1967 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team

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1967 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1967 record 6-4-0 (3-4-0 Big 8)
Head coach Bob Devaney (6th year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1966 1968 »
1967 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 7 0 0     10 1 0
Colorado 5 2 0     9 2 0
Kansas 5 2 0     5 5 0
Missouri 4 3 0     7 3 0
Nebraska 3 4 0     6 4 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     4 5 1
Iowa State 1 6 0     2 8 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1967 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team was the representative of the University of Nebraska and member of the Big Eight Conference in the 1967 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 16 at Washington* Husky StadiumSeattle, Washington W 17-7   57,481
September 30 Minnesota* #7 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 7-0   65,347
October 7 at Kansas State #7 Memorial StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 16-14   20,180
October 14 at Kansas #8 Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas L 0-10   36,896
October 21 #4 Colorado Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska L 16-21   65,842
October 28 at TCU* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 29-0   18,529
November 4 Iowa State Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska W 12-0   64,563
November 11 Oklahoma Statedagger Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska W 9-0   65,388
November 18 at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri L 7-10   55,504
November 23 #5 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska L 14-21   59,792
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Roster[edit]

Official Roster
  • 21 Ahlmann, Harold LB (So.)
  • 33 Alvarez, Barry LB (Sr.)
  • 65 Armstrong, Joe C (Jr.)
  • 67 Ashman, Carl RG (So.)
  • 96 Avolio, Frank DE (So.)
  • 61 Beland, Ben RG (So.)
  • 27 Best, Bob CB (Jr.)
  • 46 Bomberger, Bill HB (So.)
  • 69 Brichacek, Mel LG (Jr.)
  • 53 Buckler, George RG (Sr.)
  • 52 Buda, Joe C (So.)
  • 97 Burdic, Mike DT (So.)
  • 35 Critchlow, Paul DE (Jr.)
  • 80 Curtis, Wray DE (So.)
  • 13 Daiss, Bill LB (So.)
  • 45 Davis, Dick FB (Jr.)
  • 76 Delaney, Dan LT (Jr.)
  • 91 Drakulich, Ron DT (So.)
  • 15 Dvorsak, Tony QB (So.)
  • 32 Fiala, Adrian LB (So.)
  • 11 Fierro, Al QB (Jr.)
  • 28 Frost, Larry HB (So.)
  • 63 Galbraith, Denis RG (So.)
  • 78 Gatziolis, Jim LT (Sr.)
  • 37 Geddes, Ken LB (So.)
  • 18 Green, Laurie CB (So.)
  • 34 Green, Mike HB (So.)
  • 22 Gregory, Ben HB (Sr.)
  • 59 Grenfell, Bob RT (So.)
  • 38 Haasch, Richard TE (Sr.)
  • 74 Hansen, Ed RT (Jr.)
  • 79 Hansen, Larry DT
  • 16 Harding, Bruce LB (So.)
  • 50 Harding, Steve C (So.)
  • 51 Harr, Ray C (So.)
  • 41 Harris, Dave DE (So.)
  • 39 Hartman, Dan CB (So.)
  • 26 Hawkins, James CB (Jr.)
  • 57 Hayward, Keith LG (So.)
  • 98 Hornbacher, Bill MG (So.)
  • 43 Janik, Leonard DE (Sr.)
  • 81 Jarmon, Sherwin SE (So.)
  • 84 Kimmel, Miles SE (Jr.)
 
  • 49 Kobza, Dan LB (So.)
  • 54 Kudrna, Roger C (Sr.)
  • 42 Kuehl, Alan LB (Sr.)
  • 73 Kusserow, Ken RT (So.)
  • 47 Lahey, Pat DT (So.)
  • 20 Larson, Al CB (So.)
  • 71 Liggett, Bob DT (So.)
  • 62 Linstroth, Tom LG (Jr.)
  • 17 Lowe, Rex HB (So.)
  • 94 Mawhinney, Bob MG (So.)
  • 64 McCord, M. Jim DT (Sr.)
  • 70 McGhee, Donnie LT (So.)
  • 58 Meagher, Harry MG (Sr.)
  • 66 Meylan, Wayne MG (Sr.)
  • 14 Minor, Wilfred S (So.)
  • 89 Morrison, Dennis TE (Sr.)
  • 30 Mueller, Marv S (Sr.)
  • 31 Orduna, Joe HB (So.)
  • 10 Patrick, Frank QB (So.)
  • 72 Patterson, Glenn LT (So.)

* 88 Patton, Jerry DT (Sr.)

  • 85 Penney, Tom HB (Jr.)
  • 95 Quinten, Karl DE (So.)
  • 25 Reeves, Randy S (So.)
  • 82 Richnafsky, Dennis SE (Sr.)
  • 12 Sigler, Ernie QB (Jr.)
  • 40 Smith, Reggie HB (So.)
  • 83 Smith, Tom SE (Sr.)
  • 36 Stephenson, Dana CB (So.)
  • 56 Stigge, Russ RG (So.)
  • 75 Taucher, Robert RT (Sr.)
  • 87 Topliff, Paul TE (So.)
  • 19 Vactor, Frank CB (So.)
  • 48 Vassar, Phil FB (So.)
  • 23 Weinman, Bob DE (Sr.)
  • 93 Wheeler, Kim LB (So.)
  • 77 Williams, Gale LG (So.)
  • 90 Wynn, Mike DE (So.)
  • 24 Yannon, Buster FB (So.)
  • 68 Young, Lynn RG (So.)
  • 55 Yungblut, Steve LT (So.)
  • 29 Ziegler, Mick HB (Jr.)
  • 86 Zimmer, Ivan DE (Sr.)

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
Monte Kiffin 1967 1967-1976 Nebraska
Carl Selmer Offensive Line 1962 1962-1972

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Game notes[edit]

Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 7 10 0 0 17
Washington 0 7 0 0 7

[3][4][5]

Minnesota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0
• #7 Nebraska 0 0 7 0 7

[3][6][7]

Kansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• #7 Nebraska 0 7 6 3 16
Kansas State 14 0 0 0 14

[3][8][9]

Kansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Nebraska 0 0 0 0 0
Kansas 0 7 0 3 10

[3][8][10]

Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• #4 Colorado 0 14 7 0 21
Nebraska 7 0 6 3 16
  • Date: October 21
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 65,842

[3][11][12]


TCU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 13 3 6 7 29
TCU 0 0 0 0 0

[3][13][14]

Iowa State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Iowa State 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 3 0 9 0 12
  • Date: November 4
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 64,563

[3][13][15]

Oklahoma State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma State 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 0 6 0 3 9
  • Date: November 11
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 65,388

[3][13][16]

Missouri[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 7 0 0 0 7
Missouri 0 3 0 7 10

[3][17][18]


Oklahoma[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• #5 Oklahoma 10 3 0 8 21
Nebraska 0 14 0 0 14
  • Date: November 23
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 59,792

[3][17][19][20]


After the season[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • UPI Big 8 Player of the Year: Wayne Meylan
  • All American: Wayne Meylan
  • All American Honorable Mention: Barry Alvarez, Dick Davis, Jim McCord, Marv Mueller, Dennis Richnafsky, Bob Taucher
  • All Big 8: Dick Davis, Jim McCord, Wayne Meylan, Dennis Richnafsky
  • All Big 8 2nd Team: Barry Alvarez, Dick Davis, Jim McCord, Marv Mueller, Bob Taucher
  • All Big 8 Honorable Mention: Ken Geddes, Ben Gregory, Roger Kudrna, Dennis Morrison, Joe Orduna, Frank Patrick

[21]

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 #7 #7 #8 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Coaches N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A NR

Future professional players[edit]

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