1987 Nebraska football season

10-2 • Final AP ranking: No. 6

Tom Osborne, head coach

Date NU rank Opponent Site Outcome Score  
Sept. 5, 1987 #2 Utah State Home Win 56-12 Details
Sept. 12, 1987 #2 UCLA Home Win 42-33 Details
Sept. 26, 1987 #2 #12 Arizona State Away Win 35-28 Details
Oct. 3, 1987 #2 South Carolina Home Win 30-21 Details
Oct. 10, 1987 #2 Kansas Home Win 54-2 Details
Oct. 17, 1987 #2 #12 Oklahoma State Away Win 35-0 Details
Oct. 24, 1987 #2 Kansas State Home Win 56-3 Details
Oct. 31, 1987 #2 Missouri Away Win 42-7 Details
Nov. 7, 1987 #2 Iowa State Home Win 42-3 Details
Nov. 21, 1987 #1 #2 Oklahoma Home Loss 17-7 Details
Nov. 28, 1987 #5 Colorado Away Win 24-7 Details
Jan. 1, 1988 #5 #3 Florida State Neutral-home Loss 31-28 Details

1987 Nebraska weekly ranking – AP Top 25


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