Husker football history

126 seasons of Nebraska football

1,308 games. 892 wins. 5 national championships.

Find information on every win, loss and tie, then dive into the stats on your own and see how NU stacks up all time against every team, in every bowl game, in conference play, season openers and more. With historical World-Herald front pages, photos, stories, key stats and more, our ever-growing Husker History page is your new home for taking a look back into the history of one of the nation's most tradition-rich programs.


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Today in Husker history 16 games

Oct. 17, 2015: Josh Kalu runs in a touchdown after intercepting a pass against Minnesota late in the fourth quarter. REBECCA S. GRATZ/THE WORLD-HERALD

Date Opponent Outcome
Oct. 17, 2015 Minnesota Win
Oct. 17, 2009 Texas Tech Loss
Oct. 17, 1998 Kansas Win
Oct. 17, 1987 Oklahoma State Win
Oct. 17, 1981 Kansas State Win
Oct. 17, 1970 Kansas Win
Oct. 17, 1964 Kansas State Win
Oct. 17, 1959 Indiana Loss
Oct. 17, 1953 Miami (FL) Win
Oct. 17, 1942 Minnesota Loss
Oct. 17, 1936 Indiana Win
Oct. 17, 1925 Washington Tie
Oct. 17, 1914 Kansas State Win
Oct. 17, 1908 Minnesota Tie
Oct. 17, 1903 Haskell Win
Oct. 17, 1896 Doane Win

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Nebraska vs. Purdue, Oct. 28

The Huskers are 3-2 all time against Purdue in 5 games. The last meeting between these teams was on Oct. 22, 2016. Nebraska won that game 27-14.

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The Huskers are unranked this week in the AP poll.