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Nebraska Football

The University of Nebraska at Lincoln is represented in NCAA Division-I college football by the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The Cornhuskers play in the Big 12 conference as a part of the North division. The Nebraska Cornhuskers first took the field on Thanksgiving Day 1890 when the beat the Omaha YMCA 10-0. Ever since that day the Cornhuskers have been working on a football dynasty that is known to be one of the most competitive programs in the league. In the past 50 years the Nebraska Cornhuskers have cemented their status as a powerhouse team by pulling in the best winning statistics of all college football programs, by both number of outright wins and winning percentage.

 

Nebraska Football Success

The Nebraska Cornhuskers claim 5 national titles, 46 conference titles and 22 postseason bowl titles since 1940. The Cornhuskers are also only one of seven NCAA Division-I teams to have over 800 wins. Currently the Nebraska Cornhuskers have a record of 817-338-40. They have also appeared in several bowl games recently including the 2009 Gator Bowl, where they defeated Clemson 26-21. They also played in the 2007 Cotton Bowl against Auburn.

 

Tom Osborne Era

Many Nebraska Cornhuskers fans attribute their success to great coaching. Most Cornhuskers not that the years Tom Osborne was the Head Coach were some of the best of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Coach Osborne lead the Cornhuskers from 1973 to 1997 during which time the Cornhuskers won 3 national titles and had an overall record of 255-49-3. Tom Osborne was succeeded by his handpicked choice Frank Solich, while his reign was not as hyped or successful as Coach Osborne's, Frank Solich did maintain the Cornhusker's reputation of being a highly competitive team. In 2008 the Cornhuskers started with a new head coach, Bo Pelini who started his career at the University of Nebraska Lincoln well ending the season with a 9-4 record and a postseason appearance at the Gator Bowl.

 

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