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1961 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 3-6-1, .350 W-L% (86th of 111)
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: William Jennings (3-6-1)

PS/G: 11.9 (82nd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.5 (45th of 111)
SRS: 2.18 (51st of 111) ▪ SOS: 4.28 (44th of 111)

  • 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 Dennis Claridge* QB 38 Cmp, 104 Att, 464 Yds, 3 TD
2 John Faiman QB 0 Cmp, 2 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
3 Ron Gilbreath QB 2 Cmp, 4 Att, 36 Yds, 0 TD
4 Jim Little QB 0 Cmp, 1 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
5 Ron Meade QB 14 Cmp, 28 Att, 151 Yds, 0 TD
6 Rudy Johnson* RB 41 Att, 193 Yds, 4.7 Avg
7 Warren Powers* RB 1 Att, -4 Yds, -4.0 Avg
8 Bill Thornton* RB 127 Att, 618 Yds, 4.9 Avg
9 Patrick Clare RB 15 Att, 49 Yds, 3.3 Avg
10 Bernie Clay RB 7 Att, 28 Yds, 4.0 Avg
11 William Comstock RB 15 Att, 59 Yds, 3.9 Avg
12 Willie Ross RB 45 Att, 198 Yds, 4.4 Avg
13 Dennis Steuwe RB 21 Att, 89 Yds, 4.2 Avg
14 Gene Ward RB 2 Att, 9 Yds, 4.5 Avg
15 Gene Young RB 4 Att, 15 Yds, 3.8 Avg
16 James Huge* WR 8 Rec, 111 Yds, 13.9 Avg
17 Donald Purcell* WR 12 Rec, 173 Yds, 14.4 Avg
18 Richard Callahan WR 2 Rec, 25 Yds, 12.5 Avg
19 Larry Donovan WR
20 Richard McDaniel WR 14 Rec, 158 Yds, 11.3 Avg
21 Larry Tomlinson WR 1 Rec, 9 Yds, 9.0 Avg
22 Bob Brown* OL
23 Dwain Carlson* OL
24 Robert Jones* OL
25 Tyrone Robertson* OL
26 Mick Tingelhoff* OL
27 John Kirby OL
28 Ron Michka OL
29 Gary Toogood OL
30 Lloyd Voss OL