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1968 Omaha Mustangs (COFL)

2nd place • Central Division • 7-5-0 .583
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Head Coach: Bernie Berigan
Don BenningAssistant Coach
Al CanigliaAssistant Coach
Don LeahyAssistant Coach
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sat8/10/1968NSheboygan Redwings61-0W3000
Sat8/17/1968ASan Antonio Toros3-30LSan Antonio, TXAlamo Stadium3984
Sat8/31/1968HIndianapolis Capitols17-10WOmaha, NEJohnny Rosenblatt Stadium10156
Sat9/7/1968AMichigan Arrows20-17WOTDetroit, MIUniversity of Detroit Stadium3415
Sat9/14/1968HOrange County Ramblers3-45LOmaha, NEJohnny Rosenblatt Stadium8356
Sat9/21/1968AOklahoma City Plainsmen31-34LOklahoma City, OKTaft Stadium3500
Sat9/28/1968HAlabama Hawks21-14WOmaha, NEJohnny Rosenblatt Stadium6315
Sat10/5/1968AIndianapolis Capitols7-47LIndianapolis, INOwen J. Bush Stadium5221
Sat10/12/1968HOklahoma City Plainsmen17-7WOmaha, NEJohnny Rosenblatt Stadium4639
Sat10/19/1968AQuad-City Raiders-
Sun10/20/1968ALas Vegas Cowboys20-16WLas Vegas, NVCashman Field1000
Sat10/26/1968AChicago Owls22-30LChicago, ILSoldier Field7200
Sat11/2/1968HOrlando Panthers14-21LOmaha, NEJohnny Rosenblatt Stadium4593
Sat11/9/1968AArkansas Diamonds34-7WLittle Rock, ARQuigley Stadium2000
Sat11/16/1968HQuad-City Raiders-Omaha, NEJohnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Sat11/16/1968HArkansas Diamonds36-13WOmaha, NEJohnny Rosenblatt Stadium3546
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
Schedule Notes
ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Laverne Allers60RLB-MLB6-021325Nebraska
Bud Allison10K5-1018524Tennessee-Chattanooga
Carl Allison47CB5-1118324Hastings
George Anderson32FL5-1017525Southern University
Bob Antulov76LDE6-724226Columbia Basin JC; Nebraska
Ron Bailey65LOG6-423525Southern Utah
Keith Browne88SE6-521524College of Emporia; Central Missouri
Ken Carmann79OT-C6-426523Nebraska-Kearney
Bob Churchich15QB5-1118523Nebraska
Fred Dawston21CB6-119025South Carolina State
Vern Dickey42FL5-1119524Kansas
Ken Dostal71LOT6-623528Nebraska; Peru State
Dallas Dyer62MLB5-1021028Nebraska
John Edmonds41WS6-018528none
Dick Fitzgerald77ROT6-324524Illinois; Nebraska
Gerald Gerths64ROG6-224825none
Bill Haas80FL-SE-TE6-421222Nebraska-Omaha
Jim Hageman45FB6-021424South Dakota
Glen Hepburn81RLB6-421530Nebraska; Butler CC; Nebraska-Omaha22
Tandy Holmes48LCB6-018522Ellsworth CC; Pepperdine
Lyle Johnston46RCB-P5-1018224Weber State
Ron Kirkland30HB6-321325Nebraska
Dick Kolowski52C-OT6-323524Lake Forest
Doug KorverC6-322226Northern Iowa
Al Kuehl31FB6-221023Nebraska
Gene Lawhead28S6-121031Nebraska-Kearney
Tom Luby73RDE6-323227Nebraska-Omaha
Bob Mabry54LB6-221022Monmouth (Illinois)
Burt Matthies89TE6-023027Wayne State (Nebraska)
Jim McCord72DE6-225022Nebraska
Dennis Morrison87TE-FL6-121522Nebraska
Dwane Novak63LOG6-021425Nebraska
Jerry Patton75LDT6-325522Nebraska
Don Purcell82LLB6-121528Nebraska
Ray Rivera78DT6-128625Nebraska-Omaha
Lynn SenkbeilLB6-221025Nebraska
John Skipper68RRLB6-221425none
Larry Stednitz29HB-SE6-019927Iowa; Midland Lutheran
Don Sutton70RDT6-424731none
Pete Tatman33FB6-122023Nebraska
Dennis Thorell40SS5-1017523Nebraska
Rodger Tiesing61RDE6-226423Washburn
Doug Tucker11QB5-1117826Nebraska
Ken Vaughn22FL5-1017525Texas-Arlington
Jerry Wilks55C6-325523Nebraska
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOTPTS
Team Totals595657673242
Opponents Totals75570261
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals21190962558667
Opponents Totals
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bud Allison0273187.192339.1054
Pete Tatman80000048
Bob Churchich40000024
Vern Dickey30000018
Ron Kirkland30000018
George Anderson20000012
Keith Browne20000012
Bill Haas20000012
Dennis Morrison20000012
Larry Stednitz20000012
Jim Hageman1000006
Gene Lawhead1000006
Doug Tucker1000006
(Team)0000012
Team Totals31273187.192339.11242
Opponents Totals35303585.770261
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Pete Tatman1325594.2397
Ron Kirkland1174533.9511
Larry Stednitz892953.3231
Jim Hageman542264.2151
Vern Dickey15523.5220
Bob Churchich31401.3144
Doug Tucker9121.371
Keith Browne199.090
Gerald Gerths199.090
George Anderson133.030
Bud Allison1-3-3.0-30
Team Totals45116553.75115
Opponents Totals170920
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bob Churchich33015145.816217815.411.858123.6175.253.4
Doug Tucker471429.8272725.819.44724.3612.825.8
Ron Kirkland7342.949213.130.737114.300.0129.5
Team Totals38416843.819321455.612.858153.9236.025236190949.9
Opponents Totals141845
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Dennis Morrison3334110.3252
Larry Stednitz2930610.6241
Keith Browne2741015.2552
Vern Dickey2027213.6582
Bill Haas171619.5302
Ron Kirkland1617711.1402
Pete Tatman1014014.0471
George Anderson620133.5562
Jim Hageman5438.6280
Burt Matthies34414.7240
John Edmonds13636.0360
Gene Lawhead11414.014t1
Team Totals168214512.85815
Opponents Totals14
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tandy Holmes66410.7220
Lyle Johnston48120.3500
John Edmonds44812.0330
Dallas Dyer284.080
Dennis Thorell200.000
Tom Luby11818.0180
Don Purcell144.040
Fred Dawston100.000
Gene Lawhead1-7-7.0-70
Team Totals222169.8500
Opponents Totals1
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bud Allison57222539.0670
Lyle Johnston11010.0100
Team Totals58223538.5670
Opponents Totals
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Pete Tatman11818.0180
John Edmonds44711.8250
Gene Lawhead3165.3110
Vern Dickey8384.8300
Team Totals161197.4300
Opponents Totals0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Vern Dickey2558023.2901
Gene Lawhead1125523.2380
John Edmonds22512.5150
Pete Tatman13131.0310
Bob Churchich11919.0190
Team Totals4091022.8901
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals30170
Opponents Totals0
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