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1983 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 12-1, .923 W-L% (2nd of 112) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (12-1)

PS/G: 50.3 (1st of 112) ▪ PA/G: 16.7 (26th of 112)
SRS: 22.61 (2nd of 112) ▪ SOS: 3.84 (37th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 31-30 versus Miami (FL)

  • 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 94 Cmp, 170 Att, 1516 Yds, 14 TD
2 Nate Mason QB 4 Cmp, 9 Att, 65 Yds, 2 TD
3 Craig Sundberg QB 9 Cmp, 12 Att, 159 Yds, 2 TD
4 Travis Turner QB
5 Mike Rozier* RB 275 Att, 2148 Yds, 7.8 Avg
6 Mark Schellen* RB 77 Att, 450 Yds, 5.8 Avg
7 Pat Borer RB 4 Att, 24 Yds, 6.0 Avg
8 Tim Brungardt RB 18 Att, 65 Yds, 3.6 Avg
9 Greg Divis RB 6 Att, 28 Yds, 4.7 Avg
10 Bob Kingston RB 4 Att, 1 Yds, 0.3 Avg
11 Paul Miles RB 29 Att, 281 Yds, 9.7 Avg
12 Scott Porter RB 9 Att, 31 Yds, 3.4 Avg
13 Tom Rathman RB 26 Att, 143 Yds, 5.5 Avg
14 Jeff Smith RB 78 Att, 439 Yds, 5.6 Avg
15 Irving Fryar* WR 40 Rec, 780 Yds, 19.5 Avg
16 Ricky Simmons* WR 13 Rec, 137 Yds, 10.5 Avg
17 Scott Kimball WR 12 Rec, 207 Yds, 17.3 Avg
18 Roger Lindstrom WR
19 Shane Swanson WR 5 Rec, 66 Yds, 13.2 Avg
20 Jim Thompson WR 1 Rec, 4 Yds, 4.0 Avg
21 Monte Engebritson* TE 7 Rec, 95 Yds, 13.6 Avg
22 Todd Frain TE 5 Rec, 100 Yds, 20.0 Avg
23 Brian Hiemer TE 2 Rec, 31 Yds, 15.5 Avg
24 Mark Behning* OL
25 Harry Grimminger* OL
26 Scott Raridon* OL
27 Dean Steinkuhler* OL
28 Mark Traynowicz* OL
29 Mike Keeler* DL
30 Scott Strasburger* DL
31 Rob Stuckey* DL
32 Mike Tranmer* DL
33 Bill Weber* DL
34 Ken Graeber DL
35 Doug Herrmann DL
36 Dave Ridder DL
37 Jim Skow DL
38 Mark Daum* LB
39 Mike Knox* LB
40 Dave Burke* DB
41 Bret Clark* DB
42 Neil Harris* DB
43 Mike McCashland* DB
44 Napier
45 Woodruff