Football players, 1902

Husker fans love arguing about whether the 1971 or 1955 championship team was the greatest in school history. But one year the Cornhuskers went undefeated, untied, and unscored upon. When was it?

By Kylie Kinley, Editorial Assistant


The year 1957 had its problems. Americans feared nukes from space after the Soviet launch of Sputnik. Baseball fans felt disorientated by the news that the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants were moving west. And Nebraska football fans suffered through a 1-9 season, with four shutouts and embarrassing losses to Oklahoma and Colorado.

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