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1962 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (9th of 120)
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 5-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Devaney (9-2)

PS/G: 26.6 (7th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 14.6 (51st of 120)
SRS: 11.12 (24th of 120) ▪ SOS: 0.84 (60th of 120)

Bowl Game: Won Gotham Bowl 36-34 versus Miami (FL)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Dennis Claridge* QB 56 Cmp, 128 Att, 829 Yds, 4 TD
Ernie Bonistall QB 1 Cmp, 2 Att, 5 Yds, 0 TD
John Faiman QB 5 Cmp, 11 Att, 63 Yds, 2 TD
Doug Tucker QB 4 Cmp, 6 Att, 46 Yds, 0 TD
Kent McCloughan* RB 39 Att, 232 Yds, 5.9 Avg
Warren Powers* RB 49 Att, 279 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Willie Ross* RB 89 Att, 431 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Bobby Hohn RB 1 Rec, 0 Yds, 0.0 Avg
Rudy Johnson RB 36 Att, 164 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Noel Martin RB 25 Att, 130 Yds, 5.2 Avg
Joe McNulty RB 6 Att, 29 Yds, 4.8 Avg
John Sebastian RB 3 Att, 13 Yds, 4.3 Avg
Bruce Smith RB 2 Att, 7 Yds, 3.5 Avg
Dennis Stuewe RB 34 Att, 169 Yds, 5.0 Avg
David Theisen RB 15 Att, 38 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Bill Thornton RB 62 Att, 238 Yds, 3.8 Avg
John Vujevich RB 2 Att, 10 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Gene Young RB 55 Att, 267 Yds, 4.9 Avg
William Comstock* WR 4 Rec, 59 Yds, 14.8 Avg
Larry Donovan* WR 3 Rec, 34 Yds, 11.3 Avg
Curtis Bryant WR 1 Rec, 29 Yds, 29.0 Avg
Richard Callahan WR 10 Rec, 189 Yds, 18.9 Avg
Mike Eger WR 9 Rec, 109 Yds, 12.1 Avg
James Huge WR 11 Rec, 208 Yds, 18.9 Avg
Larry Tomlinson WR 5 Rec, 103 Yds, 20.6 Avg
Bob Brown* OL
Dwain Carlson* OL
Ron Michka* OL
Tyrone Robertson* OL
Lloyd Voss* OL
Willie Paschell PR