1972 Nebraska football statistics


Overall Team Statistics


Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final)
(includes bowl game)
                         NU    Opp. 
First downs, rushing    160      67 
First downs, passing    124      60 
Penalties                11      10 
Total first downs       295     137 
Rushing, att.           677     559 
Yds. gained rushing    3126    1738 
Yds. lost rushing       400     441 
Net yds. rushing       2726    1297 
Per game ave.         227.5   108.1 
Passing, att.           332     272 
Passes, completed       178     104 
Passes, intercepted      21      15 
Net yds.               2691    1301 
Per game ave.         224.3   108.4 
Total offense, att.    1011     831 
Net yds.               5417    2598 
Per game ave.         541.4   216.5
Interceptions, No.       15      21 
Net yds. returned       176     106 
Punting, No.             55     108 
Punts, blocked            1       1 
Total yards            2165    3534 
Per punt ave.          39.4    32.7 
Punts returned, No.      51      25 
Net yds.                771     201 
Kickoffs returned, No.   23      80 
Net yds.                436    1365 
Penalties, No.           50      43 
Total yds. penalized    510     522 
Fumbles, No.             27      38 
Fumbles lost             21      24 
Scoring, total pts.     501      97 
Per game ave.          41.8     8.1

SCORING BY QUARTERS l 2 3 4 Tot NU 105 143 152 96 501 Opp 3 27 21 46 97 AVG. SCORING BY QUARTERS l 2 3 4 Tot NU 8.8 11.9 12.7 8.0 41.8 Opp 0.3 2.3 1.8 3.8 8.1

Overall Individual Statistics


1972 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Individual Statistics (Final)
(includes bowl game)

RUSHING  Att.  Gn. Loss   Net   Avg. TD 
Dixon     139  590   15   575   4.1   9 
Rodgers    73  392   44   348   4.8  10 
Olds       64  373   27   346   5.4   2 
Goeller    86  347   15   332   3.9   6 
Moran      58  320    6   314   5.4   4 
Damkroger  67  247   18   229   3.4   1 
Westbrook  39  199    1   198   5.1   1 
Powell     21  180    6   176   8.3   0 
Runty      40  206   46   160   4.0   3 
Bahe       15   80    7    73   4.9   0 
O'Holleran  5   37    0    37   7.4   0 
Garson      9   38    2    36   4.0   0 
Davis       5   22    1    21   4.2   0 
List        2   13    0    13   6.5   0 
Sanger      1    0    7    -7  -7.0   0 
Humm       52   82  205  -123  -2.4   5 
Total     677 3126  400  2726   4.0  41 
Opp.      559 1738  441  1297   2.3   5


PASSING Att  Comp    Pct Int  Yds  TD 
Humm    285*  153   .537  16 2259* 18** 
Runty    46    24   .522   5  380   6  
Rodgers   1     1  1.000   0   52   1  
Total   332   178   .536  21 2691* 25**
Opp.    272   104   .382  15 1301   7  
*Nebraska Record **Big 8 Record


TOTAL
OFFENSE      No.   Yds.   Avg. 
Humm         337   2136   6.3 
Dixon        139    575   4.1 
Runty         86    559   7.0 
Rodgers       74    400   5.4 
Olds          64    346   5.4 
Goeller       86    332   3.9 
Moran         58    314   5.4 
Damkroger     67    229   3.4 
Westbrook     39    198   5.1 
Powell        21    176   8.3 
Bahe          15     73   4.9 
O'Holleran     5     37   7.4 
Garson         9     36   4.0 
Davis          5     21   4.2 
List           2     13   6.5 
Sanger         1     -7  -7.0 
Total       1011   5417   5.4 
Opp.         831   2529   3.1


PASS
RECEIVING     No.  Yds.   TD 
Rodgers       58*  1013*   9 
Revelle       41    548    4 
Anderson, F.  15    381    4 
List          24    364    3 
Bahe           7     87    2 
Goeller        7     84    2 
Garson         8     74    0 
Damkroger      9     60    0 
Olds           5     50    1 
Powell         2     34    0 
Longwell       3     24    0 
Dixon          1      0    0 
Total        178   2691   25 
Opp.         104   1301    7 
*Nebraska record.


PUNTING    No. Yds.  Avg.  Blkd. 
Sanger*    54  2165  40.1   0 
*Team       1     0   0.0   1 
Total      55  2165  39.4   1    
Opp.      108  3534  32.7   1


PUNT RETURNS  No.  Yds.  Avg.  TD 
Rodgers       40   615   12.9   2 
Borg           4    86   21.5   1 
Bahe           7    70   10.0   0 
Total         51   771   15.1   3 
Opp.          25   201    8.0   0


KICKOFF
RETURNS    No.  Yds.  Avg. 
Bahe        9   198   22.0 
Rodgers     9   195   21.7 
Garson      1    25   25.0 
Damkroger   2    18    9.0 
Alward      1     0    0.0 
Hegener     1     0    0.0 
Total      23   436   19.0 
Opp.       80  1365   17.1


                      ---PAT---
SCORING       TD     Kick  Other   FG    TP
Rodgers       21                        126
Sanger              66-62         14-6   80
Dixon          9                         54
Goeller        8                         48
Humm           5            1-0          30
Anderson, F.   4                         24
Moran          4                         24
Revelle        4                         24
List           3                         18
Olds           3            1-0          18
Runty          3                         18
Bahe           2     1-1                 13
Borg           1                          6
Damkroger      1                          6
Sloey          1                          6
Westbrook      1                          6
Team                 1-0                  0
Total         70    68-63   2-0   14-6  501
Opp.          12    11-10   1-0   10-5   97


INTERCEPTIONS   No.   Yds.  TD
Sloey            2     55    1
Borg             2     54    0
Thornton         2     35    0
Blahak           4     26    0
Manstedt         2      6    0
Mason            2      0    0
Pitts            1      0    0
Total           15    176    1
Opp.            21    106    0

1972 Nebraska football defensive stats