1985 Nebraska football statistics


 
 
 
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Overall Team Statistics


1985 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final)
(does not include bowl game)
                                NU    Opp. 
Time of Possession..........351:06  308:14 
  Avg. Time of Possession....31:55   28:01 
Total First Downs..............238     167 
  By Rush......................188      80 
  By Pass.......................45      79 
  By Penalty.....................5       8 
Total Offensive Yards.........5197    3070 
  Avg. Gain Per Game.........472.5   279.1 
  Total Plays..................841     765 
  Avg. Plays Per Game.........76.5    69.5 
  Avg. Gain Per Play...........6.2     4.0 
Net Yards Rushing.............4117    1333 
  Avg. Gain Per Game.........374.3   121.2 
  Rushing Attempts.............697     446 
  Avg. Gain Per Rush...........5.9     3.0 
  Yards Gained Rushing........4379    1818 
  Yards Lost Rushing...........262     485 
Net Yards Passing.............1080    1737 
  Avg. Gain Per Game..........98.2   157.9 
  Avg. Gain Per Attempt........7.5     5.4 
  Avg. Gain Per Completion....19.6    11.4 
  Attempts.....................144     319 
  Completions...................55     153 
  Percentage................. 38.2    48.0 
  Had Intercepted...............11      20 
Passes Intercepted by...........21      11 
  Yards Returned...............363      66 
  Avg. Return.................17.3     6.0 
Punting Average...............41.7    40.7 
  Number of Punts...............48      90 
  Yards.......................2001    3659
  Had Blocked....................0       0
                                NU    Opp. 
Punts Returned..................33      14 
  Yards Returned...............278      88 
  Average Return...............8.4     6.3 
Kickoffs Returned...............24      57 
  Yards Returned...............633     873 
  Average Return..............26.4    15.3 
Penalties-Yards.............55-431  53-384 
  Avg. Yards Per Game.........39.2    34.9 
Fumbles-Lost.................42-20   36-17
Touchdowns......................50      16 
  By Rush.......................40       8 
  By Pass........................6       8 
  By Return......................4       0 
  By Fumble Recovery.............0       0 
Field Goals made/attempts....15-24    8-10 
Extra Points made/attempts...49-50   15-16 
  By Kick....................49-50   14-14 
  By Rush......................0-0     0-1 
  By Pass......................0-0     1-1 
Safeties.........................2       0 
Total Points...................398     136 
  Avg. Per Game...............36.2    12.4 
First Down Plays...............366     311 
  Avg. Per Play................7.0     4.0 
Third Down Conversions......63-164  46-176 
  Percentage..................38.4    26.1 
Fourth Down Conversions......12-20    9-15 
  Percentage..................60.0    60.0

                                SCORING BY QUARTERS
                  TOTAL                                            AVERAGE
        1     2    3    4      F                        1     2     3     4       F
NEB    72   143   93   90    398              NEB     6.5  13.0   8.5   8.2    36.2
OPP    48    26   33   29    136              OPP     4.4   2.4   3.0   2.6    12.4


Overall Individual Statistics


1985 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Individual Statistics (Final)
(does not include bowl game)
                                            Yds/    Yds/       
RUSHING        G    Att  Gain  Loss    Net  Play    Game    LP   TD 
DuBose         10   203  1188    27   1161   5.7   116.1    51    8 
Rathman        11   118   884     3    881   7.5    80.1    84    8 
Miles          10   102   706    17    689   6.8    68.9    59    5 
Sheppard       11    21   302     7    295  14.0    26.8    52    4 
Clayton        11    83   399   109    290   3.5    26.4    43    5 
K. Jones       10    38   249     9    240   6.3    24.0    33    3 
Kaelin         11    17   137     0    137   8.1    12.5    72    2 
S.Taylor        5    14   112     9    103   7.4    20.6    32    2 
Kelley          9    22    95     2     93   4.2    10.3    12    1 
Blakeman        7    15    68     3     65   4.3     9.3    14    0 
Nelson          6     5    38     0     38   7.6     6.3     9    0 
J. Taylor       4     7    32     1     31   4.4     7.8    10    0 
Casterline      9     8    30     1     29   3.6     3.2     9    1 
T. Knox         2     4    21     0     21   5.3    10.5     7    0 
Lindstrom      11     4    19     1     18   4.5     1.6     7    0 
Brinson         6     2    16     2     14   7.0     2.3    16    0 
Blankenship    11     0     7     0      7    .0      .6     7    0 
Heibel          4     2     5     0      5   2.5     1.3     3    0 
Turner         11    24    60    56      4    .2      .4    13    1 
Mlinar          3     2     8     6      2   1.0      .7     8    0 
Hedlund         4     2     2     0      2   1.0      .5     1    0 
R.Schnitzler   11     2     1     3     -2  -1.0     -.2     1    0 
Nebraska       11   697  4379   262   4117   5.9   374.3    84   40 
Opponents      11   446  1818   485   1333   3.0   121.2    88    8


PASSING      G  Att  Cmp  Pct    Yds  Int  TD   LP    Eff. 
Clayton     11   78   28  35.9   602   7    3   64    95.5 
Turner      11   55   21  38.2   418   3    3   82   109.1 
S.Taylor     5    6    3  50.0    38   1    0   16    69.9 
Blakeman     7    5    3  60.0    22   0    0   14    97.0 
Nebraska    11  144   55  38.2  1080  11    6   82    99.7 
Opponents   11  319  153  48.0  1737  20    8   49    89.4


                                  Yds/   Yds/   
RECEIVING       G    No.  Yds.    Play   Game    LP    TD 
R. Schnitzler  11    16    382    23.9   34.7    64     2 
Sheppard       11     9    281    31.2   25.5    82     2 
R. Smith       11     8    121    15.1   11.0    29     0 
DuBose         10     5     65    13.0    6.5    19     0 
Lindstrom      11     3     59    19.7    5.4    31     0 
Frain          11     3     59    19.7    5.4    24     0 
Rathman        11     3     44    14.7    4.0    22     0 
Banderas       11     2     26    13.0    2.4    14     2 
Hawkins         9     2     26    13.0    2.9    14     0 
Krantz          5     1     11    11.0    2.2    11     0 
Brinson         6     1      5     5.0     .8     5     0 
Kaelin         11     1      3     3.0     .3     3     0 
Miles          10     1     -2    -2.0    -.2    -2     0 
Nebraska       11    55   1080    19.6   98.2    82     6 
Opponents      11   153   1737    11.4  157.9    49     8


                         PAT   PAT 
SCORING        G   TD   Kick   R/P   FG    Points 
Klein         11    0   38-38   0   13-20     77 
DuBose        10    8     0     0     0       48 
Rathman       11    8     0     0     0       48 
Sheppard      11    6     0     0     0       36 
Clayton       11    5     0     0     0       30 
Miles         10    5     0     0     0       30 
K.Jones       10    4     0     0     0       24 
Banderas      11    2     0     0     0       12 
Kaelin        11    2     0     0     0       12 
R.Schnitzler  11    2     0     0     0       12 
Spachman      11    2     0     0     0       12 
S.Taylor       5    2     0     0     0       12 
C.Schnitzler   1    0    7-7    0    1-2      10 
Carr          11    1     0     0     0        6 
Casterline     9    1     0     0     0        6 
Kelley         9    1     0     0     0        6 
Turner        11    1     0     0     0        6 
Cheloha        3    0    3-3    0     0        3 
Drennan        2    0     0     0    1-2       3 
Wingard       11    0    1-1    0     0        1 
TEAM                     0-1                     
Nebraska      11   50   49-50   0   15-24    398* 
Opponents     11   16   14-14  1-2   8-10    136 
*Includes two safeties.


FIELD GOALS     G   1-19  20-29  30-39  40-49  50+ 
Klein          11   0-0    2-4    4-6    6-8   1-2 
Drennan         2   0-0    0-0    0-0    1-2   0-0 
C.Schnitzler    1   0-0    0-0    1-2    0-0   0-0 
Nebraska       11   0-0    2-4    5-8    7-10  1-2 
Opponents      11   1-1    2-2    3-3    2-3   0-1 

NEBRASKA FG'S: (underlined good)
  (K31), (S35, S39), (K30), (K27, D42), (D47, K40, K40),
  (K32, K22, K43, K44, K29, K43, K43), (K46, K42, K32),
  (K39, K52, K50), (0), (K32), (K32).


                                                Rt 
PUNTING      G   No.  Yards   Avg.   LP  Blk    Yd 
Wingard     11    46   1934   42.0   70    0    42 
Klein       11     2     67   33.5   35    0    48 
Nebraska    11    48   2001   41.7   70    0    90 
Opponents   11    90   3659   40.7   67    0   278


KICKOFF RETURNS   G   No.  Yards   Avg.    LP    TD 
DuBose           10    9     262   29.1    46     0 
K.Jones          10    4     164   41.0    98     1 
Kelley            9    3      72   24.0    29     0 
Miles            10    4      55   13.8    26     0 
Sheppard         11    2      45   22.5    31     0 
Brinson           6    1      35   35.0    35     0 
Frain            11    1       0    0.0     0     0 
Nebraska         11   24     633   26.4    98     1 
Opponents        11   57     873   15.3    37     0


PUNT RETURNS   G   No.  Yards   Avg.   LP   TD 
R.Schnitzler  11   16    207    12.9   37    0 
Sheppard      11    5     34     6.8   12    0 
Brinson        6    7     19     2.7    9    0 
Tomjack        7    1     11    11.0   11    0 
Siebler       11    4      7     1.8    4    0 
Nebraska      11   33    278     8.4   37    0 
Opponents     11   14     88     6.3   48    0


INTERCEPTIONS    G   No.  Yards  Avg.   LP   TD 
Carr            11    3     97   32.3   56    1 
Washington      11    3      4    1.3    5    0 
Spachman        11    2    114   57.0   76    2 
Davis           11    2     27   13.5   18    0 
Munford          9    2     26   13.0   24    0 
Carl            11    2     23   11.5   23    0 
M.Knox          11    2      3    1.5   30    0
Rozier          11    1     25   25.0   25    0 
Watkins          9    1     24   24.0   24    0 
Pokorny          4    1     12   12.0   12    0 
Reeves           8    1      8    8.0    8    0 
B.Smith          8    1      0    0.0    0    0 
Nebraska        11   21    363   17.3   76    3 
Opponents       11   11     66    6.0   29    0


Overall Defensive Statistics


DEFENSE 
Munford, Marc 
Knox, Mike 
Skow, Jim 
Parsons, Kevin 
Noonan, Danny 
Washington, Brian 
Tucker, Scott 
Spachman, Chris 
Daffer, Chad 
Carr, Chris 
Siebler, Bryan 
Smith, Brad 
Miller, Cleo 
Davis, Brian 
Carl, Mike 
Holloway, Tony 
Smith, Neil 
Reeves, Gregg 
Thomas, Broderick     
Watkins, Dennis 
Jones, Lee 
Forch, Steve 
Proffitt, Todd 
Rozier, Guy 
Shead, Ken 
Tyrer, Brad 
Tomjack, Jeff 
Rogers, Phil 
Etienne, LeRoy 
Thayer, Dan 
Shaw, Pat 
Schneider, Gary 
Pokorny, Brian 
Reynolds, Rod 
Palmer, Tony 
Jamrog, Jeff 
Groskurth, Danny 
Welniak, Doug 
Jobman, Randy 
Paige, Woody 
Van Dyke, Greg 
Henning, Blake 
Fryar, Charles
G
9
11
11
11
11
11
10
11
11
11
11
8
11
11
11
9
11
8
8
9
11
11
11
11
7
7
7
5
5
4
3
4
4
5
3
6
4
7
4
2
3
5
1
UT
43
29
43
29
33
23
17
23
20
26
17
21
17
20
13
14
10
15
8
9
8
6
4
3
3
2
3
3
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
AT
24
36
10
19
14
14
18
11
11
5
13
4
6
3
8
6
9
3
5
4
4
4
2
2
2
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
TOT
67
65
53
48
47
37
35
34
31
31
30
25
23
23
21
20
19
18
13
13
12
10
9
6
5
5
3
3
3
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
Sacks/Yds
0/0
1/2
15/139
1/9
11/69
0/0
3/26
2/10
1/7
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
1/6
0/0
3/21
2/16
1/6
2/19
0/0
2/23
0/0
2/16
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
1/5
0/0
1/9
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
TL/Yds
1/3
1/2
25/163
2/10
14/78
3/8
5/29
5/17
1/7
0/0
1/5
2/5
0/0
1/6
1/3
4/22
4/20
1/6
2/19
0/0
3/25
0/0
4/29
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
1/5
0/0
1/9
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
Int
2
2
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
3
0
1
0
2
2
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PBU
3
4
1
3
0
4
1
4
0
3
5
0
3
8
3
0
2
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
FmbRec
2
2
2
1
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
BlkKick
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0


Records broken or tied


NEBRASKA RECORDS BROKEN OR TIED IN 1985
INDIVIDUAL
Most yards rushing, fullback, season:
881; Tom Rathman (old record, 717 by Dick Davis, 1967).
Most touchdowns, fullback, game:
2; Tom Rathman vs. Kansas State (ties record; done four other times, most recently by Rathman vs. Kansas State, Oct. 27, 1984).
Most touchdowns, fullback, career:
12; Tom Rathman, 1983-84-85 (ties record set by Mark Schellen, 1982-83).
Most field goals made, game:
7; Dale Klein vs. Missouri (old record, 3 by several players, most recently by Kevin Seibel vs. Missouri, Oct. 23, 1982).
Most field goals made, season:
13; Dale Klein (old record, 12 by Billy Todd, 1978, and Dean Sukup, 1979).
Most consecutive field goals made:
9; Dale Klein (old record, 7 by Eddie Neil, 1981).
Most pass breakups, season:
8; Brian Davis (ties record held by six others, most recently by Bret Clark, 1982 and 1984).
Most blocked punts, game:
1; Jeff Tomjack vs. Kansas (ties record held by several, most recently by Guy Rozier vs. Kansas, 1983).
Most tackles for loss, season:
25; Jim Skow (old record, 21 by Derrie Nelson, 1980).
Most tackles for loss, career:
44; Jim Skow, 1983-84-85 (old record, 39 by Kerry Weinmaster, 1976-77-78-79).
Most yards on tackles for loss, season:
163; Jim Skow (old record, 150 by Derrie Nelson, 1980).
Most yards on tackles for loss, career:
268; Jim Skow, 1983-84-85 (old record, 231 by Willie Harper, 1970-71-72).
Most quarterback sacks, season:
15; Jim Skow (old record, 10 by Jimmy Williams, 1981).
TEAM
Most consecutive games scored in:
147; 1974 Cotton Bowl to present (continues old record).
Most consecutive winning seasons:
24; 1962-present (continues old record).
 
BIG EIGHT RECORDS BROKEN OR TIED IN 1985
INDIVIDUAL
Most points scored by kicking, game:
22; Dale Klein vs. Missouri (old record, 21 by Bruce Kallmeyer, Kansas vs. Wichita State, Sept. 17, 1983).
Most field goals made, game:
7; Dale Klein vs. Missouri (old record, 5 by Bruce Kallmeyer, Kansas vs. Nebraska, Oct. 31, 1981; Larry Roach, Oklahoma State vs. Missouri, Oct. 30, 1982; Kallmeyer vs. Wichita State, Sept. 17, 1983).
Most field goals attempted, game:
7; Dale Klein vs. Missouri (old record, 6 by Henry Brown, Missouri vs. Air Force, Sept. 20, 1969; Bruce Kallmeyer, Kansas vs. Wichita State, Sept. 17, 1983).
TEAM
Most Field goals made, game:
7; vs. Missouri (old record 5 by three teams).
Most field goals attempted, game:
7; vs. Missouri (old record 6 by Missouri vs. Air Force, 1969; Kansas vs. Wichita State, 1983).
Most consecutive winning seasons:
24; 1962-present (continues old record).
 
NCAA RECORDS BROKEN OR TIED IN 1985
INDIVIDUAL
Most field goals made, half:
5; Dale Klein vs. Missouri (old record, 4 by several players).
Most field goals made, game:
7; Dale Klein vs. Missouri (ties record set by Mike Prindle, Western Michigan vs. Marshall, Sept. 29, 1984, 9 att.)
Most field-goal attempts, no misses:
7; Dale Klein vs. Missouri (old record, 6 by four players, most recently by Bobby Raymond, Florida vs. Kentucky, Nov. 17, 1984).