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1973 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (17th of 129) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (9-2-1)

PS/G: 25.5 (32nd of 129) ▪ PA/G: 13.6 (19th of 129)
SRS: 25.89 (5th of 129) ▪ SOS: 15.55 (1st of 129)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 19-3 versus Texas


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Dave Humm* QB 114 Cmp, 209 Att, 1601 Yds, 12 TD
Earl Everett QB 1 Cmp, 6 Att, 8 Yds, 0 TD
Terry Luck QB
Steve Runty QB 22 Cmp, 37 Att, 308 Yds, 2 TD
Ritch Bahe* RB 56 Att, 319 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Maury Damkroger* RB 63 Att, 265 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Tony Davis* RB 282 Att, 1114 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Dave Goeller RB 49 Att, 152 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Jeff Moran RB 15 Att, 49 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Mike O'Holleran RB 2 Att, 19 Yds, 9.5 Avg
John O'Leary RB 73 Att, 333 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Ralph Powell RB 45 Att, 259 Yds, 5.8 Avg
Don Westbrook RB 7 Att, 54 Yds, 7.7 Avg
Frosty Anderson* WR 27 Rec, 524 Yds, 19.4 Avg
Bob Revelle WR 3 Rec, 23 Yds, 7.7 Avg
Dave Shamblin WR 15 Rec, 338 Yds, 22.5 Avg
Brent Longwell* TE 20 Rec, 247 Yds, 12.4 Avg
Larry Mushinskie TE 4 Rec, 110 Yds, 27.5 Avg
Tom Alward* OL
Dan Anderson* OL
Rik Bonness* OL
Marvin Crenshaw* OL
Daryl White* OL
Al Austin OL
John Bell* DL
John Dutton* DL
Steve Manstedt* DL
Bob Martin* DL
Ron Pruitt* DL
Willie Thornton DL
Bob Nelson* LB
Tom Ruud* LB
John Starkebaum LB
Randy Borg* DB
Mark Heydorff* DB
Bob Thornton* DB
Zaven Yaralian* DB
Wonder Monds DB