1974 Nebraska football statistics


Overall Team Statistics


1974 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final)
(includes bowl game)

                          NU   Opp.
First downs, rushing     167    107
First downs, passing      78     49
Penalties                 12      5
Total first down         257    161
Rushing, Att.            666    604
Yds. gained rushing     3319   2301
Yds. lost rushing        175    352
Net yds. rushing        3144   1949
Per game avg.          261.7  162.4
Passing, att.            223    181
Passes, complete         121     79
Passes, intercepted       15     16
Net yds.                1690   1179
Per game avg.          140.8   98.3
Total offense, att.      899    785
Net yds.                4834   3128
Per game avg.          402.8  260.7
Interceptions, No.        16     16
Net yds. returned        184    143
Punting, No.              44     78
Punts, blocked             1      2
Total yards             1668   2808
Per punt ave.           37.9   36.0
Punts returned, No.       39     15
Net yds.                 403     45
Kickoffs returned, No.    24     60
Net yds.                 465    893
Penalties, No.            41     56
Total yds. penalized     376    497
Fumbles, No.              37     38
Fumbles, lost             19     21
Scoring, total pts.      373    132
Per game avg.           31.1   11.0


SCORING BY QUARTERS
        lst   2nd   3rd  4th  Total
NU       70   103   108   92    373
Opp.      7    17     7  101    132

AVG. SCORING BY QUARTERS
        lst   2nd   3rd  4th  Total
NU      5.8   8.6   9.0  7.7   31.1
Opp.    0.6   1.4   0.6  8.4   11.0



Overall Individual Statistics


1974 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Individual Statistics (Final)
(includes bowl game)

RUSHING   Att. Gn. Loss  Net  Avg. TD
Anthony   124  665   4   651   5.3  7
Davis     123  662  10   652   5.3  3
O'Leary   118  564  15   549   4.6  5
Westbrook  53  386  14   372   7.0  3
Gillespie  67  259   5   254   3.8  5
Higgs      37  182  11   171   4.8  1
Moran      32  178  10   168   5.3  4
Humm       46  154  33   121   2.6  2
Everett    27  102  19    83   3.1  2
Bahe        8   51   0    51   6.4  0
Heiser      6   41   0    41   6.8  0
Walton      5   27   0    27   5.4  0
Zabrocki    2   19   0    19   9.5  0
Craig       1   16   0    16  16.0  0
Talley      4   11   3     8   2.0  0
Jenkins     0    0   0     0        1
Doak        0    0   0     0        1
Luck       13   12  33   -21  -1.6  0
Total     666 3319 157  3162   4.7 34
Opp.      604 2301 352  1949   3.2 12

TOTAL OFFENSE No.   Yds.   Avg.
Humm          233   1572    6.7
Anthony       124    651    5.3
Davis         125    687    5.5
O'Leary       120    560    5.5
Westbrook      55    388    7.1
Gillespie      67    254    3.8
Everett        38    193    5.8
Higgs          37    171    4.8
Moran          32    168    5.3
Luck           34     62    1.8
Bahe            8     51    6.4
Heiser          6     41    6.8
Walton          5     27    5.4
Zabrocki        1     19    9.5
Craig           1     16   16.0
Talley          4      8    2.0
Total          891  4868    5.5
Opp.           790  3173    4.0

PASSING  Att. Comp. Pct. Int. Yds.  TD
Humm      187  106  .567  12  1451  12
Everett    11    5  .455   1   110   1
Luck       21    8  .381   1    83   1
Davis       2    1  .500   0    35   0
O'Leary     2    1  .500   1    11   1
Total     223  121  .543  15  1690  15
Opp.      181   79  .436  16  1179   6

PASS RECEIVING   No.     Yds.    TD
Westbrook        35      524      7
Davis            19      185      1
Bahe             15      214      0
O'Leary          12      159      1
Malito           11      212      2
Mushinskie       11      173      2
Jenkins           5      100      1
Anthony           4       -3      0
Heiser            3       36      0
Gillespie         2       59      0
Thomas            2       21      0
Humm              1       11      1
Everett           1       -1      0
Total           121     1690     15
Opp.             79     1179      6

PUNTING   No.    Yds.    Avg  Blkd
Lessman   44     1668    37.9    0
Team       1        0            1
Total     45     1668    37.9    1
Opp.      78     2808    36.0    2

PUNT RETURNS No.     Yds.    Avg.  TD
Burrow       28      273     9.7    1
Thomas        6       89    14.8    0
Bahe          3       31    10.3    0
Butterfield   1        8     8.0    0
Ruud          1        2     2.0    0
Total        39      403    10.4    1
Opp.         15       45     3.0    0

KICKOFF
RETURNS      No.  Yds.   Avg.  TD
Westbrook    14    259   18.5   0
Bahe          4     95   23.8   0
Higgs         1     20   20.0   0
Thomas        1     15   15.0   0
Gillespie     2     44   22.0   0
Davis         2     62   31.0   0
Total        24    465   19.4   0
Opp.         60    893   14.8   0

INTERCEPTIONS  No.  Yds.   TD
Monds           2     40    0
Ruud            2     32    0
Burrow          4     20    0
Johnson         1     20    0
Heydorff        1     35    0
Pate            1     14    0
Dervin          1     12    0
Kyros           3     11    0
Starkebaum      1      0    0
Total          16    184    0
Opp.           16    143    0

SCORING    TD  Pat1   Pat2  FG   Saf. T.
Westbrook  10                         60
Coyle          45-41       13-7       62
Anthony     7                         42
O'Leary     6                         36
Gillespie   5                         30
Davis       4         1-1             26
Moran       4                         24
Humm        3         1-1             20
Everett     2                         12
Jenkins     2                         12
Mushinskie  2                         12
Malito      2                         12
Higgs       1                          6
Burrow      1                          6
Doak        1                          6
Eveland         3-2         3-1        5
Team                              1    2
Total      50  48-43  2-2  16-8   1  373
Opp.       18  16-16  2-2   8-2   0  136



Overall Defensive Statistics (12 games)


TACKLES TFL BLOCKED
Linemen UT  AT  TT  No.  Yds  FB  INT  PBU  Punt  FG
Lee 47 50 97 11 58 1
Pruitt 36 43 79 7 47 3
Martin 26 27 53 5 20 1
Pate 30 27 57 7 30 1
Fultz 31 29 60 8 32 2
Weiser 11 14 25 3 13
Thornton 8 5 13 1 8
Wied 9 4 13 4 12
Brock 4 3 7 2 10
Coccia 2 2 4
Redding 2 6 8 1 5 1
Gissler 4 1 5 1 8 1
Plucknett 4 2 6 1 5
Mills 1 0 1
Linebackers
Ruud 41 71 111 1 1 3 2 4
Starkebaum 32 38 70 3 3 2 1
Nelson 35 44 79 3 3 1
Pillen 12 9 21 1 5 1
Eichelberger 10 4 14 2 5
Belka 1 0 1
Backs
Butterfield 12 14 26 1
Burrow 18 12 30 4 4
Heydorff 15 16 31 1 1
Monds 15 16 31 3 17 1 2 2
Johnson 8 24 32 1 3 3 1 4 1
Jones 2 4 6 1
Kyros 19 27 46 1 3 3
Rogers 3 1 4 1
Dervin 3 0 3 1
Seeton 5 10 15 1 1
Off. Team 13 4 17