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1970 Nebraska Cornhuskers Stats

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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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 14.0 22.9 61.1 186.8 1.7 57.1 223.8 3.9 2.8
Defense 12 12.8 26.8 47.5 163.6 1.0 42.2 140.2 3.3 1.0
Difference +1.2 -3.9 +13.6 +23.2 +0.7 +14.9 +83.6 +0.6 +1.8

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Jerry Tagge 116 190 61.1 1536 8.1 7.5 12 8 141.4
2 Van Brownson 49 75 65.3 667 8.9 8.7 6 3 158.4
3 Bob Jones 1 5 20.0 7 1.4 1.4 0 0 31.8
4 Dan Schneiss 1 3 33.3 17 5.7 -2.7 1 1 124.3
5 Joe Orduna 1 1 100.0 14 14.0 34.0 1 0 547.6
6 Johnny Rodgers 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Joe Orduna 200 897 4.5 15 11 85 7.7 0 211 982 4.7 15
2 Jeff Kinney 159 694 4.4 4 20 206 10.3 1 179 900 5.0 5
3 Jerry Tagge 85 153 1.8 5 85 153 1.8 5
4 Dan Schneiss 70 327 4.7 2 20 156 7.8 2 90 483 5.4 4
5 Van Brownson 50 112 2.2 4 50 112 2.2 4
6 Frank Vactor 43 128 3.0 1 3 16 5.3 0 46 144 3.1 1
7 Johnny Rodgers 39 219 5.6 2 39 710 18.2 7 78 929 11.9 9
8 Bill Olds 13 80 6.2 0 1 19 19.0 0 14 99 7.1 0
9 Jim Carstens 7 23 3.3 0 2 11 5.5 0 9 34 3.8 0
10 Jeff Hughes 7 2 0.3 0 3 35 11.7 0 10 37 3.7 0
11 Bob Jones 6 -9 -1.5 0 6 -9 -1.5 0
12 Guy Ingles 4 34 8.5 0 36 625 17.4 8 40 659 16.5 8
13 Jerry List 2 26 13.0 0 23 278 12.1 0 25 304 12.2 0
14 Woody Cox 8 83 10.4 2 8 83 10.4 2
15 Phil Harvey 2 17 8.5 0 2 17 8.5 0