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1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 13-0, 1.000 W-L% (1st of 128) ▪ Rank: 1st in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Devaney (13-0)

PS/G: 39.0 (3rd of 128) ▪ PA/G: 8.0 (3rd of 128)
SRS: 31.49 (1st of 128) ▪ SOS: 8.79 (12th of 128)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 38-6 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 Jerry Tagge* QB 154 Cmp, 258 Att, 2178 Yds, 17 TD
2 Van Brownson QB 16 Cmp, 40 Att, 133 Yds, 1 TD
3 Steve Runty QB
4 Jeff Kinney* RB 242 Att, 1136 Yds, 4.7 Avg
5 Bill Olds* RB 75 Att, 527 Yds, 7.0 Avg
6 Ray Butts RB 15 Att, 60 Yds, 4.0 Avg
7 Jim Carstens RB 5 Att, 15 Yds, 3.0 Avg
8 Maury Damkroger RB 36 Att, 208 Yds, 5.8 Avg
9 Gary Dixon RB 148 Att, 515 Yds, 3.5 Avg
10 Glen Garson RB 4 Rec, 63 Yds, 15.8 Avg
11 Dave Goeller RB 20 Att, 102 Yds, 5.1 Avg
12 Jeff Hughes RB 4 Att, 29 Yds, 7.3 Avg
13 Woody Cox* WR 26 Rec, 378 Yds, 14.5 Avg
14 Johnny Rodgers* WR 57 Rec, 956 Yds, 16.8 Avg
15 Frosty Anderson WR 7 Rec, 86 Yds, 12.3 Avg
16 Jerry List* TE 23 Rec, 368 Yds, 16.0 Avg
17 Brent Longwell TE 5 Rec, 38 Yds, 7.6 Avg
18 Doug Dumler* OL
19 Carl Johnson* OL
20 Dick Rupert* OL
21 Daryl White* OL
22 Keith Wortman* OL
23 Al Austin OL
24 John Adkins* DL
25 Rich Glover* DL
26 Willie Harper* DL
27 Larry Jacobsen* DL
28 Bill Janssen* DL
29 John Dutton DL
30 Jim Branch* LB
31 Bob Terrio* LB
32 Pat Morrell LB
33 Jim Anderson* DB
34 Joe Blahak* DB
35 Bill Kosch* DB
36 Dave Mason* DB
37 Larry Jacobson