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1993 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
Logo of the Nebraska athletic teams 1992-2003
Big 8 Champions
Orange Bowl vs. #1 Florida State, L 16–18
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
1993 record11–1–0 (7–0–0 Big 8)
Head coachTom Osborne (21st season)
Offensive coordinatorTom Osborne (24th season)
Offensive schemeI formation
Defensive coordinatorCharlie McBride (13th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 73,650)
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Nebraska 7 0 0     11 1 0
#16 Colorado 5 1 1     8 3 1
#20 Kansas State 4 2 1     9 2 1
#17 Oklahoma 4 3 0     9 3 0
Kansas 3 4 0     5 7 0
Missouri 2 5 0     3 7 1
Iowa State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Oklahoma State 0 7 0     3 8 0
*† – Bowl Coalition representative as champion
‡ – Bowl Coalition at-large representative
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1993 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team represented the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in the 1993 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Tom Osborne and played their home games in Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska.

ScheduleEdit

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4* 1:00 PM North Texas #9 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE W 76–14   75,614
September 11* 1:00 PM Texas Tech #9 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE W 50–27   75,771
September 18* 2:30 PM at UCLA #8 Rose BowlPasadena, CA ABC W 14–13   50,299
September 25* 1:00 PM Colorado State #6 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE W 48–13   75,625
October 7 7:00 PM at Oklahoma State #7 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 27–13   35,580
October 16† 1:00 PM Kansas State #6 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE W 45–28   75,721
October 23 1:00 PM Missouri #5 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE (Rivalry) W 49–7   75,574
October 30 2:30 PM at #20 Colorado #6 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO (Rivalry) ABC W 21–17   52,277
November 6 1:00 PM at Kansas #6 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 21–20   47,500
November 13 1:00 PM Iowa State #4 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE W 49–17   75,513
November 26 2:30 PM #16 Oklahoma #2 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE (Rivalry) ABC W 21–7   75,674
January 1* 7:00 PM vs. #1 Florida State #2 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) NBC L 16–18   81,536
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Roster and coaching staffEdit

1993 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 88 Alford, EricEric Alford Jr
TE    Allen, JacquesJacques Allen So
TE 95 Armstrong, GeraldGerald Armstrong Sr
SE Baul, ReggieReggie Baul So
TE 80 Bell, TrumaneTrumane Bell Sr
IB 21 Benning, DamonDamon Benning Fr
QB 18 Berringer, BrookBrook Berringer So
OT 61 Caskey, BradyBrady Caskey Jr
IB 26 Childs, ClintonClinton Childs So
IB    Davenport, ScottScott Davenport Jr
SE 23 Davis, AaronAaron Davis Fr
OT 75 Dishman, ChrisChris Dishman Fr
SE Dixon, CoreyCorey Dixon Sr
FB 37 Emsick, KyleKyle Emsick Jr
FB 28 Fiala, DavidDavid Fiala Sr
IB    Fisher, JasonJason Fisher Jr
QB 15 Frazier, TommieTommie Frazier So
OG 64 Furrow, BartBart Furrow Sr
OT 59 Gesky, JoelJoel Gesky Jr
TE 87 Gilman, MarkMark Gilman So
C 63 Graham, AaronAaron Graham So
FB 29 Gray, LanceLance Gray Sr
TE 89 Hohl, ErichErich Hohl Jr
SE 81 Holbein, BrendanBrendan Holbein Fr
C 51 Humphrey, BillBill Humphrey Jr
WB 33 Johnson, ClesterClester Johnson So
IB 44 Jones, CalvinCalvin Jones Jr
C    Katt, JeffJeff Katt So
OG    Long, SteveSteve Long Fr
OT 77 Lundberg, LanceLance Lundberg Sr
IB 19 Makovicka, JeffJeff Makovicka So
OG 62 Mehlin, KenKen Mehlin Sr
OG 70 Meylan, WayneWayne Meylan So
OT 78 Mikos, KoryKory Mikos Fr
WB 27 Muhammad, AbdulAbdul Muhammad Jr
TE 91 Nelson, MerrittMerritt Nelson So
FB    Norris, ChrisChris Norris So
OT    Nunns, BrianBrian Nunns So
OG 69 Ott, SteveSteve Ott So
C 53 Pedersen, JonJon Pedersen Jr
IB Phillips, LawrenceLawrence Phillips Fr
WB 39 Popplewell, BrettBrett Popplewell So
OG 65 Pruitt, BryanBryan Pruitt So
QB Rutz, BenBen Rutz Fr
FB 40 Schlesinger, CoryCory Schlesinger Jr
IB    Schmadeke, DamonDamon Schmadeke So
FB    Schuster, BrianBrian Schuster Fr
TE 88 Scribner, T.J.T.J. Scribner Fr
WB 22 Seizys, DavidDavid Seizys Sr
TE 85 Shaw, MattMatt Shaw Jr
IB 47 Sims, MarvinMarvin Sims Fr
FB    Smith, MikeMike Smith Fr
OG 66 Stai, BrendenBrenden Stai Jr
FB    Stanley, ChadChad Stanley So
OT    Treu, AdamAdam Treu Fr
QB 11 Turman, MattMatt Turman Fr
WB    Vedral, JonJon Vedral Fr
QB Veland, TonyTony Veland So
OG 68 Volin, SteveSteve Volin So
C    Vrzal, MattMatt Vrzal Fr
SE 82 Washington, RileyRiley Washington Fr
OT 72 Wiegert, ZachZach Wiegert Jr
OG 76 Wilks, JoelJoel Wilks Sr
OG 56 Zatechka, RobRob Zatechka Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
OLB 34 Alberts, TrevTrev Alberts Sr
CB    Alderman, DaveDave Alderman Fr
ILB 36 Alexander, LeonardLeonard Alexander Jr
CB 31 Anderson, MarcusMarcus Anderson Sr
LB 48 Anderson, MikeMike Anderson Sr
OLB    Arnold, LarryLarry Arnold So
FS    Bailey, DennisDennis Bailey Fr
LB 23 Beler, ErnieErnie Beler Sr
CB    Blahak, ChadChad Blahak Fr
LB 54 Branch, TroyTroy Branch Sr
LB Brinkley, LorenzoLorenzo Brinkley Sr
FS    Brouse, ChadChad Brouse Fr
LB    Brown, ClintClint Brown Jr
CB    Brown, WillisWillis Brown Fr
FS 45 Cisco, ZekeZeke Cisco Sr
FS 17 Collins, SedricSedric Collins Jr
LB 46 Colman, DougDoug Colman So
NT 99 Connealy, TerryTerry Connealy Jr
FS Dumas, TroyTroy Dumas Jr
LB 41 Ellis, PhilPhil Ellis So
OLB 58 Hardin, LutherLuther Hardin So
OLB 86 Harris, DwayneDwayne Harris Jr
OLB 97 Hawley, PaulPaul Hawley So
FS 25 Heins, MikeMike Heins Sr
LB    Hesse, JonJon Hesse RFr
OLB 38 Heyne, ToddTodd Heyne Sr
OLB 92 Higman, JeradJerad Higman Sr
DT 96 Jenkins, JasonJason Jenkins Jr
OLB 84 Jones, DontaDonta Jones Jr
LB 49 Martin, JohnJohn Martin Jr
CB 14 Miles, BarronBarron Miles Jr
ROV 10 Minter, MikeMike Minter Fr
OLB 90 Moore, BruceBruce Moore Sr
OLB 42 Morrow, EdEd Morrow Fr
CB Moss, KareemKareem Moss Jr
NT 73 Noonan, DavidDavid Noonan Sr
DT    Ogard, JeffJeff Ogard Fr
OLB 98 Olsen, JeffJeff Olsen Fr
LB 52 Penland, AaronAaron Penland So
DT 57 Pesterfield, JasonJason Pesterfield Jr
DT 55 Peter, ChristianChristian Peter So
LB 35 Prevette, JimJim Prevette Sr
DT 67 Ramaekers, KevinKevin Ramaekers Sr
CB Reece, JohnJohn Reece Sr
ROV    Roberts, MikeMike Roberts Fr
NT 74 Saltsman, ScottScott Saltsman Fr
CB    Schmadeke, DarrenDarren Schmadeke So
LB 24 Schneider, DeanDean Schneider Sr
LB    Schultze, AdamAdam Schultze So
ROV    Simdorn, JasonJason Simdorn Jr
LB 32 Stewart, EdEd Stewart Jr
CB 16 Stokes, EricEric Stokes Fr
LB    Terwilliger, RyanRyan Terwilliger Fr
DT    Tomich, JaredJared Tomich So
DT 94 Townsend, LarryLarry Townsend Fr
DT 93 Wade, BillyBilly Wade Sr
OLB 43 Wertz, AustinAustin Wertz Sr
ROV    Westernburg, MattMatt Westernburg Jr
ILB 98 Williams, DarenDaren Williams Sr
FS Williams, TyroneTyrone Williams So
FS    Wrice, TrampisTrampis Wrice So
ROV Wright, TobyToby Wright Sr
FS    Young, ChadChad Young So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P/PK 13 Bennett, ByronByron Bennett Sr
PK    Jensen, JeremyJeremy Jensen So
PK 12 Sieler, TomTom Sieler Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Charlie McBride
       13th season as DC/LB coach
       17th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Colorado
  • Turner Gill
       2nd season as QB coach
       2nd year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska
  • Kevin Steele
       5th season as LB coach
       5th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Tennessee
  • Ron Brown
       7th season as WR/TE coach
       7th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Brown
  • Dan Young
       11th season as OL/K coach
       11th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Reed
  • Milt Tenopir
       20th season as OL coach
       20th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Sterling
  • Tony Samuel
       8th season as OLB coach
       8th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska
  • George Darlington
       DB coach
       21st year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Rutgers
  • Frank Solich
       11th season as RB coach
       15th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska
  • Boyd Epley
       25th season as S&C coach
       25th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: January 17, 2011

Game notesEdit

North TexasEdit

North Texas at Nebraska [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
North Texas 0 7 7 0 14
Nebraska 28 14 21 13 76


Texas TechEdit

Texas Tech at Nebraska [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Texas Tech 7 7 7 6 27
Nebraska 10 10 16 14 50


UCLAEdit

Nebraska at UCLA [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Nebraska 0 7 7 0 14
UCLA 3 7 0 3 13


Colorado StateEdit

Colorado State at Nebraska [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Colorado State 3 3 0 7 13
Nebraska 14 14 6 14 48


Oklahoma StateEdit

Nebraska at Oklahoma State [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Nebraska 0 6 7 14 27
Oklahoma State 6 7 0 0 13


Kansas StateEdit

Kansas State at Nebraska [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Kansas State 7 7 7 7 28
Nebraska 14 17 0 14 45


MissouriEdit

Missouri at Nebraska [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Missouri 0 7 0 0 7
Nebraska 0 21 14 14 49


ColoradoEdit

Nebraska at Colorado [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Nebraska 21 0 0 0 21
Colorado 3 7 0 7 17


KansasEdit

Nebraska at Kansas [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Nebraska 7 7 0 7 21
Kansas 7 0 7 6 20


Iowa StateEdit

Iowa State at Nebraska [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Iowa State 7 3 0 7 17
Nebraska 21 0 14 14 49


OklahomaEdit

Oklahoma at Nebraska [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Oklahoma 7 0 0 0 7
Nebraska 0 7 0 14 21


Florida StateEdit

Florida State vs Nebraska [box score]
by Quarter1234 Total
Florida State 0 6 9 3 18
Nebraska 0 7 0 9 16


RankingsEdit

Ranking Movement
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Final
AP 8 9 9 8 6 6 7 6 5 6 6 4 3 2 2 2 3
Coaches 1 1 1 3

After the seasonEdit

AwardsEdit

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Award Name(s)
Butkus Award Trev Alberts
All-America 1st team Trev Alberts
All-America 2nd team Zach Wiegert
All-America 3rd team Calvin Jones
Big 8 Coach of the Year Tom Osborne
Big 8 Male Athlete of the Year Trev Alberts
Big 8 Defensive Player of the Year Trev Alberts
Big 8 Defensive Newcomer of the Year Tyrone Williams
All-Big 8 1st team Trev Alberts, Terry Conneally, Calvin Jones, Lance Lundberg, Ken Mehlin, Barron Miles, Kevin Ramaekers, Zach Wiegert
All-Big 8 2nd team Tommie Frazier, John Reece, Ed Stewart, Toby Wright
All-Big 8 honorable mention Mike Anderson, Gerald Armstrong, Byron Bennett, Corey Dixon, Abdul Muhammad

NFL and Pro PlayersEdit

The following Nebraska players who participated in the 1993 season later moved on to the next level and joined a professional or semi-pro team as draftees or free agents.[3]

Name Team
Trev Alberts Indianapolis Colts
Mike Anderson Amsterdam Admirals
Doug Colman New York Giants
Chris Dishman Arizona Cardinals
Corey Dixon Atlanta Falcons
Troy Dumas Kansas City Chiefs
Tommie Frazier Montreal Alouettes
Aaron Graham Arizona Cardinals
Jon Hesse Green Bay Packers
Calvin Jones Los Angeles Raiders
Donta Jones Pittsburgh Steelers
Keithen McCant Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Barron Miles Pittsburgh Steelers
Mike Minter Carolina Panthers
Kareem Moss BC Lions
Christian Peter New York Jets
Lawrence Phillips St. Louis Rams
John Reece Kansas City Chiefs
Cory Schlesinger Detroit Lions
Brenden Stai Pittsburgh Steelers
Eric Stokes Seattle Seahawks
Jared Tomich New Orleans Saints
Larry Townsend Berlin Thunder
Adam Treu Oakland Raiders
Tony Veland Denver Broncos
Zach Wiegert St. Louis Rams
Tyrone Williams Green Bay Packers
Toby Wright Los Angeles Rams
Rob Zatechka New York Giants

ReferencesEdit

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