Reading List: Husker Football

Are you ready, Husker fans? This Saturday is the second game of the 2016 football season and the Huskers are back from a victory! Here are a few UNP books that will have you chanting, “Go Big Red!”


Forever Red: More Confessions of a Cornhusker Fan by Steve Smith

A journey into an obsessed Nebraska fan’s soul.

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On Solid Ground by Tom Osborne

For the fan seeking greater insight into the Nebraska football program behind the scenes during the 1990s.


The Game of the Century: Nebraska vs. Oklahoma in College Football’s Ultimate Battle by Michael Corcoran
“A wonderful, people-driven account of a classic game.”—Booklist
More Than Winning: The Story of Tom Osborne by Tom Osborne with John E. Roberts
Tom Osborne’s in-depth personal account of his life—the forces that shaped his values, his own accomplishments in sports, and his experiences as a coach at Nebraska.
My Nebraska: The Good, the Bad, and the Husker by Roger Welsch
“Roger Welsch…is indeed a Nebraska treasure.”—Charlie Thone, former governor of Nebraska
Prairie University: A History of the University of Nebraska by Robert E. Knoll
Knoll notes the contributions of the University to Nebraska, from the early experiments in sugar beet cultivation to the national fame of its football team.
Nebrasketball: Coach Tim Miles and a Big Ten Team on the Rise by Scott Winter
For the Husker fan who might love the court more than the field.

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