1992 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team

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1992 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
Logo of the Nebraska athletic teams 1992-2003
Big 8 Champions
Orange Bowl vs. #3 Florida State, L 14–27
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches #14
AP #14
1992 record 9–3–0 (6–1–0 Big 8)
Head coach Tom Osborne (20th year)
Offensive coordinator Tom Osborne (23rd year)
Offensive scheme I formation
Defensive coordinator Charlie McBride (12th year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 73,650)
Seasons
« 1991 1993 »
1992 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#14 Nebraska 6 1 0     9 3 0
#13 Colorado 5 1 1     9 2 1
#22 Kansas 4 3 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma 3 2 2     5 4 2
Oklahoma State 2 4 1     3 7 1
Kansas State 2 5 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Missouri 2 5 0     3 8 0
*† – Bowl Coalition representative as champion
‡ – Bowl Coalition at-large representative
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team represented the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in the 1992 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 5 1:00 PM Utah* #11 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE W 49–22   76,234
September 12 1:00 PM Middle Tennessee State* #11 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE W 48–7   76,184
September 19 6:45 PM at #2 Washington* #12 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA ESPN L 14–29   73,333
September 26 1:00 PM Arizona State* #15 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE W 45–24   76,138
October 10 1:00 PM Oklahoma State #15 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE W 55–0   76,116
October 24 1:00 PM at Missouri #8 Faurot FieldColumbia, MO (Rivalry) W 34–24   53,337
October 31 3:00 PM #8T Coloradodagger #8T Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE (Rivalry) ESPN W 52–7   76,287
November 7 6:30 PM #13 Kansas #7 Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE ESPN W 49–7   76,165
November 14 1:00 PM at Iowa State #7 Cyclone StadiumAmes, IA L 10–19   42,008
November 27 12:30 PM at Oklahoma #12 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK (Rivalry) ABC W 33–9   69,770
December 5 10:00 PM vs. Kansas State #11 Tokyo DomeBunkyō, Tokyo (Coca-Cola Classic) W 38–24   50,000
January 1 7:00 PM vs. #3 Florida State* #11 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) NBC L 14–27   57,327
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Roster and coaching staff[edit]

1992 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE Allen, JacquesJacques Allen Fr
TE 95 Armstrong, GeraldGerald Armstrong Jr
SE 80 Bell, TrumaneTrumane Bell Jr
QB 18 Berringer, BrookBrook Berringer Fr
FB Blatny, RickRick Blatny So
IB 21 Brown, DerekDerek Brown Jr
OT Brown, MarkMark Brown Fr
OT 61 Caskey, BradyBrady Caskey Jr
C 55 Chorney, TerrisTerris Chorney Sr
OT Cleveland, SilasSilas Cleveland Jr
QB 10 Cornwell, JoelJoel Cornwell Sr
SE 2 Dixon, CoreyCorey Dixon Jr
SE 28 Duin, DarinDarin Duin Sr
FB Emsick, KyleKyle Emsick So
FB 24 Fiala, DavidDavid Fiala Jr
IB Fisher, JasonJason Fisher So
QB 15 Frazier, TommieTommie Frazier Fr
OT 59 Gesky, JoelJoel Gesky So
TE Gilman, MarkMark Gilman Fr
OG 63 Graham, AaronAaron Graham Fr
QB 1 Grant, MikeMike Grant Sr
FB Haarberg, RodRod Haarberg Jr
WB 38 Hawkins, VincentVincent Hawkins Sr
TE Hohl, ErichErich Hohl So
OL Hughes, RobertRobert Hughes Jr
SE 33 Hughes, TyroneTyrone Hughes Sr
OT Jasper, ShyuanShyuan Jasper So
OT 69 Jensen, DaveDave Jensen Sr
WB 7 Johnson, ClesterClester Johnson Fr
IB 44 Jones, CalvinCalvin Jones So
FB 26 Lewis, LanceLance Lewis Sr
OG 65 Licht, JasonJason Licht Jr
OT 77 Lundberg, LanceLance Lundberg Jr
IB Makovicka, JeffJeff Makovicka Fr
FB 7 McDuffy, AndreAndre McDuffy Sr
QB 9 McMillen, JohnJohn McMillen Sr
OG 62 Mehlin, KenKen Mehlin Jr
OG Meylan, WayneWayne Meylan Fr
WB 27 Muhammad, AbdulAbdul Muhammad So
C 57 Mundt, BradBrad Mundt Sr
SE Nelson, MerrittMerritt Nelson Fr
FB Norris, ChrisChris Norris Fr
C O'Neill, DonDon O'Neill Jr
OG Ott, SteveSteve Ott Fr
C 53 Pedersen, JonJon Pedersen So
SE Popplewell, BrettBrett Popplewell Fr
OG Pruitt, BryanBryan Pruitt Fr
WB Schepers, EricEric Schepers Jr
FB 40 Schlesinger, CoryCory Schlesinger So
IB Schmadeke, DamonDamon Schmadeke Fr
WB Schmadeke, DarrenDarren Schmadeke Fr
C Scott, JimJim Scott Sr
WB 22 Seizys, DavidDavid Seizys Jr
TE Shaw, MattMatt Shaw So
OG 75 Shields, WillWill Shields Sr
OG 78 Slansky, Trent (T.J.)Trent (T.J.) Slansky Sr
OT Smith, RobertRobert Smith Fr
OG 66 Stai, BrendenBrenden Stai Jr
FB Stanley, ChadChad Stanley Fr
WB Steer, TomTom Steer So
TE 88 Vedral, MikeMike Vedral Sr
OG Volin, SteveSteve Volin Fr
OT 68 Waddell, DougDoug Waddell Sr
TE 89 Washington, WilliamWilliam Washington Sr
WB 87 Werner, TomTom Werner Sr
OT 72 Wiegert, ZachZach Wiegert So
SE 81 Wiles, DuaneDuane Wiles So
OG 58 Wilks, JoelJoel Wilks Jr
OT 56 Zatechka, RobRob Zatechka So
OG 64 Zyzda, ChrisChris Zyzda Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
OLB 34 Alberts, TrevTrev Alberts Jr
ILB Alexander, LeonardLeonard Alexander So
CB 3 Anderson, MarcusMarcus Anderson Jr
ILB 48 Anderson, MikeMike Anderson Jr
MG Barry, RyanRyan Barry Jr
SS 23 Beler, ErnieErnie Beler Jr
OLB Bello, KenKen Bello Fr
ILB 54 Branch, TroyTroy Branch Jr
CB 5 Brinkley, LorenzoLorenzo Brinkley Jr
OLB Brown, ClintClint Brown So
FS 8 Byrd, TyroneTyrone Byrd Sr
FS 31 Carmer, SteveSteve Carmer Sr
SS 45 Cisco, ZekeZeke Cisco Jr
DB Cole, AnthonyAnthony Cole Jr
FS 17 Collins, SedricSedric Collins So
ILB 46 Colman, DougDoug Colman So
DT 99 Connealy, TerryTerry Connealy So
OLB Dickmeyer, MikeMike Dickmeyer So
FS 4 Dumas, TroyTroy Dumas So
ILB 41 Ellis, PhilPhil Ellis Fr
OLB 39 Fletcher, GregGreg Fletcher Jr
MG 94 Furrow, BartBart Furrow Jr
OLB Garland, ToryTory Garland So
SS Giesbrecht, TravisTravis Giesbrecht So
DB Grass, ChrisChris Grass Sr
OLB 91 Gray, LanceLance Gray Jr
FS Green, CharlesCharles Green Fr
DT Hardin, LutherLuther Hardin Fr
OLB 86 Harris, DwayneDwayne Harris So
CB 25 Heins, MikeMike Heins Jr
FS Herman, JayJay Herman So
LB Hesse, JonJon Hesse Fr
OLB Heyne, ToddTodd Heyne Jr
OLB Higman, JeradJerad Higman Jr
OLB 93 Hill, TravisTravis Hill Sr
DT 74 Hilman, MattMatt Hilman Sr
MG 97 Humphrey, BillBill Humphrey So
MG 95 Irons, JerryJerry Irons Jr
OLB 84 Jones, DontaDonta Jones So
ILB Jones, LeRoiLeRoi Jones So
OLB 42 Leader, DavidDavid Leader Sr
DT 70 Liewer, JamieJamie Liewer Sr
CB Lott, RalphRalph Lott Fr
DL Martin, DennisDennis Martin Fr
ILB Martin, JohnJohn Martin So
CB 15 Mercer, BradyBrady Mercer So
CB 14 Miles, BarronBarron Miles So
DT 90 Moore, BruceBruce Moore Jr
CB 1 Moss, KareemKareem Moss So
ILB Murtaugh, RyanRyan Murtaugh So
MG 73 Noonan, DavidDavid Noonan Jr
DB Orduna, MattMatt Orduna Fr
DT 92 Parrella, JohnJohn Parrella Sr
ILB Penland, AaronAaron Penland Fr
ILB 52 Penland, MattMatt Penland Jr
OLB Pesterfield, JasonJason Pesterfield So
SS Phillips, FrankFrank Phillips Fr
ILB Prevette, JimJim Prevette Jr
DT 67 Ramaekers, KevinKevin Ramaekers Jr
CB 6 Reece, JohnJohn Reece Jr
FS 24 Schneider, DeanDean Schneider Jr
ILB Schultze, AdamAdam Schultze So
FS Simdorn, JasonJason Simdorn So
CB Solich, JeffJeff Solich So
ILB 32 Stewart, EdEd Stewart So
FS 16 Veland, TonyTony Veland Fr
DT 83 Wade, BillyBilly Wade Jr
SS Wertz, AustinAustin Wertz Jr
FS 12 Weyers, JamieJamie Weyers Jr
OLB 96 White, DavidDavid White Sr
ILB 49 Wightman, PaulPaul Wightman Sr
CB 19 Wilhite, KennyKenny Wilhite Sr
ILB 98 Williams, DarenDaren Williams Jr
ROV 3 Wright, TobyToby Wright Jr
FS Young, ChadChad Young Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P/PK 13 Bennett, ByronByron Bennett Jr
P Borland, ChrisChris Borland So
PK Jensen, JeremyJeremy Jensen Fr
P/PK 14 Lang, JeffJeff Lang So
PK McMindes, KevinKevin McMindes So
PK 12 Sieler, TomTom Sieler So
P 47 Stigge, MikeMike Stigge Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Charlie McBride
       12th season as DC/LB coach
       16th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Colorado
  • Turner Gill
       1st season as QB coach
       1st year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska
  • Kevin Steele
       4th season as LB coach
       4th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Tennessee
  • Ron Brown
       6th season as WR/TE coach
       6th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Brown
  • Dan Young
       10th season as OL/K coach
       10th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Reed
  • Milt Tenopir
       19th season as OL coach
       19th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Sterling
  • Tony Samuel
       7th season as OLB coach
       7th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska
  • George Darlington
       DB coach
       20th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Rutgers
  • Frank Solich
       10th season as RB coach
       14th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska
  • Boyd Epley
       24th season as S&C coach
       24th 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 notes[edit]

Utah[edit]

Utah at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Utah 0 0 14 8 22
Nebraska 21 14 7 7 49


Middle Tennessee State[edit]

Middle Tennessee State at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Middle Tennessee State 0 7 0 0 7
Nebraska 7 7 20 14 48


Washington[edit]

Nebraska at Washington [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 7 7 0 14
Washington 2 21 3 3 29


Arizona State[edit]

Arizona State at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona State 0 10 14 0 24
Nebraska 10 14 14 7 45


Oklahoma State[edit]

Oklahoma State at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma State 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 13 21 14 7 55


Missouri[edit]

Nebraska at Missouri [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 14 10 0 10 34
Missouri 0 14 7 3 24


Colorado[edit]

Colorado at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Colorado 0 7 0 0 7
Nebraska 7 17 7 21 52


Kansas[edit]

Kansas at Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Kansas 0 7 0 0 7
Nebraska 7 28 14 0 49


Iowa State[edit]

Nebraska at Iowa State [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 3 7 0 0 10
Iowa State 3 9 0 7 19


Oklahoma[edit]

Nebraska at Oklahoma [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 7 3 9 14 33
Oklahoma 3 6 0 0 9


Kansas State[edit]

Nebraska vs Kansas State [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 14 7 10 7 38
Kansas State 0 10 0 14 24


Florida State[edit]

Florida State vs Nebraska [box score]
1 2 3 4 Total
Florida State 7 13 7 0 27
Nebraska 0 7 0 7 14


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 11 11 11 12 15 15 14 11 8 8 7 7 12 12 11 11 14
Coaches 14

Awards[edit]

[2]

Award Name(s)
Outland Trophy Will Shields
All-America 1st team Travis Hill, Will Shields
All-America 2nd team Trev Alberts, Calvin Jones, John Parrella
All-America 3rd team Derek Brown, Tyrone Byrd, Mike Stigge
Big 8 Coach of the Year Tom Osborne
Big 8 Offensive Player of the Year Derek Brown, Calvin Jones
Big 8 Offensive Newcomer of the Year Tommie Frazier
Big 8 Freshman of the Year Tommie Frazier
All-Big 8 1st team Trev Alberts, Derek Brown, Tyrone Byrd, Calvin Jones, Travis Hill, John Parrella, Jim Scott, Will Shields, William Washington, Zach Wiegert
All-Big 8 2nd team Lance Lundberg, Mike Stigge
All-Big 8 honorable mention Gerald Armstrong, Steve Carmer, Corey Dixon, Tommie Frazier, Tyrone Hughes, Lance Lewis, Ed Stewart, Kenny Wilhite

NFL and Pro Players[edit]

The following Nebraska players who participated in the 1992 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
Derek Brown New Orleans Saints
Terris Chorney Edmonton Eskimos
Doug Colman New York Giants
Corey Dixon Atlanta Falcons
Troy Dumas Kansas City Chiefs
Tommie Frazier Montreal Alouettes
Aaron Graham Arizona Cardinals
Travis Hill Cleveland Browns
Tyrone Hughes New Orleans Saints
Calvin Jones Los Angeles Raiders
Donta Jones Pittsburgh Steelers
Barron Miles Pittsburgh Steelers
Kareem Moss BC Lions
John Parrella Buffalo Bills
John Reece Kansas City Chiefs
Cory Schlesinger Detroit Lions
Will Shields Kansas City Chiefs
Brenden Stai Pittsburgh Steelers
Tony Veland Denver Broncos
David White New England Patriots
Zach Wiegert St. Louis Rams
Toby Wright Los Angeles Rams
Rob Zatechka New York Giants

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football - 1992 Schedule/Results". University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletics Department. Retrieved May 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ 1992 Husker Honors
  3. ^ "All Time NFL Huskers". Archived from the original on May 27, 2009. Retrieved May 21, 2009.