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1977 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (26th of 145) ▪ Rank: 12th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 5-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (9-3)

PS/G: 26.2 (26th of 145) ▪ PA/G: 16.7 (50th of 145)
SRS: 17.75 (11th of 145) ▪ SOS: 9.42 (7th of 145)

Bowl Game: Won Liberty Bowl 21-17 versus North Carolina

  • 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 Tom Sorley* QB 53 Cmp, 96 Att, 663 Yds, 2 TD
2 Ed Burns QB 5 Cmp, 12 Att, 79 Yds, 0 TD
3 Randy Garcia QB 41 Cmp, 97 Att, 624 Yds, 5 TD
4 Tim Hager QB
5 Mark Mauer QB
6 Jeff Quinn QB
7 Dodie Donnell* RB 74 Att, 351 Yds, 4.7 Avg
8 I.M. Hipp* RB 215 Att, 1353 Yds, 6.3 Avg
9 Monte Anthony RB 51 Att, 212 Yds, 4.2 Avg
10 Rick Berns RB 128 Att, 700 Yds, 5.5 Avg
11 Earl Everett RB 1 Att, 4 Yds, 4.0 Avg
12 Andra Franklin RB 23 Att, 98 Yds, 4.3 Avg
13 Keith Steward RB 15 Att, 47 Yds, 3.1 Avg
14 Byron Stewart RB 8 Att, 21 Yds, 2.6 Avg
15 Tim Wurth RB 30 Att, 172 Yds, 5.7 Avg
16 Curtis Craig* WR 13 Rec, 173 Yds, 13.3 Avg
17 Tim Smith* WR 27 Rec, 449 Yds, 16.6 Avg
18 Kenny Brown WR 6 Rec, 149 Yds, 24.8 Avg
19 Jeff Lee WR 1 Rec, 6 Yds, 6.0 Avg
20 Frank Lockett WR
21 Rocke Loken WR 3 Rec, 13 Yds, 4.3 Avg
22 Ken Spaeth* TE 24 Rec, 312 Yds, 13.0 Avg
23 Mark Dufresne TE 2 Rec, 18 Yds, 9.0 Avg
24 Junior Miller TE 5 Rec, 79 Yds, 15.8 Avg
25 Kelvin Clark* OL
26 Tom Davis* OL
27 Greg Jorgensen* OL
28 Steve Lindquist* OL
29 Stan Waldemore* OL
30 Brett Moritz OL
31 George Andrews* DL
32 Rod Horn* DL
33 Randy Poeschl* DL
34 Tony Samuel* DL
35 Kerry Weinmaster* DL
36 Barney Cotton DL
37 Dan Pensick DL
38 Lee Kunz* LB
39 Tom Vering* LB
40 Jeff Carpenter LB
41 Rene Anderson* DB
42 Ted Harvey* DB
43 Jim Pillen* DB
44 Larry Valasek* DB