ncaa The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time  

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A list of the best Nebraska Cornhuskers football players of all time. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are one of college football's traditional powers. The team has won over 800 games are currently the fourth winningest team of all time. But the school couldn't have been consistent winners without help from great players. Some of the best players in college football history have played for Nebraska. There have been Heisman Trophy winners like Johnny Rodgers, Mike Rozier and Eric Crouch, who are considered the top players in Nebraska history. Tommie Frazier didn't have an NFL career, but is considered by many the greatest Cornhusker ever. The quarterback led Nebraska to two national championships during his time in Lincoln, Frazier is one of the most popular players to wear Nebraska's red and white uniform.

Nebraska has claimed 43 conference championships and part or all of five national championships: 1970, 1971, 1994, 1995, and 1997. So how was Nebraska able to sustain this success? With a strong roster of great players, which come as no surprise to anyone familiar with Nebraska's long history of having star players on its roster. Some of the best college football players ever have played for Nebraska. Who could forget Ndamukong Suh dominating offensive tackles during the 2009 season? The same goes for Nebraska's powerful offensive linemen who steamrolled defense during the school's dominant years.

This is a list of the best Nebraska Cornhuskers football players of all time. If you notice someone is missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list of the greatest Nebraska Cornhuskers football players in school history.
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226 61
Tommie Frazier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time

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2
238 66
Ndamukong Suh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Ndamukong Suh Defensive tackle

3
170 40
Johnny Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Johnny Rodgers Running back, Return specialist, Wide receiver

4
157 40
Ahman Green is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Ahman Green Running back

5
161 42
Mike Rozier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Mike Rozier Running back

6
112 23
Dave Rimington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time

7
113 26
Grant Wistrom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Grant Wistrom Defensive end

8
143 42
Roger Craig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Roger Craig Running back, Fullback

9
106 25
Will Shields is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Will Shields Guard

10
105 30
Lavonte David is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Lavonte David Linebacker

11
108 33
Irving Fryar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Irving Fryar Return specialist, Wide receiver

12
110 35
Lawrence Phillips is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Lawrence Phillips Running back

13
99 32
Ameer Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
tyler-weseman added Ameer Abdullah

14
118 44
Eric Crouch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Eric Crouch Safety, Quarterback, Wide receiver

15
78 23
Dean Steinkuhler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Dean Steinkuhler Tackle, Guard

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16
75 24
Tom Rathman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Tom Rathman Fullback

17
72 24
Neil Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Neil Smith Defensive end

18
84 32
Scott Frost is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Scott Frost Quarterback, Defensive back

19
93 38
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Turner Gill Quarterback

20
75 27
Rich Glover is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Rich Glover Defensive tackle, Tackle

21
83 33
Prince Amukamara is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Prince Amukamara Cornerback

22
73 28
Jason Peter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Jason Peter Defensive end

23
67 25
Trev Alberts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Trev Alberts Linebacker

24
64 24
Cory Schlesinger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Cory Schlesinger Fullback

25
75 34
Brook Berringer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Brook Berringer Quarterback

26
59 25
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Mike Brown Safety, Defensive back

27
49 18
Mike Minter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Mike Minter Safety, Defensive back

28
50 22
Joel Makovicka is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Joel Makovicka Fullback

29
51 23
Dominic Raiola is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Dominic Raiola Offensive Lineman, Center

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30
44 18
Aaron Taylor is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Aaron Taylor Offensive Lineman, Guard

31
46 20
Broderick Thomas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Broderick Thomas Defensive end, Linebacker

32
44 20
Barrett Ruud is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Barrett Ruud Linebacker

33
46 22
Zach Weigert is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Zach Weigert

34
47 28
Alex Henery is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Alex Henery Placekicker

35
37 21
Michael Booker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Michael Booker Cornerback

36
43 27
Kenny Walker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Kenny Walker Lineman, Defensive lineman

37
36 23
Vince Ferragamo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Vince Ferragamo Quarterback

38
39 26
Jerry Tagge is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Jerry Tagge Quarterback

39
30 21
Ralph Brown is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Ralph Brown Cornerback

40
30 21
Josh Brown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Josh Brown Placekicker

41
33 24
Bob Brown is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Bob Brown Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

42
34 25
Tom Novak is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Tom Novak

43
7 1
Jordan Westerkamp is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
flashgamer64 added Jordan Westerkamp

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44
26 20
Kris Brown is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Kris Brown Placekicker

45
27 21
Johnny Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Johnny Mitchell Tight end

46
29 23
Sam Koch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Sam Koch Punter

47
27 22
Calvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Calvin Jones Running back, Halfback

48
29 24
Ed Stewart is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time

49
3 0
Barron Miles is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Eric Forrest added Barron Miles Defensive back

50
26 26
Josh Bullocks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Josh Bullocks Safety, Defensive back