1971 Nebraska football season

13-0 • National champion • Big 8 champion • Final AP ranking: No. 1

Bob Devaney, head coach

Date NU rank Opponent Site Outcome Score  
Sept. 11, 1971 #2 Oregon Home Win 34-7 Details
Sept. 18, 1971 #1 Minnesota Home Win 35-7 Details
Sept. 25, 1971 #1 Texas A&M Home Win 34-7 Details
Oct. 2, 1971 #1 Utah State Home Win 42-6 Details
Oct. 9, 1971 #1 Missouri Away Win 36-0 Details
Oct. 16, 1971 #1 Kansas Home Win 55-0 Details
Oct. 23, 1971 #1 Oklahoma State Away Win 41-13 Details
Oct. 30, 1971 #1 #9 Colorado Home Win 31-7 Details
Nov. 6, 1971 #1 Iowa State Home Win 37-0 Details
Nov. 13, 1971 #1 Kansas State Away Win 44-17 Details
Nov. 25, 1971 #1 #2 Oklahoma Away Win 35-31 Details
Dec. 4, 1971 #1 Hawaii Away Win 45-3 Details
Jan. 1, 1972 #1 #2 Alabama Neutral-away Win 38-6 Details

1971 Nebraska weekly ranking – AP Top 25


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