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1972 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (17th of 127) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Devaney (9-2-1)

PS/G: 41.8 (2nd of 127) ▪ PA/G: 8.1 (3rd of 127)
SRS: 25.57 (4th of 127) ▪ SOS: 8.82 (22nd of 127)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 40-6 versus Notre Dame


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  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Dave Humm* QB 153 Cmp, 285 Att, 2259 Yds, 18 TD
Steve Runty QB 24 Cmp, 46 Att, 380 Yds, 6 TD
Gary Dixon* RB 139 Att, 575 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Bill Olds* RB 64 Att, 346 Yds, 5.4 Avg
Johnny Rodgers* RB 73 Att, 348 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Maury Damkroger RB 67 Att, 229 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Tony Davis RB 5 Att, 21 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Dave Goeller RB 86 Att, 332 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Jeff Moran RB 58 Att, 314 Yds, 5.4 Avg
Mike O'Holleran RB 5 Att, 37 Yds, 7.4 Avg
Ralph Powell RB 21 Att, 176 Yds, 8.4 Avg
Don Westbrook RB 39 Att, 198 Yds, 5.1 Avg
Bob Revelle* WR 41 Rec, 548 Yds, 13.4 Avg
Frosty Anderson WR 15 Rec, 381 Yds, 25.4 Avg
Ritch Bahe WR 7 Rec, 87 Yds, 12.4 Avg
Glen Garson WR 8 Rec, 74 Yds, 9.3 Avg
Jerry List* TE 24 Rec, 364 Yds, 15.2 Avg
Brent Longwell TE 3 Rec, 24 Yds, 8.0 Avg
Mike Beran* OL
Marvin Crenshaw* OL
Doug Dumler* OL
Daryl White* OL
Bob Wolfe* OL
Dan Anderson OL
Rich Sanger K
John Dutton* DL
Rich Glover* DL
Willie Harper* DL
Bill Janssen* DL
Steve Manstedt* DL
Monte Johnson DL
Jim Branch* LB
John Pitts* LB
Bob Nelson LB
Tom Ruud LB
Joe Blahak* DB
Randy Borg* DB
George Kyros* DB
Dave Mason* DB
Bob Thornton DB