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1976 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 9-3-1, .731 W-L% (26th of 137) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 4-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (9-3-1)

PS/G: 32.0 (6th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 13.9 (28th of 137)
SRS: 17.63 (12th of 137) ▪ SOS: 7.79 (24th of 137)

Bowl Game: Won Bluebonnet Bowl 27-24 versus Texas Tech

  • 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 Vince Ferragamo* QB 158 Cmp, 277 Att, 2254 Yds, 22 TD
2 Ed Burns QB 1 Cmp, 2 Att, 7 Yds, 0 TD
3 Randy Garcia QB 4 Cmp, 17 Att, 77 Yds, 0 TD
4 Tom Sorley QB 4 Cmp, 8 Att, 101 Yds, 1 TD
5 Rick Berns* RB 182 Att, 972 Yds, 5.3 Avg
6 Dodie Donnell* RB 112 Att, 520 Yds, 4.6 Avg
7 Monte Anthony RB 148 Att, 594 Yds, 4.0 Avg
8 Curtis Craig RB 30 Att, 107 Yds, 3.6 Avg
9 Earl Everett RB 7 Att, 27 Yds, 3.9 Avg
10 Dave Gillespie RB 15 Att, 56 Yds, 3.7 Avg
11 Gary Higgs RB 27 Att, 99 Yds, 3.7 Avg
12 Kim Kujath RB 3 Att, 13 Yds, 4.3 Avg
13 Keith Steward RB 14 Att, 68 Yds, 4.9 Avg
14 Byron Stewart RB 39 Att, 229 Yds, 5.9 Avg
15 Dale Zabrocki RB 6 Att, 25 Yds, 4.2 Avg
16 Chuck Malito* WR 33 Rec, 722 Yds, 21.9 Avg
17 Dave Shamblin* WR 32 Rec, 513 Yds, 16.0 Avg
18 Rocke Loken WR 3 Rec, 26 Yds, 8.7 Avg
19 Bobby Thomas WR 30 Rec, 561 Yds, 18.7 Avg
20 Ken Spaeth* TE 19 Rec, 265 Yds, 13.9 Avg
21 Mark Dufresne TE 5 Rec, 56 Yds, 11.2 Avg
22 Tom Davis* OL
23 Steve Holns* OL
24 Greg Jorgensen* OL
25 Bob Lingenfelter* OL
26 Dan Schmidt* OL
27 Mike Fultz* DL
28 Ray Phillips* DL
29 Ron Pruitt* DL
30 Jeff Pullen* DL
31 Tony Samuel* DL
32 Clete Pillen* LB
33 Jim Wightman* LB
34 Dave Butterfield* DB
35 Ted Harvey* DB
36 Kent Smith* DB
37 Larry Valasek* DB
38 Darrell Walton KR
39 Jacobs