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1979 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (12th of 140) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (10-2)

PS/G: 31.7 (9th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 10.9 (8th of 140)
SRS: 19.67 (7th of 140) ▪ SOS: 5.17 (53rd of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 17-14 versus Houston

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
8 8 7 6 5 5 3 2 2 2 3 3 7 7 9

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 15, 1979 Sat (8) Nebraska Utah State PCAA W 35 14 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 22, 1979 Sat (7) Nebraska @ Iowa Big Ten W 24 21 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 29, 1979 Sat (6) Nebraska (18) Penn State Ind W 42 17 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (5) Nebraska New Mexico State MVC W 57 0 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 13, 1979 Sat (5) Nebraska Kansas Big 8 W 42 0 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 20, 1979 Sat (3) Nebraska @ Oklahoma State Big 8 W 36 0 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 27, 1979 Sat (2) Nebraska Colorado Big 8 W 38 10 7 0 0 W 7
8 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (2) Nebraska @ Missouri Big 8 W 23 20 8 0 0 W 8
9 Nov 10, 1979 Sat (2) Nebraska @ Kansas State Big 8 W 21 12 9 0 0 W 9
10 Nov 17, 1979 Sat (3) Nebraska Iowa State Big 8 W 34 3 10 0 0 W 10
11 Nov 24, 1979 Sat (3) Nebraska @ (8) Oklahoma Big 8 L 14 17 10 1 0 L 1
12 Jan 1, 1980 Tue (7) Nebraska N (8) Houston SWC L 14 17 10 2 0 L 2 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)