1992 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
Big Eight champion
Orange Bowl, L 14–27 vs. Florida State
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 14
1992 record9–3 (6–1 Big 8)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorTom Osborne (23rd season)
Offensive schemeI formation
Defensive coordinatorCharlie McBride (12th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 73,650)
Seasons
← 1991
1993 →
1992 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 14 Nebraska $ 6 1 0 9 3 0
No. 13 Colorado % 5 1 1 9 2 1
No. 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

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DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 51:00 pmUtah*No. 11PrimeW 49–2276,234
September 121:00 pmMiddle Tennessee State*No. 11
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 48–776,184
September 196:45 pmat No. 2 Washington*No. 12ESPNL 14–2973,333
September 261:00 pmArizona State*No. 15
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 45–2476,138
October 101:00 pmOklahoma StateNo. 15
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 55–076,116
October 241:00 pmat MissouriNo. 8W 34–2453,337
October 313:00 pmNo. 8 ColoradodaggerNo. 8
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska (rivalry)
ESPNW 52–776,287
November 76:30 pmNo. 13 KansasNo. 7
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
ESPNW 49–776,165
November 141:00 pmat Iowa StateNo. 7L 10–1942,008
November 2712:30 pmat OklahomaNo. 12ABCW 33–969,770
December 510:00 pmvs. Kansas StateNo. 11W 38–2450,000
January 17:00 pmvs. No. 3 Florida State*No. 11NBCL 14–2757,327
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Roster and coaching staff

1992 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE Jacques Allen Fr
TE 95 Gerald Armstrong Jr
SE 80 Trumane Bell Jr
QB 18 Brook Berringer Fr
FB Rick Blatny So
IB 21 Derek Brown Jr
OT Mark Brown Fr
OT 61 Brady Caskey Jr
C 55 Terris Chorney Sr
OT Silas Cleveland Jr
QB 10 Joel Cornwell Sr
SE 2 Corey Dixon Jr
SE 28 Darin Duin Sr
FB Kyle Emsick So
FB 24 David Fiala Jr
IB Jason Fisher So
QB 15 Tommie Frazier Fr
OT 59 Joel Gesky So
TE Mark Gilman Fr
OG 63 Aaron Graham Fr
QB 1 Mike Grant Sr
FB Rod Haarberg Jr
WB 38 Vincent Hawkins Sr
TE Erich Hohl So
OL Robert Hughes Jr
SE 33 Tyrone Hughes Sr
OT Shyuan Jasper So
OT 69 Dave Jensen Sr
WB 7 Clester Johnson Fr
IB 44 Calvin Jones So
FB 26 Lance Lewis Sr
OG 65 Jason Licht Jr
OT 77 Lance Lundberg Jr
IB Jeff Makovicka Fr
FB 7 Andre McDuffy Sr
QB 9 John McMillen Sr
OG 62 Ken Mehlin Jr
OG Wayne Meylan Fr
FS 5 Randy Montgomery So
WB 27 Abdul Muhammad So
C 57 Brad Mundt Sr
SE Merritt Nelson Fr
FB Chris Norris Fr
C Don O'Neill Jr
OG Steve Ott Fr
C 53 Jon Pedersen So
SE Brett Popplewell Fr
OG Bryan Pruitt Fr
WB Eric Schepers Jr
FB 40 Cory Schlesinger So
IB Damon Schmadeke Fr
WB Darren Schmadeke Fr
C Jim Scott Sr
WB 22 David Seizys Jr
TE Matt Shaw So
OG 75 Will Shields Sr
OG 78 Trent (T.J.) Slansky Sr
OT Robert Smith Fr
OG 66 Brenden Stai Jr
FB Chad Stanley Fr
WB Tom Steer So
TE 88 Mike Vedral Sr
OG Steve Volin Fr
OT 68 Doug Waddell Sr
TE 89 William Washington Sr
WB 87 Tom Werner Sr
OT 72 Zach Wiegert So
SE 81 Duane Wiles So
OG 58 Joel Wilks Jr
OT 56 Rob Zatechka So
OG 64 Chris Zyzda Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
OLB 34 Trev Alberts Jr
ILB Leonard Alexander So
CB 3 Marcus Anderson Jr
ILB 48 Mike Anderson Jr
MG Ryan Barry Jr
SS 23 Ernie Beler Jr
OLB Ken Bello Fr
ILB 54 Troy Branch Jr
CB 5 Lorenzo Brinkley Jr
OLB Clint Brown So
FS 8 Tyrone Byrd Sr
FS 31 Steve Carmer Sr
SS 45 Zeke Cisco Jr
DB Anthony Cole Jr
FS 17 Sedric Collins So
ILB 46 Doug Colman So
DT 99 Terry Connealy So
OLB Mike Dickmeyer So
FS 4 Troy Dumas So
ILB 41 Phil Ellis Fr
OLB 39 Greg Fletcher Jr
MG 94 Bart Furrow Jr
OLB Tory Garland So
SS Travis Giesbrecht So
DB Chris Grass Sr
OLB 91 Lance Gray Jr
FS Charles Green Fr
DT Luther Hardin Fr
OLB 86 Dwayne Harris So
CB 25 Mike Heins Jr
FS Jay Herman So
LB Jon Hesse Fr
OLB Todd Heyne Jr
OLB Jerad Higman Jr
OLB 93 Travis Hill Sr
DT 74 Matt Hilman Sr
MG 97 Bill Humphrey So
MG 95 Jerry Irons Jr
OLB 84 Donta Jones So
ILB LeRoi Jones So
OLB 42 David Leader Sr
DT 70 Jamie Liewer Sr
CB Ralph Lott Fr
DL Dennis Martin Fr
ILB John Martin So
CB 15 Brady Mercer So
CB 14 Barron Miles So
DT 90 Bruce Moore Jr
CB 1 Kareem Moss So
ILB Ryan Murtaugh So
MG 73 David Noonan Jr
DB Matt Orduna Fr
DT 92 John Parrella Sr
ILB Aaron Penland Fr
ILB 52 Matt Penland Jr
OLB Jason Pesterfield So
SS Frank Phillips Fr
ILB Jim Prevette Jr
DT 67 Kevin Ramaekers Jr
CB 6 John Reece Jr
FS 24 Dean Schneider Jr
ILB Adam Schultze So
FS Jason Simdorn So
CB Jeff Solich So
ILB 32 Ed Stewart So
FS 16 Tony Veland Fr
DT 83 Billy Wade Jr
SS Austin Wertz Jr
FS 12 Jamie Weyers Jr
OLB 96 David White Sr
ILB 49 Paul Wightman Sr
CB 19 Kenny Wilhite Sr
ILB 98 Daren Williams Jr
ROV 3 Toby Wright Jr
FS Chad Young Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P/PK 13 Byron Bennett Jr
P Chris Borland So
PK Jeremy Jensen Fr
P/PK 14 Jeff Lang So
PK Kevin McMindes So
PK 12 Tom Sieler So
P 47 Mike Stigge Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Charlie McBride
       12th season as DC/DL 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
  • Redshirt

Roster
Last update: January 17, 2011

Depth chart

Game summaries

Utah

Utah at Nebraska [box score]
1 234Total
Utah 0 0148 22
Nebraska 21 1477 49

Middle Tennessee State

Middle Tennessee State at Nebraska [box score]
1 234Total
Middle Tennessee State 0 700 7
Nebraska 7 72014 48

Washington

Nebraska at Washington [box score]
1 234Total
Nebraska 0 770 14
Washington 2 2133 29

Arizona State

Arizona State at Nebraska [box score]
1 234Total
Arizona State 0 10140 24
Nebraska 10 14147 45

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State at Nebraska [box score]
1 234Total
Oklahoma State 0 000 0
Nebraska 13 21147 55

Missouri

Nebraska at Missouri [box score]
1 234Total
Nebraska 14 10010 34
Missouri 0 1473 24

Colorado

Colorado at Nebraska [box score]
1 234Total
Colorado 0 700 7
Nebraska 7 17721 52

Kansas

Kansas at Nebraska [box score]
1 234Total
Kansas 0 700 7
Nebraska 7 28140 49

Iowa State

Nebraska at Iowa State [box score]
1 234Total
Nebraska 3 700 10
Iowa State 3 907 19

Oklahoma

Nebraska at Oklahoma [box score]
1 234Total
Nebraska 7 3914 33
Oklahoma 3 600 9

Kansas State

Nebraska vs Kansas State [box score]
1 234Total
Nebraska 14 7107 38
Kansas State 0 10014 24

Florida State

Florida State vs Nebraska [box score]
1 234Total
Florida State 7 1370 27
Nebraska 0 707 14

Rankings

See also: 1992 NCAA Division I-A football rankings

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

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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

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

  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.