1993 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team

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1993 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
Logo of the Nebraska athletic teams 1992–2003
Big Eight champion
Orange Bowl, L 16–18 vs. Florida State
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 3
AP No. 3
1993 record 11–1 (7–0 Big 8)
Head coach Tom Osborne (21st season)
Offensive coordinator Tom Osborne (24th season)
Offensive scheme I formation
Defensive coordinator Charlie McBride (13th season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 73,650)
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
No. 16 Colorado 5 1 1     8 3 1
No. 20 Kansas State 4 2 1     9 2 1
No. 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.

Schedule[edit]

[1]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 1:00 PM North Texas* No. 9 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 76–14   75,614
September 11 1:00 PM Texas Tech* No. 9 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska W 50–27   75,771
September 18 2:30 PM at UCLA* No. 8 Rose BowlPasadena, California ABC W 14–13   50,299
September 25 1:00 PM Colorado State* No. 6 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska W 48–13   75,625
October 7 7:00 PM at Oklahoma State No. 7 Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma ESPN W 27–13   35,580
October 16 1:00 PM Kansas Statedagger No. 6 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska Prime W 45–28   75,721
October 23 1:00 PM Missouri No. 5 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska (Rivalry) W 49–7   75,574
October 30 2:30 PM at No. 20 Colorado No. 6 Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado (Rivalry) ABC W 21–17   52,277
November 6 1:00 PM at Kansas No. 6 Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 21–20   47,500
November 13 1:00 PM Iowa State No. 4 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska W 49–17   75,513
November 26 2:30 PM No. 16 Oklahoma No. 2 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska (Rivalry) ABC W 21–7   75,674
January 1 7:00 PM vs. No. 1 Florida State* No. 2 Miami Orange BowlMiami (Orange Bowl) NBC L 16–18   81,536
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Roster and coaching staff[edit]

1993 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 88 Eric Alford Jr
TE Jacques Allen So
TE 95 Gerald Armstrong Sr
SE 7 Reggie Baul So
TE 80 Trumane Bell Sr
IB 21 Damon Benning Fr
QB 18 Brook Berringer So
OT 61 Brady Caskey Jr
IB 25 Clinton Childs So
FB 26 Troy Barnes Jr
SE 23 Aaron Davis Fr
OT 75 Chris Dishman Fr
SE 2 Corey Dixon Sr
FB 37 Kyle Emsick Jr
FB 28 David Fiala Sr
IB Jason Fisher Jr
QB 15 Tommie Frazier So
OG 64 Bart Furrow Sr
OT 59 Joel Gesky Jr
TE 87 Mark Gilman So
C 63 Aaron Graham So
FB 29 Lance Gray Sr
TE 89 Erich Hohl Jr
SE 81 Brendan Holbein Fr
C 51 Bill Humphrey Jr
WB 33 Clester Johnson So
IB 44 Calvin Jones Jr
C Jeff Katt So
OG Steve Long Fr
OT 77 Lance Lundberg Sr
IB 19 Jeff Makovicka So
OG 62 Ken Mehlin Sr
OG 70 Wayne Meylan So
OT 78 Kory Mikos Fr
WB 27 Abdul Muhammad Jr
TE 91 Merritt Nelson So
FB Chris Norris So
OT Brian Nunns So
OG 69 Steve Ott So
C 53 Jon Pedersen Jr
IB 1 Lawrence Phillips Fr
WB 39 Brett Popplewell So
OG 65 Bryan Pruitt So
QB 8 Ben Rutz Fr
FB 40 Cory Schlesinger Jr
IB Damon Schmadeke So
FB Brian Schuster Fr
TE 88 T.J. Scribner Fr
WB 22 David Seizys Sr
TE 85 Matt Shaw Jr
IB 47 Marvin Sims Fr
FB Mike Smith Fr
OG 66 Brenden Stai Jr
FB Chad Stanley So
OT Adam Treu Fr
QB 11 Matt Turman Fr
WB Jon Vedral Fr
QB 9 Tony Veland So
OG 68 Steve Volin So
C Matt Vrzal Fr
SE 82 Riley Washington Fr
OT 72 Zach Wiegert Jr
OG 76 Joel Wilks Sr
OG 56 Rob Zatechka Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
OLB 34 Trev Alberts Sr
CB Dave Alderman Fr
ILB 36 Leonard Alexander Jr
CB 31 Marcus Anderson Sr
LB 48 Mike Anderson Sr
OLB Larry Arnold So
FS Dennis Bailey Fr
LB 23 Ernie Beler Sr
CB Chad Blahak Fr
LB 54 Troy Branch Sr
LB 5 Lorenzo Brinkley Sr
FS Chad Brouse Fr
LB Clint Brown Jr
CB Willis Brown Fr
FS 45 Zeke Cisco Sr
FS 17 Sedric Collins Jr
LB 46 Doug Colman So
NT 99 Terry Connealy Jr
FS 4 Troy Dumas Jr
LB 41 Phil Ellis So
OLB 58 Luther Hardin So
OLB 86 Dwayne Harris Jr
OLB 97 Paul Hawley So
FS 25 Mike Heins Sr
LB Jon Hesse RFr
OLB 38 Todd Heyne Sr
OLB 92 Jerad Higman Sr
DT 96 Jason Jenkins Jr
OLB 84 Donta Jones Jr
LB 49 John Martin Jr
CB 14 Barron Miles Jr
ROV 10 Mike Minter Fr
OLB 90 Bruce Moore Sr
OLB 42 Ed Morrow Fr
CB 1 Kareem Moss Jr
NT 73 David Noonan Sr
DT Jeff Ogard Fr
OLB 98 Jeff Olsen Fr
LB 52 Aaron Penland So
DT 57 Jason Pesterfield Jr
DT 55 Christian Peter So
LB 35 Jim Prevette Sr
DT 67 Kevin Ramaekers Sr
CB 6 John Reece Sr
ROV Mike Roberts Fr
NT 74 Scott Saltsman Fr
CB Darren Schmadeke So
LB 24 Dean Schneider Sr
LB Adam Schultze So
ROV Jason Simdorn Jr
LB 32 Ed Stewart Jr
CB 16 Eric Stokes Fr
LB Ryan Terwilliger Fr
DT Jared Tomich So
DT 94 Larry Townsend Fr
DT 93 Billy Wade Sr
OLB 43 Austin Wertz Sr
ROV Matt Westernburg Jr
ILB 98 Daren Williams Sr
FS 8 Tyrone Williams So
FS Trampis Wrice So
ROV 3 Toby Wright Sr
FS Chad Young So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P/PK 13 Byron Bennett Sr
PK Jeremy Jensen So
PK 12 Tom 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
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: January 17, 2011

Game summaries[edit]

North Texas[edit]

North Texas at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 7 7 0 14
Nebraska 28 14 21 13 76

Texas Tech[edit]

Texas Tech at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Texas Tech 7 7 7 6 27
Nebraska 10 10 16 14 50

UCLA[edit]

Nebraska at UCLA [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 7 7 0 14
UCLA 3 7 0 3 13

Colorado State[edit]

Colorado State at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Colorado State 3 3 0 7 13
Nebraska 14 14 6 14 48

Oklahoma State[edit]

Nebraska at Oklahoma State [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 6 7 14 27
Oklahoma State 6 7 0 0 13

Kansas State[edit]

Kansas State at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Kansas State 7 7 7 7 28
Nebraska 14 17 0 14 45

Missouri[edit]

Missouri at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Missouri 0 7 0 0 7
Nebraska 0 21 14 14 49

Colorado[edit]

Nebraska at Colorado [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 21 0 0 0 21
Colorado 3 7 0 7 17

Kansas[edit]

Nebraska at Kansas [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 7 7 0 7 21
Kansas 7 0 7 6 20

Iowa State[edit]

Iowa State at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Iowa State 7 3 0 7 17
Nebraska 21 0 14 14 49

Oklahoma[edit]

Oklahoma at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma 7 0 0 0 7
Nebraska 0 7 0 14 21

Florida State[edit]

Florida State vs Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Florida State 0 6 9 3 18
Nebraska 0 7 0 9 16

Rankings[edit]

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 season[edit]

Awards[edit]

[2]

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 players[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football - 1993 Schedule/Results". University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletics Department. Retrieved May 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ 1993 Husker Honors
  3. ^ "All Time NFL Huskers". Archived from the original on May 16, 2009. Retrieved May 15, 2009.