1991 Nebraska football statistics


 
 
 
1991 individual game statistics  
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Cumulative Season Statistics


Overall Team Statistics


1991 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final)
(does not include bowl game)
Team Statistics             NU     Opp. 
Total First Downs......... 271      209 
  By Rush ................ 191       95 
  By Pass.................. 75      101 
  By Penalty................ 5       13 
Total Offensive Yards .. 5,571    3,772 
  Avg. Per Game ........ 506.5    342.9 
  Total Plays ............ 800      762 
  Avg. Gain Per Play ..... 7.0      5.0 
Net Rushing Yards....... 3,885    1,516 
  Avg. Per Game ........ 353.2    137.8 
  Rushing Attempts ....... 595      440 
  Avg. Per Attempt ....... 6.5      3.4 
  Yards Gained Rushing.. 4,079    1,874 
  Yards Lost Rushing...... 194      358 
Net Yards Passing ...... 1,686    2,256 
  Avg. Per Game ........ 153.3    205.1 
  Avg. Per Attempt ....... 8.2      7.0 
  Avg. Per Completion.... 14.5     13.5 
  Attempts................ 205      322 
  Completions ............ 116      167 
  Completion Percent..... 56.6     51.9 
  Had Intercepted........... 8       16 
  NCAA Rating .......... 142.0    110.0 
Interceptions By........... 16        8 
  Yards Returned.......... 188       49 
  Avg. Per Return........ 11.8      6.1 
  Touchdowns ............... 1        0 
Punting Average.......... 41.0     38.4 
  Number of Punts.......... 40       64 
  Yards ................ 1,639    2,457 
  Had Blocked............... 1        0 
  Net Punting Average.... 34.9     35.0 
Punt Returns .............. 25       20 
  Yards Returned.......... 216      245 
  Avg. Per Return......... 8.6     12.3 
  Touchdowns ............... 0        0
                            NU     Opp. 
Kickoff Returns............ 35       61 
  Yards Returned ......... 689    1,119 
  Avg. Per Return........ 19.7     18.3 
  Touchdowns................ 0        0 
Miscellaneous Yards......... 0      *40 
Penalties/Yards........ 53/455   57/488 
  Avg. Yards Per Game.... 41.4     44.4 
Fumbles/Lost............. 16/9    32/15 
Total Turnovers ........... 17       31 
3rd-Down Conversions....70/143   51/148 
  Conversion Percent .... 49.0     34.5 
4th-Down Conversions ... 10/13     9/12 
  Conversion Percent .... 76.9     75.0 
Sacks By................... 34       15 
  Yards................... 231       80 
Time of Possession .... 329:36   330:24 
  Avg. Per Game......... 29:23    30:37 
Touchdowns ................ 61       25 
  By Rush.................. 45       15 
  By Pass ................. 15        9 
  By Return................. 0       *1 
PAT Kicks Made/Att ..... 53/57    19/22 
PAT Run-Pass Made/Att .... 1/4      1/3 
Defensive PATs.............. 0        1 
Field Goals Made/Att ... 11/18    11/14 
Safeties ................... 0        1 
Total Points.............. 454      208 
  Avg. Per Game.......... 41.3     18.9 

*Fumble return by Kansas State.


ATTENDANCE            Total        Avg
Season               734,816     66,801 
Home                 533,674     76,239 
Away                 201,142     50,286

SCORING BY QUARTERS
             lst/Avg.   2nd/Avg.   3rd/Avg.  4th/Avg.   Total/Avg.
Nebraska     111/10.0   111/10.0    99/9.0   133/12.1    454/41.3 
Opponents     48/ 4.4    53/ 4.8    58/5.3    49/ 4.5    208/18.9 


Overall Individual Statistics


1991 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Individual Statistics (Final)
(does not include bowl game)
Rushing     G   Att.    Gain   Loss     Net   Play   Game    LP   TD 
Brown, D.   11   230   1,339     26   1,313    5.7   119.4   61   14 
Jones, C.   10   108     912     12     900    8.3    90.0   68   14 
McCant      11   117     770    116     654    5.6    59.5   49    7 
Achola      11    26     240      0     240    9.2    21.8   52    3 
Lewis       10    25     196      0     196    7.8    19.6   38    0 
Soto         5    15     172      1     171   11.4    34.2   62    2 
Joseph       8    26     135     23     112    4.3    14.0   17    2 
Baldwin      3     9      80      0      80    8.9    26.7   29    2 
Johnk       11     7      49      0      49    7.0     4.5   14    0 
Haase        5     7      48      3      45    6.4     9.0   36    1 
Cornwell     3     3      36      0      36   12.0    12.0   24    0 
Turner      11     5      31      7      24    4.8     2.2   14    0 
McDuffy     10     3      19      0      19    6.3     1.9    9    0 
Haarberg     2     3      12      0      12    4.0     6.0    7    0 
Glantz       9     4      12      2      10    2.5     1.1   11    0 
Fiala        2     1      10      0      10   10.0     5.0   10    0 
Hawkins     11     2      12      3       9    4.5     0.8   12    0 
McMillen     4     1       3      0       3    3.0     0.8    3    0 
Mitchell    11     1       2      0       2    2.0     0.2    2    0 
Hughes       9     2       1      1       0    0.0     0.0    1    0 
Nebraska    11   595   4,079    194   3,885    6.5   353.2   68   45 
Opponents   11   440   1,874    358   1,516    3.4   137.8   81   15



                                        Yds/  Yds/       Int             TD    NCAA 
Passing    G   Att  Comp.  Pct.   Yds   Att.  Game  Int  Pct.  LP  TD    Pct  Rating 
McCant     11  168   97    57.7  1,454  8.7  132.2   8   4.8   55  13    7.7  146.5 
Joseph      8   30   15    50.0    200  6.7   25.0   0   0.0   22   1    3.3  117.0 
Haase       5    6    3    50.0     31  5.2    6.2   0   0.0   13   0    0.0   93.4 
Gragnano    1    1    1   100.0      1  1.0    1.0   0   0.0    1   1  100.0  438.4  
Nebraska   11  205  116    56.6  1,686  8.2  153.3   8   3.9   55  15    7.3  142.0 
Opponents  11  322  167    51.9  2,256  7.0  205.1  16   5.0   51   9    2.8  110.0


Total Offense                               Yds/   Yds/ 
Leaders      G   Plays  Rush  Pass   Total  Play   Game 
McCant       11   285    654  1,454  2,108   7.4  191.6 
Brown        11   230  1,313      0  1,313   5.7  119.4 
Jones, C.    10   108    900      0    900   8.3   90.0 
Joseph        8    56    112    200    312   5.6   39.0


Receiving  G   No.  Yards   Avg.   LP   TD 
Mitchell   11   31    534   17.2   49    5 
Bostick    11   24    419   17.5   55    5 
Hughes      9   12    208   17.3   35    2 
Turner     11   12    121   10.1   18    0 
Brown, D.  11   10     86    8.6   19    0 
Muhammad   11    6     84   14.0   31    1 
Hawkins    11    3     55   18.3   22    1 
Dixon       9    3     25    8.3   11    0 
Jones, C.  10    3     25    8.3   17    0 
Achola     11    2     14    7.0   17    0 
Johnk      11    1     19   19.0   19    0 
Pleasant   10    1     18   18.0   18    0 
Leise      10    1     16   16.0   16    0 
Dowse       8    1     13   13.0   13    0 
Garrett     9    1     12   12.0   12    0 
Soto        5    1     11   11.0   11    0 
Werner      3    1     11   11.0   11    0 
Vedral      3    1      7    7.0    7    0 
Washington  9    1      7    7.0    7    0 
Wade        2    1      1    1.0    1    1 
Nebraska   11  116  1,686   14.5   55   15 
Opponents  11  167  2,256   13.5   51    9


Interceptions  G   No.  Yards   Avg.  LP   TD 
Wilhite        8    6     60   10.0   22    0 
Carmer        11    3     39   13.0   34    1 
Weyers         2    1     50   50.0   50    0 
Beler         11    1     22   22.0   22    0 
Byrd          11    1     14   14.0   14    0 
Liewer        11    1      3    3.0    3    0 
Brinkley       4    1      0    0.0    0    0 
Powell         3    1      0    0.0    0    0 
Legette       11    1      0    0.0    0    0 
Nebraska      11   16    188   11.8   50    1 
Opponents     11    8     49    6.1   25    0


Punting     G   No.   Yards    Avg.   LP   Blk 
Stigge      9    39   1,639    42.0   68     1 
TEAM       11     1       0     0.0    0     1 
Nebraska   11    40   1,639    41.0   68     1 
Opponents  11    64   2,457    38.4   58     0


Punt Returns  G   No.  Yards   Avg.   LP   TD 
Dixon         9   15    101     6.7   19    0 
Hughes        9    7     96    13.7   43    0 
Turner       11    2     15     7.5   11    0 
Bostick      11    1      4     4.0    4    0 
Nebraska     11   25    216     8.6   43    0 
Opponents    11   20    245    12.3   55    0


Kickoff
Returns     G   No.   Yards   Avg.   LP   TD 
Hughes      9   16     338    21.1   46    0 
Dixon       9    6     152    25.3   46    0 
Turner     11    4      96    24.0   42    0 
Hawkins    11    2      38    19.0   28    0 
Brown, D.  11    3      24     8.0   22    0 
Johnk      11    2      19     9.5   14    0 
Glantz      9    1      16    16.0   16    0 
Mitchell   11    1       6     6.0    6    0 
Nebraska   11   35     689    19.7   46    0 
Opponents  11   61   1,119    18.3   52    0


All-Purpose                                      Yds/
Leaders    G   Rush    Rec.   PR   KOR   Total   Game 
Brown, D.  11  1,313     86    0    24   1,423  129.4 
Jones, C.  10    900     25    0     0     925   92.5 
McCant     11    654      0    0     0     654   59.5 
Hughes      9      0    208   96   338     642   71.3 
Mitchell   11      2    534    0     6     554   50.4 
Bostick    11      0    419    0     4     423   38.5


Scoring      G   TD   PAT1   PAT2   DPAT   FG     TP 
Jones, C.   10   14     0     0-1     0     0     84 
Brown, D.   11   14     0      0      0     0     84 
Bennett     11   10   45-48   0-1     0   11-18   78 
McCant      11    7     0     0-1     0     0     42 
Bostick     11    5     0      0      0     0     30 
Mitchell    11    5     0      0      0     0     30 
Achola      11    3     0      0      0     0     18 
Baldwin      3    2     0      0      0     0     12 
Hughes       9    2     0      0      0     0     12 
Joseph       8    2     0      0      0     0     12 
Soto         5    2     0      0      0     0     12 
Sieler       5    0    8-9     0      0     0      8 
Carmer      11    1     0      0      0     0      6 
Haase        5    1     0      0      0     0      6 
Hawkins     11    1     0      0      0     0      6 
Muhammad    11    1     0      0      0     0      6 
Wade         2    1     0      0      0     0      6 
Washington   9    0     0     1-1     0     0      2 
Nebraska    11   61   53-57   1-4     0   11-18  454 
Opponents   11   25   19-22   1-3     1   11-14  208*
 *one safety.


Field Goals   1-19   20-29   30-39   40-49    50+ 
Bennett       0-0     3-4     7-9     1-3     0-2 
Opponents     1-1     3-3     3-5     3-4     1-1

Bennett FG Sequence:
   (32*, 37*); (36*); (0); (30, 52, 28*, 31, 23); (0); (33*);
   (0); (27*, 35*, 41B); (47*, 47); (35*, 58); (22*, 33*). 
Opponent FG Sequence:
   (0); (0); (48, 43*); (37*); (33*, 37*); (26*, 32);
   (42*, 47*); (36, 27*); (19*, 21*, 52*); (0); (0).
*Good.


Overall Defensive Statistics


  [------------Tackles-----------]  [-Fumb-]  QBInt
Player   Pos.    G  UT  AT  TT Loss Sacks CsdRec BK  PBU  Int  Hry  Csd 
CarmerSS113552874/391/203206310
Anderson,Mi.ILB112852803/70/02100010
ByrdFS113140712/21/13007100
EngelbertMG112544695/182/1501020100
HillOLB112837659.5/52.54.5/31.511020171
PetkoILB101744611/20/00002030
ParrellaDT10193756 8.5/39.5  4.5/29.5 00000171
AlbertsOLB112132539/607/5013010121
LegetteCB112421451/10/00109100
CottonCB111824421/71/71104010
WhiteOLB111329426/225/201102040
BelerSS111724410/00/00000120
RamaekersDT10728351/20/01100060
WilliamsILB111024344/60/00001030
LiewerDT11916255/222/182000170
StewartILB8513180/00/00002020
GrayOLB11310130/00/00000000
WilhiteCB884120/00/00003610
BranchILB1165110/00/00000000
FletcherOLB756111/61/60100010
DumasSS1056110/00/00000000
GeikenILB747110/00/01000000
NoonanMG1129112/81/70000052
PowellCB364100/00/00000100
WightmanILB846100/00/00000011
MooreDT104592/70/00001090
McDuffyFB102790/00/01000000
BrinkleyCB46280/00/00000100
AcholaIB112680/00/00000000
Jones,D.OLB62681/91/90000000
LeaderOLB71780/00/00100000
HilmanDT102571/81/80100000
ReeceFS-CB74260/00/00000000
ColmanILB53360/00/00000000
CiscoSS31450/00/00000000
WeyersFS22240/00/00000100
Brown,B.DT31340/00/00000000
HeinsCB61340/00/00000000
IronsMG22130/00/00000000
MuhammadWB112130/00/00000000
PleasantSE101230/00/00000000
BennettPK112020/00/00000000
StiggeP92020/00/00000000
HughesWB72020/00/00000000
TurnerWB111120/00/00000000
BarryMG11121/21/20000000
HeyneOLB21120/00/00000000
MahalekOLB21120/00/00000000
ConnealyDT41121/81/80000000
SchneiderFS30220/00/00000000
CollinsCB40220/00/00000000
ZahnILB30220/00/00000000
GlantzFB91010/00/00000000
McCantQB111010/00/00000000
LewisFB101010/00/00000000
PollardFS21010/00/00000000
ScottC111010/00/00000000
ArmstrongTE40110/00/00000000
HawkinsWB110110/00/00000000
Anderson,Ma.CB10110/00/00000000
BanksILB30110/00/00000000


GAMES PLAYED
(Players with no stats, listed alphabetically)
Baker 10, Boerboom 11, Bollen 1, Chorney 2, Cleveland 2, Davison 1, Duin 3, Fleischman 2, 
Furrow 1, Jensen 8, Licht 3, Lundberg 11, Mundt 3, Peterson 1, Pieper 1, Pommier 1, Prater 1, 
Prevette 3, Reifenrath 4, Schepers 2, Seizys 3, Shields 10, Slansky 8, Stai 4, Tingelhoff 1, 
Waddell 3, Wertz 3, E. Wiegert 11, Z. Wiegert 9, Wiles 3, Zatechka 10, Ziegelbein 11, Zyzda 9.

 


Records broken or tied


SCHOOL RECORDS — INDIVIDUAL
Most Touchdowns Responsible For, Game:
6; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9 (ties record done four times previously, most-recently by Gerry Gdowski vs. Iowa State, Oct. 28, 1989).
Most Rushing Yards, Game:
294; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9 (old record, 285 by Mike Rozier vs. Kansas, Nov. 12, 1983).
Most Touchdowns, Rushing, Game:
6; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9 (old record, 4, by several players, most-recently Mickey Joseph, vs. Missouri, Oct. 13, 1990).
Most Rushing Yards Per Attempt, Season (min. 100 att.):
8.33; Calvin Jones (108 att., 900 yards; old record, 7.91 by Gerry Gdowski, 1989).
Most Rushing Yards, Season, by Freshman:
900; Calvin Jones (old record, 587 by Monte Anthony, 1974).
Most Pass Receptions, Game, by Tight End:
7; Johnny Mitchell, vs. Oklahoma, Nov. 29 (ties record set by Jim McFarland, vs. Texas A&M, Sept. 27, 1969).
Most Pass Receptions, Season, by Tight End:
31; Johnny Mitchell (old record, 30 by Jim McFarland, 1969, Junior Miller, 1979).
Most Receiving Yards, Game, by Tight End:
137; Johnny Mitchell, vs. Oklahoma, Nov. 29 (old record, 124 by Junior Miller, vs. Kansas State, Oct. 14, 1978).
Most Touchdown Receptions, Career, by Split End:
15; Jon Bostick, 1989-90-91 (old record, 14 by Bobby Thomas, 1974-75-76).
Most Ail-Purpose Yards, Game:
298; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9 (old record, 289 by Rick Berns, vs. Missouri, Nov. 18, 1978).
Most Points Scored, Game:
36; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9 (six TDs; old record, 30 by Bill Chaloupka, vs. Doane, Nov. 23, 1907, Harvey Rathbone, vs. Peru State, Oct. 1, 1910, and vs Haskell, Nov. 24, 1910).
Most Touchdowns Scored, Game:
6; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9 (ties record set by Bill Chaloupka, vs. Doane, Nov. 23, 1907, and tied by Harvey Rathbone, vs. Peru State, Oct. 1, 1910, and vs. Haskell, Nov. 24, 1910; NOTE: Chaloupka's and Rathbone's six touchdowns were worth five points each).
Most Total Tackles, Season, by Defensive Back:
87; Steve Carmer (old record, 76 by Jim Pillen, 1977).
Most Assisted Tackles, Season, by Defensive Back:
52; Steve Carmer (old record, 39 by Randy Reeves and Ted Vactor in 1964).
Most Passes Broken Up, Season:
9; Tyrone Legette (old record, 8 by 11 players, most-recently Tahaun Lewis, 1989).
 
SCHOOL RECORDS — TEAM
Most First Downs, Game:
44; vs. Utah State, Sept. 7 (old record, 43 vs. New Mexico State, Sept. 18, 1982).
Fewest Punts, Game:
0; vs. Utah State, Sept. 7, and Colorado State, Sept. 14 (ties record done four times previously, most-recently vs. Missouri, Oct. 13, 1990).
Fewest Fumbles, Season:
16 (old record, 18 in 1946 and 1949).
Most Consecutive Bowl Games:
23; 1969-91 (extends current string).
Most First Downs by Opponent, Game:
31; Washington, Sept. 21 (old record, 29 at Oklahoma, Nov. 20, 1954).
Most First Downs by Passing by Opponent, Game:
16; Utah State, Sept. 7, and Washington, Sept. 21 (old record, 14 by Oklahoma State, Oct. 24, 1970, and at Missouri, Oct. 19, 1985).
Most Passing Yards by Opponent, Game:
373; Utah State, Sept. 7 (old record, 363 at Oklahoma State, Oct. 12, 1985).
Highest Passing Completion Percent by Opponents, Season:
51.86 (old record, 51.38 in 1960 and 1961).
 
NCAA RECORDS — TEAM
Most First Downs, Game:
44; vs. Utah State, Sept. 7 (old record, 43 by Nebraska, vs. New Mexico State, Sept. 18, 1982).
Most Consecutive Home Sellouts:
182; Nov. 2, 1962-Nov. 29, 1991 (extends current string).
Most Consecutive Winning Seasons:
30; 1962-91 (extends current string).
Most Consecutive Seasons with at Least Nine Wins:
23; 1962-91 (extends current string).
 
BIG EIGHT RECORDS — INDIVIDUAL
Most Touchdowns Scored, Game:
6; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9 (old record, 5 by Steve Owens, Oklahoma, vs. Nebraska, 1968; Terry Miller, Oklahoma State, vs. Kansas State, 1976; Barry Sanders, Oklahoma State, vs. Tulsa and Kansas, 1988; Joe Henderson, Iowa State, vs. Kansas, 1988).
Most Points Scored, Game:
36; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9 (old record, 30 by the above).
Most Rushing Yards, Game, by Freshman:
294; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9 (old record, now tied for seventh on overall chart, and all six ahead of him were upperclassmen).