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1998 Nebraska Cornhuskers Stats

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Record: 9-4, .692 W-L% (27th of 112) ▪ Rank: 19th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 12 (North Division)  ▪ Conference Record: 5-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank Solich (9-4)

PS/G: 31.0 (28th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 15.8 (12th of 112)
SRS: 16.60 (8th of 112) ▪ SOS: 6.52 (6th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Holiday Bowl 23-20 versus Arizona

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 9.1 16.0 56.7 121.1 0.5 48.9 234.2 4.8 2.8
Defense 13 13.4 26.7 50.1 181.7 1.0 35.8 107.8 3.0 0.6
Difference -4.3 -10.7 +6.6 -60.6 -0.5 +13.1 +126.4 +1.8 +2.2

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Eric Crouch 49 101 48.5 601 6.0 5.0 4 4 103.6
2 Bobby Newcombe 50 79 63.3 712 9.0 8.7 1 1 140.6
3 Monte Christo 19 28 67.9 261 9.3 10.8 2 0 169.7

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Correll Buckhalter 142 799 5.6 8 13 88 6.8 0 155 887 5.7 8
2 Joel Makovicka 97 458 4.7 2 4 67 16.8 0 101 525 5.2 2
3 Eric Crouch 96 459 4.8 5 96 459 4.8 5
4 Bobby Newcombe 83 228 2.7 8 83 228 2.7 8
5 Dan Alexander 70 369 5.3 4 70 369 5.3 4
6 Monte Christo 59 223 3.8 3 59 223 3.8 3
7 DeAngelo Evans 38 218 5.7 4 3 23 7.7 0 41 241 5.9 4
8 Willie Miller 19 96 5.1 2 19 96 5.1 2
9 Shevin Wiggins 8 47 5.9 0 22 326 14.8 1 30 373 12.4 1
10 Dan White 7 27 3.9 0 7 27 3.9 0
11 Billy Legate 5 28 5.6 1 5 28 5.6 1
12 Jay Runty 3 59 19.7 0 3 59 19.7 0
13 Ben Kingston 3 9 3.0 0 3 9 3.0 0
14 Lance Brown 1 13 13.0 0 3 24 8.0 0 4 37 9.3 0
15 Travis Soucie 1 7 7.0 0 1 7 7.0 0
16 Nick Gragert 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0
17 Alik Tillery 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0
18 Jeremy Stanislav 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
19 Frankie London 1 -2 -2.0 0 1 -2 -2.0 0
20 Matt Davison 32 394 12.3 0 32 394 12.3 0
21 Sheldon Jackson 19 343 18.1 4 19 343 18.1 4
22 Kenny Cheatham 13 155 11.9 1 13 155 11.9 1
23 Billy Haafke 6 54 9.0 0 6 54 9.0 0
24 Tracey Wistrom 2 84 42.0 1 2 84 42.0 1
25 T.J. DeBates 1 16 16.0 0 1 16 16.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Clint Finley 3 63 21.0 1
2 Joe Walker 3 65 21.7 1
3 Ralph Brown 2 60 30.0 0
4 Jason Wiltz 2 32 16.0 0
5 Mike Brown 1 1 1.0 0
6 Keyuo Craver 1 0 0.0 0
7 Chad Kelsay 1 0 0.0 0
8 Carlos Polk 1 16 16.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Joe Walker 17 366 21.5 1 25 283 11.3 1
2 Shevin Wiggins 10 224 22.4 0 9 144 16.0 0
3 Sheldon Jackson 2 19 9.5 0
4 Ralph Brown 3 7 2.3 0
5 Frankie London 1 3 3.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Kris Brown 47 48 97.9 14 21 66.7 89
2 Dan Hadenfeldt 0 1 0.0
3 Bill Lafleur 52 2337 44.9