The last time he was in uniform, Burkhead gave the Bengals and 31 other teams something to think about by rushing for a career-high 119 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-10 win over Baltimore.

It's going on 20 years since Tom Osborne last coached a football game and 10 years since the end of his three terms as a Nebraska congressman. He was Nebraska's athletic director from 2007-12, served two years on the College Football Playoff committee and continues to work as many as 50 hours a week with the teen mentoring program he started with his wife in 1991.

The reigning Pac-12 pitcher of the week was dealing. His offense backed him up with clutch hit after clutch hit. It added up to a lopsided loss for a Nebraska baseball team in its first opportunity this spring to make a statement.

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2016-17
Nov. 7: NU 98, Chadron State 45 (exh.)
Nov. 13: NU 83, Sacramento State 61
Nov. 15: NU 70, University of Mary 38
Nov. 19: NU 65, Louisiana Tech 54
Wooden Legacy (Fullerton/Anaheim, California)
» Nov. 24: NU 80, Dayton 78
» Nov. 25: UCLA 82, NU 71
» Nov. 27: Virginia Tech 66, NU 53
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
» Nov. 30: Clemson 60, NU 58
Dec. 3: NU 73, South Dakota 61
Dec. 7: Creighton 77, NU 62
Dec. 10: Kansas 89, NU 72
Dec. 18: Gardner-Webb 70, NU 62
Dec. 20: NU 81, Southern 76
Dec. 28: NU 87, Indiana 83
Jan. 1: NU 67, Maryland 65
Jan. 5: NU 93, Iowa 90, 2OT
Jan. 8: Northwestern 74, NU 66
Jan. 14: Michigan 91, NU 85
Jan. 18: Ohio State 67, NU 66
Jan. 21: Rutgers 65, NU 64
Jan. 26: Northwestern 73, NU 61
Jan. 29: NU 83, Purdue 80
Feb. 2: Michigan State 72, NU 61
Feb. 5: Iowa 81, Nebraska 70
Feb. 9: Wisconsin 70, NU 69, OT
Feb. 14: NU 82, Penn State 66
Feb. 18: NU 58, Ohio State 57
Feb. 23: Michigan State 88, NU 72
Feb. 26: Illinois, 6:30 p.m. (BTN)
March 2: at Minnesota, 6 p.m. (ESPN)
March 5: Michigan, 7 p.m. (BTN)

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