1964 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team

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1964 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
Big Eight champion
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 6
1964 record9–2 (6–1 Big 8)
Head coachBob Devaney (3rd season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 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 NCAA University Division football season. The team was coached by Bob Devaney and played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
September 192:00PMSouth Dakota*W 56-038,625
September 261:30PMat Minnesota*NBCW 26-2149,769[1]
October 312:30PMat Iowa State
W 14-721,185
October 102:00PMSouth Carolina*No. 8
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 28-647,874
October 172:00PMKansas StatedaggerNo. 6
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 47-046,056
October 242:30PMat ColoradoNo. 5W 21-341,472
October 312:00PMMissouriNo. 5
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 9-048,878
November 71:30PMat KansasNo. 5W 14-744,509
November 142:00PMOklahoma StateNo. 4
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 27-1449,013
November 211:30PMat OklahomaNo. 4L 7-1754,552
January 11:00PMvs. No. 2 Arkansas*No. 6CBSL 7-1075,504[2]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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

[3][4]

Game summaries[edit]

South Dakota[edit]

1 234Total
South Dakota 0 000 0
Nebraska 9 26813 56

[5][6][7]

Minnesota[edit]

1 234Total
Nebraska 0 12014 26
Minnesota 0 777 21

[5][6][8]

Iowa State[edit]

1 234Total
Nebraska 0 770 14
Iowa State 0 070 7
  • Location: Clyde Williams Field, Ames, Iowa
  • Game attendance: 21,185

[5][6][9]

South Carolina[edit]

1 234Total
South Carolina 0 006 6
• #8 Nebraska 7 1407 28
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 47,874

[5][6][10]

Kansas State[edit]

1 234Total
Kansas State 0 000 0
• #6 Nebraska 14 13137 47
  • Date: October 17
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 46,056

[5][11][12]

Colorado[edit]

1 234Total
• #5 Nebraska 0 768 21
Colorado 3 000 3

[5][11][13][14]

Missouri[edit]

1 234Total
Missouri 0 000 0
• #5 Nebraska 0 009 9
  • Date: October 31
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 48,878

[5][15][16]

Kansas[edit]

1 234Total
• #5 Nebraska 7 700 14
Kansas 0 700 7

[5][15][17]

Oklahoma State[edit]

1 234Total
Oklahoma State 0 770 14
• #4 Nebraska 7 1406 27
  • Date: November 14
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Game attendance: 49,013

[5][15][18]

Oklahoma[edit]

1 234Total
#4 Nebraska 0 700 7
Oklahoma 3 0014 17

[5][15][19][20]

Arkansas[edit]

1 234Total
#6 Nebraska 0 700 7
• #2 Arkansas 3 007 10

[5][21][22][23]

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

[24]

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]

References[edit]

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