1972 Nebraska football season

9-2-1 • Big 8 champion • Final AP ranking: No. 4

Bob Devaney, head coach

Date NU rank Opponent Site Outcome Score  
Sept. 9, 1972 #1 UCLA Away Loss 20-17 Details
Sept. 16, 1972 #10 Texas A&M Home Win 37-7 Details
Sept. 23, 1972 #9 Army Away Win 77-7 Details
Sept. 30, 1972 #7 Minnesota Home Win 49-0 Details
Oct. 14, 1972 #6 Missouri Home Win 62-0 Details
Oct. 21, 1972 #5 Kansas Away Win 56-0 Details
Oct. 28, 1972 #3 Oklahoma State Home Win 34-0 Details
Nov. 4, 1972 #3 #15 Colorado Away Win 33-10 Details
Nov. 11, 1972 #3 #17 Iowa State Away Tie 23-23 Details
Nov. 18, 1972 #5 Kansas State Home Win 59-7 Details
Nov. 23, 1972 #5 #4 Oklahoma Home Loss 17-14 Details
Jan. 1, 1973 #9 #12 Notre Dame Neutral-home Win 40-6 Details

1972 Nebraska weekly ranking – AP Top 25


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