1997 Nebraska Cornhuskers      

1996 | 1998 

Coach: Tom Osborne
Conference: Big 12
Record: 13-0
Final AP Ranking: 2
Bowl Game: Orange Bowl




 GAME RESULTS
 Date  Team  Score  Attendance  Notes
 8/30/1997    Akron  W 59-14    
 9/13/1997    Central Florida  W 38-24    
 9/20/1997  @ Washington  W 27-14    
 10/4/1997    Kansas State  W 56-26    
 10/11/1997  @ Baylor  W 49-21    
 10/18/1997    Texas Tech  W 29-0    
 10/25/1997  @ Kansas  W 35-0    
 11/1/1997    Oklahoma  W 69-7    
 11/8/1997  @ Missouri  W 45-38    
 11/15/1997    Iowa State  W 77-14    
 11/28/1997  @ Colorado  W 27-24    
 12/6/1997  @ Texas A&M  W 54-15    @ San Antonio, TX
 1/2/1998  @ Tennessee  W 42-17    Orange Bowl



INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Player Pos  Award
 Aaron Taylor  g  Outland Trophy (Outstanding Interior Lineman)
 Grant Wistrom  de  Rotary Lombardi Award (Outstanding Lineman)
 


PASSING STATISTICS
Player Name Pos # GP Comp Att % Yards TD INT TD% INT% Y/A RAT
 Scott Frost  qb    11  88  159  55.35  1237  5  4  3.1  2.5  7.8  126.04
 Frankie London  qb    10  10  22  45.45  201  0  0  N/A  N/A  9.1  122.20
 Bobby Newcombe  wr    12  1  1  100.00  15  0  0  N/A  N/A  15.0  226.00

RUSHING STATISTICS
Player Name Pos # GP Att Yards TD % Y/G A/G TD/G A/TD LNG
 Ahman Green  rb    11  278  1877  22  6.75  170.6  25.3  2.0  12.64  0
 Scott Frost  qb    11  176  1095  19  6.22  99.5  16.0  1.7  9.26  34
 Joel Makovicka  rb    12  105  685  9  6.52  57.1  8.8  0.8  11.67  43
 Correll Buckhalter  rb    11  54  311  6  5.76  28.3  4.9  0.5  9.00  25
 Frankie London  qb    10  42  198  3  4.71  19.8  4.2  0.3  14.00  51
 Bobby Newcombe  wr    12  16  156  1  9.75  13.0  1.3  0.1  16.00  25
 James Sims  rb    9  27  125  2  4.63  13.9  3.0  0.2  13.50  16
 Lance Brown  wr    12  2  12  1  6.00  1.0  0.2  0.1  2.00  9
 Shevin Wiggins  wr    12  1  6  0  6.00  0.5  0.1  N/A  0.00  6

RECEIVING STATISTICS
Player Name Pos # GP Att Yards TD % Y/G R/G TD/G R/TD LNG
 Ahman Green  rb    11  14  105  0  7.50  9.5  1.3  0.0  0.00  0
 Kenny Cheatham  wr    11  14  191  0  13.64  17.4  1.3  0.0  0.00  0
 Lance Brown  wr    12  12  226  0  18.83  18.8  1.0  0.0  0.00  35
 Matt Davison  wr    12  11  232  1  21.09  19.3  0.9  0.1  11.00  51
 Sheldon Jackson  te    11  11  189  2  17.18  17.2  1.0  0.2  5.50  37
 Bobby Newcombe  wr    12  7  173  1  24.71  14.4  0.6  0.1  7.00  40
 Shevin Wiggins  wr    12  6  76  0  12.67  6.3  0.5  0.0  0.00  21
 Joel Makovicka  rb    12  5  60  1  12.00  5.0  0.4  0.1  5.00  21
 Correll Buckhalter  rb    11  3  6  0  2.00  0.5  0.3  0.0  0.00  7

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


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