In a historic series, The World-Herald has twice selected Nebraska's Top 100 athletes. Originally selected in 2005 and then re-ranked in 2015, the Nebraska 100 came from a pool of more nearly 500 names from the ranks of high school, college, amateur and professional sports from the past 140 years, with criteria . Assistance came from a panel of veteran sports observers from across the state, with the newspaper's sports staff determining the final rankings. Have feedback? Send us a note to firstname.lastname@example.org.