Tom's Time
Tom's Time: Klein Kicks It in Columbia
2 days 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.
Tom's Time: 1985 Class Brings Top Talent and the 'Sandman' to Lincoln
9 days ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska scored a win before the 1985 season even started with a recruiting haul that included players who would go on to become all-time Husker greats.
Tom's Time: How Do You Follow the Scoring Explosion?
16 days ago by Mike Babcock
Hail Varsity editor Mike Babcock continues he's look back at the life of Tom Osborne. We pick up the story in 1984 as the Huskers try to follow up one of the most memorable teams in school history.
Tom's Time: In the End '83 Nebraska Didn't Get Beat, It Just Lost
10 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Revisiting the most memorable decision of Tom Osborne's career and Nebraska's loss to Miami in the 1984 Orange Bowl.
Tom's Time: Devaney's Rabbit's Foot Comes in Handy in Norman
10 mo 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: The Song that Predicted Nebraska-Kansas in 1983
10 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Sixty-seven points isn't exactly a common football point total, but it's what Nebraska hit against Kansas in 1983 and it was a number that oddly showed up in a song a year earlier.
Tom's Time: A Misstep on the First Play, then the Huskers Dominate KSU
11 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska trailed Kansas State just 6 seconds into the game in 1983 thanks to a safety on the opening kickoff. Then things got back to normal.
Tom's Time: The Time Nebraska Scored 48 Points Against CU in a Quarter
11 mo ago by Mike Babcock
"I suppose we’ll have to deal with the ‘running up the score’ charge again," Tom Osborne said after Nebraska put up 48 points in a quarter against Colorado in 1983.
Tom's Time: Blackshirts Come Up Big at Missouri
12 mo ago by Mike Babcock
The final score, 34-13, of Nebraska's win over Missouri in 1983 might indicate there was little to see there, but it's hiding a few key plays from the Blackshirts that swung the game.
Tom's Time: Cowboys Come Out Blitzing, But Huskers Hang On in 1983
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Oklahoma State coach Jimmy Johnson went into the 1983 game against Nebraska intending to fire all of the Cowboys' defensive guns. It worked, but still wasn't enough to win.
Tom's Time: Rout of Syracuse Prompts Lofty Projections for '83 Huskers
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska had no problem with Syracuse in the fifth game of the 1983 season, leading to some serious praise from Sports Illustrated.
Tom's Time: Osborne Wins No. 100
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Hail Varsity editor Mike Babcock continues his look back at the career of Tom Osborne by revisiting the coach's 100th win, a 42-10 victory over UCLA in 1983.
Tom's Time: As Lopsided As It Gets
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska's 84-13 win over Minnesota is the stuff of lore, but a forgotten part of it is the role the Big Eight's travel-roster limit played in the lopsided win.
Tom's Time: Call Him 'Michael Heisman'
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Irving Fryar suggested that people start calling Mike Rozier "Michael Heisman" following Rozier's 191-yard day against Wyoming in 1983 as the Huskers opened the season 2-0.
Tom's Time: Immediate Detonation in the '83 Kickoff Classic
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska's famed "Scoring Explosion" offense of 1983 wasted little time earning the nickname with a 44-6 destruction of Penn State in the Kickoff Classic.
Tom's Time: An Orange Bowl Amid Unrest
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nearby riots kept attendance low for Nebraska's come-from-behind win over LSU in the 1983 Orange Bowl.
Tom's Time: Hawaii Coach Dick Tomey Had Had Enough of the Huskers
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
“That superiority complex of Nebraska; I’m sick of it,” Hawaii coach Dick Tomey said following his Warriors’ 37-16 loss to Nebraska in early December of 1982.
Tom's Time: Oranges in Orbit After Oklahoma Win in '82
1 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: The Nebraska-Penn State Game Husker Fans Won't Forget
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska was there when officials decided to break ground on "McCloskey's Corner" at Beaver Stadium. Unfortunately so for the 1982 Huskers.
Tom's Time: Huskers Offense Makes its Mark Early in 1982
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska cruised past Iowa 42-7 in the opener, but that was nothing compared to what the Huskers would do to poor New Mexico State –– 78 rushes, 0 for loss, 883 yards and 68-0.
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