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1996 Nebraska Cornhuskers Stats

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Record: 11-2, .846 W-L% (6th of 111) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 12 (North Division) (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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 8.7 17.1 50.9 120.5 1.1 53.2 269.5 5.1 3.5
Defense 13 11.5 25.3 45.3 158.4 0.6 34.4 77.4 2.3 0.5
Difference -2.8 -8.2 +5.6 -37.9 +0.5 +18.8 +192.1 +2.8 +3.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Scott Frost 104 200 52.0 1440 7.2 7.8 13 3 130.9
2 Matt Turman 9 19 47.4 126 6.6 7.7 1 0 120.4
3 Jeff Perino 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
4 Damon Benning 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 Ahman Green 155 917 5.9 7 9 93 10.3 0 164 1010 6.2 7
2 DeAngelo Evans 148 776 5.2 14 12 75 6.3 0 160 851 5.3 14
3 Scott Frost 126 438 3.5 9 1 -11 -11.0 0 127 427 3.4 9
4 Damon Benning 85 465 5.5 7 1 -1 -1.0 0 86 464 5.4 7
5 Brian Schuster 46 213 4.6 1 4 83 20.8 0 50 296 5.9 1
6 James Sims 41 288 7.0 3 41 288 7.0 3
7 Joel Mackovicka 23 119 5.2 0 3 28 9.3 0 26 147 5.7 0
8 Matt Turman 21 122 5.8 3 21 122 5.8 3
9 Josh Cobb 12 43 3.6 1 12 43 3.6 1
10 Ben Kingston 9 10 1.1 0 9 10 1.1 0
11 Jeff Perino 5 51 10.2 0 5 51 10.2 0
12 Monte Christo 3 35 11.7 0 3 35 11.7 0
13 Billy Legate 3 8 2.7 0 1 9 9.0 0 4 17 4.3 0
14 Jason Olnes 3 8 2.7 0 3 8 2.7 0
15 Frankie London 3 6 2.0 0 3 6 2.0 0
16 Chad Eicher 2 18 9.0 0 2 18 9.0 0
17 Shevin Wiggins 2 7 3.5 0 3 45 15.0 0 5 52 10.4 0
18 Jon Vedral 1 11 11.0 0 20 300 15.0 1 21 311 14.8 1
19 Steve Raymond 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
20 Kenny Cheatham 1 -16 -16.0 0 7 105 15.0 1 8 89 11.1 1
21 Brendan Holbein 23 335 14.6 4 23 335 14.6 4
22 Vershan Jackson 13 220 16.9 4 13 220 16.9 4
23 Lance Brown 5 101 20.2 1 5 101 20.2 1
24 Jeff Lake 4 101 25.3 1 4 101 25.3 1
25 Sheldon Jackson 4 48 12.0 2 4 48 12.0 2
26 Aaron Wills 1 19 19.0 0 1 19 19.0 0
27 J.R. Edwards 1 10 10.0 0 1 10 10.0 0
28 Sean Wieting 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Mike Minter 5 129 25.8 1
2 Ralph Brown 4 83 20.8 1
3 Eric Warfield 3 1 0.3 0
4 Jamel Williams 3 49 16.3 0
5 Jay Foreman 2 27 13.5 1
6 Michael Booker 1 8 8.0 0
7 Mike Brown 1 44 44.0 0
8 Julius Jackson 1 0 0.0 0
9 Gregg List 1 0 0.0 0
10 Eric Stokes 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Damon Benning 8 191 23.9 0 10 125 12.5 0
2 DeAngelo Evans 5 118 23.6 0
3 Shevin Wiggins 4 70 17.5 0 13 175 13.5 1
4 Kenny Cheatham 2 100 50.0 1 3 7 2.3 0
5 Ahman Green 1 29 29.0 0
6 Sean Applegate 1 25 25.0 0
7 Billy Legate 1 21 21.0 0
8 Mike Fullman 21 250 11.9 1
9 Octavious McFarlin 11 73 6.6 0
10 Lance Brown 3 17 5.7 0
11 Jon Hesse 1 18 18.0 0
12 J.R. Edwards 1 3 3.0 0
13 Eric Warfield 1 2 2.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Kris Brown 50 51 98.0 12 19 63.2 86
2 Ted Retzlaff 13 13 100.0
3 Dan Hadenfeldt 1 1 100.0
4 Jesse Kosch 44 1967 44.7
5 Bill Lafleur 2 95 47.5