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Nebraska Cornhuskers Passing

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska ▪ Colors: Scarlet & Cream
Stadium: Memorial Stadium (cap. 81,067)
Record*: 115 Years, 839-336-38, .707 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 840-336-37 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big Ten, Big 12, Big 8, Big 7, Big 6, MVIAA and Ind
Conference Champion: 43 Times
Bowls: 50 Bowls, 24-26, .480 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 Jammal Lord* 194 404 48.0 2848 7.0 5.5 18 22 111.0 516 2573 5.0 24
12 Steve Taylor 184 404 45.5 2815 7.0 5.8 30 24 116.7 431 2125 4.9 32
13 Scott Frost 192 359 53.5 2677 7.5 7.6 18 7 128.8 302 1533 5.1 28
14 Tom Sorley* 177 309 57.3 2555 8.3 7.2 17 15 135.2 152 329 2.2 10
15 Bob Churchich 179 342 52.3 2484 7.3 5.8 15 18 117.3 157 158 1.0 9
16 Sam Keller 205 325 63.1 2422 7.5 6.9 14 10 133.7 25 -78 -3.1 0
17 Zac Lee* 189 324 58.3 2250 6.9 6.4 14 10 124.8 120 245 2.0 1
18 Joe Dailey* 162 324 50.0 2142 6.6 4.9 19 21 111.9 86 177 2.1 4
19 Jeff Quinn* 157 273 57.5 2083 7.6 7.0 19 12 135.8 212 793 3.7 10
20 Brook Berringer 137 231 59.3 1769 7.7 7.5 12 6 135.6 105 372 3.5 8
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Frank Patrick* 143 300 47.7 1760 5.9 3.7 8 18 93.7 127 -92 -0.7 3
22 Dennis Claridge* 125 298 41.9 1733 5.8 4.2 8 14 90.3 236 624 2.6 16
23 Van Brownson* 128 236 54.2 1572 6.7 6.0 12 9 119.3 168 343 2.0 13
24 Keithen McCant 99 172 57.6 1486 8.6 7.5 13 10 143.4 125 729 5.8 7
25 Gerry Gdowski 77 146 52.7 1398 9.6 11.7 20 2 175.6 152 1211 8.0 17
26 Fred Duda* 84 200 42.0 1161 5.8 3.0 8 16 88.0 129 546 4.2 10
27 Mike Grant 86 178 48.3 1086 6.1 5.1 11 9 109.8 119 467 3.9 6
28 Bobby Newcombe 62 99 62.6 973 9.8 9.5 3 2 151.1 145 489 3.4 12
29 Travis Turner 58 130 44.6 959 7.4 6.4 7 6 115.1 104 213 2.0 11
30 Ron Kellogg III* 84 143 58.7 941 6.6 6.3 7 4 124.6 25 -14 -0.6 0
31 Ernie Sigler 74 147 50.3 923 6.3 4.8 5 7 104.8 66 -68 -1.0 0
32 Craig Sundberg 63 98 64.3 920 9.4 7.9 6 6 151.1 81 190 2.3 7
33 Mickey Joseph 55 124 44.4 909 7.3 6.7 14 8 130.3 180 1091 6.1 16
34 Tim Hager* 56 107 52.3 865 8.1 7.7 7 4 134.4 52 98 1.9 3
35 Randy Garcia* 48 117 41.0 736 6.3 5.2 5 5 99.4 59 71 1.2 0
36 Terry Luck* 67 126 53.2 727 5.8 6.2 7 2 116.8 55 -83 -1.5 1
37 Steve Runty* 46 83 55.4 688 8.3 5.3 8 9 135.2 78 258 3.3 6
38 Cody Green* 66 122 54.1 657 5.4 5.1 5 3 107.9 68 254 3.7 3
39 McCathorn Clayton 30 84 35.7 626 7.5 4.1 4 8 95.0 105 356 3.4 6
40 Clete Blakeman 45 79 57.0 625 7.9 7.4 7 4 142.5 76 282 3.7 7
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Mark Mauer* 41 83 49.4 537 6.5 5.7 6 4 118.0 53 178 3.4 3
42 Harry Tolly 38 108 35.2 364 3.4 -2.1 4 15 47.9 158 257 1.6
43 Roy Stinnett 21 49 42.9 319 6.5 -6.9 1 15 43.1 95 106 1.1
44 Matt Turman 20 44 45.5 295 6.7 6.5 4 2 122.7 54 238 4.4 5
45 Monte Christo 19 28 67.9 261 9.3 10.8 2 0 169.7 64 275 4.3 3
46 Pat Fischer 14 51 27.5 252 4.9 -0.8 1 7 48.0 229 801 3.5
47 Nate Mason* 16 44 36.4 239 5.4 3.7 3 3 90.9 106 491 4.6 4
48 George Harshman 15 43 34.9 221 5.1 1.9 2 4 74.8 75 22 0.3
49 Ron Meade 21 57 36.8 216 3.8 -0.2 0 5 51.1 37 -58 -1.6
50 Larry Naviaux 19 39 48.7 202 5.2 -2.4 1 7 64.8 219 881 4.0
51 Frankie London 10 22 45.5 201 9.1 9.1 0 0 122.2 47 192 4.1 3
52 Bruce Mathison 14 33 42.4 189 5.7 3.6 1 2 88.4 47 270 5.7 5
53 John Faiman 13 34 38.2 188 5.5 5.4 2 1 98.2 24 -48 -2.0 0
54 Doug Tucker* 11 24 45.8 172 7.2 -0.3 0 4 72.7 18 46 2.6 1
55 Mike Stuntz* 11 26 42.3 163 6.3 7.0 1 0 107.7 16 42 2.6 0
56 Frank Nappi 8 28 28.6 163 5.8 4.2 0 1 70.3 61 75 1.2
57 Wayne Weber 10 24 41.7 121 5.0 6.7 2 0 111.5 20 103 5.2 0
58 Earl Everett* 6 17 35.3 118 6.9 5.5 1 1 101.2 43 169 3.9 3
59 William Greenlaw 8 19 42.1 91 4.8 -0.2 2 3 85.5 43 151 3.5
60 Ed Burns* 6 14 42.9 86 6.1 -0.3 0 2 65.9 5 -29 -5.8 1
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Tony Veland 6 9 66.7 76 8.4 5.7 1 1 152.0 15 15 1.0 1
62 Ben Gregory 3 9 33.3 75 8.3 8.3 0 0 103.3 260 1024 3.9 9
63 Gordon Englert 8 17 47.1 73 4.3 5.5 1 0 102.5 42 80 1.9
64 Marlon Lucky* 4 6 66.7 69 11.5 24.8 4 0 383.3 515 2393 4.6 22
65 Thomas Kramer 5 12 41.7 68 5.7 -0.2 1 2 83.4 20 26 1.3
66 Joe Orduna* 2 2 100.0 59 29.5 39.5 1 0 512.8 502 2031 4.0 27
67 David Theisen* 3 6 50.0 59 9.8 9.8 0 0 132.6 25 89 3.6 0
68 Chuck Smith 4 11 36.4 56 5.1 -3.1 0 2 42.8 7 4 0.6
69 Johnny Rodgers* 1 3 33.3 52 17.3 24.0 1 0 288.9 152 836 5.5 14
70 Ritch Bahe* 1 2 50.0 51 25.5 25.5 0 0 264.2 79 443 5.6 1
71 Curtis Craig* 1 1 100.0 49 49.0 49.0 0 0 511.6 110 644 5.9 9
72 Patrick Witt* 6 8 75.0 48 6.0 6.0 0 0 125.4 4 20 5.0 1
73 Rex Burkhead* 4 7 57.1 46 6.6 15.1 3 0 253.8 635 3329 5.2 30
74 Al Fierro 1 6 16.7 46 7.7 3.5 1 1 102.7 2 8 4.0 0
75 Ryker Fyfe 5 11 45.5 45 4.1 5.9 1 0 109.8 8 50 6.3 0
76 Al Woods* 1 1 100.0 43 43.0 63.0 1 0 791.2 1 12 12.0 0
77 Tony Dvorsak* 4 13 30.8 41 3.2 -0.3 0 1 41.9 3 -7 -2.3 0
78 Joe Rutigliano 3 12 25.0 41 3.4 -0.3 0 1 37.0 6 -51 -8.5
79 Tom Haase 5 14 35.7 39 2.8 -0.4 0 1 44.8 24 156 6.5 2
80 Irving Fryar 1 2 50.0 37 18.5 18.5 0 0 205.4 52 603 11.6 5
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Ben Rutz 2 2 100.0 36 18.0 18.0 0 0 251.2 1 -2 -2.0 0
82 Ron Gilbreath 2 4 50.0 36 9.0 9.0 0 0 125.6
83 Rick Berns* 1 6 16.7 36 6.0 6.0 0 0 67.1 493 2704 5.5 31
84 Tony Davis* 1 3 33.3 35 11.7 -3.3 0 1 64.7 568 2466 4.3 18
85 Clinton Childs 1 1 100.0 34 34.0 34.0 0 0 385.6 135 922 6.8 9
86 Carroll Zaruba 3 6 50.0 30 5.0 -2.5 0 1 58.7 161 759 4.7
87 Dan Titchener* 1 1 100.0 28 28.0 28.0 0 0 335.2
88 Maurice Purify* 1 1 100.0 28 28.0 48.0 1 0 665.2 3 16 5.3 0
89 Brion Carnes* 2 2 100.0 26 13.0 13.0 0 0 209.2 2 -6 -3.0 0
90 Jake Wesch* 2 2 100.0 25 12.5 22.5 1 0 370.0 1 -9 -9.0 0
91 Harrison Beck* 1 10 10.0 21 2.1 -2.4 0 1 7.6 1 -7 -7.0 0
92 Beau Davis 2 9 22.2 21 2.3 -17.7 0 4 -47.1 1 -6 -6.0 0
93 Ross Pilkington* 1 2 50.0 19 9.5 9.5 0 0 129.8 4 7 1.8 0
94 Jeff Kinney* 2 6 33.3 19 3.2 -5.2 2 2 103.3 592 2420 4.1 31
95 Warren Powers 1 2 50.0 18 9.0 9.0 0 0 125.6 55 286 5.2 1
96 Cory Ross* 1 2 50.0 18 9.0 19.0 1 0 290.6 597 2743 4.6 17
97 Dan Schneiss* 1 3 33.3 17 5.7 -2.7 1 1 124.3 173 839 4.8 3
98 Demornay Pierson-El 1 1 100.0 16 16.0 36.0 1 0 564.4 5 10 2.0 0
99 Jarvis Redwine* 1 1 100.0 13 13.0 13.0 0 0 209.2 321 2219 6.9 18
100 Bennie Dillard 2 5 40.0 11 2.2 2.2 0 0 58.5 42 182 4.3
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Dick Prusia 1 1 100.0 11 11.0 11.0 0 0 192.4 4 13 3.3
102 John O'Leary* 1 5 20.0 11 2.2 -2.8 1 1 64.5 322 1526 4.7 14
103 Bob Jones* 1 5 20.0 7 1.4 1.4 0 0 31.8 6 -9 -1.5 0
104 Johnny Stanton 1 1 100.0 6 6.0 6.0 0 0 150.4 0 0 0
105 Ernie Bonistall 1 2 50.0 5 2.5 2.5 0 0 71.0 3 -18 -6.0 0
106 Dallas Dyer 1 3 33.3 5 1.7 1.7 0 0 47.3 51 158 3.1
107 Clay White 1 1 100.0 5 5.0 5.0 0 0 142.0 125 495 4.0
108 Jon Vedral 1 1 100.0 5 5.0 5.0 0 0 142.0 1 11 11.0 1
109 Joel Cornwell 1 4 25.0 4 1.0 -10.3 0 1 -16.6 6 60 10.0 0
110 Todd Gragnano 1 1 100.0 1 1.0 21.0 1 0 438.4
111 Don Douglas 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 11 5.5 0
112 Todd Peterson* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 18 9.0 0
113 Leo George 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 42 145 3.5
114 Freeman White* 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0 1 2 2.0 0
115 Jeff Perino 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 20 118 5.9 0
116 Ameer Abdullah* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 813 4588 5.6 39
117 Lawrence Phillips 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 449 2777 6.2 30
118 Bill Johnson* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 15 96 6.4 0
119 Mike Stigge 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 -3 -3.0 0
120 Max Martz 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 34 114 3.4
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
121 Jim Hergenreter 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 14 49 3.5
122 Kellen Huston* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 15 15.0 0
123 Ahman Green 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 574 3880 6.8 42
124 Jerry Dunlap 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 12 12 1.0 1
125 Tyreese Knox 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 208 1358 6.5 11
126 Judd Davies* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 133 703 5.3 14
127 Jim Little 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0
128 Tim Smith* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 3 3.0 0
129 Damon Benning 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 270 1562 5.8 20
130 Douglas Thomas 0 5 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 90 305 3.4
131 Junior Miller* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 8 80 10.0 0
132 Ron Kirkland 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 130 741 5.7 6
133 Dahrran Diedrick* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 502 2745 5.5 26
134 Joe Chrisman* 0 5 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 9 12 1.3 0
135 Ryan Goodman 1 1 100.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 100.0
136 Adam Kucera 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 4 4.0 0
137 Mike Rozier 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 -15.0 0 1 -66.7 668 4780 7.2 49
138 Kent McCloughan* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 186 860 4.6 14
139 Terrence Nunn* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 11 55 5.0 0
140 Donald Purcell 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0