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1970 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 11-0-1, .958 W-L% (4th of 123) ▪ Rank: 1st in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Devaney (11-0-1)

PS/G: 35.5 (4th of 123) ▪ PA/G: 15.8 (25th of 123)
SRS: 27.63 (2nd of 123) ▪ SOS: 10.21 (23rd of 123)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 17-12 versus Louisiana State

  • 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 Jerry Tagge* QB 116 Cmp, 190 Att, 1536 Yds, 12 TD
2 Van Brownson QB 49 Cmp, 75 Att, 667 Yds, 6 TD
3 Bob Jones QB 1 Cmp, 5 Att, 7 Yds, 0 TD
4 Jeff Kinney* RB 159 Att, 694 Yds, 4.4 Avg
5 Dan Schneiss* RB 70 Att, 327 Yds, 4.7 Avg
6 Jim Carstens RB 7 Att, 23 Yds, 3.3 Avg
7 Bill Olds RB 13 Att, 80 Yds, 6.2 Avg
8 Joe Orduna RB 200 Att, 897 Yds, 4.5 Avg
9 Frank Vactor RB 43 Att, 128 Yds, 3.0 Avg
10 Guy Ingles* WR 36 Rec, 625 Yds, 17.4 Avg
11 Johnny Rodgers* WR 39 Rec, 710 Yds, 18.2 Avg
12 Woody Cox WR 8 Rec, 83 Yds, 10.4 Avg
13 Jeff Hughes WR 3 Rec, 35 Yds, 11.7 Avg
14 Jerry List* TE 23 Rec, 278 Yds, 12.1 Avg
15 Phil Harvey TE 2 Rec, 17 Yds, 8.5 Avg
16 Doug Dumler* OL
17 Donnie McGhee* OL
18 Bob Newton* OL
19 Dick Rupert* OL
20 Wally Winter* OL
21 Carl Johnson OL
22 John Adkins* DL
23 Willie Harper* DL
24 Larry Jacobson* DL
25 Eddie Periard* DL
26 Dave Walline* DL
27 Jerry Murtaugh* LB
28 Bob Terrio* LB
29 Jim Anderson* DB
30 Joe Blahak* DB
31 Bill Kosch* DB
32 Dave Morock* DB