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1986 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (6th of 105) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 5-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (10-2)

PS/G: 37.2 (2nd of 105) ▪ PA/G: 13.8 (7th of 105)
SRS: 18.05 (6th of 105) ▪ SOS: 2.80 (36th of 105)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 30-15 versus Louisiana State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
8 6 6 4 3 3 3 3 9 7 6 5 6 6 5

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 6, 1986 Sat (8) Nebraska (11) Florida State Ind W 34 17 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 20, 1986 Sat (6) Nebraska @ Illinois Big Ten W 59 14 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 27, 1986 Sat (4) Nebraska Oregon Pac-10 W 48 14 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 4, 1986 Sat (3) Nebraska @ South Carolina Ind W 27 24 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 11, 1986 Sat (3) Nebraska Oklahoma State Big 8 W 30 10 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 18, 1986 Sat (3) Nebraska Missouri Big 8 W 48 17 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 25, 1986 Sat (3) Nebraska @ Colorado Big 8 L 10 20 6 1 0 L 1
8 Nov 1, 1986 Sat (9) Nebraska Kansas State Big 8 W 38 0 7 1 0 W 1
9 Nov 8, 1986 Sat (7) Nebraska @ Iowa State Big 8 W 35 14 8 1 0 W 2
10 Nov 15, 1986 Sat (6) Nebraska @ Kansas Big 8 W 70 0 9 1 0 W 3
11 Nov 22, 1986 Sat (5) Nebraska (3) Oklahoma Big 8 L 17 20 9 2 0 L 1
12 Jan 1, 1987 Thu (6) Nebraska N (5) Louisiana State SEC W 30 15 10 2 0 W 1 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)