1973 Nebraska football statistics


Overall Team Statistics


1973 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Overall Individual Statistics
(includes bowl game)

                             NU    Opp.
First downs, rushing        150     111
First downs, passing         88      20
First downs, penalties        9       9
Total first downs           247     140
Rushing, attempts           677     593
Yards gained rushing       2915    2626
Yards lost rushing          196     255
Net yards rushing          2719    2371
Per game average          226.5   197.5
Passing, attempts           255     159
Passes, completed           138      47
Passes, had intercepted      19      17
Net yards passing          1968     529
Per game average          164.0    44.0
Total offense, attempts     932     752
Net yards total offense    4687    2900
Per game average          363.0   241.6
Interceptions, no.           17      19
Net yards returned          209     225
Punts, No.                   61      83
Punts had blocked             0       1
Total yards                2457    3160
Per punt average           40.2    38.0
Punts returned, no.          38      32
Net yards returned          422     227
Kickoffs returned, no.       23      55
Net yards returned          408    1155
Penalties, no.               55      47
Total yards penalized       548     412
Fumbles, no.                 31      37
Fumbles lost                 17      20
Scoring, total points       306     163
Per game average           25.5    13.6


SCORING BY QUARTERS
            1st  2nd  3rd  4th  Total
Nebraska     89   67   49  101    306
Opponents    47   33   46   37    163

AVG. SCORING BY QUARTERS
            1st  2nd  3rd  4th  Total
Nebraska    7.4  5.6  4.1  8.4   25.5
Opponents   3.9  2.8  3.8  3.1   13.6



Overall Individual Statistics


1973 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Overall Individual Statistics
(includes bowl game)

RUSHING   Att.  Gain Loss   Net   Avg. TD
Davis      282  1158   44  1114   4.0  13
O'Leary     73   344   11   333   4.5   2
Bahe        56   328    9   319   5.6   1
Damkroger   63   273    8   265   4.2   0
Powell      45   262    3   259   5.3   0
Goeller     49   169   17   152   3.1   0
Runty       36   113   32    81   2.2   3
Westbrook    7    56    2    54   7.7   0
Everett      6    52    2    50   8.3   1
Moran       15    53    4    49   3.5   1
O'Holleran   2    19    0    19   9.5   0
Humm        41    75   59    16   0.4   4
Mushinskie   1    13    0    13  13.0   0
Luck         1     0    5    -5  -5.0   0
NU Total   677  2915  196  2719   4.0  25
Opponents  593  2626  255  2371   3.9  18


PASSING      Att. Com. Pct. Int. Yds.  TD
Humm         209  114  .545  14  1601  12
Runty         37   22  .594   4   308   2
Bahe           2    1  .500   0    51   0
Everett        6    1  .167   0     8   0
Davis          1    0  .000   1     0   0
NU Total     255  138  .541  19  1968  14
Opponents    159   47  .299  17   529   1


RECEIVING      No.    Yards   TD
Bahe            32     441     2
Anderson        27     524     8
Longwell        20     247     2
Davis           20     147     1
Shamblin        15     338     1
Damkroger        5      50     -
Mushinskie       4     110     -
O'Leary          3      37     -
Revelle          3      23     -
Goeller          3      19     -
Moran            3       3     -
Westbrook        2      20     -
Powell           1       9     -
NU Total       138    1968    14
Opponents       47     529     1


TOTAL OFFENSE    No.     Yards      Avg.
Humm             242      1617       6.9
Davis            283      1114       3.9
Runty             73       389       5.3
Bahe              58       370       6.4
O'Leary           73       333       4.5
Damkroger         63       265       4.2
Powell            45       259       5.3
Goeller           49       152       3.1
Everett           12        58       4.8
Westbrook          7        54       7.7
Moran             15        49       3.5
O'Holleran         2        19       9.5
Mushinskie         1        13      13.0
Luck               1        -5      -5.0
NU Total         932      4687       5.0
Opponents        752      2900       3.8


PUNTING    No.  Yards    Avg.   Blkd.
Sanger     55    2208    40.1     0
Longwell    6     249    41.5     0  
NU Total   61    2457    40.2     0
Opponents  83    3160    38.0     1


PUNT RETURNS    No.  Yards   Avg.   TD
Borg            29    260     8.9    1
Thornton, B.     4     68    17.9    0
O'Leary          1     66    66.0    1
Davis            2     17     8.5    0
Yaralian         2     11     5.5    0
NU Total        38    422    11.1    2
Opponents       32    227     6.9    0


KICKOFF RETURNS  No.  Yards  Avg.   TD
O'Leary           9    173   18.1    0
Bahe              7    124   17.7    0
Davis             4     66   16.5    0
Goeller           2     33   16.5    0
Damkroger         1     12   12.0    0
NU Total         23    408   17.0    0
Opponents        55   1155   21.0    1


INTERCEPTIONS   No.   Yards   TD
Thornton, B.     5      24     0
Borg             2      25     0
Heydorff         2      24     0
Johnson          2      14     0
Manstedt         1      65     0
Burrow           1      26     0
Starkebaum       1      14     0
Nelson           1      13     0
Ruud             1       4     0
Wieser           1       0     0
Yaralian         1       0     0


               ----PATS----
SCORING    TD  Kick   Other   FG    TP
Davis      14    -      -      -    84
Sanger      -  38-32    -    15-9   59
Anderson    8    -      -      -    48
Humm        4    -     2-0     -    24
Bahe        3    -      -      -    18
O'Leary     3    -      -      -    18
Runty       3    -      -      -    18
Longwell    2    -      -      -    12
Borg        1    -      -      -     6
Everett     1    -      -      -     6
Moran       1    -      -      -     6
Shamblin    1    -      -      -     6
Coyle       -   1-1     -      -     1
NU Total   41  39-33   2-0   15-9  306
Opponents  21  18-16   3-0   12-7  163



Overall Defensive Statistics (12 games)


TACKLES TFL BLOCKED
UT AT TT No. Yds FR PI PBU Pnt PAT
Manstedt 27 43 70 7 16 1 6
Martin 24 41 65 5 35 2
Wieser 6 5 11 1 13 1
Pate 17 10 27 1
Redding 1 2 3
Pruitt 22 46 68 6 17 4 4
Dutton 22 39 71 9 31 1 2
Lee 16 13 29 5 25 1
Mills 6 3 9 2 11
Bell 52 51  103 9 57 2
W.Thornton 19 11 30 1
Gissler 4 3 7 1
Schmidt 0 1 1
Schneider 0 2 2
Ruud 30 52 82 1 1
Nelson 27 61 88 2 13 1 1 2
Monds 7 8 15
Yaralian 17 9 26 1 1 1 1 9*
Borg 13 16 29 1 1 2 5
B.Thornton 17 23 40 2 5 2
Starkebaum 26 16 42 1 8 1
Schmit 11 13 24 1 1 4
Heydorff 14 25 39 4 20 2 1
Johnson 3 1 4 1 2 1
Kyros 3 1 4
Fischer 4 1 5
Rogers, T. 1 1 1
Off. Team 10 2 12 2
* Nebraska Record