Husker football history

129 seasons of Nebraska football

1,341 games. 903 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 14 games

Nov. 28, 2014: Nebraska I-back Ameer Abdullah catches a second-quarter touchdown pass against Iowa on Friday. Nebraska won 37-34 in overtime. Rebecca S. Gratz / The World-Herald

Date Opponent Outcome
Nov. 28, 2014 Iowa Win
Nov. 28, 2008 Colorado Win
Nov. 28, 2003 Colorado Win
Nov. 28, 1997 Colorado Win
Nov. 28, 1987 Colorado Win
Nov. 28, 1942 Kansas State Loss
Nov. 28, 1936 Oregon State Win
Nov. 28, 1935 Oregon State Win
Nov. 28, 1929 Iowa State Win
Nov. 28, 1918 Notre Dame Tie
Nov. 28, 1907 St. Louis Loss
Nov. 28, 1901 Haskell Win
Nov. 28, 1896 Iowa Loss
Nov. 28, 1895 Iowa Win

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Nebraska vs. Illinois, Nov. 21

The Huskers are 13-3-1 all time against Illinois in 18 games. The last meeting between these teams was on Nov. 21, 2020. Nebraska lost that game None-None.

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