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Nebraska Cornhuskers Passing

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska ▪ Colors: Scarlet & Cream
Stadium: Memorial Stadium (cap. 81,067)
Record*: 115 Years, 839-335-38, .708 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 840-335-37 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big Ten, Big 12, Big 8, Big 7, Big 6, MVIAA and Ind
Conference Champion: 43 Times
Bowls: 49 Bowls, 24-25, .490 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 45 Times (Preseason), 48 Times (Final), 716 Weeks (Total)

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Since 1956

Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Taylor Martinez* 575 962 59.8 7258 7.5 7.4 56 29 136.3 585 2975 5.1 31
2 Zac Taylor* 470 821 57.2 5850 7.1 7.1 45 20 130.3 136 -73 -0.5 2
3 Zac Taylor* 470 821 57.2 5850 7.1 7.1 45 20 130.3 136 -73 -0.5 2
4 Dave Humm* 373 681 54.8 5311 7.8 6.3 42 42 128.3 139 14 0.1 11
5 Joe Ganz* 381 585 65.1 5125 8.8 8.9 44 18 157.4 115 341 3.0 8
6 Jerry Tagge* 377 637 59.2 5069 8.0 7.5 32 20 136.3 280 672 2.4 18
7 Eric Crouch* 312 606 51.5 4481 7.4 6.5 29 25 121.1 648 3434 5.3 59
8 Tommie Frazier* 232 469 49.5 3521 7.5 8.3 43 11 138.1 342 1955 5.7 36
9 Vince Ferragamo* 237 412 57.5 3407 8.3 8.4 34 14 147.4 108 28 0.3 6
10 Turner Gill* 231 428 54.0 3317 7.8 8.2 34 11 140.1 290 1317 4.5 18
11 Tommy Armstrong Jr 220 425 51.8 3280 7.7 7.0 28 19 129.4 200 866 4.3 7
12 Jammal Lord* 194 404 48.0 2848 7.0 5.5 18 22 111.0 516 2573 5.0 24
13 Steve Taylor* 184 404 45.5 2815 7.0 5.8 30 24 116.7 431 2125 4.9 32
14 Scott Frost* 192 359 53.5 2677 7.5 7.6 18 7 128.8 302 1533 5.1 28
15 Tom Sorley* 177 309 57.3 2555 8.3 7.2 17 15 135.2 152 329 2.2 10
16 Bob Churchich* 179 342 52.3 2484 7.3 5.8 15 18 117.3 157 158 1.0 9
17 Sam Keller 205 325 63.1 2422 7.5 6.9 14 10 133.7 25 -78 -3.1 0
18 Zac Lee* 189 324 58.3 2250 6.9 6.4 14 10 124.8 120 245 2.0 1
19 Joe Dailey* 162 324 50.0 2142 6.6 4.9 19 21 111.9 86 177 2.1 4
20 Jeff Quinn* 157 273 57.5 2083 7.6 7.0 19 12 135.8 212 793 3.7 10
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Brook Berringer* 137 231 59.3 1769 7.7 7.5 12 6 135.6 105 372 3.5 8
22 Frank Patrick* 143 300 47.7 1760 5.9 3.7 8 18 93.7 127 -92 -0.7 3
23 Dennis Claridge* 125 298 41.9 1733 5.8 4.2 8 14 90.3 236 624 2.6 16
24 Van Brownson* 128 236 54.2 1572 6.7 6.0 12 9 119.3 168 343 2.0 13
25 Keithen McCant* 99 172 57.6 1486 8.6 7.5 13 10 143.4 125 729 5.8 7
26 Gerry Gdowski* 77 146 52.7 1398 9.6 11.7 20 2 175.6 152 1211 8.0 17
27 Fred Duda* 84 200 42.0 1161 5.8 3.0 8 16 88.0 129 546 4.2 10
28 Mike Grant* 86 178 48.3 1086 6.1 5.1 11 9 109.8 119 467 3.9 6
29 Bobby Newcombe* 62 99 62.6 973 9.8 9.5 3 2 151.1 145 489 3.4 12
30 Travis Turner* 58 130 44.6 959 7.4 6.4 7 6 115.1 104 213 2.0 11
31 Ron Kellogg III* 84 143 58.7 941 6.6 6.3 7 4 124.6 25 -14 -0.6 0
32 Ernie Sigler* 74 147 50.3 923 6.3 4.8 5 7 104.8 66 -68 -1.0 0
33 Craig Sundberg* 63 98 64.3 920 9.4 7.9 6 6 151.1 81 190 2.3 7
34 Mickey Joseph* 55 124 44.4 909 7.3 6.7 14 8 130.3 180 1091 6.1 16
35 Tim Hager* 56 107 52.3 865 8.1 7.7 7 4 134.4 52 98 1.9 3
36 Randy Garcia* 48 117 41.0 736 6.3 5.2 5 5 99.4 59 71 1.2 0
37 Terry Luck* 67 126 53.2 727 5.8 6.2 7 2 116.8 55 -83 -1.5 1
38 Steve Runty* 46 83 55.4 688 8.3 5.3 8 9 135.2 78 258 3.3 6
39 Cody Green* 66 122 54.1 657 5.4 5.1 5 3 107.9 68 254 3.7 3
40 McCathorn Clayton* 30 84 35.7 626 7.5 4.1 4 8 95.0 105 356 3.4 6
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Clete Blakeman* 45 79 57.0 625 7.9 7.4 7 4 142.5 76 282 3.7 7
42 Mark Mauer* 41 83 49.4 537 6.5 5.7 6 4 118.0 53 178 3.4 3
43 Harry Tolly 38 108 35.2 364 3.4 -2.1 4 15 47.9 158 257 1.6
44 Roy Stinnett 21 49 42.9 319 6.5 -6.9 1 15 43.1 95 106 1.1
45 Matt Turman* 20 44 45.5 295 6.7 6.5 4 2 122.7 54 238 4.4 5
46 Monte Christo* 19 28 67.9 261 9.3 10.8 2 0 169.7 64 275 4.3 3
47 Pat Fischer 14 51 27.5 252 4.9 -0.8 1 7 48.0 229 801 3.5
48 Nate Mason* 16 44 36.4 239 5.4 3.7 3 3 90.9 106 491 4.6 4
49 George Harshman 15 43 34.9 221 5.1 1.9 2 4 74.8 75 22 0.3
50 Ron Meade 21 57 36.8 216 3.8 -0.2 0 5 51.1 37 -58 -1.6
51 Larry Naviaux 19 39 48.7 202 5.2 -2.4 1 7 64.8 219 881 4.0
52 Frankie London* 10 22 45.5 201 9.1 9.1 0 0 122.2 47 192 4.1 3
53 Bruce Mathison* 14 33 42.4 189 5.7 3.6 1 2 88.4 47 270 5.7 5
54 John Faiman* 13 34 38.2 188 5.5 5.4 2 1 98.2 24 -48 -2.0 0
55 Doug Tucker* 11 24 45.8 172 7.2 -0.3 0 4 72.7 18 46 2.6 1
56 Mike Stuntz* 11 26 42.3 163 6.3 7.0 1 0 107.7 16 42 2.6 0
57 Frank Nappi 8 28 28.6 163 5.8 4.2 0 1 70.3 61 75 1.2
58 Wayne Weber* 10 24 41.7 121 5.0 6.7 2 0 111.5 20 103 5.2 0
59 Earl Everett* 6 17 35.3 118 6.9 5.5 1 1 101.2 43 169 3.9 3
60 William Greenlaw 8 19 42.1 91 4.8 -0.2 2 3 85.5 43 151 3.5
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Ed Burns* 6 14 42.9 86 6.1 -0.3 0 2 65.9 5 -29 -5.8 1
62 Tony Veland* 6 9 66.7 76 8.4 5.7 1 1 152.0 15 15 1.0 1
63 Ben Gregory* 3 9 33.3 75 8.3 8.3 0 0 103.3 260 1024 3.9 9
64 Gordon Englert 8 17 47.1 73 4.3 5.5 1 0 102.5 42 80 1.9
65 Marlon Lucky* 4 6 66.7 69 11.5 24.8 4 0 383.3 515 2393 4.6 22
66 Thomas Kramer 5 12 41.7 68 5.7 -0.2 1 2 83.4 20 26 1.3
67 Joe Orduna* 2 2 100.0 59 29.5 39.5 1 0 512.8 502 2031 4.0 27
68 David Theisen* 3 6 50.0 59 9.8 9.8 0 0 132.6 25 89 3.6 0
69 Chuck Smith 4 11 36.4 56 5.1 -3.1 0 2 42.8 7 4 0.6
70 Johnny Rodgers* 1 3 33.3 52 17.3 24.0 1 0 288.9 152 836 5.5 14
71 Ritch Bahe* 1 2 50.0 51 25.5 25.5 0 0 264.2 79 443 5.6 1
72 Curtis Craig* 1 1 100.0 49 49.0 49.0 0 0 511.6 110 644 5.9 9
73 Patrick Witt* 6 8 75.0 48 6.0 6.0 0 0 125.4 4 20 5.0 1
74 Rex Burkhead* 4 7 57.1 46 6.6 15.1 3 0 253.8 635 3329 5.2 30
75 Al Fierro 1 6 16.7 46 7.7 3.5 1 1 102.7 2 8 4.0 0
76 Ryker Fyfe 5 11 45.5 45 4.1 5.9 1 0 109.8 8 50 6.3 0
77 Al Woods* 1 1 100.0 43 43.0 63.0 1 0 791.2 1 12 12.0 0
78 Joe Rutigliano 3 12 25.0 41 3.4 -0.3 0 1 37.0 6 -51 -8.5
79 Tony Dvorsak* 4 13 30.8 41 3.2 -0.3 0 1 41.9 3 -7 -2.3 0
80 Tom Haase* 5 14 35.7 39 2.8 -0.4 0 1 44.8 24 156 6.5 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Irving Fryar* 1 2 50.0 37 18.5 18.5 0 0 205.4 52 603 11.6 5
82 Rick Berns* 1 6 16.7 36 6.0 6.0 0 0 67.1 493 2704 5.5 31
83 Ben Rutz* 2 2 100.0 36 18.0 18.0 0 0 251.2 1 -2 -2.0 0
84 Ron Gilbreath 2 4 50.0 36 9.0 9.0 0 0 125.6
85 Tony Davis* 1 3 33.3 35 11.7 -3.3 0 1 64.7 568 2466 4.3 18
86 Clinton Childs* 1 1 100.0 34 34.0 34.0 0 0 385.6 135 922 6.8 9
87 Carroll Zaruba 3 6 50.0 30 5.0 -2.5 0 1 58.7 161 759 4.7
88 Dan Titchener* 1 1 100.0 28 28.0 28.0 0 0 335.2
89 Maurice Purify* 1 1 100.0 28 28.0 48.0 1 0 665.2 3 16 5.3 0
90 Brion Carnes* 2 2 100.0 26 13.0 13.0 0 0 209.2 2 -6 -3.0 0
91 Jake Wesch* 2 2 100.0 25 12.5 22.5 1 0 370.0 1 -9 -9.0 0
92 Harrison Beck* 1 10 10.0 21 2.1 -2.4 0 1 7.6 1 -7 -7.0 0
93 Beau Davis 2 9 22.2 21 2.3 -17.7 0 4 -47.1 1 -6 -6.0 0
94 Jeff Kinney* 2 6 33.3 19 3.2 -5.2 2 2 103.3 592 2420 4.1 31
95 Ross Pilkington* 1 2 50.0 19 9.5 9.5 0 0 129.8 4 7 1.8 0
96 Warren Powers* 1 2 50.0 18 9.0 9.0 0 0 125.6 55 286 5.2 1
97 Cory Ross* 1 2 50.0 18 9.0 19.0 1 0 290.6 597 2743 4.6 17
98 Dan Schneiss* 1 3 33.3 17 5.7 -2.7 1 1 124.3 173 839 4.8 3
99 Demornay Pierson-El 1 1 100.0 16 16.0 36.0 1 0 564.4 5 10 2.0 0
100 Jarvis Redwine* 1 1 100.0 13 13.0 13.0 0 0 209.2 321 2219 6.9 18
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 John O'Leary* 1 5 20.0 11 2.2 -2.8 1 1 64.5 322 1526 4.7 14
102 Bennie Dillard 2 5 40.0 11 2.2 2.2 0 0 58.5 42 182 4.3
103 Dick Prusia 1 1 100.0 11 11.0 11.0 0 0 192.4 4 13 3.3
104 Bob Jones* 1 5 20.0 7 1.4 1.4 0 0 31.8 6 -9 -1.5 0
105 Johnny Stanton 1 1 100.0 6 6.0 6.0 0 0 150.4
106 Ernie Bonistall* 1 2 50.0 5 2.5 2.5 0 0 71.0 3 -18 -6.0 0
107 Dallas Dyer 1 3 33.3 5 1.7 1.7 0 0 47.3 51 158 3.1
108 Clay White 1 1 100.0 5 5.0 5.0 0 0 142.0 125 495 4.0
109 Jon Vedral* 1 1 100.0 5 5.0 5.0 0 0 142.0 1 11 11.0 1
110 Joel Cornwell* 1 4 25.0 4 1.0 -10.3 0 1 -16.6 6 60 10.0 0
111 Todd Gragnano* 1 1 100.0 1 1.0 21.0 1 0 438.4
112 Adam Kucera* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 4 4.0 0
113 Mike Rozier* 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 -15.0 0 1 -66.7 668 4780 7.2 49
114 Kent McCloughan* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 186 860 4.6 14
115 Terrence Nunn* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 11 55 5.0 0
116 Donald Purcell 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
117 Don Douglas* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 11 5.5 0
118 Leo George 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 42 145 3.5
119 Todd Peterson* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 18 9.0 0
120 Freeman White* 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0 1 2 2.0 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
121 Jeff Perino* 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 20 118 5.9 0
122 Ameer Abdullah* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 786 4500 5.7 38
123 Lawrence Phillips* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 449 2777 6.2 30
124 Mike Stigge* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 -3 -3.0 0
125 Bill Johnson* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 15 96 6.4 0
126 Max Martz 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 34 114 3.4
127 Kellen Huston* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 15 15.0 0
128 Jim Hergenreter 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 14 49 3.5
129 Ahman Green* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 574 3880 6.8 42
130 Jerry Dunlap* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 12 12 1.0 1
131 Jim Little 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0
132 Tim Smith* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 3 3.0 0
133 Tyreese Knox* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 208 1358 6.5 11
134 Judd Davies* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 133 703 5.3 14
135 Damon Benning* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 270 1562 5.8 20
136 Douglas Thomas 0 5 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 90 305 3.4
137 Junior Miller* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 8 80 10.0 0
138 Ron Kirkland* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 130 741 5.7 6
139 Dahrran Diedrick* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 502 2745 5.5 26
140 Joe Chrisman* 0 5 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 9 12 1.3 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
141 Ryan Goodman 1 1 100.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 100.0