Whether rediscovering the best team moments, or initiating into the histories and traditions of Cornhuskers fandom, this book about the University of Nebraska’s football team is both a useful resource and cherishable memorabilia. Packed with anecdotes of the players, explanations about the beginnings of rivalries and traditions, detailed histories about the greatest players and moments in the school’s history, lists of the most successful seasons, recaps of the most exciting games ever played, and year-by-year statistics, this collectible book is the primary source for anyone eager to be an expert regarding anything about the Cornhuskers. The book captures the essence of what it means to be a true Nebraska fan: scarlet and cream, Memorial Stadium, Tom Osbourne Field, “Dear Old Nebraska U,” Eric Crouch, three Heisman Trophy winners, Herbie Husker, tunnel walks, “Hail Varsity,” the horseshoe, Bob Devaney, and Blackshirts.
About the Author
Athlon Sports is a publisher of preseason, single-title sports annuals, covering professional and college athletics and distributed throughout North America and Europe. Founded in 1967, they are now the largest sports magazine in the U.S., and have won Publisher of the Year, Magazine of the Year, and an Emmy Award. They are based primarily in Nashville, Tennessee. Trev Alberts is the director of athletics for the University of Nebraska–Omaha. He is a former college football TV commentator who has worked for CNN, ESPN, College Sports Television, and CBS Sports. He was honored with the Dick Butkus Award as a linebacker for the University of Nebraska during his NCAA career, and was an All-American Athlete. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska.