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1988 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
University of Nebraska Logo 1982-1991.PNG
Big 8 Champions
Orange Bowl, L 3-23 vs Miami
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #10
1988 record 11-2-0 (7-0-0 Big 8)
Head coach Tom Osborne
Offensive coordinator Tom Osborne
Defensive coordinator Charlie McBride

Home stadium

Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1987 1989 »
1988 Big 8 football standings
     Conf       Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 / 10 Nebraska 7 0 0     11 2 0
#14 / 14 Oklahoma 6 1 0     9 3 0
#11 / 11 Oklahoma State 5 2 0     10 2 0
Colorado 4 3 0     8 4 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     5 6 0
Missouri 2 5 0     3 7 1
Kansas 1 6 0     1 10 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches Poll


The 1988 Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Team was the representative of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Tom Osborne and played their home games in Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Contents

Schedule

[1]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 27* vs. #10 Texas A&M #2 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey (Kickoff Classic) W 23-14   58,162
September 3* Utah State #2 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 63-13   76,233
September 10* at #5 UCLA #2 Rose BowlPasadena, California ABC L 28-41   84,086
September 24* Arizona State #9 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska ESPN W 47-16   76,312
October 1* UNLV #9 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 48-6   76,398
October 8 at Kansas #9 Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 63-10   32,500
October 15† #10 Oklahoma State #7 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 63-42   76,432
October 22 at Kansas State #5 KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 48-3   35,000
October 29 Missouri #5 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 26-18   76,316
November 5 at Iowa State #7 Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa W 51-16   35,000
November 12 #19 Colorado #7 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 7-0   76,359
November 19 at #9 Oklahoma #7 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma W 7-3   75,004
January 2* vs. #23 Miami #3 Miami Orange BowlMiami, Florida (Orange Bowl) L 3-23   79,480
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Roster

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Achola, George #4 (So.) IB
Anderson, Jeff #59 (Jr.) C
Anderson, Le Andre #96 (So.) DT
Antonietti, Mark #53 (Sr.) OG
Avant, Tony #18 (Jr.) SE
Bahe, Chip #82 (Jr.) SE
Barrios, Gregg #44 (So.) PK
Beckler, Scott #48 (Jr.) P
Bell, Richard #21 (Jr.) WB
Blazek, Mark #23 (Sr.) S
Bobbora, Bill #69 (Jr.) OG
Brinson, Dana #33 (Sr.) WB
Broer, Kurt #81 (Sr.) OLB
Brungardt, Paul #95 (So.) DT
Buchanan, Peter #37 (Sr.) LB
Caliendo, Chris #49 (Jr.) LB
Carpenter, Bryan #29 (Jr.) FB
Clark, Ken #32 (Jr.) IB
Coleman, Ray #1 (Sr.) IB
Cooper, Reggie #17 (So.) SS
Crippen, Jon #45 (So.) CB
Croel, Mike #88 (So.) OLB
Custard, John #28 (Sr.) CB
D'Alesio, Joe #98 (Jr.) DT
Devall, Brad #6 (So.) WB
Dobesh, Jim #7 (So.) SS
Doll, Tye #90 (Jr.) DT
Drennan, Chris #16 (Jr.) PK
Dunlap, Jerry #12 (So.) QB
Edeal, David #54 (So.) C
Edgren, Brian #63 (So.) MG
Engelbert, Pat #97 (So.) MG
Engstrom, Steve #73 (So.) OT
Etienne, LeRoy #47 (Sr.) LB

 

Eyman, Terry #77 (So.) OT
Ferguson, Brad #51 (Jr.) LB
Fitzke, Roger #52 (Jr.) C
Flowers, Leodis #3 (Fr.) IB
Fryar, Charles #10 (Sr.) CB
Garrett, Chris #80 (Fr.) TE
Gawrick, Keith #87 (So.) TE
Gdowski, Gerry #14 (Jr.) QB
Glaser, Doug #70 (Jr.) OT
Gregory, Morgan #19 (Jr.) SE
Griffin, Mike #61 (Jr.) OT
Griffin, Willie #84 (Sr.) DT
Grobe, Corey #94 (Sr.) TE
Hagge, Mark #39 (Jr.) LB
Harchelroad, Brian #24 (Jr.) FB
Hicks, Lorenzo #8 (Sr.) CB
Jackson, Tim #4 (Sr.) S
Janky, Tom #13 (So.) P/PK
Jobman, Randall #55 (Jr.) LB
Johnk, Tim #37 (So.) FB
Joseph, Mickey #2 (Fr.) QB
Keeler, Andy #65 (Sr.) OG
Kitrell, Barry #36 (Sr.) FB
Knox, Tyreese #34 (Sr.) IB
Kratzenstein, Monte #85 (Jr.) TE
Kroeker, John #46 (Sr.) P
Leuck, Rob #67 (Jr.) LB
Lewis, Lance #18 (Fr.) CB
Lewis, Tahaun #5 (So.) CB
Marco, Jon #93 (Sr.) OLB
McCoy, Tim #83 (Jr.) SE
Miller, Brian #35 (Sr.) LB
Miller, Kevin #99 (Jr.) MG
Millikan, Todd #43 (Sr.) TE

 

Mills, Jeff #42 (Jr.) OLB
Monarrez, Junior #13 (Jr.) MG
Murray, Mike #74 (Jr.) MG
Nelson, John #76 (Sr.) OG
O'Gara, Chris #86 (Jr.) TE
Pete, Lawrence #96 (Sr.) MG
Pickens, Bruce #38 (So.) CB
Preston, Mike #11 (Jr.) QB
Punt, Tom #78 (So.) OT
Putnam, Sean #92 (Sr.) MG
Rodgers, Terry #20 (Jr.) IB
Roschal, John #64 (Jr.) OG
Rother, Brad #72 (Jr.) OT
Sanders, Marvin #26 (Jr.) CB
Schmidt, Sam #25 (Jr.) FB
Settles, Bill (Unk) CB
Sims, Joe #56 (So.) DT
Skradis, Kurt #66 (Sr.) DT
Sledge, Bob #62 (Sr.) OT
Svehla, Dan #87 (So.) OLB
Taylor, Steve #9 (Sr.) QB
Thomas, Broderick #89 (Sr.) OLB
Turner, Nate #22 (Fr.) WB
Tyrance, Pat #40 (So.) LB
Valladao, Ray #75 (Jr.) DT
Vampola, Scott #41 (Jr.) SS
Walker, Cartier #27 (Sr.) CB
Walker, Kenny #57 (So.) LB
Wanek, Jim #61 (So.) MG
Wells, Kent #91 (Jr.) DT
Wendland, Rick #1 (Jr.) S
Wooten, Wendell #15 (Sr.) S
Worden, Jamie #31 (Sr.) WB
Young, Jake #68 (Jr.) C

     

Coaching staff

Name Title First year
in this position
Years at Nebraska Alma Mater
Tom Osborne Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
1973 1964-1997 Hastings College
Charlie McBride Defensive Coordinator 1981 1977-1999 Colorado
Ron Brown Receivers
Tight Ends
1987 1987-2003, 2008- Brown University
Dan Young Offensive Line
Kicking
1983 1983-2002 Reed College
Milt Tenopir Offensive Line 1974 1974-2002 Sterling
Tony Samuel Outside Linebackers 1986 1986-1996 Nebraska
George Darlington Defensive Backs 1973-2002 Rutgers
Frank Solich Running Backs 1983 1979-2003 Nebraska
Boyd Epley Head Strength Coach 1969 1969-2003 Nebraska
Jack Pierce 1979-1991
John Melton Tight Ends
Wingbacks
1973 1962-1988 Wyoming

Game notes

Texas A&M

Texas A&M vs Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 7 0 0 7 14
• Nebraska 0 3 9 11 23


Utah State

Utah State at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Utah State 0 0 7 6 13
• Nebraska 14 14 14 21 63


UCLA

Nebraska at UCLA [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 13 7 8 28
UCLA 28 10 3 0 41


Arizona State

Arizona State at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona State 13 3 0 0 16
• Nebraska 9 21 0 17 47


UNLV

UNLV at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
UNLV 0 0 0 6 6
• Nebraska 7 13 15 13 48


Kansas

Nebraska at Kansas [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
• Nebraska 28 21 7 7 63
Kansas 0 10 0 0 10


Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma State 0 21 7 14 42
• Nebraska 35 14 7 7 63


Kansas State

Nebraska at Kansas State [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
• Nebraska 14 20 14 0 48
Kansas State 3 0 0 0 3


Missouri

Missouri at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Missouri 3 3 9 3 18
• Nebraska 0 0 17 9 26


Iowa State

Nebraska at Iowa State [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
• Nebraska 7 24 7 13 51
Iowa State 0 0 3 13 16


Colorado

Colorado at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Colorado 0 0 0 0 0
• Nebraska 0 0 7 0 7


Oklahoma

Nebraska at Oklahoma [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
• Nebraska 7 0 0 0 7
Oklahoma 0 0 3 0 3


Miami

Miami vs Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Miami 7 13 0 3 23
Nebraska 0 0 3 0 3


Rankings

Ranking Movement
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Final
AP 2 2 2 11 10 9 9 7 5 5 7 7 7 6 6 6 10
Coaches 10

Awards

[4]

Award Name(s)
All-America 1st team Broderick Thomas, Jake Young
Big 8 Coach of the Year Tom Osborne
Big 8 Defensive Player of the Year Broderick Thomas
Big 8 Defensive Newcomer of the Year Bruce Pickens
All-Big 8 1st team Dana Brinson, Ken Clark, LeRoy Etienne, Charles Fryar, Willie Griffin, Tim Jackson, Andy Keeler, Todd Millikan, Lawrence Pete, Bob Sledge, Steve Taylor, Broderick Thomas, Jake Young
All-Big 8 2nd team Reggie Cooper, Doug Glaser
All-Big 8 honorable mention Richard Bell, Mark Blazek, Chris Caliendo, Bryan Carpenter, Morgan Gregory, John Kroeker, Jeff Mills, John Nelson

NFL and Pro Players

The following Nebraska players who participated in the 1988 season later moved on to the next level and joined a professional or semi-pro team as draftees or free agents.[5]

Name Team
Richard Bell Pittsburgh Steelers
Dana Brinson San Diego Chargers
Pete Buchanan Toronto Argonauts
Ken Clark Indianapolis Colts
Reggie Cooper Dallas Cowboys
Mike Croel Denver Broncos
LeRoy Etienne San Francisco 49ers
Tim Jackson Dallas Cowboys
Keith Jones Cleveland Browns
Jeff Mills San Diego Chargers
Lawrence Pete Detroit Lions
Bruce Pickens Atlanta Falcons
Tim Rother Los Angeles Raiders
Joe Sims Atlanta Falcons
Steve Taylor Edmonton Eskimos
Broderick Thomas Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Nate Turner Buffalo Bills
Kenny Walker Denver Broncos
Kent Wells New York Giants

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