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1972 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (17th of 127) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Devaney (9-2-1)

PS/G: 41.8 (2nd of 127) ▪ PA/G: 8.1 (3rd of 127)
SRS: 25.57 (4th of 127) ▪ SOS: 8.82 (22nd of 127)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 40-6 versus Notre Dame

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
1 10 9 7 6 6 5 3 3 3 5 5 8 9 4

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 9, 1972 Sat (1) Nebraska @ UCLA Pac-8 L 17 20 0 1 0 L 1
2 Sep 16, 1972 Sat (10) Nebraska Texas A&M SWC W 37 7 1 1 0 W 1
3 Sep 23, 1972 Sat (9) Nebraska @ Army Ind W 77 7 2 1 0 W 2
4 Sep 30, 1972 Sat (7) Nebraska Minnesota Big Ten W 49 0 3 1 0 W 3
5 Oct 14, 1972 Sat (6) Nebraska Missouri Big 8 W 62 0 4 1 0 W 4
6 Oct 21, 1972 Sat (5) Nebraska @ Kansas Big 8 W 56 0 5 1 0 W 5
7 Oct 28, 1972 Sat (3) Nebraska Oklahoma State Big 8 W 34 0 6 1 0 W 6
8 Nov 4, 1972 Sat (3) Nebraska @ (15) Colorado Big 8 W 33 10 7 1 0 W 7
9 Nov 11, 1972 Sat (3) Nebraska @ (17) Iowa State Big 8 T 23 23 7 1 1 T 1
10 Nov 18, 1972 Sat (5) Nebraska Kansas State Big 8 W 59 7 8 1 1 W 1
11 Nov 23, 1972 Thu (5) Nebraska (4) Oklahoma Big 8 L 14 17 8 2 1 L 1
12 Jan 1, 1973 Mon (9) Nebraska N (12) Notre Dame Ind W 40 6 9 2 1 W 1 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)