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1983 Nebraska Cornhuskers Stats

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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)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 8.2 14.8 55.7 133.8 1.4 55.7 370.8 6.7 5.1
Defense 13 14.1 28.5 49.3 202.1 0.8 41.4 137.9 3.3 0.8
Difference -5.9 -13.7 +6.4 -68.3 +0.6 +14.3 +232.9 +3.4 +4.3

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Turner Gill 94 170 55.3 1516 8.9 9.5 14 4 152.7
2 Craig Sundberg 9 12 75.0 159 13.3 16.6 2 0 241.3
3 Nate Mason 4 9 44.4 65 7.2 6.7 2 1 156.2
4 Mike Rozier 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Mike Rozier 275 2148 7.8 29 10 106 10.6 0 285 2254 7.9 29
2 Turner Gill 109 531 4.9 11 109 531 4.9 11
3 Jeff Smith 78 439 5.6 5 6 146 24.3 2 84 585 7.0 7
4 Mark Schellen 77 450 5.8 9 2 10 5.0 0 79 460 5.8 9
5 Nate Mason 35 222 6.3 2 35 222 6.3 2
6 Paul Miles 29 281 9.7 3 1 24 24.0 0 30 305 10.2 3
7 Tom Rathman 26 143 5.5 0 2 26 13.0 1 28 169 6.0 1
8 Irving Fryar 23 318 13.8 2 40 780 19.5 8 63 1098 17.4 10
9 Craig Sundberg 18 86 4.8 4 18 86 4.8 4
10 Tim Brungardt 18 65 3.6 1 1 8 8.0 0 19 73 3.8 1
11 Scott Porter 9 31 3.4 0 9 31 3.4 0
12 Greg Divis 6 28 4.7 0 6 28 4.7 0
13 Pat Borer 4 24 6.0 0 4 24 6.0 0
14 Bob Kingston 4 1 0.3 0 4 1 0.3 0
15 Shane Swanson 3 25 8.3 0 5 66 13.2 1 8 91 11.4 1
16 Travis Turner 3 19 6.3 0 3 19 6.3 0
17 Jim Thompson 2 -4 -2.0 0 1 4 4.0 0 3 0 0.0 0
18 Ricky Simmons 1 12 12.0 0 13 137 10.5 0 14 149 10.6 0
19 Roger Lindstrom 1 11 11.0 0 1 11 11.0 0
20 Napier 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
21 Woodruff 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
22 Scott Kimball 12 207 17.3 1 12 207 17.3 1
23 Monte Engebritson 7 95 13.6 1 7 95 13.6 1
24 Todd Frain 5 100 20.0 3 5 100 20.0 3
25 Brian Hiemer 2 31 15.5 1 2 31 15.5 1

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Bret Clark 5 15 3.0 0
2 Mike Knox 4 83 20.8 1
3 Dave Burke 3 80 26.7 1
4 Mike McCashland 2 0 0.0 0
5 Todd Fisher 1 19 19.0 0
6 Ricky Greene 1 21 21.0 0
7 Todd Proffitt 1 55 55.0 0
8 Gary Schneider 1 2 2.0 0
9 Jim Skow 1 31 31.0 1
10 Scott Strasburger 1 0 0.0 0
11 Rob Stuckey 1 3 3.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Mike Rozier 11 232 21.1 0
2 Jeff Smith 8 152 19.0 0 19 264 13.9 1
3 Irving Fryar 2 56 28.0 0 18 113 6.3 0
4 Rob Armstrong 1 20 20.0 0
5 Paul Miles 1 19 19.0 0
6 Ricky Simmons 1 18 18.0 0
7 Tim Brungardt 1 17 17.0 0
8 Todd Frain 1 11 11.0 0
9 Jack Noel 1 0 0.0 0
10 Brad Muehling 1 0 0.0 0
11 Shane Swanson 5 10 2.0 0
12 Todd Fisher 2 2 1.0 0
13 Guy Rozier 1 23 23.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Scott Livingston 35 37 94.6 2 3 66.7 41 34 1388 40.8
2 Dave Schneider 32 36 88.9 1 1 100.0 35
3 Mark Hagerman 9 11 81.8
4 Dan Wingard 1 1 100.0 1 46 46.0