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1961 Nebraska Cornhuskers Stats

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Record: 3-6-1, .350 W-L% (86th of 111)
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 2-5 (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)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 10 5.4 14.0 38.6 65.1 0.3 38.0 140.4 3.7
Defense 10 5.6 10.9 51.4 80.0 0.4 51.8 186.4 3.6
Difference -0.2 +3.1 -12.8 -14.9 -0.1 -13.8 -46.0 +0.1 0.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Dennis Claridge 38 104 36.5 464 4.5 3.7 3 3 77.8
2 Ron Meade 14 28 50.0 151 5.4 2.2 0 2 81.0
3 Ron Gilbreath 2 4 50.0 36 9.0 9.0 0 0 125.6
4 John Faiman 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
5 Donald Purcell 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Jim Little 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Bill Thornton 127 618 4.9 2 12 6.0 0 129 630 4.9 0
2 Dennis Claridge 63 75 1.2 1 6 6.0 0 64 81 1.3 0
3 Willie Ross 45 198 4.4 2 29 14.5 0 47 227 4.8 0
4 Rudy Johnson 41 193 4.7 1 15 15.0 0 42 208 5.0 0
5 Richard Callahan 24 87 3.6 2 25 12.5 0 26 112 4.3 0
6 Dennis Steuwe 21 89 4.2 9 88 9.8 0 30 177 5.9 0
7 William Comstock 15 59 3.9 15 59 3.9 0
8 Patrick Clare 15 49 3.3 2 25 12.5 0 17 74 4.4 0
9 Bernie Clay 7 28 4.0 7 28 4.0 0
10 Ron Meade 6 -19 -3.2 6 -19 -3.2 0
11 John Faiman 5 3 0.6 5 3 0.6 0
12 Gene Young 4 15 3.8 4 15 3.8 0
13 Gene Ward 2 9 4.5 2 9 4.5 0
14 Larry Donovan 1 -4 -4.0 1 -4 -4.0 0
15 Warren Powers 1 -4 -4.0 1 -4 -4.0 0
16 Richard McDaniel 14 158 11.3 1 14 158 11.3 1
17 Donald Purcell 12 173 14.4 1 12 173 14.4 1
18 James Huge 8 111 13.9 1 8 111 13.9 1
19 Larry Tomlinson 1 9 9.0 0 1 9 9.0 0