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1966 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (10th of 119) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Devaney (9-2)

PS/G: 20.3 (35th of 119) ▪ PA/G: 10.7 (19th of 119)
SRS: 9.95 (20th of 119) ▪ SOS: 1.22 (62nd of 119)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 34-7 versus Alabama

  • 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 Bob Churchich* QB 96 Cmp, 174 Att, 1136 Yds, 4 TD
2 Ernie Sigler QB 1 Cmp, 2 Att, 16 Yds, 0 TD
3 Wayne Weber QB 7 Cmp, 14 Att, 52 Yds, 1 TD
4 Ben Gregory* RB 93 Att, 418 Yds, 4.5 Avg
5 Pete Tatman* RB 107 Att, 418 Yds, 3.9 Avg
6 Harry Wilson* RB 138 Att, 635 Yds, 4.6 Avg
7 Kenny Brunk RB 1 Att, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
8 Paul Critchlow RB 21 Att, 74 Yds, 3.5 Avg
9 Dick Davis RB 29 Att, 154 Yds, 5.3 Avg
10 Ron Kirkland RB 27 Att, 104 Yds, 3.9 Avg
11 Charlie Winters RB 39 Att, 157 Yds, 4.0 Avg
12 Mick Ziegler RB 12 Att, 42 Yds, 3.5 Avg
13 Dennis Morrison* WR 22 Rec, 271 Yds, 12.3 Avg
14 Tom Penney* WR 24 Rec, 286 Yds, 11.9 Avg
15 Miles Kimmel WR 5 Rec, 61 Yds, 12.2 Avg
16 Dennis Richnafsky WR 12 Rec, 121 Yds, 10.1 Avg
17 Tom Smith WR 1 Rec, 5 Yds, 5.0 Avg
18 Laverne Allers* OL
19 Gary Brichacek* OL
20 Jim Osberg* OL
21 Kelly Petersen* OL
22 Bob Pickens* OL
23 Langston Coleman* DL
24 Jim McCord* DL
25 Wayne Meylan* DL
26 Jerry Patton* DL
27 Carel Smith* DL
28 Rick Coleman* LB
29 Lynn Senkbeil* LB
30 Barry Alvarez LB
31 Kaye Carstens* DB
32 Marv Mueller* DB
33 Dennis Thorell* DB
34 Larry Wachholtz* DB