Husker football history

129 seasons of Nebraska football

1,338 games. 902 wins. 5 national championships.

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Today in Husker history 8 games

Sept. 19, 2015: Quarterback Tommy Armstrong brought Nebraska back from 23 points down to send the game to overtime, then threw an interception to Miami cornerback Corn Elder, No. 29. Armstrong was trying to hit Taariq Allen deep in the end zone. “I underthrew it,” Armstrong said, “and it cost us the game.”

Date Opponent Outcome
Sept. 19, 2015 Miami (FL) Loss
Sept. 19, 2009 Virginia Tech Loss
Sept. 19, 1992 Washington Loss
Sept. 19, 1981 Florida State Win
Sept. 19, 1970 USC Tie
Sept. 19, 1964 South Dakota Win
Sept. 19, 1959 Texas Loss
Sept. 19, 1953 Oregon Loss

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Nebraska vs. Rutgers, Sept. 5

The Huskers are 4-0 all time against Rutgers in 5 games. The last meeting between these teams was on Sept. 5, 2020. Nebraska lost that game None-None.

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The Huskers are unranked this week in the AP poll.

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