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1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers Stats

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Record: 13-0, 1.000 W-L% (1st of 128) ▪ Rank: 1st in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 13.1 23.1 56.7 177.8 1.4 57.2 252.5 4.4 3.2
Defense 13 9.5 21.7 43.6 111.6 0.4 42.9 97.8 2.3 0.6
Difference +3.6 +1.4 +13.1 +66.2 +1.0 +14.3 +154.7 +2.1 +2.6

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Jerry Tagge 154 258 59.7 2178 8.4 9.1 17 4 149.2
2 Van Brownson 16 40 40.0 133 3.3 1.6 1 2 66.2
3 Johnny Rodgers 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
4 Jeff Kinney 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 Jeff Kinney 242 1136 4.7 17 23 252 11.0 0 265 1388 5.2 17
2 Gary Dixon 148 515 3.5 7 2 25 12.5 0 150 540 3.6 7
3 Jerry Tagge 112 330 2.9 9 112 330 2.9 9
4 Bill Olds 75 527 7.0 1 12 79 6.6 1 87 606 7.0 2
5 Johnny Rodgers 40 269 6.7 2 57 956 16.8 11 97 1225 12.6 13
6 Maury Damkroger 36 208 5.8 0 7 36 5.1 1 43 244 5.7 1
7 Van Brownson 34 84 2.5 4 34 84 2.5 4
8 Dave Goeller 20 102 5.1 0 20 102 5.1 0
9 Ray Butts 15 60 4.0 1 15 60 4.0 1
10 Jim Carstens 5 15 3.0 0 3 15 5.0 0 8 30 3.8 0
11 Jerry List 4 38 9.5 0 23 368 16.0 2 27 406 15.0 2
12 Jeff Hughes 4 29 7.3 1 1 15 15.0 0 5 44 8.8 1
13 Glen Garson 3 7 2.3 0 4 63 15.8 0 7 70 10.0 0
14 Steve Runty 2 17 8.5 0 2 17 8.5 0
15 Brent Longwell 1 0 0.0 0 5 38 7.6 0 6 38 6.3 0
16 Woody Cox 1 -10 -10.0 0 26 378 14.5 1 27 368 13.6 1
17 Frosty Anderson 7 86 12.3 2 7 86 12.3 2