1987 Nebraska football statistics

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    1987 Nebraska Cornhuskers
    Overall Team Statistics
    (does not include bowl game)
    
    TEAM STATISTICS               NU     Opp.
    Total First Downs............266      172
      By Rush....................214       71
      By Pass.....................46       85
      By Penalty...................6       16
    Total Offensive Yards.......5379     2912
      Avg. Gain Per Game.......489.0    264.7
      Total Plays................835      734
      Avg. Plays Per Game.......75.9     66.5
      Avg. Gain Per Play.........6.4      4.0
    Net Yards Rushing...........4108     1177
      Avg. Gain Per Game.......373.5    107.0
      Rushing Attempts...........673      423
      Avg. Gain Per Rush.........6.1      2.8
      Yards Gained Rushing......4351     1563
      Yards Lost Rushing.........243      386
    Net Yards Passing...........1271     1735
      Avg. Gain Per Game ......115.5    157.7
      Avg. Gain Per Att. ........7.9      5.6
      Avg. Gain Per Comp. ......15.7     12.6
      Attempts...................162      311
      Completions.................81      138
      Percentage................50.0     44.4
      Had Intercepted.............11       17
    Passes Intercepted by.........17       11
      Yards Returned.............117       85
      Avg. Return................6.9      7.1
    Punting Average.............37.6     38.1
      Yards.....................1428     2893
      Had Blocked..................2        2
    Punts Returned................40       16
      Yards Returned.............454      110
      Average Return............11.4      6.9
    Kickoffs Returned.............25       46
      Yards Returned.............514      808
      Average Return............20.6     17.6
    Penalties-Yards...........73-616   79-465
      Avg. Yards Per Game.......56.0     42.3
    Fumbles-Lost...............32-19    31-13
    Touchdowns....................58       15
      By Rush.....................40       10
      By Pass.....................16        5
      By Return....................2        0
    Field Goals made/att. .......6-8     8-16
    Extra Points made/att. ....56-58    14-15
      By Kick..................55-56    11-11
      By Rush....................1-2      2-2
      By Pass....................0-0      1-2
    Safeties.......................0        1
    Total Points.................423      133
      Avg. Per Game.............38.5     12.1
    Third Down Conversions....72-137   64-154
      Percentage................52.6     41.6
    Fourth Down Conversions....11-16     4-14
      Percentage................68.8     28.6
    Quarterback Sacks by..........37       15
    Time of Possession .......356:28   303:32
      Avg. Time of Poss. ......32:23    27:37
    
    
    ATTENDANCE    TOTAL      AVG.
    HOME:        533,107    76,158
    AWAY:        305,436    61,087
    
    
    SCORING BY QUARTERS
              1     2     3    4       F
    NEB      83   142    98   100  -  423
    OPP       7    29    63    34  -  133
    
    AVG. SCORING BY QUARTERS
             1     2     3     4       F
    NEB     7.5  12.9   8.9   9.1  -  38.5
    OPP     0.6   2.6   5.7   3.1  -  12.1
    
    
    

    Overall Individual Statistics


    1987 Nebraska Cornhuskers
    Overall Individual Statistics
    (does not include bowl game)
    RUSHING G Att Gain Los Net Avg/
    Play
    Avg/
    Game
    LP TD
    K.Jones 10 170 1245 13 1232 7.2 123.2 69 13
    S.Taylor 10 130 794 135 659 5.1 65.9 58 8
    T.Knox 11 62 435 7 428 6.9 38.9 50 3
    M.Heibel 11 64 356 0 356 5.6 32.4 27 4
    K.Clark 9 64 356 12 344 5.4 38.2 28 5
    D.Brinson 10 33 267 17 250 7.6 25.0 27 0
    B.Carpenter 10 40 185 2 183 4.6 18.3 39 1
    G.Gdowski 6 18 141 10 131 7.3 21.8 28 2
    R.Bell 11 13 129 9 120 9.2 10.9 46 1
    J.Kelley 10 14 112 0 112 8.0 11.2 52 1
    C.Blakeman 11 27 122 32 90 3.3 8.2 29 2
    S.Schmidt 11 12 73 0 73 6.1 6.6 17 0
    D.Dalton 4 4 41 0 41 10.3 10.3 23 0
    H.Hawkins 10 3 19 3 16 5.3 1.9 12 0
    D.Clare 4 4 15 0 15 3.8 3.8 5 0
    V.Sheppard 4 1 12 0 12 12.0 3.0 12 0
    T.Johnk 1 1 11 0 11 11.0 11.0 11 0
    Harchelroad 4 3 10 0 10 3.3 2.5 6 0
    M.Preston 4 1 9 0 9 9.0 2.3 9 0
    R.Coleman 4 4 9 2 7 1.8 1.8 6 0
    B.Kitrell 3 3 6 1 5 1.7 1.7 5 0
    G.Achola 1 2 4 0 4 2.0 4.0 4 0

    Nebraska 11 673 4351 243 4108 6.1 373.5 69 40
    Opponents 11 423 1563 386 1177 2.8 107.0 65 10
    
    
    PASSING     G   Att  Cmp   Pct   Yds
    C.Blakeman  11   37   23  .622   361
    S.Taylor    10  123   57  .463   902
    J.Gdowski    6    2    1  .500     8
    NEB         11  162   81  .500  1271
    OPP         11  311  138  .444  1735
    
                             Yds/
    PASSING    Int  TD  LP   Game  Rtng.
    C.Blakeman  2    3  40   32.8  160.1
    S.Taylor    9   13  78   90.2  128.2
    J.Gdowski   0    0   8    1.3   83.6
    NEB        11   16  78  115.5  134.9
    OPP        17    5  80  157.7   85.6
    
    
                             Yds/  Yds/
    RECEIVING  G   No.  Yds  Play  Game  LP TD
    R.Smith    10  21   329  15.7  32.9  48  3
    T.Millikan 11  13   287  22.1  26.1  54  3
    D.Brinson  10  13   189  14.5  18.9  31  1
    T.Banderas 11   8    86  10.8   7.8  22  6
    R.Bell     11   6   142  23.7  12.9  78  1
    M.Gregory  11   6    58   9.7   5.3  15  0
    H.Hawkins  10   5    76  15.2   7.6  40  1
    C.Bahe      4   2    32  16.0   8.0  24  0
    K.Neubert  11   2    28  14.0   2.5  15  0
    V.Sheppard  4   2    12   6.0   3.0   8  0
    T.McCoy     4   1    18  18.0   4.5  18  0
    K.Clark     9   1    11  11.0   1.2  11  1
    K.Jones    10   1     3   3.0   0.3   3  0
    Nebraska   11  81  1271  15.7 115.5  78 16
    Opponents  11 138  1735  12.6 157.7  80  5
    
    
                          PAT  PAT
    SCORING      G   TD  Kick  R/P FG-A  Pts
    K.Jones      10  13    0   1-2   0    80
    D.Drennan    11   0  53-53  0   6-8   71
    S.Taylor     10   8    0    0    0    48
    K.Clark       9   6    0    0    0    36
    T.Banderas   11   6    0    0    0    36
    R.Smith      10   4    0    0    0    24
    M.Heibel     11   4    0    0    0    24
    T.Knox       11   3    0    0    0    18
    T.Millikan   11   3    0    0    0    18
    G.Gdowski     6   2    0    0    0    12
    C.Blakeman   11   2    0    0    0    12
    R.Bell       11   2    0    0    0    12
    C.Brinson    10   2    0    0    0    12
    B.Carpenter  10   1    0    0    0     6
    J.Kelley     10   1    0    0    0     6
    H.Hawkins    10   1    0    0    0     6
    C.Schnitzler  3   0   2-2   0    0     2
    D.Cheloha     4   0   0-1   0    0     0
    
    
    INTERCEPTIONS  G  No. Yds  Avg.  LP  TD
    M.Blazek      11   3   48  16.0  46   0
    L.Hicks       11   2   20  10.0  19   0
    S.Forch       11   2    6   3.0   6   0
    B.Washington  11   2    4   2.0   3   0
    W.Wooten       4   1   29  29.0  29   0
    B.Thomas      11   1    7   7.0   7   0
    J.Tomjack     11   1    3   3.0   3   0
    C.Fryar       11   1    0   0.0   0   0
    T.Lewis        7   1    0   0.0   0   0
    J.Jamrog      11   1    0   0.0   0   0
    J.Marco       11   1    0   0.0   0   0
    N.Smith       10   1    0   0.0   0   0
    Nebraska      11  17  117   6.9  46   0
    Opponents     11  12   85   7.1  24   0
    
    
    PUNT
    RETURNS      G  No. Yds  Avg.  LP  TD
    R.Smith     10  10  161  16.1  80   1
    R.Bell      11   4   43  10.8  20   0
    M.Gregory   11   3   31  10.3  15   0
    D.Brinson   10  22  222  10.1  57   1
    H.Hawkins   10   1   -3  -3.0  -3   0
    Nebraska    11  40  454  11.4  80   2
    Opponents   11  16  110   6.9  24   0
    
    
    KICKOFF
    RETURNS      G   No. Yds  Avg.  LP  TD
    D.Brinson    10  14  329  23.5  47   0
    K.Clark       9   6  135  22.5  38   0
    K.Jones      10   1   21  21.0  21   0
    R.Bell       11   1   11  11.0  11   0
    V.Sheppard    4   2   17   8.5  15   0
    S.Schmidt    11   1    1   1.0   1   0
    Nebraska     11  25  514  20.6  47   0
    Opponents    11  46  808  17.6  28   0
    
    
    PUNTING    G   No.  Yds   Avg Blk LP
    J.Kroeker  10  36  1428  39.7  1  56
    Team       11   2     0   0.0  1   0
    Nebraska   11  38  1428  37.6  2  60
    Opponents  11  76  2893  38.1  2  60
    
    
    ALL-PURPOSE
    YARDAGE   Rush  Rec   PR  KOR  Tot.-Avg.
    K.Jones   1232    3    0   21  1256-125.6
    D.Brinson  250  189  222  329   990- 99.0
    S.Taylor   659    0    0    0   659- 65.9
    K.Clark    344   11    0  135   490- 54.4
    
    
    FIELD
    GOALS       G  1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
    C.Drennan   11  0-0  1-2   1-1   3-4  1-1
    Opponents   11  0-0  6-6   1-5   1-3  0-1
    
    DRENNAN FG's (underlined good): (0), (0), (0), (27, 36, 43), (40, 43), (43), (0), (29), (0), (0), (50).
    OPPONENTS FG's: (42, 29, 26), (23), (36, 28), (0), (0), (0), (37, 29), (0), (39, 44), (44, 27, 35), (39, 50).
    
    
    

    Overall Defensive Statistics


     
    DEFENSE LEtienne,L Forch,S Thomas,B Smith,N Blazek,M Pete,L Jamrog,J Rother,T Fryar,C Murray,M Hicks,L Washington,B Welniak,D Jackson,T Marco,J Jobman,R Tomjack,J Jones,L Croel,M Valladao,R Ferguson,B Caliendo,C Mills,J Cooper,R Sanders,M Walker,C Clayton,M Lewis,T Vampola,S Wooten,W Griffin,W Custard,J Wells,K Opie,H Palmer,T Broer,K Haage,M Buchanan,P D'Alesio,J Long,J Miller,K Skradis,K
     
    G 11 11 11 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 11 10 10 11 9 5 10 10 8 8 8 7 4 4 8 1 5 6 2 4 4 2 1 4 1 4
     
    UT 39 37 41 36 26 25 28 23 25 21 25 16 17 16 19 10 5 10 6 6 5 3 2 6 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
     
    AT 36 37 32 29 19 20 15 18 10 13 8 17 12 13 9 10 11 5 4 3 2 4 5 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
     
    TT 75 74 73 65 45 45 43 41 35 34 33 33 29 29 28 20 16 15 10 9 7 7 7 7 5 5 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
    TFL-
    Yds 3-5 3-7 9-58 12-63 0 2-4 5-23 13-97 1-3 5-16 0 1-1 4-13 2-6 6-23 0 1-2 3-10 2-11 3-10 0 1-1 0 0 1-1 1-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sks-
    Yds 1-1 0 6.5-43 7.5-50 0 1-3 3-18 10-84 0 2-10 0 0 1-5 0 2-15 0 0 2-8 1-10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Fmb
    Csd 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Fmb
    Rcd 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Blk
    Kck 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
     
    PBU 2 8 3 3 5 0 0 2 7 1 6 5 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
     
    Int 0 2 1 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0