1979 Nebraska football season

10-2 • Final AP ranking: No. 9

Tom Osborne, head coach

Date NU rank Opponent Site Outcome Score  
Sept. 15, 1979 #8 Utah State Home Win 35-14 Details
Sept. 22, 1979 #7 Iowa Away Win 24-21 Details
Sept. 29, 1979 #6 #18 Penn State Home Win 42-17 Details
Oct. 6, 1979 #5 New Mexico State Home Win 57-0 Details
Oct. 13, 1979 #5 Kansas Home Win 42-0 Details
Oct. 20, 1979 #3 Oklahoma State Away Win 36-0 Details
Oct. 27, 1979 #2 Colorado Home Win 38-10 Details
Nov. 3, 1979 #2 Missouri Away Win 23-20 Details
Nov. 10, 1979 #2 Kansas State Away Win 21-12 Details
Nov. 17, 1979 #3 Iowa State Home Win 34-3 Details
Nov. 24, 1979 #3 #8 Oklahoma Away Loss 17-14 Details
Jan. 1, 1980 #7 #8 Houston Neutral-away Loss 17-14 Details

1979 Nebraska weekly ranking – AP Top 25


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