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1981 Nebraska Cornhuskers Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (19th of 137) ▪ Rank: 11th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (9-3)

PS/G: 30.3 (11th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 10.4 (4th of 137)
SRS: 21.79 (3rd of 137) ▪ SOS: 8.88 (4th of 137)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 22-15 versus Clemson

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 7.3 15.1 48.6 98.1 1.2 55.1 302.9 5.5 2.3
Defense 12 8.6 18.8 45.8 91.8 0.3 41.9 128.7 3.1 0.5
Difference -1.3 -3.7 +2.8 +6.3 +0.9 +13.2 +174.2 +2.4 +1.8

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Turner Gill 47 91 51.6 619 6.8 6.8 9 4 132.6
2 Mark Mauer 35 69 50.7 460 6.7 5.5 5 4 119.0
3 Nate Mason 5 14 35.7 91 6.5 0.1 0 2 61.7
4 Bruce Mathison 1 4 25.0 7 1.8 -9.5 0 1 -10.3
5 Mike Rozier 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Irving Fryar 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Roger Craig 173 1060 6.1 6 12 87 7.3 0 185 1147 6.2 6
2 Mike Rozier 151 943 6.2 5 4 64 16.0 0 155 1007 6.5 5
3 Phil Bates 94 555 5.9 7 2 7 3.5 1 96 562 5.9 8
4 Turner Gill 76 263 3.5 3 76 263 3.5 3
5 Tim Brungardt 29 153 5.3 0 1 10 10.0 0 30 163 5.4 0
6 Mark Mauer 27 56 2.1 0 27 56 2.1 0
7 Nate Mason 25 86 3.4 1 25 86 3.4 1
8 Anthony Steels 19 118 6.2 0 15 187 12.5 2 34 305 9.0 2
9 Bruce Mathison 16 117 7.3 2 16 117 7.3 2
10 Mark Moravec 15 90 6.0 2 15 90 6.0 2
11 Doug Wilkening 14 92 6.6 0 1 7 7.0 0 15 99 6.6 0
12 Irving Fryar 7 26 3.7 1 3 70 23.3 1 10 96 9.6 2
13 Tom Rathman 4 20 5.0 0 4 20 5.0 0
14 Paul Smith 4 18 4.5 0 4 18 4.5 0
15 Pete Hill 3 16 5.3 0 3 16 5.3 0
16 Bill Patterson 2 16 8.0 0 2 16 8.0 0
17 Dennis Rogan 2 6 3.0 0 2 6 3.0 0
18 Jamie Williams 22 282 12.8 4 22 282 12.8 4
19 Todd Brown 14 277 19.8 3 14 277 19.8 3
20 Mitch Krenk 9 126 14.0 2 9 126 14.0 2
21 Scott Woodard 5 60 12.0 1 5 60 12.0 1

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Jeff Krejci 4 19 4.8 0
2 Ric Lindquist 3 26 8.7 0
3 Allen Lyday 3 48 16.0 0
4 Kris Van Norman 3 49 16.3 0
5 Tony Felici 2 13 6.5 1
6 Jimmy Williams 2 0 0.0 0
7 Rodney Lewis 1 31 31.0 0
8 Sammy Sims 1 18 18.0 0
9 Henry Waechter 1 2 2.0 0
10 Bill Weber 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Anthony Steels 6 140 23.3 0 1 16 16.0 0
2 Mike Rozier 5 162 32.4 1
3 Irving Fryar 3 55 18.3 0 24 318 13.3 2
4 Doug Wilkening 1 21 21.0 0
5 Mitch Krenk 1 5 5.0 0
6 Roger Craig 1 0 0.0 0 1 -3 -3.0 0
7 Allen Lyday 9 79 8.8 0
8 Ric Lindquist 1 18 18.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Kevin Seibel 43 44 97.7 3 10 30.0 52
2 Eddie Neil 8 9 88.9
3 Mark Hagerman 1 1 100.0
4 Grant Campbell 42 1821 43.4