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1971 Nebraska football statistics


 
 
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Cumulative Season Statistics


Overall Team Statistics


1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final) (Bowl game included) TEAM STATISTICS NU OPP -------------------------------------- First downs 294 169 By rushing 189 94 By passing 96 65 By penalty 9 10 Net yds. rushing 3283 1272 Yards per game 252.5 97.3 Attempts 743 558 Yds. gained 3619 1893 Yds. lost 336 621 Yards per carry 4.42 2.28 Net yds. passing 2311 1451 Attempts 300 282 Completions 170 123 Completion pct. 56.67 43.62 Yards per game 177.8 111.5 Yards per completion 13.59 11.80 Yards per attempt 7.70 5.15 Interceptions 6 29 Interception pct. 2.00 10.28 Total offense, net 5594 2723 Attempts 1043 840 Yards per game 430.3 209.5 Yards per attempt 5.36 3.24 Interceptions, no. 29 6 Net yds. returned 409 26 Punts-yds 60-2239 96-3759 Yards per punt 37.3 39.2 Blocked 0 1 Punt returns-yds 44-728 19-130 Kickoff returns-yds 22-482 77-1356 Penalties-yds 64-684 62-559 Fumbles-lost 24-17 41-22 Scoring, total points 507 104 Points per game 39.0 8.0

Overall Individual Statistics


1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers Nebraska Individual Statistics (Final) All games PASSING Att Comp Pct Int Yds TD ------------------------------------------ Tagge 258 154 .597 4 2178 17 Brownson 40 16 .400 2 133 1 Kinney 1 0 0 0 0 0 Rodgers 1 0 0 0 0 0 Total ... 300 170 .567 6 2311 18 Opp. .... 282 123 .436 29 1451 5 RUSHING Att. Gain Loss Net Avg. TD -------------------------------------------- Kinney 242 1155 19 1136 4.7 17 Olds 75 534 7 527 7.1 1 Dixon 148 541 26 515 3.5 7 Tagge 112 482 152 330 2.9 9 Rodgers 40 284 15 269 6.7 2 Damkroger 36 215 5 208 5.8 0 Goeller 20 102 0 102 5.1 0 Brownson 34 137 53 84 2.5 4 Butts 15 60 0 60 4.0 1 List 4 38 0 38 9.5 0 Hughes 4 29 0 29 7.3 1 Runty 2 17 0 17 8.5 0 Carstens 5 18 3 15 3.0 0 Garson 3 9 2 7 2.3 0 Longwell 1 0 0 0 ... 0 Cox 1 0 10 -10 ... 0 Team 1 0 30 -30 ... 0 Total ...... 743 3619 336 3283 4.4 42 Opp. ....... 558 1893 621 1272 2.3 8 TOTAL OFFENSE No. Yds. Avg. ------------------------------------ Tagge 370 2494 6.7 Kinney 243 1136 4.7 Olds 75 527 7.0 Dixon 148 515 3.5 Rodgers 41 269 6.6 Brownson 74 217 2.9 Damkroger 36 208 5.8 Goeller 20 102 5.1 Butts 15 60 4.0 List 4 38 9.5 Hughes 4 29 7.3 Runty 2 17 8.5 Carstens 5 15 3.0 Garson 3 7 2.3 Longwell 1 0 - Cox 1 -10 - Team 1 -30 - Total ....... 1043 5594 5.4 Opp. ........ 840 2723 3.2 RECEIVING No. Yds. TD -------------------------------- Rodgers 57 956 11 Kinney 23 252 0 Cox 26 378 1 List 23 368 2 Olds 12 79 1 Anderson, F. 7 86 2 Damkroger 7 36 1 Longwell 5 38 0 Garson 4 63 0 Carstens 3 15 0 Dixon 2 25 0 Hughes 1 15 0 Total ...... 170 2311 18 Opp. ....... 123 1451 5 PUNTING No. Yds. Avg. ------------------------------- Hughes 55 2031 36.8 Sanger 4 159 39.8 Longwell 1 49 49.0 Total ...... 60 2239 37.3 Opp. ....... 96 3759 39.2 PUNT RETURNS No. Yds. Avg. TD ----------------------------------- Rodgers 39 684 17.4 4 Garson 1 24 24.0 0 Anderson, J. 2 9 4.5 0 Kosch 1 6 6.0 0 Borg 1 5 5.0 0 Total ...... 44 728 16.5 4 Opp. ....... 19 130 6.8 0 KICKOFF RETURNS No. Yds. Avg. TD ------------------------------------- Rodgers 10 304 30.4 1 Kinney 9 163 18.1 0 Damkroger 1 7 7.0 0 Carstens 1 7 7.0 0 Jamail 1 1 1.0 0 Total .... 22 482 21.9 1 Opp. ..... 77 1356 17.5 1 INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds. TD ------------------------------------- Mason 6 135 3 Terrio 5 15 0 Anderson, J. 4 28 0 Kosch 3 134 1 Harper 3 12 0 Hollstein 2 21 0 Adkins 1 21 0 Borg 1 18 0 Fischer 1 14 1 Jacobson 1 6 0 Morell 1 5 0 Blahak 1 0 0 Total .............. 29 409 5 Opp. ............... 6 26 0 PAT PAT SCORING TD Kick Other FG Sfty. TP ----------------------------------------------- Rodgers 18 - - - - 108 Kinney 17 - - - - 102 Sanger - 68-63 11-6 - 81 Tagge 9 - 1 - - 56 Dixon 7 - - - - 42 Brownson 4 - - - - 24 Mason 3 - - - - 18 List 2 - - - - 12 Anderson, F. 2 - - - - 12 Olds 2 - - - - 12 Hughes 1 - - - - 6 Damkroger 1 - - - - 6 Butts 1 - - - - 6 Cox 1 - - - - 6 Fischer 1 - - - - 6 Kosch 1 - - - - 6 Johnson, M. - - - - 1 2 Team - - - - 1 2 Total ..... 70 68-63 1 11-6 2 507 Opp. ...... 14 12-9 5-3 104

Overall Defensive Statistics


1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers Nebraska Defensive Statistics (Final) (Bowl game included) TACKLES TFL Fum UT AT TT No Yds Rec Int PBU ----------------------------------------------- Rich Glover .... 55 47 102 15 77 1 - 1 Bob Terrio ..... 49 55 104 7 20 1 5 5 Willie Harper .. 38 34 72 20 100 1 3 2 Bill Kosch ..... 31 15 46 3 15 2 3 3 Larry Jacobson . 30 45 75 12 73 - 1 1 Bill Janssen ... 29 31 60 11 36 2 - 3 Joe Blahak ..... 29 23 52 2 3 - 1 3 John Adkins .... 23 18 41 10 44 3 1 1 Jim Branch ..... 21 36 57 - - - - 2 Pat Morell ..... 20 23 43 - - - 1 1 John Dutton .... 20 12 32 5 16 - - 1 Monte Johnson .. 15 13 28 2 7 1 1 - Jim Anderson ... 15 13 28 - - 1 4 7 Dave Mason ..... 12 21 33 3 7 1 6 3 Bruce Hauge. ... 12 15 27 - - 1 - - Randy Borg ..... 10 11 21 - - 2 1 3 John Pitts ..... 10 8 18 - - - - 1 Steve Manstedt . 8 4 12 2 12 - - 1 John Peterson .. 7 6 13 3 19 - - 1 Rich Sanger .... 6 2 8 - - - - - Gary Hollstein . 5 4 9 - - - 2 - Bill Sloey ..... 4 3 7 - - 1 - - John Hyland .... 4 5 9 - - - - - Tom McClelland . 4 3 7 - - - - - Tom Robison .... 1 1 2 - - - - - Pat Fischer .... - - - - - - 1 - (Blocked kicks: Terrio, Kosch, Johnson, Borg: 1 each)

Highs and Lows


1971 STAT HIGHS (13 Games) Player Longest Run Best Day Jeff Kinney 66 vs Kansas 171 vs Okla. Gary Dixon 35 vs Kansas 104 vs Kansas Jerry Tagge 35 vs Missouri 85 vs Missouri J. Rodgers 36 vs Kansas 47 vs Kansas Bill Olds 67 vs Tex. A&M 100 vs Tex. A&M M. Damkroger 22 vs Utah St 36 vs Missouri Randy Butts 11 vs Iowa St 20 vs Iowa St Van Brownson 21 vs Hawaii 27 vs Iowa St Jeff Hughes 13 vs Okla. St 18 vs Okla. St Dave Goeller 12 vs Iowa St 33 vs Kansas Glen Garson 2 vs Utah St 2 vs Utah St Jim Carstens 11 vs Kansas 11 vs Kansas Jerry List 18 vs Kansas 18 vs Kansas Woody Cox -10 vs Kan. St -10 vs Kan. St Steve Runty 17 vs Hawaii 17 vs Hawaii Longest run from scrimmage for TD: 67, Olds vs Texas A&M Longest run, no score: 58, Olds, vs Iowa St Longest pass for TD: 80, Tagge to List vs Hawaii Longest punt return for TD: 92, Rodgers vs Oklahoma St Longest punt return, no score: 32, Rodgers vs Utah St Longest kickoff return for TD: 98, Rodgers vs Texas A&M Longest kickoff return, no score: 31, Rodgers vs Utah St Longest pass interception for TD: 95, Kosch vs Texas A&M Longest pass interception, no score: 30, Mason vs Missouri, J. Anderson vs Alabama Most pass interceptions: 2, Kosch vs Texas A&M, Anderson vs Okla. St Longest punt: 58, Hughes vs Iowa St Most TDs: 4, Kinney vs Oklahoma Most passes attempted: 28, Tagge vs Missouri & Kansas St Most passes completed: 20, Tagge vs Kan. St Most yards passing: 285, Tagge vs Kan. St Most passes caught: 10, Rodgers vs Kan. St Most TD passes caught: 3, Rodgers vs Minnesota Most pass yardage caught: 127, Rodgers vs Texas A&M Most yards rushing: 171, Kinney vs Oklahoma Most total offense yards: 319, Tagge vs Missouri Most FGs attempted: 3, Sanger vs Iowa St Most FGs made: 3, Sanger vs Iowa St Longest FG: 39, Sanger vs Iowa St TEAM HIGHS Yards rushing - 411, vs Kansas Passes attempted - 35, vs Missouri Passes completed - 21, vs Missouri Yards passing - 285, vs Kansas St. Total offense - 603, vs Missouri First downs - 28, vs Missouri Fumbles - 6, vs Texas A&M Fumbles lost - 4, vs Texas A&M Longest TD play - 80, vs Hawaii Passes had intercepted - 2, vs Kansas & Kansas St. DEFENSIVE HIGHS AND LOWS High Low Yards rushing 279 Oklahoma -42 Kansas Passes att. 46 Kan. St 9 Tex. A&M, Colorado Passes comp. 23 Kan. St 2 Colorado Passing yds 204 Hawaii 17 Tex. A&M Total offense 467 Oklahoma 56 Kansas Pass INTs 4 Okla. St 1 Colorado, Kan. St First downs 22 Oklahoma 7 Tex. A&M, Missouri, Kansas Fumbles caused 7 Colorado 0 Utah St Fumb. recovered 5 Kansas 0 Oregon, Utah St, Missouri Longest TD play 34 Utah St, 1 Okla. St, Colorado Kansas St