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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219 57
Tommie Frazier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time

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2
229 62
Ndamukong Suh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Ndamukong Suh Defensive tackle

3
163 37
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
155 39
Mike Rozier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Mike Rozier Running back

5
150 37
Ahman Green is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Ahman Green Running back

6
106 21
Dave Rimington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time

7
111 24
Grant Wistrom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Grant Wistrom Defensive end

8
140 39
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
104 23
Will Shields is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Will Shields Guard

10
107 30
Irving Fryar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Irving Fryar Return specialist, Wide receiver

11
101 29
Lavonte David is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Lavonte David Linebacker

12
102 34
Lawrence Phillips is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Lawrence Phillips Running back

13
94 31
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
75 21
Dean Steinkuhler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Dean Steinkuhler Tackle, Guard

15
75 22
Tom Rathman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Tom Rathman Fullback

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16
111 44
Eric Crouch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Eric Crouch Safety, Quarterback, Wide receiver

17
92 34
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Turner Gill Quarterback

18
70 23
Neil Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Neil Smith Defensive end

19
72 26
Rich Glover is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Rich Glover Defensive tackle, Tackle

20
73 27
Jason Peter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Jason Peter Defensive end

21
80 33
Prince Amukamara is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Prince Amukamara Cornerback

22
65 23
Trev Alberts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Trev Alberts Linebacker

23
76 31
Scott Frost is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Scott Frost Quarterback, Defensive back

24
63 23
Cory Schlesinger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Cory Schlesinger Fullback

25
72 33
Brook Berringer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Brook Berringer Quarterback

26
57 24
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
50 21
Joel Makovicka is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Joel Makovicka Fullback

28
46 18
Mike Minter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Mike Minter Safety, Defensive back

29
44 17
Aaron Taylor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Aaron Taylor Offensive Lineman, Guard

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30
50 22
Dominic Raiola is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Dominic Raiola Offensive Lineman, Center

31
45 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
46 22
Zach Weigert is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Zach Weigert

33
43 20
Barrett Ruud is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Barrett Ruud Linebacker

34
47 27
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 20
Michael Booker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Michael Booker Cornerback

36
42 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
35 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
30 20
Josh Brown is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Josh Brown Placekicker

39
35 25
Jerry Tagge is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Jerry Tagge Quarterback

40
33 24
Bob Brown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Bob Brown Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

41
29 21
Ralph Brown is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Ralph Brown Cornerback

42
33 25
Tom Novak is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Tom Novak

43
25 18
Kris Brown is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Kris Brown Placekicker

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44
28 22
Sam Koch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Sam Koch Punter

45
29 24
Ed Stewart is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time

46
26 22
Calvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Calvin Jones Running back, Halfback

47
25 21
Johnny Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Johnny Mitchell Tight end

48
24 23
Jarvis Redwine is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
KevinConiglio added Jarvis Redwine Running back

49
3 1
Jordan Westerkamp is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
flashgamer64 added Jordan Westerkamp

50
2 0
Barron Miles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time
Eric Forrest added Barron Miles Defensive back