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1962 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (9th of 120)
Conference: Big 8 (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 (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

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