1991 Nebraska football statistics


Overall Team Statistics


1991 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Overall Team Statistics
(does not include bowl game)

Team Statistics             NU     Opp.
Total First Downs......... 271      209
  By Rush ................ 191       95
  By Pass.................. 75      101
  By Penalty................ 5       13
Total Offensive Yards .. 5,571    3,772
  Avg. Per Game ........ 506.5    342.9
  Total Plays ............ 800      762
  Avg. Gain Per Play ..... 7.0      5.0
Net Rushing Yards....... 3,885    1,516
  Avg. Per Game ........ 353.2    137.8
  Rushing Attempts ....... 595      440
  Avg. Per Attempt ....... 6.5      3.4
  Yards Gained Rushing.. 4,079    1,874
  Yards Lost Rushing...... 194      358
Net Yards Passing ...... 1,686    2,256
  Avg. Per Game ........ 153.3    205.1
  Avg. Per Attempt ....... 8.2      7.0
  Avg. Per Completion.... 14.5     13.5
  Attempts................ 205      322
  Completions ............ 116      167
  Completion Percent..... 56.6     51.9
  Had Intercepted........... 8       16
  NCAA Rating .......... 142.0    110.0
Interceptions By........... 16        8
  Yards Returned.......... 188       49
  Avg. Per Return........ 11.8      6.1
  Touchdowns ............... 1        0
Punting Average.......... 41.0     38.4
  Number of Punts.......... 40       64
  Yards ................ 1,639    2,457
  Had Blocked............... 1        0
  Net Punting Average.... 34.9     35.0
Punt Returns .............. 25       20
  Yards Returned.......... 216      245
  Avg. Per Return......... 8.6     12.3
  Touchdowns ............... 0        0
Kickoff Returns............ 35       61
  Yards Returned ......... 689    1,119
  Avg. Per Return........ 19.7     18.3
  Touchdowns................ 0        0
Miscellaneous Yards......... 0      *40
Penalties/Yards........ 53/455   57/488
  Avg. Yards Per Game.... 41.4     44.4
Fumbles/Lost............. 16/9    32/15
Total Turnovers ........... 17       31
3rd-Down Conversions....70/143   51/148
  Conversion Percent .... 49.0     34.5
4th-Down Conversions ... 10/13     9/12
  Conversion Percent .... 76.9     75.0
Sacks By................... 34       15
  Yards................... 231       80
Time of Possession .... 329:36   330:24
  Avg. Per Game......... 29:23    30:37
Touchdowns ................ 61       25
  By Rush.................. 45       15
  By Pass ................. 15        9
  By Return................. 0       *1
PAT Kicks Made/Att ..... 53/57    19/22
PAT Run-Pass Made/Att .... 1/4      1/3
Defensive PATs.............. 0        1
Field Goals Made/Att ... 11/18    11/14
Safeties ................... 0        1
Total Points.............. 454      208
  Avg. Per Game.......... 41.3     18.9

*Fumble return by Kansas State.


ATTENDANCE            Total        Avg
Season               734,816     66,801
Home                 533,674     76,239
Away                 201,142     50,286


SCORING BY QUARTERS
             lst   2nd   3rd   4th    Tot
Nebraska     111   111    99   133    454
Opponents     48    53    58    49    208

AVG. SCORING BY QUARTERS
             lst   2nd   3rd   4th    Tot
Nebraska    10.0  10.0   9.0  12.1   41.3
Opponents    4.4   4.8   5.3   4.5   18.9


Overall Individual Statistics


1991 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Overall Individual Statistics
(does not include bowl game)
Rushing G Att Gain Loss Net Avg/
Att
Avg/
Game
LP TD
D.Brown 11 230 1339 26 1313 5.7 119.4 61 14
C.Jones 10 108 912 12 900 8.3 90.0 68 14
McCant 11 117 770 116 654 5.6 59.5 49 7
Achola 11 26 240 0 240 9.2 21.8 52 3
Lewis 10 25 196 0 196 7.8 19.6 38 0
Soto 5 15 172 1 171 11.4 34.2 62 2
Joseph 8 26 135 23 112 4.3 14.0 17 2
Baldwin 3 9 80 0 80 8.9 26.7 29 2
Johnk 11 7 49 0 49 7.0 4.5 14 0
Haase 5 7 48 3 45 6.4 9.0 36 1
Cornwell 3 3 36 0 36 12.0 12.0 24 0
Turner 11 5 31 7 24 4.8 2.2 14 0
McDuffy 10 3 19 0 19 6.3 1.9 9 0
Haarberg 2 3 12 0 12 4.0 6.0 7 0
Glantz 9 4 12 2 10 2.5 1.1 11 0
Fiala 2 1 10 0 10 10.0 5.0 10 0
Hawkins 11 2 12 3 9 4.5 0.8 12 0
McMillen 4 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.8 3 0
Mitchell 11 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 2 0
Hughes 9 2 1 1 0 0.0 0.0 1 0

NEB 11 595 4079 194 3885 6.5 353.2 68 45
OPP 11 440 1874 358 1516 3.4 137.8 81 15
                                Yds/   Yds/
Passing  G  Att Cmp   Pct   Yds  Att   Game
McCant  11  168  97  57.7  1454  8.7  132.2
Joseph   8   30  15  50.0   200  6.7   25.0
Haase    5    6   3  50.0    31  5.2    6.2
Gragnano 1    1   1 100.0     1  1.0    1.0
NEB     11  205 116  56.6  1686  8.2  153.3
OPP     11  322 167  51.9  2256  7.0  205.1

              Int            TD   NCAA
Passing  Int  Pct  LP  TD    Pct   Eff.
McCant    8   4.8  55  13    7.7  146.5
Joseph    0   0.0  22   1    3.3  117.0
Haase     0   0.0  13   0    0.0   93.4
Gragnano  0   0.0   1   1  100.0  438.4
NEB       8   3.9  55  15    7.3  142.0
OPP      16   5.0  51   9    2.8  110.0


Total Offense              Yds/   Yds/
Leaders  G  Att Rush Pass   Tot Play   Game
McCant   11 285  654 1454  2108  7.4  191.6
Brown    11 230 1313    0  1313  5.7  119.4
C.Jones  10 108  900    0   900  8.3   90.0
Joseph    8  56  112  200   312  5.6   39.0


Receiving  G   No.  Yards   Avg.   LP   TD
Mitchell   11   31    534   17.2   49    5
Bostick    11   24    419   17.5   55    5
Hughes      9   12    208   17.3   35    2
Turner     11   12    121   10.1   18    0
Brown, D.  11   10     86    8.6   19    0
Muhammad   11    6     84   14.0   31    1
Hawkins    11    3     55   18.3   22    1
Dixon       9    3     25    8.3   11    0
Jones, C.  10    3     25    8.3   17    0
Achola     11    2     14    7.0   17    0
Johnk      11    1     19   19.0   19    0
Pleasant   10    1     18   18.0   18    0
Leise      10    1     16   16.0   16    0
Dowse       8    1     13   13.0   13    0
Garrett     9    1     12   12.0   12    0
Soto        5    1     11   11.0   11    0
Werner      3    1     11   11.0   11    0
Vedral      3    1      7    7.0    7    0
Washington  9    1      7    7.0    7    0
Wade        2    1      1    1.0    1    1
Nebraska   11  116  1,686   14.5   55   15
Opponents  11  167  2,256   13.5   51    9


Interceptions G  No. Yds    Avg   LP   TD
Wilhite       8   6   60   10.0   22    0
Carmer       11   3   39   13.0   34    1
Weyers        2   1   50   50.0   50    0
Beler        11   1   22   22.0   22    0
Byrd         11   1   14   14.0   14    0
Liewer       11   1    3    3.0    3    0
Brinkley      4   1    0    0.0    0    0
Powell        3   1    0    0.0    0    0
Legette      11   1    0    0.0    0    0
Nebraska     11  16  188   11.8   50    1
Opponents    11   8   49    6.1   25    0


Punting     G  No.  Yds   Avg  LP  Blk
Stigge      9  39  1639  42.0  68    1
TEAM       11   1     0   0.0   0    1
Nebraska   11  40  1639  41.0  68    1
Opponents  11  64  2457  38.4  58    0


Punt
Returns     G  No. Yds   Avg  LP  TD
Dixon       9  15  101   6.7  19   0
Hughes      9   7   96  13.7  43   0
Turner     11   2   15   7.5  11   0
Bostick    11   1    4   4.0   4   0
Nebraska   11  25  216   8.6  43   0
Opponents  11  20  245  12.3  55   0


Kickoff
Returns     G  No.  Yds   Avg.   LP   TD
Hughes      9  16   338   21.1   46    0
Dixon       9   6   152   25.3   46    0
Turner     11   4    96   24.0   42    0
Hawkins    11   2    38   19.0   28    0
D.Brown    11   3    24    8.0   22    0
Johnk      11   2    19    9.5   14    0
Glantz      9   1    16   16.0   16    0
Mitchell   11   1     6    6.0    6    0
Nebraska   11  35   689   19.7   46    0
Opponents  11  61  1119   18.3   52    0


All-Purpose                      Yds/
Leaders   G  Rush  Rec  PR  KOR   Tot  Game
D.Brown   11 1313   86   0   24  1423 129.4
C.Jones   10  900   25   0    0   925  92.5
McCant    11  654    0   0    0   654  59.5
Hughes     9    0  208  96  338   642  71.3
Mitchell  11    2  534   0    6   554  50.4
Bostick   11    0  419   0    4   423  38.5


Scoring    G  TD  PAT1  PAT2 DPAT FG    TP
C.Jones   10  14    0    0-1   0   0    84
D.Brown   11  14    0     0    0   0    84
Bennett   11  10  45-48  0-1   0 11-18  78
McCant    11   7    0    0-1   0   0    42
Bostick   11   5    0     0    0   0    30
Mitchell  11   5    0     0    0   0    30
Achola    11   3    0     0    0   0    18
Baldwin    3   2    0     0    0   0    12
Hughes     9   2    0     0    0   0    12
Joseph     8   2    0     0    0   0    12
Soto       5   2    0     0    0   0    12
Sieler     5   0   8-9    0    0   0     8
Carmer    11   1    0     0    0   0     6
Haase      5   1    0     0    0   0     6
Hawkins   11   1    0     0    0   0     6
Muhammad  11   1    0     0    0   0     6
Wade       2   1    0     0    0   0     6
Washington 9   0    0    1-1   0   0     2
Nebraska  11  61  53-57  1-4   0 11-18 454
Opponents 11  25  19-22  1-3   1 11-14 208*
 *one safety.


Field
Goals      1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49  50+
Bennett    0-0   3-4   7-9   1-3   0-2
Opponents  1-1   3-3   3-5   3-4   1-1

Bennett FG Sequence: (32*, 37*); (36*); (0); (30, 52, 28*, 31, 23); (0); (33*); (0); (27*, 35*, 41B); (47*, 47); (35*, 58); (22*, 33*).
Opponent FG Sequence: (0); (0); (48, 43*); (37*); (33*, 37*); (26*, 32); (42*, 47*); (36, 27*); (19*, 21*, 52*); (0); (0).
*Good.


Overall Defensive Statistics


 
Player
 
Pos
 
G
U
T
 
UT
A
T
 
AT
T
T
 
TT
 
TFL
QB
Sack
Fm
Csd
Fm
Rcv
 
BK
Ps
BU
 
Int
QB
Hur
Int
Csd
Carmer SS 11 35 52 87 4-39 1-20 3 2 0 6 3 1 0
Mi.Anderson ILB 11 28 52 80 3-7 0-0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0
Byrd FS 11 31 40 71 2-2 1-1 3 0 0 7 1 0 0
Engelbert MG 11 25 44 69 5-18 2-15 0 1 0 2 0 10 0
Hill OLB 11 28 37 65 9½-
52½
4½-
31½
1 1 0 2 0 17 1
Petko ILB 10 17 44 61 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
Parrella DT 10 19 37 56 8½-
39½
4½-
29½
0 0 0 0 0 17 1
Alberts OLB 11 21 32 53 9-60 7-50 1 3 0 1 0 12 1
Legette CB 11 24 21 45 1-1 0-0 0 1 0 9 1 0 0
Cotton CB 11 18 24 42 1-7 1-7 1 1 0 4 0 1 0
White OLB 11 13 29 42 6-22 5-20 1 1 0 2 0 4 0
Beler SS 11 17 24 41 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Ramaekers DT 10 7 28 35 1-2 0-0 1 1 0 0 0 6 0
Williams ILB 11 10 24 34 4-6 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Liewer DT 11 9 16 25 5-22 2-18 2 0 0 0 1 7 0
Stewart ILB 8 5 13 18 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Gray OLB 11 3 10 13 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wilhite CB 8 8 4 12 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 3 6 1 0
Branch ILB 11 6 5 11 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fletcher OLB 7 5 6 11 1-6 1-6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Dumas SS 10 5 6 11 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Geiken ILB 7 4 7 11 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Noonan MG 11 2 9 11 2-8 1-7 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
Powell CB 3 6 4 10 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Wightman ILB 8 4 6 10 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Moore DT 10 4 5 9 2-7 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0
McDuffy FB 10 2 7 9 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brinkley CB 4 6 2 8 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Achola IB 11 2 6 8 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
D.Jones OLB 6 2 6 8 1-9 1-9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Leader OLB 7 1 7 8 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Hilman DT 10 2 5 7 1-8 1-8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Reece DB 7 4 2 6 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colman ILB 5 3 3 6 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cisco SS 3 1 4 5 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Weyers FS 2 2 2 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
B.Brown DT 3 1 3 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heins CB 6 1 3 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Irons MG 2 2 1 3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Muhammad WB 11 2 1 3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pleasant SE 10 1 2 3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bennett PK 11 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stigge P 9 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hughes WB 7 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turner WB 11 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Barry MG 1 1 1 2 1-2 1-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heyne OLB 2 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mahalek OLB 2 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Connealy DT 4 1 1 2 1-8 1-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Schneider FS 3 0 2 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Collins CB 4 0 2 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zahn ILB 3 0 2 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Glantz FB 9 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
McCant QB 11 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewis FB 10 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pollard FS 2 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scott C 11 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Armstrong TE 4 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawkins WB 11 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ma.Anderson CB 1 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Banks ILB 3 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

GAMES PLAYED
(Players with no stats, listed alphabetically)
Baker 10, Boerboom 11, Bollen 1, Chorney 2, Cleveland 2, Davison 1, Duin 3, Fleischman 2, Furrow 1, Jensen 8, Licht 3, Lundberg 11, Mundt 3, Peterson 1, Pieper 1, Pommier 1, Prater 1, Prevette 3, Reifenrath 4, Schepers 2, Seizys 3, Shields 10, Slansky 8, Stai 4, Tingelhoff 1,  Waddell 3, Wertz 3, E. Wiegert 11, Z. Wiegert 9, Wiles 3, Zatechka 10, Ziegelbein 11, Zyzda 9.


Records broken or tied


SCHOOL RECORDS — INDIVIDUAL
Most Touchdowns Responsible For, Game:
6; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9
(ties record done four times previously, most recently by Gerry Gdowski vs. Iowa State, Oct. 28, 1989).
Most Rushing Yards, Game:
294; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9
(old record, 285 by Mike Rozier vs. Kansas, Nov. 12, 1983).
Most Touchdowns, Rushing, Game:
6; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9
(old record, 4, by several players, most recently Mickey Joseph, vs. Missouri, Oct. 13, 1990).
Most Rushing Yards Per Attempt, Season (min. 100 att.):
8.33; Calvin Jones
(108 att., 900 yards; old record, 7.91 by Gerry Gdowski, 1989).
Most Rushing Yards, Season, by Freshman:
900; Calvin Jones
(old record, 587 by Monte Anthony, 1974).
Most Pass Receptions, Game, by Tight End:
7; Johnny Mitchell, vs. Oklahoma, Nov. 29
(ties record set by Jim McFarland, vs. Texas A&M, Sept. 27, 1969).
Most Pass Receptions, Season, by Tight End:
31; Johnny Mitchell
(old record, 30 by Jim McFarland, 1969, Junior Miller, 1979).
Most Receiving Yards, Game, by Tight End:
137; Johnny Mitchell, vs. Oklahoma, Nov. 29
(old record, 124 by Junior Miller, vs. Kansas State, Oct. 14, 1978).
Most Touchdown Receptions, Career, by Split End:
15; Jon Bostick, 1989-90-91
(old record, 14 by Bobby Thomas, 1974-75-76).
Most Ail-Purpose Yards, Game:
298; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9
(old record, 289 by Rick Berns, vs. Missouri, Nov. 18, 1978).
Most Points Scored, Game:
36; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9
(six TDs; old record, 30 by Bill Chaloupka, vs. Doane, Nov. 23, 1907, Harvey Rathbone, vs. Peru State, Oct. 1, 1910, and vs Haskell, Nov. 24, 1910).
Most Touchdowns Scored, Game:
6; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9
(ties record set by Bill Chaloupka, vs. Doane, Nov. 23, 1907, and tied by Harvey Rathbone, vs. Peru State, Oct. 1, 1910, and vs. Haskell, Nov. 24, 1910; NOTE: Chaloupka’s and Rathbone’s six touchdowns were worth five points each).
Most Total Tackles, Season, by Defensive Back:
87; Steve Carmer
(old record, 76 by Jim Pillen, 1977).
Most Assisted Tackles, Season, by Defensive Back:
52; Steve Carmer
(old record, 39 by Randy Reeves and Ted Vactor in 1964).
Most Passes Broken Up, Season:
9; Tyrone Legette
(old record, 8 by 11 players, most recently Tahaun Lewis, 1989).
 
SCHOOL RECORDS — TEAM
Most First Downs, Game:
44; vs. Utah State, Sept. 7
(old record, 43 vs. New Mexico State, Sept. 18, 1982).
Fewest Punts, Game:
0; vs. Utah State, Sept. 7, and Colorado State, Sept. 14
(ties record done four times previously, most recently vs. Missouri, Oct. 13, 1990).
Fewest Fumbles, Season:
16 (old record, 18 in 1946 and 1949).
Most Consecutive Bowl Games:
23; 1969-91 (extends current string).
Most First Downs by Opponent, Game:
31; Washington, Sept. 21
(old record, 29 at Oklahoma, Nov. 20, 1954).
Most First Downs by Passing by Opponent, Game:
16; Utah State, Sept. 7, and Washington, Sept. 21
(old record, 14 by Oklahoma State, Oct. 24, 1970, and at Missouri, Oct. 19, 1985).
Most Passing Yards by Opponent, Game:
373; Utah State, Sept. 7
(old record, 363 at Oklahoma State, Oct. 12, 1985).
Highest Passing Completion Percent by Opponents, Season:
51.86
(old record, 51.38 in 1960 and 1961).
 
NCAA RECORDS — TEAM
Most First Downs, Game:
44; vs. Utah State, Sept. 7
(old record, 43 by Nebraska, vs. New Mexico State, Sept. 18, 1982).
Most Consecutive Home Sellouts:
182; Nov. 2, 1962-Nov. 29, 1991 (extends current string).
Most Consecutive Winning Seasons:
30; 1962-91 (extends current string).
Most Consecutive Seasons with at Least Nine Wins:
23; 1969-91 (extends current string).
 
BIG EIGHT RECORDS — INDIVIDUAL
Most Touchdowns Scored, Game:
6; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9
(old record, 5 by Steve Owens, Oklahoma, vs. Nebraska, 1968; Terry Miller, Oklahoma State, vs. Kansas State, 1976; Barry Sanders, Oklahoma State, vs. Tulsa and Kansas, 1988; Joe Henderson, Iowa State, vs. Kansas, 1988).
Most Points Scored, Game:
36; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9
(old record, 30 by the above).
Most Rushing Yards, Game, by Freshman:
294; Calvin Jones, at Kansas, Nov. 9