Tom's Time: A Defensive Development with a Long-Ranging Impact
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Oklahoma's offense got the best of Nebraska in the first quarter of 1992's meeting. A defensive change, one that would be a key part of the Huskers' championship run to come, made all the difference.
Tom's Time: Huskers Overcome OU, Weather, to Secure Orange Bowl Bid
4 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Colorado needed an Oklahoma win against Nebraska in 1991 to go to the Orange Bowl. The Huskers did not oblige.
Tom's Time: A Rushing Title, and Seven Turnovers, Lost at Oklahoma
7 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Oklahoma was ranked but not going anywhere after the Nebraska game in 1990 due to NCAA sanctions. The Sooners went out on a high note as the Huskers had one of their worst games under Tom Osborne.
Hot Reads: How Efficient Does a Team Need to Be to Make the Playoff?
9 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
How efficient does a team need to be on offense and defense to make the College Football Playoff? The thresholds are pretty high, but this year's group is far and away the best.
Tom's Time: 'When Did Y'all Start Throwing So Much?'
9 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska led the nation in rushing in 1989, but against Oklahoma the Huskers became "Air Nebraska" (relatively speaking).
Hot Reads: Which Teams Didn't Get the Bounces in 2019?
9 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska didn't live on the wrong side of the turnovers-luck tracks in 2019, but here are 10 teams that did including one that made the College Football Playoff.
Tom's Time: Huskers Leave the Sooners Out in the Cold
11 mo ago by Mike Babcock
“I think this kind of weather favors the team that’s most dedicated," Tom Osborne said following the 1988 Nebraska-Oklahoma game. On a cold and windy day in Norman, that team was the Huskers.
Tom's Time: The Game of the Century II Looked Great on Paper
11 mo ago by Mike Babcock
It was No. 1 Nebraska vs. No. 2 Oklahoma--billed as Game of the Century II--and the Huskers had a few things working in their favor. Then the Sooners won anyway.
Tom's Time: The Pay-for-Play Debate and OU-NU in 1986
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
A planned protest never unfolded, but the rights of student athletes was a topic before Nebraska and Oklahoma played another classic in 1986.
Tom's Time: Klein Kicks It in Columbia
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Dale Klein kicked Nebraska to a win at Missouri with seven field goals as the Huskers climbed back up the rankings in 1985. As usual, a shot at the national title that season went through Oklahoma.
Hot Reads: The Race to 900 Wins
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Three teams have a chance to reach 900 all-time wins before the end of September. Which school gets there first––Nebraska, Oklahoma or Notre Dame?
Hot Reads: You Taking Nebraska to Win More Games Than These Rivals?
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
An online sports book unveiled a new bet this week: head-to-head win totals against traditional rivals. Because rivalry is a tricky thing for Nebraska, no Husker games made the list but that doesn't mean we can't create those lines.
Rivalries Building for Huskers, Look for Old Big Eight Foes in Meantime
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Rivalries are still building for Nebraska in the Big Ten. In the meantime, athletic director Bill Moos expects the Huskers to also see a few old Big Eight foes along the way.
Husker Attic: 1959 Nebraska-Oklahoma Goal Post Paperweight
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
There’s a lot of great Husker memorabilia out there. Husker Attic is how we’ve showcased those vintage finds in every issue of Hail Varsity since our very first one.
LOOK: No. 7 Nebraska Takes on Top-5 Oklahoma and Illinois
1 yr ago by Eric Francis
Nebraska men's gymnastics finished second behind No. 2 Oklahoma and ahead of No. 4 Illinois at the Huskers' home opener Check out our photos in today’s photo gallery by photographer Eric Francis.
AP Poll Voters Give Nebraska Basketball Coal for Christmas
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska got jumped in the polls this week after other teams scored big wins, falling just outside of the top 25 in the AP Poll and moving down to No. 23 in the Coaches Poll.
Hot Reads: Is 'Best' Better Than 'Most Deserving?'
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
A discussion of the weird way in which we determine which college football teams get to play for a national title.
Tom's Time: Devaney's Rabbit's Foot Comes in Handy in Norman
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska spent all week preparing for Oklahoma's wishbone in 1983, but the Sooners came out in a new formation, twice held a lead and forcing AD Bob Deavaney to seek karmic assistance.
Tom's Time: Oranges in Orbit After Oklahoma Win in '82
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Husker fans had a ball when Nebraska beat Oklahoma in 1982. Tom Osborne? Well. "I don’t know if they understand that an orange thrown from 50 rows up can be lethal," he said.
Tom's Time: Shush, Oklahoma
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska was good near the end of the 1981 season. Oklahoma, relatively speaking and unranked, was not. That didn't mean Osborne and the Huskers didn't have a lot to prove in Norman.
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