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1959 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 4-6, .400 W-L% (73rd of 112)
Conference: Big 7 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: William Jennings (4-6)

PS/G: 10.8 (91st of 112) ▪ PA/G: 16.0 (68th of 112)
SRS: 3.11 (49th of 112) ▪ SOS: 6.91 (29th of 112)

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Harry Tolly* QB 19 Cmp, 53 Att, 200 Yds, 4 TD
2 Thomas Kramer QB 5 Cmp, 12 Att, 68 Yds, 1 TD
3 Ron Meade QB 3 Cmp, 15 Att, 33 Yds, 0 TD
4 Joe Rutigliano QB 3 Cmp, 12 Att, 41 Yds, 0 TD
5 Pat Fischer* RB 87 Att, 300 Yds, 3.4 Avg
6 Donald Fricke* RB 41 Att, 143 Yds, 3.5 Avg
7 Carroll Zaruba* RB 82 Att, 463 Yds, 5.6 Avg
8 Patrick Clare RB 8 Att, 19 Yds, 2.4 Avg
9 Dallas Dyer RB 44 Att, 131 Yds, 3.0 Avg
10 Noel Martin RB 42 Att, 155 Yds, 3.7 Avg
11 Gene Ward RB 2 Att, 2 Yds, 1.0 Avg
12 Clay White RB 50 Att, 203 Yds, 4.1 Avg
13 Roger Brede* WR 6 Rec, 66 Yds, 11.0 Avg
14 Donald Purcell* WR 3 Rec, 64 Yds, 21.3 Avg
15 Bill Bohanan WR 1 Rec, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
16 John Bond WR
17 Max Martz WR 4 Rec, 52 Yds, 13.0 Avg
18 Richard McDaniel WR 4 Rec, 48 Yds, 12.0 Avg
19 George Haney* OL
20 Ron McDole* OL
21 Jim Moore* OL
22 Don Olson* OL
23 LeRoy Zentic* OL
24 Dick Kosier OL
25 Duane Mongerson OL
26 Mick Tingelhoff OL
27 Allen Wellman OL