Husker football history

128 seasons of Nebraska football

1,317 games. 893 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 11 games

Sept. 24, 2016: Terrell Newby, right, and teammates celebrate Newby’s 4-yard touchdown run that put Nebraska ahead for good near the end of the first half. MEGAN FARMER/THE WORLD-HERALD

Date Opponent Outcome
Sept. 24, 2016 Northwestern Win
Sept. 24, 2011 Wyoming Win
Sept. 24, 1994 Pacific Win
Sept. 24, 1988 Arizona State Win
Sept. 24, 1983 UCLA Win
Sept. 24, 1977 Baylor Win
Sept. 24, 1966 Utah State Win
Sept. 24, 1960 Minnesota Loss
Sept. 24, 1955 Ohio State Loss
Sept. 24, 1949 South Dakota Win
Sept. 24, 1904 Grand Island Win

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Nebraska vs. Purdue, Sept. 29

The Huskers are 4-2 all time against Purdue in 6 games. The last meeting between these teams was on Oct. 28, 2017. Nebraska won that game 25-24.

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