Posted by Justin Kubatko on September 15, 2010
Thanks to a little lot of help from our friends — namely Doug Drinen and Neil Paine — we now have partial rosters (starters and key reserves) dating back to the 1953 season for 70 major schools. For example, check out the roster page for the 1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers. We also have partial statistics for the school’s primary passers, rushers, and receivers: completions, attempts, yards, and touchdowns for quarterbacks; attempts and yards for running backs; and receptions and yards for wide receivers and tight ends. Special thanks go out to Bob Boyles and Paul Guido, authors of The USA TODAY College Football Encyclopedia, for providing the files necessary to produce these rosters.