1978 Nebraska Cornhuskers      

1977 | 1979 

Coach: Tom Osborne
Conference: Big Eight
Record: 9-3
Final AP Ranking: 8
Bowl Game: Orange Bowl




 GAME RESULTS
 Date  Team  Score  Attendance  Notes
 9/2/1978  @ Alabama  L 3-20    @ Birmingham, AL
 9/9/1978    California  W 36-26    
 9/16/1978    Hawaii  W 56-10  75615  
 9/30/1978  @ Indiana  W 69-17    
 10/7/1978  @ Iowa State  W 23-0    
 10/14/1978    Kansas State  W 48-14    
 10/21/1978  @ Colorado  W 52-14    
 10/28/1978    Oklahoma State  W 22-14    
 11/4/1978  @ Kansas  W 63-21    
 11/11/1978    Oklahoma  W 17-14    
 11/18/1978    Missouri  L 31-35    
 1/1/1979  @ Oklahoma  L 24-31    Orange Bowl



INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Player Pos  Award
 


PASSING STATISTICS
Player Name Pos # GP Comp Att % Yards TD INT TD% INT% Y/A RAT
 Tom Sorley  qb    11  120  205  58.54  1791  14  9  6.8  4.4  8.7  145.68
 Tim Hager  qb    11  10  16  62.50  185  1  0  6.3  N/A  11.6  180.25
 Jeff Quinn  qb    11  4  6  66.67  44  0  1  N/A  16.7  7.3  94.93

RUSHING STATISTICS
Player Name Pos # GP Att Yards TD % Y/G A/G TD/G A/TD LNG
 Rick Berns  rb    11  183  1032  11  5.64  93.8  16.6  1.0  16.64  0
 I.M. Hipp  rb    11  191  1002  7  5.25  91.1  17.4  0.6  27.29  0
 Andra Franklin  rb    11  86  428  3  4.98  38.9  7.8  0.3  28.67  0
 Tim Wurth  rb    11  55  373  4  6.78  33.9  5.0  0.4  13.75  0
 Craig Johnson  rb    11  40  370  4  9.25  33.6  3.6  0.4  10.00  0
 Jeff Quinn  qb    11  28  202  1  7.21  18.4  2.5  0.1  28.00  0
 Jim Kotera  rb    11  25  117  3  4.68  10.6  2.3  0.3  8.33  0
 Tom Sorley  qb    11  87  110  6  1.26  10.0  7.9  0.5  14.50  0
 Tim Hager  qb    11  17  61  1  3.59  5.5  1.5  0.1  17.00  0

RECEIVING STATISTICS
Player Name Pos # GP Att Yards TD % Y/G R/G TD/G R/TD LNG
 Junior Miller  te    11  33  609  6  18.45  55.4  3.0  0.5  5.50  0
 Kenny Brown  wr    11  28  410  2  14.64  37.3  2.5  0.2  14.00  0
 Tim Smith  wr    11  22  303  2  13.77  27.5  2.0  0.2  11.00  0
 Frank Lockett  wr    11  12  212  2  17.67  19.3  1.1  0.2  6.00  0
 Rick Berns  rb    11  11  101  1  9.18  9.2  1.0  0.1  11.00  0
 I.M. Hipp  rb    11  9  72  0  8.00  6.5  0.8  0.0  0.00  0
 Andra Franklin  rb    11  3  4  0  1.33  0.4  0.3  0.0  0.00  0
 Tim Wurth  rb    11  2  19  0  9.50  1.7  0.2  0.0  0.00  0
 Craig Johnson  rb    11  2  81  1  40.50  7.4  0.2  0.1  2.00  0
 Jim Kotera  rb    11  1  12  0  12.00  1.1  0.1  0.0  0.00  0

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
Player Name Pos GP Solo Asst Tackles INT INT Yds IntTDs Sacks SFY PD FF


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