1978 Nebraska football season

9-3 • Big 8 champion • Final AP ranking: No. 8

Tom Osborne, head coach

Date NU rank Opponent Site Outcome Score  
Sept. 2, 1978 #10 #1 Alabama Away Loss 20-3 Details
Sept. 9, 1978 #10 California Home Win 36-26 Details
Sept. 16, 1978 #12 Hawaii Home Win 56-10 Details
Sept. 30, 1978 #12 Indiana Away Win 69-17 Details
Oct. 7, 1978 #10 #15 Iowa State Away Win 23-0 Details
Oct. 14, 1978 #8 Kansas State Home Win 48-14 Details
Oct. 21, 1978 #5 Colorado Away Win 52-14 Details
Oct. 28, 1978 #4 Oklahoma State Home Win 22-14 Details
Nov. 4, 1978 #4 Kansas Away Win 63-21 Details
Nov. 11, 1978 #4 #1 Oklahoma Home Win 17-14 Details
Nov. 18, 1978 #2 Missouri Home Loss 35-31 Details
Jan. 1, 1979 #6 #4 Oklahoma Neutral-away Loss 31-24 Details

1978 Nebraska weekly ranking – AP Top 25


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