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1996 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-2, .846 W-L% (6th of 111) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 12 (North Division)  ▪ Conference Record: 8-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (11-2)

PS/G: 42.5 (3rd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.4 (4th of 111)
SRS: 22.22 (3rd of 111) ▪ SOS: 6.53 (5th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 41-21 versus Virginia Tech

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/26 9/2 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 12/9 Final
1 1 1 1 1 8 7 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 3 6 6

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sep 7, 1996 Sat (1) Nebraska Michigan State Big Ten W 55 14 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 21, 1996 Sat (1) Nebraska @ (17) Arizona State Pac-10 L 0 19 1 1 L 1
3 Sep 28, 1996 Sat (8) Nebraska Colorado State WAC W 65 9 2 1 W 1
4 Oct 5, 1996 Sat (7) Nebraska @ (16) Kansas State Big 12 W 39 3 3 1 W 2
5 Oct 12, 1996 Sat (5) Nebraska Baylor Big 12 W 49 0 4 1 W 3
6 Oct 19, 1996 Sat (5) Nebraska @ Texas Tech Big 12 W 24 10 5 1 W 4
7 Oct 26, 1996 Sat (5) Nebraska Kansas Big 12 W 63 7 6 1 W 5
8 Nov 2, 1996 Sat (5) Nebraska @ Oklahoma Big 12 W 73 21 7 1 W 6
9 Nov 9, 1996 Sat (5) Nebraska Missouri Big 12 W 51 7 8 1 W 7
10 Nov 16, 1996 Sat (5) Nebraska @ Iowa State Big 12 W 49 14 9 1 W 8
11 Nov 29, 1996 Fri (4) Nebraska (5) Colorado Big 12 W 17 12 10 1 W 9
12 Dec 7, 1996 Sat (3) Nebraska N Texas Big 12 L 27 37 10 2 L 1 Big 12 Championship (St. Louis, MO)
13 Dec 31, 1996 Tue (6) Nebraska N (10) Virginia Tech Big East W 41 21 11 2 W 1 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)