1967 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team

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1967 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1967 record6–4 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coachBob Devaney (6th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →
1967 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 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]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 164:00 PMat Washington*W 17-757,481
September 302:00 PMMinnesota*No. 7W 7-065,347
October 71:30 PMat Kansas StateNo. 7W 16-1420,180
October 141:30 PMat KansasNo. 8L 0-1036,896
October 212:00 PMNo. 4 Colorado
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
L 16-2165,842
October 281:30 PMat TCU*W 29-018,529
November 42:00 PMIowa State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 12-064,563
November 112:00 PMOklahoma Statedagger
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 9-065,388
November 181:30 PMat MissouriL 7-1055,504
November 232:05 PMNo. 5 Oklahoma
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
ABCL 14-2159,792
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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 Offensive Assistant 1964 1964–1997 Hastings
John Melton 1962 1962–1988 Wyoming
Cletus Fischer Offensive Line 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

[1][2]

Game summaries[edit]

Washington[edit]

1 234Total
Nebraska 7 1000 17
Washington 0 700 7

[3][4][5]

Minnesota[edit]

1 234Total
Minnesota 0 000 0
• #7 Nebraska 0 070 7

[3][6][7]

Kansas State[edit]

1 234Total
• #7 Nebraska 0 763 16
Kansas State 14 000 14

[3][8][9]

Kansas[edit]

1 234Total
#8 Nebraska 0 000 0
Kansas 0 703 10

[3][8][10]

Colorado[edit]

1 234Total
• #4 Colorado 0 1470 21
Nebraska 7 063 16
  • Date: October 21
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 65,842

[3][11][12]

TCU[edit]

1 234Total
Nebraska 13 367 29
TCU 0 000 0

[3][13][14]

Iowa State[edit]

1 234Total
Iowa State 0 000 0
Nebraska 3 090 12
  • Date: November 4
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 64,563

[3][13][15]

Oklahoma State[edit]

1 234Total
Oklahoma State 0 000 0
Nebraska 0 603 9
  • Date: November 11
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 65,388

[3][13][16]

Missouri[edit]

1 234Total
Nebraska 7 000 7
Missouri 0 307 10

[3][17][18]

Oklahoma[edit]

1 234Total
• #5 Oklahoma 10 308 21
Nebraska 0 1400 14
  • Date: November 23
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 59,792
  • Television network: ABC

[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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