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 17 games

Oct. 23, 2010: Quarterback Taylor Martinez hops over tight end Ben Cotton, No. 81, for a 5-yard gain during his 112-yard rushing day. On the next play, he threw a 41-yard TD pass to Kyler Reed, part of a 323-yard passing performance. MATT MILLER/THE WORLD-HERALD

Date Opponent Outcome
Oct. 23, 2010 Oklahoma State Win
Oct. 23, 2004 Kansas State Loss
Oct. 23, 1999 Texas Loss
Oct. 23, 1993 Missouri Win
Oct. 23, 1982 Missouri Win
Oct. 23, 1976 Missouri Loss
Oct. 23, 1971 Oklahoma State Win
Oct. 23, 1965 Colorado Win
Oct. 23, 1954 Colorado Win
Oct. 23, 1948 Kansas Loss
Oct. 23, 1943 Kansas Win
Oct. 23, 1937 Missouri Win
Oct. 23, 1926 Kansas Win
Oct. 23, 1920 South Dakota Win
Oct. 23, 1915 Notre Dame Win
Oct. 23, 1909 Iowa Tie
Oct. 23, 1897 Nebraska Wesleyan 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.