1964 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team

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1964 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
Big 8 Champions
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #6
1964 record 9-2-0 (6-1-0 Big 8)
Head coach Bob Devaney (3rd year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1963 1965 »
1964 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Nebraska 6 1 0     9 2 0
Oklahoma 5 1 1     6 4 1
Kansas 5 2 0     6 4 0
Missouri 4 2 1     6 3 1
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Kansas State 3 4 0     3 7 0
Colorado 1 6 0     2 8 0
Iowa State 0 7 0     1 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team was the representative of the University of Nebraska and member of the Big Eight Conference in the 1964 college football season. The team was coached by Bob Devaney and played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 South Dakota* Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 56-0   38,625
September 26 at Minnesota* Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, Minnesota W 26-21   49,769
October 3 at Iowa State Clyde Williams Field • Ames, Iowa W 14-7   21,185
October 10 South Carolina* #8 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska W 28-6   47,874
October 17 Kansas Statedagger #6 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska W 47-0   46,056
October 24 at Colorado #5 Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado W 21-3   41,472
October 31 Missouri #5 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska W 9-0   48,878
November 7 at Kansas #5 Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 14-7   44,509
November 14 Oklahoma State #4 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska W 27-14   49,013
November 21 at Oklahoma #4 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 7-17   54,552
January 1 vs. #2 Arkansas* #6 Cotton BowlDallas, Texas (Cotton Bowl Classic) L 7-10   75,504
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Roster[edit]

Official Roster
  • 67 Allers, LaVerne LG (So.)
  • 77 Barnes, Walter RT (Jr.)
  • 76 Brichacek, Gary RT (So.)
  • 42 Brown, Bill FB (So.)
  • 73 Brown, James LT (Jr.)
  • 40 Brunk, Kenny FB (So.)
  • 78 Carlson, Dennis LT (Jr.)
  • 21 Carstens, Kaye HB (So.)
  • 89 Casey, Larry E (Jr.)
  • 15 Churchich, Bob QB (So.)
  • 62 Coleman, (Edward) Ricard RG (So.)
  • 80 Coleman, Langston E (So.)
  • 70 Czap, Dick RT (So.)
  • 66 Dervin, John LG (Sr.)
  • 82 Doepke, Charles E (Sr.)
  • 55 Drum, Duncan C (Sr.)
  • 10 Duda, Fred QB (Jr.)
  • 19 Earl, William E (So.)
  • 16 Everett, Don QB (So.)
  • 81 Grace, Mike E (So.)
  • 57 Grell, Stan LG (So.)
  • 65 Griesse, Ronald RG (Sr.)
  • 79 Hansen, Larry RT (So.)
  • 87 Haug, William E (Jr.)
  • 53 Hill, Robert C (So.)
  • 18 Hohn, Robert HB (Sr.)
  • 84 Jeter, Tony E (Jr.)
  • 28 Johnson, William HB (Jr.)
  • 69 Kennedy, Michael LG (Jr.)
  • 35 Kirby, Pat HB (So.)
  • 20 Kirkland, Ron HB (So.)
  • 86 Koinzan, John E (Sr.)
  • 75 Kramer, Larry LT (Sr.)
  • 61 Kudrna, Roger LG (So.)
  • 88 Love, Preston E (Sr.)
  • 71 Mahlock, Richard RT (So.)
  • 32 McCloughan, Kent HB (Sr.)
 
  • 68 McGinn, Bernard RG (Sr.)
  • 41 McNulty, Joe FB (Sr.)
  • 29 Myslenski, Rick E (Jr.)
  • 56 Narish, Louis C (So.)
  • 59 Osberg, James LG (So.)
  • 34 Pappas, Tom LG (So.)
  • 33 Paschell, Willie HB (Sr.)
  • 38 Pavoris, Ed LG (Jr.)
  • 54 Petersen, Kelly C (So.)
  • 26 Poggemeyer, Ronald HB (So.)
  • 30 Ratzloff, Mike E (So.)
  • 23 Rudd, Michael RG (Jr.)
  • 51 Schaefer, Steve C (Jr.)
  • 63 Senkbeil, Lynn RG (So.)
  • 64 Shoda, Tim RG (So.)
  • 52 Sittler, Lyle C (Sr.)
  • 22 Smidt, Maynard HB (Sr.)
  • 43 Smith, Bruce FB (Sr.)
  • 83 Smith, Tom E (So.)
  • 45 Solich, Frank FB (Jr.)
  • 72 Stith, Carel RT (So.)
  • 74 Strohmyer, John LT (Jr.)
  • 48 Tatman, Pete FB (So.)
  • 25 Thorell, Dennis HB (So.)
  • 12 Tucker, Douglas QB (Sr.)
  • 50 Tuthill, Harry C (Jr.)
  • 58 Unis, Joe LG (So.)
  • 46 Vactor, Theodore (Red) HB (Jr.)
  • 36 Wachholtz, Larry HB (So.)
  • 47 Weiman, Bob FB (So.)
  • 85 White, Freeman E (Jr.)
  • 39 Wilks, Jerry LT (So.)
  • 31 Wilson, Harry HB (So.)
  • 11 Woods, Henry QB (Jr.)
  • 49 Worley, Michael FB (Jr.)
  • 27 Wright, Ted HB (Jr.)

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Title First year
in this position
Years at Nebraska Alma Mater
Bob Devaney Head Coach 1962 1962-1972 Alma
Tom Osborne 1964 1964-1997 Hastings
John Melton 1962 1962-1988 Wyoming
Cletus Fischer 1960 1960-1985 Nebraska
Mike Corgan Running Backs 1962 1962-1982 Notre Dame
George Kelly 1960 1960-1968
Jim Ross 1962 1962-1976
Carl Selmer Offensive Line 1962 1962-1972

[1][2]

Game notes[edit]

South Dakota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 9 26 8 13 56

[3][4][5]

Minnesota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 12 0 14 26
Minnesota 0 7 7 7 21

[3][4][6]

Iowa State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 7 7 0 14
Iowa State 0 0 7 0 7
  • Location: Clyde Williams Field, Ames, Iowa
  • Game attendance: 21,185

[3][4][7]

South Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
South Carolina 0 0 0 6 6
• #8 Nebraska 7 14 0 7 28
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 47,874

[3][4][8]

Kansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Kansas State 0 0 0 0 0
• #6 Nebraska 14 13 13 7 47
  • Date: October 17
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 46,056

[3][9][10]

Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• #5 Nebraska 0 7 6 8 21
Colorado 3 0 0 0 3

[3][9][11][12]


Missouri[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Missouri 0 0 0 0 0
• #5 Nebraska 0 0 0 9 9
  • Date: October 31
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 48,878

[3][13][14]


Kansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• #5 Nebraska 7 7 0 0 14
Kansas 0 7 0 0 7

[3][13][15]

Oklahoma State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma State 0 7 7 0 14
• #4 Nebraska 7 14 0 6 27
  • Date: November 14
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 49,013

[3][13][16]

Oklahoma[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Nebraska 0 7 0 0 7
Oklahoma 3 0 0 14 17

[3][13][17][18]


Arkansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Nebraska 0 7 0 0 7
• #2 Arkansas 3 0 0 7 10

[3][19][20][21]

After the season[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • All American: Larry Kramer
  • National Lineman of the Year: Robert Brown
  • All Big 8: Walt Barnes, Tony Jeter, Larry Kramer, Kent McCloughan, Lyle Sittler, Freeman White, Ted Vactor

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Ranking Movement
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Final
AP NR NR NR NR #8 #6 #5 #5 #5 #4 #4 #6
Coaches N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A #6

Future professional players[edit]

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