1982 Nebraska football statistics


Overall Team Statistics


1982 Nebraska Cornhuskers Overall Team Statistics Bowl game not included

TEAM STATISTICS NU Opp. First Downs 329 199 By Rushing 249 90 By Passing 70 100 By Penalty 10 9 Rushing 4732 1506 Avg. Per Game 394.3 125.5 Passing 1491 1981 Avg. Per Game 124.3 165.1 Total Offense 6223 3487 Total Plays 976 807 Avg. Per Play 6.4 4.3 Avg. Per Game 518.6 290.6 Penalties Number 64 54 Yards Penalized 539 425 Fumbles Number 34 24 Lost 18 15 Points Scored 493 147 Avg. Per Game 41.1 12.3 SCORING BY QUARTERS TOTAL Nebraska 80 124 120 169 - 493 Opponents 35 30 54 28 - 147 AVERAGE Nebraska 6.7 10.3 10.0 14.1 - 41.1 Opponents 2.9 2.5 4.5 2.3 - 12.3


Individual Statistics


RUSHING   Att Gain Loss  Net  Avg  LG   TD
Rozier    242 1721   32 1689  7.0  62   15
Craig     119  604   18  586  4.9  34    5
Smith      56  579   10  569 10.2  80t   7
Gill      101  582   85  497  4.9  22t   4
Wilkening  80  414    1  413  5.2  26    8
Fryar      20  253    8  245 12.3  45    2
Brungardt  25  165    4  161  6.4  22t   3
Schellen   27  135    1  134  5.0  41t   3
Mathison   22  128   23  105  4.8  43t   2
Moravec    19   97    0   97  5.1  19    1
Mason      22  107   25   82  3.7  19    1
Swanson     6   47    0   47  7.8  16    0
Vergith     5   41   10   31  6.2  16    1
Sundberg    7   32    2   30  4.3  19    0
Simmons     1   19    0   19 19.0  19    0
Porter      3   17    0   17  5.7  12    0
Borer       3   11    0   11  3.7   7    0
DuBose      3    5    1    4  1.3   3    0
Brown       1    0    5   -5 -5.0  -5    0
NEB       762 4957  225 4732  6.2  80t  52
OPP       470 1913  407 1506  3.2  86t  10


                            Avg/  Avg/    
PASSING  Att Cmp   Pct  Yds  Att  Comp Int
Gill     166  90  54.2 1182  7.1  13.1   3
Mathison  29  13  44.8  182  6.3  14.0   1
Mason     16   6  37.5   69  4.3  11.5   0
Fryar      1   1 100.0   37 37.0  37.0   0
Sundberg   2   1  50.0   21 10.5  21.0   0
NEB      214 111  51.9 1491  7.0  13.4   4
OPP      337 161  47.8 1981  5.9  12.3  16

          Pct      Pct             NCAA
PASSING   Int  TD   TD  LP  Sacks  Rat.
Gill      1.8  11  6.6  5Bt   8   132.3
Mathison  3.4   1  3.4  61t   2   102.0
Mason     0.0   1  6.3  22    0    94.4
Fryar     0.0   0  0.0  37    0   410.8
Sundberg  0.0   0  0.0  21    0   138.2
NEB       1.9  13  6.1  61   10   126.7
OPP       4.7   7  2.1  63t  30    94.5

PASSERS' TOTAL OFFENSE:
Gill 267/1679, Mathison 51/287, Fryar 15/213, Mason 38/151, Sundberg 9/51.



PASS
RECEIVING  No.   Yds.    Avg.   LG   TD
Fryar       24    346    14.4   41t   2
Brown       23    399    17.3   58t   4
J.Williams  21    222    10.6   33    3
Swanson     10    111    11.1   22    0
Krenk        9    124    13.8   37    0
Simmons      8    156    19.5   61t   1
Rozier       6     46     7.7   14    2
Craig        4     15     3.8   11    0
Schellen     2     15     7.5   10    0
Engebritson  1     21    21.0   21    0
Hill         1     19    19.0   19    0
Thompson     1      9     9.0    9t   1
Wilkening    1      8     8.0    8    0
Nebraska   111   1491    13.4   61t  13
Opponents  161   1981    12.3   63t   7


SCORING  TDR TDP TDRt PAT1 PAT2   FG   TP
Rozier    15   2  -    -     -    -   102
Seibel     -   -  -  58-60   -   8-13  82
Smith      7   -  1*   -     -    -    48
Wilkening  8   -  -    -     -    -    48
Craig      5   -  -    -     -    -    30
Fryar      2   2  1    -     -    -    30
Brown      -   4  -    -     -    -    24
Gill       4   -  -    -    0-1   -    24
Brungardt  3   -  -    -     -    -    18
Schellen   3   -  -    -     -    -    18
J.Williams -   3  -    -     -    -    18
Mathison   2   -  -    -     -    -    12
Mason      l   -  -    -     -    -     6
Moravec    l   -  -    -     -    -     6
Praeuner   -   -  1*   -     -    -     6
Simmons    -   l  -    -     -    -     6
Thompson   -   l  -    -     -    -     6
Vergith    l   -  -    -     -    -     6
Campbell   -   -  -   2-2    -    -     2
Hagerman   -   -  -   1-3    -    -     1
Sundberg   -   -  -    -    0-1   -     0
Team       -   -  -   0-1    -    -     -
NEB       52  13  3  61-66  0-2  8-13 493
OPP       10   7  0  15-16  0-1 10-20 147

*Recovered fumble in end zone.



PUNT RETURNS No.  Yds.  Avg.  LG   TD
Fryar         18   277  15.4  70t   1
Smith         11   176  16.0  65t   1
Lyday          6    90  15.0  41    0 
Nebraska      35   543  15.5  70t   2
Opponents     11    83   7.5  18    0


KICKOFF
RETURNS     No. Yds.  Avg.  LG  TD
Smith        7   147  21.0  27   0
Fryar        4   125  31.3  58   0
Rozier       4    55  13.8  27   0
Simmons      1    21  21.0  21   0
Krenk        1     0   0.0   0   0
Nebraska    17   348  20.5  58   0
Opponents   40   642  16.1  41   0


PUNTING  No.  Yds.  Avg.  LP  Blk
Campbell  35  1336  38.1  69   1
Team       1     0   0.0   0   1
Nebraska  36  1336  37.1  69   1
Opponents 68  3016  44.4  80   0


FIELD GOALS  1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49  50+
Seibel       0-0   4-5   4-4   0-2   0-2
Opponents    0-0   3-3   1-4   5-10  1-3

Siebel FGs (bold good, b-blocked):
(0), (0), (37), (50b), (26, 31), (0), (33, 51, 42, 23, 29), (33), (0), (0), (41), (24, 23).


INTERCEPTIONS No.  Yds.  Avg.   LG  TD
Lyday          3    47   15.7   29   0
Clark          2    39   19.5   20   0
Damkroger      2    39   19.5   25   0
Holbrook       2    23   11.5   23   0
Strasburger    1    22   22.0   22   0
Burke          1    21   21.0   21   0
McWhirter      1    17   17.0   17   0
Larsen         1    12   12.0   12   0
Evans          1     5    5.0    5   0
Weber          1     1    1.0    1   0
Harris         1     0    0.0    0   0
Nebraska      16   226   14.1   29   0
Opponents     4      7    1.8    4   0


Overall Defensive Statistics


Linemen UT AT TT Loss Sacks FR PI PBU SAF
Buchanan 1 1 2
Felici 41 24 65 4/10 6/52 2
Gdowski 9 2 11
Graeber 6 5 11 1/1
Herrmann 6 3 9 1/1 1/11
Merrell 38 16 54 6/18 1/5 1 2
Praeuner 19 5 24 3/7 1
Ridder 14 4 18 4/13 1
Skow 8 8 2/10
Strasburger 20 11 31 1/8 6/40 1
Stuckey 21 16 37 1
Tranmer 3 2 5 1/8
Weber 24 16 40 4/7 1/2 1 1 3
Williams 26 19 45 3/8 2/16 1
Linebackers UT AT TT Loss Sacks FR PI PBU SAF
Damkroger 50 29 79 5/8 2/15 2 2 3
Daum 3 1 4
Evans 23 10 33 1/9 1
Knox 25 17 42 2/8 3
McWhirter 53 16 69 5/7 3/15 1 1
Whiteman 1 1
Backs UT AT TT Loss Sacks FR PI PBU SAF
Burke 26 14 40 2/5 1 4
Clark 34 18 52 1 2 8
Harris 19 5 24 1/2 1 2
Holbrook 10 5 15 1/16 1 2
Larsen 10 4 14 1 2
Lyday 27 12 39 5/11 2 3 7
McCashland 7 1 8
Murphy 2 2 4
Schneider 1 2 3
Van Norman 27 11 38 1/1 2/27 3

 


Records broken or tied


 

INDIVIDUAL

• Most rushing yards, season:
1,689, Mike Rozier; (Old record: 1,342, Bobby Reynolds, 1950).
• Highest pass completion percentage, game (min. 10 att.):
.917, Turner Gill vs. Kansas State (11l-of-12). (Old record: .852, Dave Humm vs. Kansas, 1974 (23-of-27).
• Most points scored by kicking, season:
81; Kevin Seibel (58-60 PAT, 8-13 FG). (Old record: 76; Rich Sanger, 1972, (58-61 PAT, 6-14 FG).
• Most PAT, career: 151; Kevin Seibel, 1980-81-82 (156 att.). (Old record: 149; Rich Sanger, 1970-71-72).
• Highest PAT percentage, career:
.968, Kevin Seibel, 1980-81-82 (151-of-156). (Old record: .927; Paul Rogers, 1968-69-70, 89 of 96).
• Most consecutive PAT made:
68; Kevin Seibel (1981 Kansas game through 1982 Iowa State game). (Old record: 56; Seibel, 1980 Kansas game through 1981 Missouri game).
• Most field goals made, game:
3, Kevin Seibel vs. Missouri (ties record shared by several others).
• Most pass breakups, season:
8; Bret Clark (ties record shared by five other players).
• Most unassisted tackles, career:
157, Steve Damkroger, 1979-80-81-82. (Old record: 148; Jerry Murtaugh, 1968-69-70).
 
TEAM
• Most rushing yards, games:
667 vs. New Mexico State (NCAA record for most
yards without a loss). (Old record: 550, vs. Kansas, 1977). (Old NCAA record:
645, Texas-El Paso vs. New Mexico State, 1948).
• Most rushing yards, season:
4,732. (Old record: 4,161 in 1980).
• Most rushing yards per game, season:
394.3. (Old record: 378.3 in 1980).
• Most rushing attempts, season:
764. (Old record: 739, 1980).
• Most total offense yards, game:
833 vs. New Mexico State (677 rushing, 206
passing; NCAA record). (Old NU record: 799 vs. Kansas, 1978). (Old NCAA
record: 875, Oklahoma vs. Colorado, 1980).
• Most total offense yards, season:
6,223. (Old record: 5,576, 1980).
• Lowest interception percentage, season:
.019 (3-in-140). (Old record: .02 in 1961 and 1971).
• First downs, game:
43 vs. New Mexico State (NCAA record). (Old NU and NCAA
record: 42 vs. Colorado, 1981).
• Most first downs rushing, game:
36 vs. New Mexico State (NCAA record). (New
NU record. Old NCAA record: 35, Colorado vs. Northwestern, 1978).
• Most first downs, season:
329. (Old record: 293 in 1980).
• Most points, season:
493. (Old record: 469 in 1971).
• Most consecutive games scoring:
111 (from 1974 Cotton Bowl to present).