olds 75 534 7 527 7.1 1 Dixon 148 541 26 515 3.5 7 Tagge 112 482 152 330 2.9 9 Rodgers 40 284 15 269 6.7 2 Damkroger 36 215 5 208 5.8 0 Goeller 20 102 0 102 5.1 0 Brownson 34 137 53 84 2.5 4 Butts 15 60 0 60 4.0 1 List 4 38 0 38 9.5 0 Hughes 4 29 0 29 7.3 1 Runty 2 17 0 17 8.5 0 Carstens 5 18 3 15 3.0 0 Garson 3 9 2 7 2.3 0 Longwell 1 0 0 0 ... 0 Cox 1 0 10 10 ... 0 Team 1 0 30 30 ... 0 Total ...... 743 3619 336 3283 4.4 42 Opp. ....... 558 1893 621 1272 2.3 8 TOTAL OFFENSE No. Yds. Avg. ------------------------------------ Tagge 370 2494 6.7 Kinney 243 1136 4.7 Olds 75 527 7.0 Dixon 148 515 3.5 Rodgers 41 269 6.6 Brownson 74 217 2.9 Damkroger 36 208 5.8 Goeller 20 102 5.1 Butts 15 60 4.0 List 4 38 9.5 Hughes 4 29 7.3 Runty 2 17 8.5 Carstens 5 15 3.0 Garson 3 7 2.3 Longwell 1 0 - Cox 1 10 - Team 1 30 - Total ....... 1043 5594 5.4 Opp. ........ 840 2723 3.2 RECEIVING No. Yds. TD -------------------------------- Rodgers 57 956 11 Kinney 23 252 0 Cox 26 378 1 List 23 368 2 Olds 12 79 1 Anderson, F. 7 86 2 Damkroger 7 36 1 Longwell 5 38 0 Garson 4 63 0 Carstens 3 15 0 Dixon 2 25 0 Hughes 1 15 0 Total ...... 170 2311 18 Opp. ....... 123 1451 5 PUNTING No. Yds. Avg. ------------------------------- Hughes 55 2031 36.8 Sanger 4 159 39.8 Longwell 1 49 49.0 Total ...... 60 2239 37.3 Opp. ....... 96 3759 39.2 PUNT RETURNS No. Yds. Avg. TD ----------------------------------- Rodgers 39 684 17.4 4 Garson 1 24 24.0 0 Anderson, J. 2 9 4.5 0 Kosch 1 6 6.0 0 Borg 1 5 5.0 0 Total ...... 44 728 16.5 4 Opp. ....... 19 130 6.8 0 KICKOFF RETURNS No. Yds. Avg. TD -------------------------------------------- Rodgers 10 304 30.4 1 Kinney 9 163 18.1 0 Damkroger 1 7 7.0 0 Carstens 1 7 7.0 0 Jamail 1 1 1.0 0 Total ........... 22 482 21.9 1 Opp. ............ 77 1356 17.5 1 INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds. TD ------------------------------------- Mason 6 135 3 Terrio 5 15 0 Anderson, J. 4 28 0 Kosch 3 134 1 Harper 3 12 0 Hollstein 2 21 0 Adkins 1 21 0 Borg 1 18 0 Fischer 1 14 1 Jacobson 1 6 0 Morell 1 5 0 Blahak 1 0 0 Total .............. 29 409 5 Opp. ............... 6 26 0 PAT PAT SCORING TD Kick Other FG Sfty. TP ----------------------------------------------------------- Rodgers 18 - - - - 108 Kinney 17 - - - - 102 Sanger - 68-63 11-6 - 81 Tagge 9 - 1 - - 56 Dixon 7 - - - - 42 Brownson 4 - - - - 24 Mason 3 - - - - 18 List 2 - - - - 12 Anderson, F. 2 - - - - 12 Olds 2 - - - - 12 Hughes 1 - - - - 6 Damkroger 1 - - - - 6 Butts 1 - - - - 6 Cox 1 - - - - 6 Fischer 1 - - - - 6 Kosch 1 - - - - 6 Johnson, M. - - - - 1 2 Team - - - - 1 2 Total ......... 70 68-63 1 11-6 2 507 Opp. .......... 14 12-9 5-3 104


Overall Defensive Statistics


1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers Nebraska Defensive Statistics (Final)

(Bowl game included)

TACKLES For Loss Fum. Blocked UT AT TT No. Yds. Rec. Int. PBU Kicks ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rich Glover ........... 55 47 102 15 77 1 - 1 - Bob Terrio ............ 49 55 104 7 20 1 5 5 1 Willie Harper ......... 38 34 72 20 100 1 3 2 - Bill Kosch ............ 31 15 46 3 15 2 3 3 1 Larry Jacobson ........ 30 45 75 12 73 - 1 1 - Bill Janssen .......... 29 31 60 11 36 2 - 3 - Joe Blahak ............ 29 23 52 2 3 - 1 3 - John Adkins ........... 23 18 41 10 44 3 1 1 - Jim Branch ............ 21 36 57 - - - - 2 - Pat Morell ............ 20 23 43 - - - 1 1 - John Dutton ........... 20 12 32 5 16 - - 1 - Monte Johnson ......... 15 13 28 2 7 1 1 - 1 Jim Anderson .......... 15 13 28 - - 1 4 7 - Dave Mason ............ 12 21 33 3 7 1 6 3 - Bruce Hauge. .......... 12 15 27 - - 1 - - - Randy Borg ............ 10 11 21 - - 2 1 3 1 John Pitts ............ 10 8 18 - - - - 1 - Steve Manstedt ........ 8 4 12 2 12 - - 1 - John Peterson ......... 7 6 13 3 19 - - 1 - Rich Sanger ........... 6 2 8 - - - - - - Gary Hollstein ........ 5 4 9 - - - 2 - - Bill Sloey ............ 4 3 7 - - 1 - - - John Hyland ........... 4 5 9 - - - - - - Tom McClelland ........ 4 3 7 - - - - - - Tom Robison ........... 1 1 2 - - - - - - Pat Fischer ........... - - - - - - 1 - -

Highs and Lows


1971 STAT HIGHS (13 Games) Player Longest Run Best Day Jeff Kinney 66, vs. Kansas 171, vs. Oklahoma Gary Dixon 35, vs. Kansas 104, vs. Kansas Jerry Tagge 35, vs. Missouri 85, vs. Missouri Johnny Rodgers 36, vs. Kansas 47, vs. Kansas Bill Olds 67, vs. Texas A&M 100, vs. Texas A&M Maury Damkroger 22, vs. Utah St. 36, vs. Missouri Randy Butts 11, vs. Iowa State 20, vs. Iowa State Van Brownson 21, vs. Hawaii 27, vs. Iowa State Jeff Hughes 13, vs. Oklahoma St. 18, vs. Oklahoma St. Dave Goeller 12, vs. Iowa State 33, vs. Kansas Glen Garson 2, vs. Utah State 2, vs. Utah St. Jim Carstens 11, vs. Kansas 11, vs. Kansas Jerry List 18, vs. Kansas 18, vs. Kansas Woody Cox -10, vs. Kansas St. -10, vs. Kansas St. Steve Runty 17, vs. Hawaii 17, vs. Hawaii Longest run from scrimmage for TD 67, Olds vs. Texas A&M Longest run, no score 58, Olds, vs. Iowa State Longest pass for TD 80, Tagge to List vs. Hawaii Longest punt return for TD 92, Rodgers vs. Oklahoma St. Longest punt return, no score 32, Rodgers vs. Utah St. Longest kickoff return for TD 98, Rodgers vs. Texas A&M Longest kickoff return, no score 31, Rodgers vs. Utah St. Longest pass interception for TD 95, Kosch vs. Texas A&M Longest pass interception, no score 30, Mason vs. Missouri, J. Anderson vs. Alabama Most pass interceptions 2, Kosch vs. Texas A&M, Anderson vs. Oklahoma St. Longest punt 58, Hughes vs. Iowa State Most TDs 4, Kinney vs. Oklahoma Most passes attempted 28, Tagge vs. Missouri & Kansas St. Most passes completed 20, Tagge vs. Kansas St. Most yards passing 285, Tagge vs. Kansas St. Most passes caught 10, Rodgers vs. Kansas St. Most TD passes caught 3, Rodgers vs. Minnesota Most pass yardage caught 127, Rodgers vs. Texas A&M Most yards rushing 171, Kinney vs. Oklahoma Most total offense yards 319, Tagge vs. Missouri Most FGs attempted 3, Sanger vs. Iowa State Most FGs made 3, Sanger vs. Iowa State Longest FG 39, Sanger vs. Iowa State TEAM HIGHS Most yards rushing 411, vs. Kansas Most passes attempted 35, vs. Missouri Most passes completed 21, vs. Missouri Most yards passing 285, vs. Kansas St. Most total offense 603, vs. Missouri Most first downs 28, vs. Missouri Most fumbles 6, vs. Texas A&M Most fumbles lost 4, vs. Texas A&M Longest TD play 80, vs. Hawaii Most passes had intercepted 2, vs. Kansas & Kansas St. DEFENSIVE HIGHS AND LOWS High Low Yards rushing 279, Oklahoma -42, Kansas Passes attempted 46, Kansas St. 9, Texas A&M, Colorado Passes completed 23, Kansas St. 2, Colorado Passing yardage 204, Hawaii 17, Texas A&M Total offense 467, Oklahoma 56, Kansas Pass interceptions 4, Oklahoma St. 1, Colorado, Kansas St. First Downs 22, Oklahoma 7, Tex. A&M, Missouri, Kansas Fumbles caused 7, Colorado 0, Utah St. Fumbles recovered 5, Kansas 0, Oregon, Utah St., Missouri Longest TD play 34, Utah St., Colorado 1, Oklahoma St., Kansas St.