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1978 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (15th of 138) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (9-3)

PS/G: 37.0 (3rd of 138) ▪ PA/G: 18.0 (51st of 138)
SRS: 21.07 (6th of 138) ▪ SOS: 9.65 (16th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 31-24 versus Oklahoma

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
10 12 12 12 10 8 5 4 4 4 2 7 6 6 8

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 2, 1978 Sat (10) Nebraska @ (1) Alabama SEC L 3 20 0 1 0 L 1 Birmingham, AL
2 Sep 9, 1978 Sat (10) Nebraska California Pac-10 W 36 26 1 1 0 W 1
3 Sep 16, 1978 Sat (12) Nebraska Hawaii Ind W 56 10 2 1 0 W 2
4 Sep 30, 1978 Sat (12) Nebraska @ Indiana Big Ten W 69 17 3 1 0 W 3
5 Oct 7, 1978 Sat (10) Nebraska @ (15) Iowa State Big 8 W 23 0 4 1 0 W 4
6 Oct 14, 1978 Sat (8) Nebraska Kansas State Big 8 W 48 14 5 1 0 W 5
7 Oct 21, 1978 Sat (5) Nebraska @ Colorado Big 8 W 52 14 6 1 0 W 6
8 Oct 28, 1978 Sat (4) Nebraska Oklahoma State Big 8 W 22 14 7 1 0 W 7
9 Nov 4, 1978 Sat (4) Nebraska @ Kansas Big 8 W 63 21 8 1 0 W 8
10 Nov 11, 1978 Sat (4) Nebraska (1) Oklahoma Big 8 W 17 14 9 1 0 W 9
11 Nov 18, 1978 Sat (2) Nebraska Missouri Big 8 L 31 35 9 2 0 L 1
12 Jan 1, 1979 Mon (6) Nebraska N (4) Oklahoma Big 8 L 24 31 9 3 0 L 2 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)