1982 Nebraska football statistics


 
 
 
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Cumulative Season Statistics


Overall Team Statistics


1982 Nebraska Cornhuskers Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final) Bowl game not included

TEAM STATISTICS NU Opp. First Downs 329 199 By Rushing 249 90 By Passing 70 100 By Penalty 10 9 Rushing 4732 1506 Avg. Per Game 394.3 125.5 Passing 1491 1981 Avg. Per Game 124.3 165.1 Total Offense 6223 3487 Total Plays 976 807 Avg. Per Play 6.4 4.3 Avg. Per Game 518.6 290.6 Penalties Number 64 54 Yards Penalized 539 425 Fumbles Number 34 24 Lost 18 15 Points Scored 493 147 Avg. Per Game 41.1 12.3 SCORING BY QUARTERS TOTAL AVERAGE Nebraska 80 124 120 169 - 493 Nebraska 6.7 10.3 10.0 14.1 - 41.1 Opponents 35 30 54 28 - 147 Opponents 2.9 2.5 4.5 2.3 - 12.3


Individual Statistics


RUSHING Att. Gain Loss Net Avg. LG TD Rozier 242 1721 32 1689 7.0 62 15 Craig 119 604 18 586 4.9 34 5 Smith 56 579 10 569 10.2 80t 7 Gill 101 582 85 497 4.9 22t 4 Wilkening 80 414 1 413 5.2 26 8 Fryar 20 253 8 245 12.3 45 2 Brungardt 25 165 4 161 6.4 22t 3 Schellen 27 135 1 134 5.0 41t 3 Mathison 22 128 23 105 4.8 43t 2 Moravec 19 97 0 97 5.1 19 1 Mason 22 107 25 82 3.7 19 1 Swanson 6 47 0 47 7.8 16 0 Vergith 5 41 10 31 6.2 16 1 Sundberg 7 32 2 30 4.3 19 0 Simmons 1 19 0 19 19.0 19 0 Porter 3 17 0 17 5.7 12 0 Borer 3 11 0 11 3.7 7 0 DuBose 3 5 1 4 1.3 3 0 Brown 1 0 5 -5 -5.0 -5 0 Nebraska 762 4957 225 4732 6.2 80t 52 Opponents 470 1913 407 1506 3.2 86t 10 Avg/ Avg/ Pct. Pct. NCAA PASSING Att. Comp. Pct. Yds. Att. Comp. Int. Int. TD TD LP Sacks Rating Gill 166 90 54.2 1182 7.1 13.1 3 1.8 11 6.6 5Bt 8 132.3 Mathison 29 13 44.8 182 6.3 14.0 1 3.4 1 3.4 61t 2 102.0 Mason 16 6 37.5 69 4.3 11.5 0 0.0 1 6.3 22 0 94.4 Frvar 1 1 100.0 37 37.0 37.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 37 0 410.8 Sundberg 2 1 50.0 21 10.5 21.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 21 0 138.2 Nebraska 214 111 51.9 1491 7.0 13.4 4 1.9 13 6.1 61 10 126.7 Opponents 337 161 47.8 1981 5.9 12.3 16 4.7 7 2.1 63t 30 94.5 PASSERS' TOTAL OFFENSE: Gill 267/1679, Mathison 51/287, Fryar 15/213, Mason 38/151, Sundberg 9/51. PASS RECEIVING No. Yds. Avg. LG TD Fryar 24 346 14.4 41t 2 Brown 23 399 17.3 58t 4 J. Williams 21 222 10.6 33 3 Swanson 10 111 11.1 22 0 Krenk 9 124 13.8 37 0 Simmons 8 156 19.5 61t 1 Rozier 6 46 7.7 14 2 Craig 4 15 3.8 11 0 Schellen 2 15 7.5 10 0 Engebritson 1 21 21.0 21 0 Hill 1 19 19.0 19 0 Thompson 1 9 9.0 9t 1 Wilkening 1 8 8.0 8 0 Nebraska 111 1491 13.4 61t 13 Opponents 161 1981 12.3 63t 7 SCORING TDR TDP TDRt PAT1 PAT2 FG TP Rozier 15 2 - - - - 102 Seibel - - - 58-60 - 8-13 82 Smith 7 - 1* - - - 48 Wilkening 8 - - - - - 48 Craig 5 - - - - - 30 Fryar 2 2 1 - - - 30 Brown - 4 - - - - 24 Gill 4 - - - 0-1 - 24 Brungardt 3 - - - - - 18 Schellen 3 - - - - - 18 J. Williams - 3 - - - - 18 Mathison 2 - - - - - 12 Mason l - - - - - 6 Moravec l - - - - - 6 Praeuner - - 1* - - - 6 Simmons - l - - - - 6 Thompson - l - - - - 6 Vergith l - - - - - 6 Campbell - - - 2-2 - - 2 Hagerman - - - 1-3 - - 1 Sundberg - - - - 0-1 - 0 Team - - 0-1 - - - Nebraska 52 13 3 61-66 0-2 8-13 493 Opponents 10 7 0 15-16 0-1 10-20 147 *Recovered fumble in end zone. PUNT RETURNS No. Yds. Avg. LG TD Fryar 18 277 15.4 70t 1 Smith 11 176 16.0 65t 1 Lyday 6 90 15.0 41 0 Nebraska 35 543 15.5 70t 2 Opponents 11 83 7.5 18 0 KICKOFF RETURNS No. Yds. Avg. LG TD Smith 7 147 21.0 27 0 Fryar 4 125 31.3 58 0 Rozier 4 55 13.8 27 0 Simmons 1 21 21.0 21 0 Krenk 1 0 0.0 0 0 Nebraska 17 348 20.5 58 0 Opponents 40 642 16.1 41 0 PUNTING No. Yds. Avg. LP Blk Campbell 35 1336 38.1 69 1 Team 1 0 0.0 0 1 Nebraska 36 1336 37.1 69 1 Opponents 68 3016 44.4 80 0 FIELD GOALS 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50 + Seibel 0 4-5 4-4 0-2 0-2 Opponents 0 3-3 1-4 5-10 1-3 Siebel FGs (bold good, b-blocked): (0), (0), (37), (50b), (26, 31), (0), (33, 51, 42, 23, 29), (33), (0), (0), (41), (24, 23). INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds. Avg. LG TD Lyday 3 47 15.7 29 0 Clark 2 39 19.5 20 0 Damkroger 2 39 19.5 25 0 Holbrook 2 23 11.5 23 0 Strasburger 1 22 22.0 22 0 Burke 1 21 21.0 21 0 McWhirter 1 17 17.0 17 0 Larsen 1 12 12.0 12 0 Evans 1 5 5.0 5 0 Weber 1 1 1.0 1 0 Harris 1 0 0.0 0 0 Nebraska 16 226 14.1 29 0 Opponents 4 7 1.8 4 0


Overall Defensive Statistics


DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Linemen UT AT TT Loss Sacks FR PI PBU SAF Buchanan 1 1 2 - - - - - - Felici 41 24 65 4/10 6/52 - - 2 - Gdowski 9 2 11 - - - - - - Graeber 6 5 11 1/1 - - - - - Herrmann 6 3 9 1/1 1/11 - - - - Merrell 38 16 54 6/18 1/5 1 - 2 - Praeuner 19 5 24 3/7 - 1 - - - Ridder 14 4 18 4/13 - 1 - - - Skow 8 - 8 - 2/10 - - - - Strasburger 20 11 31 1/8 6/40 - 1 - - Stuckey 21 16 37 - - 1 - - - Tranmer 3 2 5 - 1/8 - - - - Weber 24 16 40 4/7 1/2 1 1 3 - Williams 26 19 45 3/8 2/16 - - 1 - Linebackers UT AT TT Loss Sacks FR PI PBU SAF Damkroger 50 29 79 5/8 2/15 2 2 3 - Daum 3 1 4 - - - - - - Evans 23 10 33 - 1/9 - 1 - - Knox 25 17 42 2/8 - - - 3 - McWhirter 53 16 69 5/7 3/15 - 1 1 - Whiteman 1 - 1 - - - - - - Backs UT AT TT Loss Sacks FR PI PBU SAF Burke 26 14 40 2/5 - - 1 4 - Clark 34 18 52 - - 1 2 8 - Harris 19 5 24 1/2 - - 1 2 - Holbrook 10 5 15 - 1/16 1 2 - - Larsen 10 4 14 - - - 1 2 - Lyday 27 12 39 5/11 - 2 3 7 - McCashland 7 1 8 - - - - - - Murphy 2 2 4 - - - - - - Schneider 1 2 3 - - - - - - Van Norman 27 11 38 1/1 2/27 - - 3 -

 


Records broken or tied


NEBRASKA RECORDS BROKEN OR TIED IN 1982
 
INDIVIDUAL
Most rushing yards, season:
1,689, Mike Rozier; (Old record: 1,342, Bobby Reynolds, 1950).
Highest pass completion percentage, game (min. 10 att.):
.917, Turner Gill vs. Kansas State (11l-of-12). (Old record: .852, Dave Humm vs. Kansas, 1974 (23-of-27).
Most points scored by kicking, season:
81; Kevin Seibel (58-60 PAT, 8-13 FG). (Old record: 76; Rich Sanger, 1972, (58-61 PAT, 6-14 FG).
Most PAT, career: 151; Kevin Seibel, 1980-81-82 (156 att.). (Old record: 149; Rich Sanger, 1970-71-72).
Highest PAT percentage, career:
.968, Kevin Seibel, 1980-81-82 (151-of-156). (Old record: .927; Paul Rogers, 1968-69-70, 89 of 96).
Most consecutive PAT made:
68; Kevin Seibel (1981 Kansas game through 1982 Iowa State game). (Old record: 56; Seibel, 1980 Kansas game through 1981 Missouri game).
Most field goals made, game:
3, Kevin Seibel vs. Missouri (ties record shared by several others).
Most pass breakups, season:
8; Bret Clark (ties record shared by five other players).
Most unassisted tackles, career:
157, Steve Damkroger, 1979-80-81-82. (Old record: 148; Jerry Murtaugh, 1968-69-70).
 
TEAM
Most rushing yards, games:
667 vs. New Mexico State (NCAA record for most yards without a loss). (Old record: 550, vs. Kansas, 1977). (Old NCAA record: 645, Texas-El Paso vs. New Mexico State, 1948).
Most rushing yards, season:
4,732. (Old record: 4,161 in 1980).
Most rushing yards per game, season:
394.3. (Old record: 378.3 in 1980).
Most rushing attempts, season:
764. (Old record: 739, 1980).
Most total offense yards, game:
833 vs. New Mexico State (677 rushing, 206 passing; NCAA record). (Old NU record: 799 vs. Kansas, 1978). (Old NCAA record: 875, Oklahoma vs. Colorado, 1980).
Most total offense yards, season:
6,223. (Old record: 5,576, 1980).
Lowest interception percentage, season:
.019 (3-in-140). (Old record: .02 in 1961 and 1971).
First downs, game:
43 vs. New Mexico State (NCAA record). (Old NU and NCAA record: 42 vs. Colorado, 1981).
Most first downs rushing, game:
36 vs. New Mexico State (NCAA record). (New NU record. Old NCAA record: 35, Colorado vs. Northwestern, 1978).
Most first downs, season:
329. (Old record: 293 in 1980).
Most points, season:
493. (Old record: 469 in 1971).
Most consecutive games scoring:
111 (from 1974 Cotton Bowl to present).