Fullback Dane Todd continued
On the field, the 5-11, 235-pound Todd had the skills to excel in the West Coast Offense, including the flexibility to both run and catch the football, as well as providing outstanding blocking skills. He played in all 14 contests as a senior and made eight starts. Todd’s efforts paid dividends for
Todd aided an offensive unit that produced not only the first 3,000-yard passer in school history in senior Zac Taylor, but also a ground game featuring four talented I-backs that combined to rush for more than 2,400 yards and 26 touchdowns.
Individually, Todd stepped into the spotlight by scoring his first career touchdown against
Todd served as I-back Cory Ross’ top lead blocker as a junior, and helped pave the way for Ross to gain a team-high 721 rushing yards. Todd provided quarterback Zac Taylor with an additional receiving option out of the backfield, with eight catches for 75 yards. Todd recorded personal-best totals of two receptions for 23 yards against both Missouri and Kansas State, while he posted his career-long catch of 17 yards against Oklahoma. He also added single catches against Maine and Kansas.
Todd also saw time on special teams and finished with seven tackles. He made a key tackle on a punt return in the final minute in the Alamo Bowl win over Michigan.
2003 (Redshirt Freshman)
Before Nebraska (Southeast HS)
Year G/S No. Yds. Y/R Y/G Long TDs Totals 42/11 13 92 2.2 17 vs. Oklahoma
17 vs. Oklahoma
Rushing: 3(-9)-0; 1-(-15)-0 in 2006; 2-6-0 all in 2003