Husker Past Season Results
the 1980's

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  1980's Decade Recap 1980 Date Opponent W/L Score
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'80's Record
103-20-0
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5 Big 8 Championships - (tie w/OU '84)
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S 13
H-Utah
W
55-9
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'80's Win %
0.83740 (#1)
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(4 2d place, 1 3d place)
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S 20
H-Iowa
W
57-0
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'80' Bowl Record
4-6 (.400)
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20 Academic All-Americans
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S 27
A-Penn State
W
21-7
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'80's Conf Record
63-7 (.900)
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24 All-Americans
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O 4
H-Florida State
L
14-18
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'80's OOC Record
36-7 (.837)
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73 Academic All-Conf. Selections
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O 11
A-Kansas
W
54-0
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6 NCAA Rushing Titles
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88 Big 8 All-Conf. Selections
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O 18
HC-Oklahoma St.
W
48-7
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('80, '82, '83, '85, '88, '89)
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1 Heisman Trophy - Mike Rozier '83 
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O 25
A-Colorado
W
45-7
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1 NCAA Total Yards Title: '82
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2 Lombardi Trophies - D. Rimington '82.
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N 1
H-Missouri
W
38-16
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2 NCAA Pts/Gm Titles:'82,83
           D. Steinkuhler '83 
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N 8
H-Kansas State
W
55-8


#1 Pass Defense, '81

3 Outland Trophies - D Rimington '81,'82
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N 15
A-Iowa State
W
35-0


#1 Total Def, Scoring Def, '84

           D. Steinkuhler '83
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N 22
H-Oklahoma
17-21
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3 NCAA Top 8: R. Schleusener '81
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Maxwell Award: M. Rozier '83
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D 27 
Mississippi St-Sun
31-17 
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 D. Rimington '81, M. Traynowicz '85

Walter Camp Award: M Rozier  '83
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7/7
2d Big 8
10-2
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1981 Date Opponent W/L Score 1982 Date Opponent W/L Score 1983 Date Opponent W/L Score
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S 12
A-Iowa
L
7-10
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S 11
H-Iowa
W
42-7
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KOC
A 29
Penn State
W
44-6
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S 19
H-Florida State
W
34-14
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S 18
H-New Mexico St
W
68-0
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S 10
H-Wyoming
W
56-20
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S 26
H-Penn State
L
24-30
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S 25
A-Penn State
L
24-27
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S 17
A-Minnesota
W
84-13
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O 3
H-Auburn
W
17-3
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O 2
A-Auburn
W
41-7
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S 24
H-UCLA
W
42-10
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O 10
H-Colorado
W
59-0
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O 9
A-Colorado
W
40-14
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O 1
H-Syracuse
W
63-7
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O 17
A-Kansas State
W
49-3
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O 16
HC-Kansas State
W
42-13
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O 8
A-Oklahoma St.
W
14-10
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O 24
A-Missouri
W
6-0
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O 23
H-Missouri
W
23-19
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O 15
A-Missouri
W
34-13
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O 31
HC-Kansas
W
31-15
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O 30
A-Kansas
W
52-0
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O 22
HC-Colorado
W
69-16
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N 7
A-Oklahoma St.
W
54-7
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N 6
H-Oklahoma St.
W
48-10
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O 29
A-Kansas State
W
51-25
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N 14
H-Iowa State
W
31-7
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N 13
A-Iowa State
W
48-10
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N 5
H-Iowa State
W
72-29
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N 21
A-Oklahoma
W
37-14
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N 26
H-Oklahoma
W
28-24
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N 12
H-Kansas
W
67-13
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J 1 
Clemson - Orange
15-22 
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D 4
A-Hawaii
W
37-16
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N 26
A-Oklahoma
W
28-21
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9/11
Big 8 Champs
9-3
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J 1
LSU - Orange Bowl
21-20
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J 2 
Miami - Orange 
30-31 





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3/3
Big 8 Champs
12-1
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2/2
Big 8 Champs
12-1

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1984 Date Opponent W/L Score 1985 Date Opponent W/L Score 1986 Date Opponent W/L Score
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S 8
H-Wyoming
W
42-7
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S 7
H-Florida State
L
13-17
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S 6
H-Florida State
W
34-17
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S 15
H-Minnesota
W
38-7
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S 21
H-Illinois
W
52-25
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S 20
A-Illinois
W
59-14
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S 22
A-UCLA
W
42-3
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S 28
H-Oregon
W
63-0
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S 27
H-Oregon
W
48-14
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S 29
A-Syracuse
L
9-17
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O 5
H-New Mexico
W
38-7
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O 4
A-South Carolina
W
27-24
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O 6
HC-Oklahoma St.
W
17-3
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O 12
A-Oklahoma St.
W
34-24
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O 11
HC-Oklahoma St.
W
30-10
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O 13
H-Missouri
W
33-23
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O 19
A-Missouri
W
28-20
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O 18
H-Missouri
W
48-17
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O 20
A-Colorado
W
24-7
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O 26
HC-Colorado
W
17-7
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O 25
A-Colorado
L
10-20
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O 27
H-Kansas State
W
62-14
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N 2
A-Kansas State
W
41-3
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N 1
H-Kansas State
W
38-0
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N 3
A-Iowa State
W
44-0
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N 9
H-Iowa State
W
49-0
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N 8
A-Iowa State
W
35-14
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N 10
A-Kansas
W
41-7
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N 16
H-Kansas
W
56-6
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N 15
A-Kansas
W
70-0
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N 17
H-Oklahoma
L
7-17
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N 23
A-Oklahoma
L
7-27
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N 22
H-Oklahoma
L
17-20
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J 1 
LSU - Sugar Bowl 
28-10 
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J 1 
Michigan-Fiesta 
23-27
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J 1 
LSU - Sugar Bowl 
30-15 
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3/4
Tie - Big 8 Champs
10-2
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10/11
2d Big 8
9-3
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4/5
3d Big 8
10-2
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1987 Date Opponent W/L Score 1988 Date Opponent W/L Score 1989 Date Opponent W/L Score
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S 5
H-Utah State
W
56-12
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KOC
A 27
ML-Texas A&M
W
23-14
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S 9
H-No. Illinois
W
48-17
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S 12
H-UCLA
W
42-33
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S 3
H-Utah State
W
63-13
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S 16
H-Utah
W
42-30
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S 26
A-Arizona State
W
35-28
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S 10
A-UCLA
L
28-41
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S 23
A-Minnesota
W
48-0
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O 3
H-South Carolina
W
30-21
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S 24
H-Arizona State
W
47-16
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S 30
H-Oregon State
W
35-7
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O 10
H-Kansas
W
54-2
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O 1
H-UNLV
W
49-6
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O 7
H-Kansas State
W
58-7
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O 17
A-Oklahoma St.
W
35-0
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O 8
A-Kansas
W
63-10
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O 14
A-Missouri
W
50-7
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O 24
HC-Kansas State
W
56-3
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O 15
HC-Oklahoma St.
W
63-42
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O 21
A-Oklahoma St.
W
48-23
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O 31
A-Missouri
W
42-7
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O 22
A-Kansas State
W
48-3
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O 28
HC-Iowa State
W
49-17
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N 7
H-Iowa State
W
42-3
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O 29
H-Missouri
W
26-18
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N 4
A-Colorado
L
21-27
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N 21
H-Oklahoma
L
7-17
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N 5
A-Iowa State
W
51-26
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N 11
H-Kansas
W
51-14
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N 28
A-Colorado
W
24-7
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N 12
H-Colorado
W
7-0
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N 18
H-Oklahoma
W
42-25
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J 1 
FSU - Fiesta 
28-31
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N 19
A-Oklahoma
W
7-3
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J 1 
FSU - Fiesta 
17-41
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6/6
2d Big 8
10-2
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J 2 
Miami - Orange 
3-23 
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11/12
2d Big 8
10-2
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10/10
Big 8 Champs
11-2
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