Nebraska lost 31-0 at Notre Dame 70 years ago this week, but center/linebacker Tom “Train Wreck” Novak was impossible to forget for the powerful Fighting Irish.
Nebraska has only faced North Carolina State twice, the last coming in Tom Osborne’s second game as head coach.
Nebraska’s Wisconsin-Ohio State swing in 2017, with both teams ranked in the top 10, is unprecedented, but consecutive visits from Colorado and Kansas in 1992 were close. The Huskers outscored those two opponents 101-14.
Nebraska was about a 10-point favorite in Tom Osborne’s coaching debut in 1973, but the Huskers left little doubt in a 40-13 win over 10th-ranked UCLA.
After two games in 1997, captain Grant Wistrom wondered if they were as good as they thought they were. There were no such questions after beating No. 3 Washington in Seattle
We know who Bob Devaney picked to take over at Nebraska, but in the latest Tom’s Time Mike Babcocks dives in to just how many other options the Huskers had following Devaney’s retirement.
Nebraska’s mid-1990s offensive lines got the good nickname, but the lines of the early-1980s, which included new interim AD Dave Rimington, were plenty powerful, too.
In this week’s look back at the career of Tom Osborne, Mike Babcock revisits the pioneering decision to invest in Boyd Epley and the field of strength and conditioning.
In this week’s Throwback Thursday, Mike Babcock revisits Nebraska’s east-coast swing in 1920. The Huskers faced Rutgers and Penn State.
In his latest look back at the career of Tom Osborne, editor Mike Babcock tells the story of some of Nebraska’s earliest recruits from California.