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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  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (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

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