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1996 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 11-2, .846 W-L% (6th of 111) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 12 (North Division)  ▪ Conference Record: 8-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (11-2)

PS/G: 42.5 (3rd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.4 (4th of 111)
SRS: 22.22 (3rd of 111) ▪ SOS: 6.53 (5th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 41-21 versus Virginia Tech

  • 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 Scott Frost* QB 104 Cmp, 200 Att, 1440 Yds, 13 TD
2 Monte Christo QB
3 Frankie London QB
4 Jeff Perino QB 0 Cmp, 2 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
5 Matt Turman QB 9 Cmp, 19 Att, 126 Yds, 1 TD
6 Ahman Green* RB 155 Att, 917 Yds, 5.9 Avg
7 Brian Schuster* RB 46 Att, 213 Yds, 4.6 Avg
8 Damon Benning RB 85 Att, 465 Yds, 5.5 Avg
9 Josh Cobb RB 12 Att, 43 Yds, 3.6 Avg
10 Chad Eicher RB 2 Att, 18 Yds, 9.0 Avg
11 DeAngelo Evans RB 148 Att, 776 Yds, 5.2 Avg
12 Ben Kingston RB 9 Att, 10 Yds, 1.1 Avg
13 Joel Mackovicka RB 23 Att, 119 Yds, 5.2 Avg
14 Joel Makovicka RB
15 Jason Olnes RB 3 Att, 8 Yds, 2.7 Avg
16 Steve Raymond RB 1 Att, 4 Yds, 4.0 Avg
17 James Sims RB 41 Att, 288 Yds, 7.0 Avg
18 Brendan Holbein* WR 23 Rec, 335 Yds, 14.6 Avg
19 Jon Vedral* WR 20 Rec, 300 Yds, 15.0 Avg
20 Lance Brown WR 5 Rec, 101 Yds, 20.2 Avg
21 Kenny Cheatham WR 7 Rec, 105 Yds, 15.0 Avg
22 J.R. Edwards WR 1 Rec, 10 Yds, 10.0 Avg
23 Jeff Lake WR 4 Rec, 101 Yds, 25.3 Avg
24 Sean Wieting WR 1 Rec, 6 Yds, 6.0 Avg
25 Shevin Wiggins WR 3 Rec, 45 Yds, 15.0 Avg
26 Tim Carpenter* TE
27 Sheldon Jackson TE 4 Rec, 48 Yds, 12.0 Avg
28 Vershan Jackson TE 13 Rec, 220 Yds, 16.9 Avg
29 Aaron Wills TE 1 Rec, 19 Yds, 19.0 Avg
30 Eric Anderson* OL
31 Chris Dishman* OL
32 Aaron Taylor* OL
33 Adam Treu* OL
34 Jon Zatechka* OL
35 Jeff Ogard* DL
36 Jason Peter* DL
37 Jared Tomich* DL
38 Grant Wistrom* DL
39 Chris Kelsay DL
40 Mike Rucker DL
41 Jason Wiltz DL
42 Terrell Farley* LB
43 Jon Hesse* LB
44 Jamel Williams* LB
45 Jay Foreman LB
46 Ryan Terwilliger LB
47 Michael Booker* DB
48 Ralph Brown* DB
49 Mike Minter* DB
50 Eric Stokes* DB
51 Octavious McFarlin DB
52 Eric Warfield DB
53 Billy Legate KR