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1980 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (6th of 138) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (10-2)

PS/G: 39.2 (2nd of 138) ▪ PA/G: 9.2 (3rd of 138)
SRS: 25.74 (1st of 138) ▪ SOS: 8.74 (12th of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Sun Bowl 31-17 versus Mississippi State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
7 8 6 3 3 10 10 9 8 5 4 4 10 9 8 7

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 13, 1980 Sat (8) Nebraska Utah WAC W 55 9 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 20, 1980 Sat (6) Nebraska Iowa Big Ten W 57 0 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 27, 1980 Sat (3) Nebraska @ (11) Penn State Ind W 21 7 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 4, 1980 Sat (3) Nebraska (16) Florida State Ind L 14 18 3 1 0 L 1
5 Oct 11, 1980 Sat (10) Nebraska @ Kansas Big 8 W 54 0 4 1 0 W 1
6 Oct 18, 1980 Sat (10) Nebraska Oklahoma State Big 8 W 48 7 5 1 0 W 2
7 Oct 25, 1980 Sat (9) Nebraska @ Colorado Big 8 W 45 7 6 1 0 W 3
8 Nov 1, 1980 Sat (8) Nebraska (15) Missouri Big 8 W 38 16 7 1 0 W 4
9 Nov 8, 1980 Sat (5) Nebraska Kansas State Big 8 W 55 8 8 1 0 W 5
10 Nov 15, 1980 Sat (4) Nebraska @ Iowa State Big 8 W 35 0 9 1 0 W 6
11 Nov 22, 1980 Sat (4) Nebraska (9) Oklahoma Big 8 L 17 21 9 2 0 L 1
12 Dec 27, 1980 Sat (8) Nebraska N (17) Mississippi State SEC W 31 17 10 2 0 W 1 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)