Tom's Time
Tom's Time: Huskers Need an Escape Act at UCLA in 1993
4 days ago by Mike Babcock
Some key injuries lingered as Nebraska entered Week 3 and what would be a defensive struggle at UCLA. "I definitely think we escaped today," Tom Osborne said.
Tom's Time: Alberts' 4 Sacks Essential for Huskers to Wreck Tech in '93
11 days ago by Mike Babcock
The Nebraska offense was hobbled by injury early in 1993. Calvin Jones was out. Tommie Frazier played, but not at full strength. When Texas Tech took a third-quarter lead, Trev Alberts and the Blackshirts got things back on track.
Tom's Time: 'A Little Sorry About the Score' in '93 Opener
18 days ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska made quick work of North Texas in the 1993 season opener, winning 76-14, but the game came with a cost beyond the $270,000 the Huskers paid.
Tom's Time: To the 4-3 in the Spring of '93
25 days ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska spent the spring of 1993 transitioning the Blackshirts to a 4-3. Following the spring game, defensive coordinator Charlie McBride had some reservations about what was ahead.
Tom's Time: '93 Recruiting Class a Hit, but Many Focused on One Miss
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska's 1993 recruiting class was full of players that would help fuel the championship run to come, but on signing day much of the focus was on the one that got away--Scott Frost.
Tom's Time: Effort Was Good , Execution Wasn't in '93 Orange Bowl
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska spotted Florida State a 20-point lead in the 1993 Orange Bowl and lost 27-14, but Tom Osborne saw something other than the Huskers' sixth straight bowl defeat.
Tom's Time: Big (Red) in Japan
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska went all the way to Tokyo to beat Kansas State in 1992 in what Tom Osborne called "the strangest game." The Huskers remain 1-0 all-time in Japan.
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: A Once-in-a-Career Upset in Ames
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska was climbing back into the national-title conversation in November of 1992. Then the Huskers lost a game to a team that would finish with a losing record for the first, and only, time in Tom Osborne's career.
Tom's Time: New-and-Improved Kansas, Same Old NU-KU Result
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Kansas headed to Lincoln in 1992 with a 7-1 record and the top defense in the Big Eight. Before the day was over, Nebraska would use six quarterbacks in a 49-7 blowout.
Tom's Time: Huskers Scored Ultimate Halloween Haul against CU in '92
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska and Colorado shared a ranking in the polls––eighth––entering 1992's matchup, but that was as close as it would get as the Huskers snapped a number of streaks in a 52-7 romp.
Tom's Time: Frazier Takes Over at Faurot Field
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Tom Osborne wouldn't tip his hand as to which quarterback would start for Nebraska against Missouri in 1992. It would be Tommie Fraizer's first, making him the first freshman starter at quarterback for the Huskers in the modern era.
Tom's Time: Huskers Get Closer to Tommie's Time
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
It was already clear that Tommie Frazier wasn't redshirting in 1992, but he hadn't played much either. That began to change when Nebraska faced Oklahoma State in Lincoln.
Tom's Time: Mental Lapses Mar Huskers' Win over Arizona State in '92
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska bounced back from its first loss of the 1992 season with a three-touchdown win over Arizona State, but it wasn't without angst. "Mentally, that was probably the worst game we’ve had since I’ve been here,” DC Charlie McBride said.
Tom's Time: Big Crowd, Another Big-Game Miss, in Seattle
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
No. 12 Nebraska wasn't the favorite at No. 2 Washington in 1992, but there was hope the Huskers' recent big-game shortcomings might be in the past.
Tom's Time: Huskers Lose a Half to Looking Ahead
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
With a trip to second-ranked Washington a week away, Nebraska struggled for a half against Middle Tennessee State. The word "laughingstock" was reportedly used at halftime.
Tom's Time: Bizarre Breaks in the Huskers' 1992 QB Race
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Mike Grant was atop Nebraska's depth chart in the spring of 1992 before an injury opened the door for Tony Veland, who was atop the depth chart in fall camp before an injury opened the door for a true freshman.
Tom's Time: Huskers Open '92 Season with High Hopes . . . and Anxiety
4 mo ago by Mike Babcock
By 1992, being very good wasn't quite good enough for some Nebraska fans. The Huskers needed to get over the hump, a pressure that Tom Osborne acknowledged in the season opener.
Tom's Time: Huskers' 1992 Recruiting Class Sets the Stage
4 mo ago by Mike Babcock
The pursuit of Tommie Frazier dominated the headlines, but Nebraska's 1992 class included multiple players who would help key the Huskers' championship run to come.
Tom's Time: Bowl Woes Continue with Orange Bowl Shutout
4 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska played both national title winners in 1991. DC Charlie McBride said Washington was "hands down" the best team while AD Bob Devaney said it was Miami. The Hurricanes made a compelling case in that year's Orange Bowl
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