Tom's Time
Tom's Time: One Last Sting to End Huskers' 1990 Season
14 days ago by Mike Babcock
No. 19 Nebraska was a 2-point favorite over No. 2 Georgia Tech in the 1991 Citrus Bowl. It didn't shake out that way.
Tom's Time: A Rushing Title, and Seven Turnovers, Lost at Oklahoma
21 days 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.
Tom's Time: Fourth Quarter Stampede Leads to Big Things for Buffs
28 days ago by Mike Babcock
At the end of the third quarter, Nebraska was maintaining a shutout of Colorado. It was a fork in the road for the two programs near the end of the 1990 season.
Tom's Time: Huskers Get Rolling with Joseph Running the Show
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska quarterback Mickey Joseph had started games earlier in the 1990 season, but that was due to injury. Missouri was his first real start and the New Orleans native did not disappoint.
Tom's Time: Upset, and Embarrassment, Avoided Against Oregon State
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Halftime. Lincoln. 1990. Oregon State, a 51.5-point underdog, leads Nebraska. "I told them that they were on the verge of the biggest embarrassment in the history of the school . . ." Tom Osborne said.
Tom's Time: Blackshirts Bring In New Decade with Shutout of Baylor
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
As the 1990 season began, Nebraska had questions to answer on offense but an experienced group of Blackshirts to lean on. The Huskers' 100th season began with a shutout.
Tom's Time: 'When Did Y'all Start Throwing So Much?'
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska led the nation in rushing in 1989, but against Oklahoma the Huskers became "Air Nebraska" (relatively speaking).
Tom's Time: McCartney Gets His Red-Letter Day
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Colorado head coach Bill McCartney got his first win over Nebraska in 1986, but the 1989 meeting between the two teams had national and conference title implications.
Tom's Time: A Banner Day for the Blackshirts Against Oregon State
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Tom Osborne wasn't thrilled with the offense in Nebraska's 1989 win over Oregon State, but the Blackshirts more than made up for it with a record-setting day.
Tom's Time: Gdowski Gets Off to a Fast Start in Debut Start
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Gerry Gdowski might not be in the discussion for the 10 greatest Nebraska quarterbacks of all time, but in 1989 he put up one of the best seasons a Husker signal-caller has had.
Tom's Time: A QB Quandary Entering the 1989 Season
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska lacked experience at quarterback entering the 1989 season, but it didn't lack for options.
Tom's Time: Heartaches by the Number in the 1989 Orange Bowl
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Miami handled the Huskers, handily, in the 1989 Orange Bowl, but despite the loss a culture change was happening in Lincoln.
Tom's Time: Huskers Leave the Sooners Out in the Cold
3 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: Broderick Thomas Makes Good on His Promise
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
After Colorado snapped an 18-game losing streak to Nebraska in 1986, Huskers linebacker Broderick Thomas raised his right hand and promised he wouldn't lose to the Buffs again. Two years later, he had delivered.
Tom's Time: Offense Galore in October '88 Meeting with Oklahoma State
4 mo ago by Mike Babcock
In this week's Tom's Time, Mike Babcock looks back on Nebraska's 1988 matchup with Oklahoma State and Barry Sanders. With 11:42 left in the first half, the Huskers had a 42-0 lead. At halftime, it was 42-21.
Tom's Time: A Change in Culture as the Huskers Open the '88 Season
4 mo ago by Mike Babcock
In this week's Tom's Time, Mike Babcock looks back at the 1988 Kickoff Classic between Nebraska and Texas A&M. It was a game that offered evidence of a slight culture change in Lincoln.
Tom's Time: The Game of the Century II Looked Great on Paper
4 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: A Former Sooner Signal-Caller, but in Bruin Blue
4 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska faced a familiar name when UCLA came to Lincoln in 1987 for a top-five showdown.
Tom's Time: The Pay-for-Play Debate and OU-NU in 1986
5 mo 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: The Goal Posts Came Down in Boulder
5 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Colorado coach Bill McCartney spoke a rivalry into existence. It took five years from the initial proclamation, but in 1986 the Buffaloes finally got the Big Red.
 
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