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1987 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (6th of 104) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (10-2)

PS/G: 37.6 (3rd of 104) ▪ PA/G: 13.7 (8th of 104)
SRS: 19.18 (3rd of 104) ▪ SOS: 5.09 (17th of 104)

Bowl Game: Lost Fiesta Bowl 31-28 versus Florida 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
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 5 5 5 6

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 5, 1987 Sat (2) Nebraska Utah State PCAA W 56 12 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 12, 1987 Sat (2) Nebraska (3) UCLA Pac-10 W 42 33 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 26, 1987 Sat (2) Nebraska @ (12) Arizona State Pac-10 W 35 28 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 3, 1987 Sat (2) Nebraska South Carolina Ind W 30 21 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 10, 1987 Sat (2) Nebraska Kansas Big 8 W 54 2 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 17, 1987 Sat (2) Nebraska @ (12) Oklahoma State Big 8 W 35 0 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 24, 1987 Sat (2) Nebraska Kansas State Big 8 W 56 3 7 0 0 W 7
8 Oct 31, 1987 Sat (2) Nebraska @ Missouri Big 8 W 42 7 8 0 0 W 8
9 Nov 7, 1987 Sat (2) Nebraska Iowa State Big 8 W 42 3 9 0 0 W 9
10 Nov 21, 1987 Sat (1) Nebraska (2) Oklahoma Big 8 L 7 17 9 1 0 L 1
11 Nov 28, 1987 Sat (5) Nebraska @ Colorado Big 8 W 24 7 10 1 0 W 1
12 Jan 1, 1988 Fri (5) Nebraska N (3) Florida State Ind L 28 31 10 2 0 L 1 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)