Tom Osborne
Hot Reads: Osborne Adds Another Award
2 mo 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
4 mo 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
4 mo 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
6 mo 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
9 mo 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'
10 mo 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
10 mo 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
10 mo 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
10 mo 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
11 mo 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
11 mo 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
11 mo 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
12 mo 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: 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.
Tom's Time: Trick Plays, the Fridge and Clemson's First Title
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
If Nebraska had completed its comeback in the 1982 Orange Bowl Tom Osborne likely would've claimed his first national title. Clemson did instead.
Tom's Time: Shush, Oklahoma
1 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.
Tom's Time: Righting the Ship in 1981
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
After three games in 1981, the Huskers were 1-2 and unranked. With a new starter at quarterback, however, things were about to change.
Tom's Time: QB Turner Gill Gets His Shot
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska fans wanted to see Turner Gill as the starter. Even the quarterbacks ahead of him knew it in 1981. Four games in, Gill got his shot.
Tom's Time: Blackshirts Break Auburn's Wishbone
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Things were testy on a rainy day in Lincoln. Nebraska, already 1-2 to start the season, trailed Auburn at halftime. With uncertainty at quarterback, it feel to the defense to help the Huskers pull through.
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