Tom Osborne
Huskers Avoid Slip-Up Against CU in 1980, Sportswriter Does Not
10 mo ago by Mike Babcock
In the week leading up to Nebraska's win over Colorado in 1980, Tom Osborne saw a local sportswriter walking to Memorial Stadium and offered a ride. Things didn't go so well from there.
Tom's Time: 1985 Class Brings Top Talent and the 'Sandman' to Lincoln
11 mo 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?
11 mo 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.
Nebraska's Summer Gains and Updated Measurables Entering Year 2
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
If last year at Nebraska was about just adding size and getting guys into football shape, it seems this offseason was about getting dudes in Frost Football Shape.
Osborne on the Huskers' Growth: 'They Certainly Look the Part More'
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne knows how much can be gained in the offseason and he's already seen some gains from this year's Huskers.
Hot Reads: Osborne Adds Another Award
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Tom Osborne has to find a little more room in the trophy case. This week he was announced as a recipient of the Football Bowl Association's "highest award."
Huskers Have a History with Staff Continuity
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
How long can Nebraska keep its current staff together? That's unknown, but this isn't: The longer the better based on the past example of Husker staffs.
Beyond the Box Score: 1997 Nebraska-Missouri
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
When it was time to decide between Nebraska and Michigan in 1997, the Huskers’ miracle at Missouri was one of its only demerits. Should it have been?
Nebraska's Scott Frost to be Inducted into Orange Bowl Hall of Fame
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Husker head coach Scott Frost is set to join nine former NU players and two coaches in the Orange Bowl Hall of Fame.
Tom Osborne: Frost 'Pushing All the Right Buttons' at Nebraska
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Scott Frost said Tom Osborne "had the formula at Nebraska figured out." Guess that makes Osborne's optimism around Nebraska's new staff a pretty good sign.
Nebraska Coach Scott Frost: Sitting in Tom Osborne's Seat is 'Humbling'
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska coach Scott Frost appeared on the Jim Rome Show Tuesday to talk reviving Nebraska football, toxic cultures and more.
Scott Frost’s Formula for Nebraska Blends Old with New
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Scott Frost feels like he has the right formula to bring Nebraska back. But it's a mashup of two very different ideologies and his success will hinge on how well those can coexist.
1997 Nebraska Is 'Elite' Now
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
The 1997 Nebraska team that won a share of the national title will be featured on Big Ten Network's "Big Ten Elite" program this fall.
Scott Frost Is the Headliner, but Tom Osborne Is Never Too Far Behind
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska coach Scott Frost was the headliner Monday at Big Ten Media Days, but Tom Osborne had quite the presence as well.
Hot Reads: Offensive Innovation Is a Tricky Thing
2 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
We like to credit certain coaches with "inventing" certain plays or schemes. Reality is rarely so need and tidy.
Tom's Time: Immediate Detonation in the '83 Kickoff Classic
2 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
2 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
2 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
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: Huskers Offense Makes its Mark Early in 1982
2 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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