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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 (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

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