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1985 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (19th of 110) ▪ Rank: 11th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (9-3)

PS/G: 35.1 (4th of 110) ▪ PA/G: 13.6 (11th of 110)
SRS: 15.23 (13th of 110) ▪ SOS: 3.73 (32nd of 110)

Bowl Game: Lost Fiesta Bowl 27-23 versus Michigan

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/3 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 12/10 Final
9 10 18 18 16 13 9 7 5 5 3 2 2 8 7 7 11

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 7, 1985 Sat (10) Nebraska (17) Florida State Ind L 13 17 0 1 0 L 1
2 Sep 21, 1985 Sat (18) Nebraska (20) Illinois Big Ten W 52 25 1 1 0 W 1
3 Sep 28, 1985 Sat (16) Nebraska Oregon Pac-10 W 63 0 2 1 0 W 2
4 Oct 5, 1985 Sat (13) Nebraska New Mexico WAC W 38 7 3 1 0 W 3
5 Oct 12, 1985 Sat (9) Nebraska @ (5) Oklahoma State Big 8 W 34 24 4 1 0 W 4
6 Oct 19, 1985 Sat (7) Nebraska @ Missouri Big 8 W 28 20 5 1 0 W 5
7 Oct 26, 1985 Sat (5) Nebraska Colorado Big 8 W 17 7 6 1 0 W 6
8 Nov 2, 1985 Sat (5) Nebraska @ Kansas State Big 8 W 41 3 7 1 0 W 7
9 Nov 9, 1985 Sat (3) Nebraska Iowa State Big 8 W 49 0 8 1 0 W 8
10 Nov 16, 1985 Sat (2) Nebraska Kansas Big 8 W 56 6 9 1 0 W 9
11 Nov 23, 1985 Sat (2) Nebraska @ (5) Oklahoma Big 8 L 7 27 9 2 0 L 1
12 Jan 1, 1986 Wed (7) Nebraska N (5) Michigan Big Ten L 23 27 9 3 0 L 2 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)