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1982 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 12-1, .923 W-L% (2nd of 113) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (12-1)

PS/G: 39.5 (1st of 113) ▪ PA/G: 12.8 (8th of 113)
SRS: 21.94 (2nd of 113) ▪ SOS: 4.48 (38th of 113)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 21-20 versus Louisiana State

  • 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 Turner Gill* QB 90 Cmp, 166 Att, 1182 Yds, 11 TD
2 Nate Mason QB 6 Cmp, 16 Att, 69 Yds, 1 TD
3 Bruce Mathison QB 13 Cmp, 29 Att, 182 Yds, 1 TD
4 Craig Sundberg QB 1 Cmp, 2 Att, 21 Yds, 0 TD
5 Mike Rozier* RB 242 Att, 1689 Yds, 7.0 Avg
6 Doug Wilkening* RB 80 Att, 413 Yds, 5.2 Avg
7 Pat Borer RB 3 Att, 11 Yds, 3.7 Avg
8 Tim Brungardt RB 25 Att, 161 Yds, 6.4 Avg
9 Roger Craig RB 119 Att, 586 Yds, 4.9 Avg
10 Doug DuBose RB 3 Att, 4 Yds, 1.3 Avg
11 Mark Moravec RB 19 Att, 97 Yds, 5.1 Avg
12 Scott Porter RB 3 Att, 17 Yds, 5.7 Avg
13 Mark Schellen RB 27 Att, 134 Yds, 5.0 Avg
14 Jeff Smith RB 56 Att, 569 Yds, 10.2 Avg
15 Shane Swanson RB 10 Rec, 111 Yds, 11.1 Avg
16 Todd Brown* WR 23 Rec, 399 Yds, 17.3 Avg
17 Irving Fryar* WR 24 Rec, 346 Yds, 14.4 Avg
18 Ricky Simmons WR 8 Rec, 156 Yds, 19.5 Avg
19 Jim Thompson WR 1 Rec, 9 Yds, 9.0 Avg
20 Tom Vergith WR
21 Jamie Williams* TE 21 Rec, 222 Yds, 10.6 Avg
22 Monte Engebritson TE 1 Rec, 21 Yds, 21.0 Avg
23 Dan Hill TE 1 Rec, 19 Yds, 19.0 Avg
24 Mitch Krenk TE 9 Rec, 124 Yds, 13.8 Avg
25 Jeff Kwapick* OL
26 Mike Mandelko* OL
27 Dave Rimington* OL
28 Dean Steinkuhler* OL
29 Randy Theiss* OL
30 Tony Felici* DL
31 Jeff Merrell* DL
32 Rob Stuckey* DL
33 Bill Weber* DL
34 Toby Williams* DL
35 Dave Ridder DL
36 Scott Strasburger DL
37 Steve Damkroger* LB
38 Steve McWhirter* LB
39 Brent Evans LB
40 Mike Knox LB
41 Bret Clark* DB
42 Neil Harris* DB
43 Allen Lyday* DB
44 Kris Van Norman* DB
45 Dave Burke DB
46 David Rimington