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Johnny Rodgers

School: Nebraska
Position: WR/RB

Consensus All-American: 1971 and 1972
Heisman Voting: 1st in 1972

Draft: 1st round, 25th overall of the 1973 NFL draft by the San Diego Chargers

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Receiving & Rushing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
*1970 Nebraska Big 8 WR 12 39 710 18.2 7 39 219 5.6 2 78 929 11.9 9
*1971 Nebraska Big 8 WR 13 57 956 16.8 11 40 269 6.7 2 97 1225 12.6 13
*1972 Nebraska Big 8 RB 12 58 1013 17.5 9 73 348 4.8 10 131 1361 10.4 19
Career Nebraska 154 2679 17.4 27 152 836 5.5 14 306 3515 11.5 41

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
*1970 Nebraska Big 8 WR 12 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
*1971 Nebraska Big 8 WR 13 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
*1972 Nebraska Big 8 RB 12 1 1 100.0 52 52.0 72.0 1 0 866.8
Career Nebraska 1 3 33.3 52 17.3 24.0 1 0 288.9

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1972 1310 Points (1st)

Rushing Touchdowns
1972 Big 8 10 (3rd)

Receptions
1970 Big 8 39 (4th)
1971 NCAA 57 (7th)
1971 Big 8 57 (1st)
1972 NCAA 58 (7th)
1972 Big 8 58 (1st)
Career Big 8** 154 (4th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Receiving Yards
1970 Big 8 710 (3rd)
1971 NCAA 956 (7th)
1971 Big 8 956 (1st)
1972 NCAA 1013 (4th)
1972 Big 8 1013 (1st)
Career Big 8** 2679 (2nd)

** From 1956 to 1995

Receiving Yards Per Reception
1970 Big 8 18.2 (2nd)
1971 Big 8 16.8 (2nd)
1972 Big 8 17.5 (4th)
Career Big 8** 17.4 (2nd)

** From 1956 to 1995

Receiving Touchdowns
1970 Big 8 7 (2nd)
1971 NCAA 11 (4th)
1971 Big 8 11 (1st)
1972 NCAA 9 (5th)
1972 Big 8 9 (1st)
Career Big 8** 27 (2nd)

** From 1956 to 1995

Yards From Scrimmage
1970 Big 8 929 (5th)
1971 Big 8 1225 (6th)
1972 NCAA 1361 (7th)
1972 Big 8 1361 (2nd)
Career Big 8** 3515 (12th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1970 Big 8 9 (4th)
1971 Big 8 13 (6th)
1972 NCAA 19 (2nd)
1972 Big 8 19 (1st)
Career Big 8** 41 (9th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Total Touchdowns
1972 Big 8 11 (7th)