1986 Nebraska football statistics


 
 
 
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Overall Team Statistics


1986 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final)
(does not include bowl game)
                               NU    Opp. 
Time of Possession.........344:54  315:06 
  Avg. Time of Possession...31:21   28:39 
Total First Downs........  ...248     145 
  By Rush.....................185      61 
  By Pass......................47      66 
  By Penalty...................16      18 
Total Offensive Yards........4434    2592 
  Avg. Gain Per Game........403.1   235.6 
  Total Plays.................824     708 
  Avg. Plays Per Game........74.9    64.4 
  Avg. Gain Per Play..........5.4     3.7 
Net Yards Rushing............3360    1053 
  Avg. Gain Per Game........305.5    95.7 
  Rushing Attempts............656     442 
  Avg. Gain Per Rush..........5.1     2.4 
  Yards Gained Rushing.......3655    1498 
  Yards Lost Rushing..........295     445 
Net Yards Passing............1074    1539 
  Avg. Gain Per Game.........97.6   139.9 
  Avg. Gain Per Attempt.......6.4     5.8 
  Avg. Gain Per Completion...14.7    12.5 
  Attempts....................168     266 
  Completions..................73     123 
  Percentage.................43.5    46.2 
  Had Intercepted..............10      14 
Passes Intercepted by..........14      10 
  Yards Returned..............140      64 
  Avg. Return................10.0     6.4
                               NU    Opp. 
Punting Average..............39.7    40.6 
  Number of Punts..............48      80 
  Yards......................1906    3248 
  Had Blocked...................0       0 
Punts Returned.................48      20 
  Yards Returned..............702      92
  Average Return.............14.6     4.6 
Kickoffs Returned..............30      55 
  Yards Returned..............585     950 
  Average Return.............19.5    17.3 
Penalties-Yards............76-657  77-624 
  Avg. Yards Per Game........59.7    56.7 
Fumbles-Lost................33-17   32-14 
Touchdowns.....................55      18 
  By Rush......................40       7 
  By Pass......................11      10 
  By Return.....................4       1 
Field Goals made/attempts...10-13    8-11 
Extra Points made/attempts..54-55   17-18 
  By Kick...................54-55   16-16 
  By Rush.....................0-0     1-1 
  By Pass.....................0-0     0-1 
Safeties........................1       0 
Total Points..................416     150 
  Avg. Per Game..............37.8    13.6 
First Down Plays..............369     258 
  Avg. Per Play...............5.7     4.1 
Third Down Conversions.....74-158  56-170 
  Percentage.................46.8    32.9 
Fourth Down Conversions.....12-16    3-12 
  Percentage.................75.0    25.0

                                SCORING BY QUARTERS
                  TOTAL                                            AVERAGE
        1     2    3    4      F                        1     2     3     4       F
NEB    118   88   134   76    416              NEB    10.7   8.0  12.2   6.9    37.8
OPP     31   48     6   65    150              OPP     2.8   4.4   0.5   5.9    13.6


Overall Individual Statistics


1986 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Individual Statistics (Final)
(does not include bowl game)
                                               Yds/    Yds/ 
RUSHING        G    Att   Gain   Loss    Net   Play    Game   LP   TD 
Jones, K.     10    161    889     59    830    5.2    83.0   78   14 
Taylor, S.    10    130    656    119    537    4.1    53.7   46    9 
Knox, T.      10     70    439     20    419    6.0    41.9   92    2 
Kaelin, K.     9     68    385      5    380    5.6    42.2   28    2 
Heibel, M.    11     54    303      1    302    5.6    27.5   23    2 
Brinson, D.   11     37    296     10    286    7.7    26.0   63    2 
Rodgers, T.   10     27    150     15    135    5.0    13.5   26    1 
Kelley, J.     5     22    136      3    133    6.0    26.6   32    2 
Blakeman, C.  11     26    124     14    110    4.2    10.0   29    4 
Wheeler, J.    8     16     75      1     74    4.6     9.3   13    1 
Clayton, M.    6     22    101     35     66    3.0    11.0   27    1 
Dalton, D.     9      9     52      0     52    5.8     5.7   11    0 
Sheppard, V.   5      7     30      1     29    4.1     5.8   14    0 
Hawkins, H.   10      3     13      0     13    4.3     1.3    7    0 
Mlinar, J.     1      2      5      1      4    2.0     4.0    5    0 
Wooten, W.     1      1      1      0      1    1.0     1.0    1    0 
Smith, R.     11      1      0    -11    -11  -11.0    -1.0    0    0 
Nebraska      11    656   3655    295   3360    5.1   305.5   92   40 
Opponents     11    442   1498    445   1053    2.4    95.7   76    7


PASSING       G  Att   Cmp   Pct   Yds  Int  TD  LP    Eff. 
Taylor, S.   10  124    52  41.9   808   7    6  73   101.3 
Blakeman,    11   37    19  51.4   242   2    4  29   131.2 
Clayton, M.   6    6     2  33.3    24   1    1  21    88.6 
Knox, T.     10    1     0  00.0     0   0    0   0     0.0 
Nebraska     11  168    73  43.4  1074  10   11  73   106.9 
Opponents    11  266   123  46.2  1539  14   10  56    96.7


                                   Yds/    Yds/ 
RECEIVING       G    No.   Yds.    Play    Game   LP    TD 
Brinson, D.     11    14    208    14.9    18.9   39     1 
Smith, R.       11    12    190    15.8    17.3   26     1 
Millikan, T.    11    11    230    20.9    20.9   73     4 
Schnitzler, R.  10     8    122    15.3    12.2   33     1 
Gamble, J.      10     8    111    13.9    11.1   21     0 
Banderas, T.     6     6     70    11.7    11.7   20     2 
Sheppard, V.     5     3     61    20.3    12.2   46     1 
Griffin, W.      9     3     42    14.0     4.7   21     1 
Jones, K.       10     2     18     9.0     1.8   11     0 
Diaz, M.         8     1     11    11.0     1.4   11     0 
Kelley, J.       5     1      6     6.0     1.2    6     0 
Hawkins, H.     10     1      5     5.0     0.5    5     0 
Wheeler, J.      8     1      3     3.0     0.4    3     0 
Cooper, M.      10     1      0     0.0     0.0    0     0 
Knox, T.        10     1     -3    -3.0    -0.3    0     0 
Nebraska        11    73   1074    14.7    97.6   73    11 
Opponents       11   123   1539    12.5   139.9   56    10



KICKOFF RETURNS  G    No.  Yards   Avg.   LP   TD 
Brinson, D.      11    13    280   21.5   58    0 
Sheppard, V.      5     5    135   27.0   43    0 
Rodgers, T.      10     6     77   12.8   26    0 
Dalton, D.        9     4     64   16.0   25    0 
Wheeler, J.       8     2     29   14.5   19    0 
Nebraska         11    30     585  19.5   58    0 
Opponents        11    55     950  17.3   41    0


                                                   
PUNT RETURNS     G    No.  Yards   Avg.     LP     TD 
Brinson, D.     11    27    330    12.2     48      0 
Smith, R.       11    12    227    18.9     63      1 
Schnitzler, R.  10     1     70    70.0     70      1 
Rodgers, T.     10     5     50    10.0     26      0 
Siebler, B.     11     1     19    19.0     19      0 
Gregory, M.      3     1      6     6.0      6      0 
Sheppard, V.     5     1      0     0.0      0      0 
Nebraska        11    48    702    14.6     70      2 
Opponents       11    20     92     4.6     15      0



FIELD GOALS   G     1-19   20-29   30-39   40-49  50 +
Klein, D.     11    0-0     5-5     4-4     1-3    0-1 
Opponents     11    0-0     2-3     4-4     1-3    1-1 

DALE KLEIN FG SEQUENCE (underlined good): (49, 33, 38), (23),
  (0), (37, 28), (55), (44, 21), (47, 29), (26), (0), (0), (32). 
OPPONENTS FG SEQUENCE: (46), (0), (0), (38), (49, 37), (29), 
  (57, 42, 36), (27), (0), (0), (22, 31).



                           PAT    PAT 
SCORING         G    TD   Kick    R/P   FG    Points 
Jones, K.       10   14     0      0     0       84 
Klein, D.       11    0   51-52    0   10-13     81 
Taylor, S.      10    9     0      0     0       54 
Blakeman, C.    11    4     0      0     0       24 
Millikan, T.    11    4     0      0     0       24 
Brinson, D.     11    3     0      0     0       18 
Banderas, T.     6    2     0      0     0       12 
Heibel, M.      11    2     0      0     0       12 
Kaelin, K.       9    2     0      0     0       12 
Kelley, J.       5    2     0      0     0       12 
Knox, T.        10    2     0      0     0       12 
Schnitzler, R.  10    2     0      0     0       12 
Smith, R.       11    2     0      0     0       12 
Clayton, M.      6    1     0      0     0        6 
Davis, B.       10    1     0      0     0        6 
Griffin, W.      9    1     0      0     0        6 
Rodgers, T.     10    1     0      0     0        6 
Sheppard, V.     5    1     0      0     0        6 
Thomas, B.      11    1     0      0     0        6 
Wheeler, J.      8    1     0      0     0        6 
Schnitzler, C.   1    0    2-2     0     0        2 
Barrios, G.      4    0    1-1     0     0        1 
Nebraska        11   55   54-55    0   10-13    416* 
Opponents       11   18   16-16   1-2   8-11    150 
*Includes one safety.



INTERCEPTIONS   G    No.  Yards  Avg.   LP   TD 
Siebler, B.     11    3     10    3.3   10    0 
Fryar, C.       11    3      3    1.0    7    0 
Blazek, M.      11    2     26   13.0   26    0 
Munford, M.     11    2     18    9.0   13    0 
Tomjack, J.     11    1     36   36.0   36    0 
Davis, B.       10    1     32   32.0   32    1 
Miller, C.       9    1     11   11.0   11    0 
Carr, C.         4    1      0    0.0    0    0 
Thomas, B.      11    0      4    0.0    4    1 
Nebraska        11   14    140   10.0   40    2 
Opponents       11   10     64    6.4   45    1



                                                  Rt
PUNTING       G    No.  Yards   Avg.   LP   Blk   Yd 
Kroeker, J.   11   46    1824   39.6   63    0    88 
Toner, J.      1    1      45   45.0   45    0     4 
Klein, D.     11    1      37   37.0   37    0     0 
Nebraska      11   48    1906   39.7   63    0    92 
Opponents     11   80    3248   40.6   78    0   702


Overall Defensive Statistics


DEFENSE 
Munford, Marc
Parsons, Kevin
Thomas, Broderick
Noonan, Danny
Fryar, Charles
Siebler, Bryan
Smith, Neil
Holloway, Tony
Etienne, LeRoy
Jones, Lee
Spachman, Chris
Davis, Brian
Blazek, Mark
Pete, Lawrence
Jamrog, Jeff
Tomjack, Jeff
Washington, Brian
Tyrer, Brad
Rother, Tim
Henning, Blake
Welniak, Doug
Marco, Jon
Hicks, Lorenzo
Miller, Cleo
Custard, John
Groskurth, Danny
Miller, Brian
Stanard, Steve
Schneider, Gary
Thayer, Dan
Putnam, Sean
Walker, Cartier
Wiley, Dante
Carr, Chris
G
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
9
11
10
11
11
11
11
10
11
10
10
11
11
5
9
11
5
2
4
6
4
5
3
10
4
UT
49
44
41
31
38
36
29
29
21
23
21
22
17
17
18
10
8
12
10
8
8
8
5
6
4
1
2
1
2
2
2
1
1
0
AT
41
28
17
22
14
15
20
14
17
13
12
8
10
8
4
8
10
3
5
4
2
1
1
0
1
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
TOT
90
72
58
53
52
51
49
43
38
36
33
30
27
25
22
18
18
15
15
12
10
9
6
6
5
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
0
Sacks/Yds
4/34
1/2
4/17
7/38
0/0
0/0
5/41
2/4
0/0
2/2
1/8
0/0
1/21
2/17
4/32
0/0
0/0
4/30
2/13
0/0
0/0
1/21
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
TL/Yds
8/46
1/2
11/48
12/62
1/4
0/0
10/55
10/23
2/2
7/15
4/17
1/3
1/21
5/26
7/65
1/2
1/4
8/39
2/13
0/0
0/0
4/34
0/0
0/0
1/4
0/0
2/6
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
0/0
Int
2
0
0
0
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
PBU
4
4
2
0
8
2
1
1
2
0
1
6
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
FmbRec
1
0
6
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
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
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0


Records broken or tied


NEBRASKA RECORDS BROKEN OR TIED IN 1986
 
INDIVIDUAL
Highest PAT conversion percentage, season (min. 40 att.):
.981; Dale Klein (51-52; old record, .977, Kevin Seibel, 43-44, 1981).
Most field goals, career:
27; Dale Klein (old record, 22, Billy Todd, 1977-78).
Highest punt-return average, season (min. 5 ret.):
18.9; Rod Smith (12-227; old record, 16.6, Johnny Rodgers, 1971).
Most opponents' fumbles recovered, game:
3; Broderick Thomas vs. Colorado (old record, 2, by many).
Most opponents' fumbles recovered, season:
6; Broderick Thomas (old record, 5, Dave Butterfield, 1975).
Most passes broken up, season:
8; Charles Fryar (ties record shared by many).
TEAM
Consecutive games scored in:
160; extends current record.