SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Contents Page

January 17, 1995

4
Glory Days
Husker history really began with Bob Devaney in '62
BY DOUGLAS S. LOONEY

10
As Good As It Gets
Nebraska beat Oklahoma in a legendary '71 showdown
BY DAN JENKINS

16
The '94 Season
The Cornhuskers overcame injury and adversity to finish unbeaten
and No. 1

58
Nebraska People
Brook Berringer, Tommie Frazier, Ed Stewart and Lawrence Phillips

64
Prime Cuts
Nebraska's offensive linemen exuded a glamour all their own
BY S.L. PRICE

70
Sour Oranges
For past Husker teams, Miami meant misery
BY CHRISTIAN STONE

74
Miami or Bust
Big Red fans went to great lengths to reach the Orange Bowl
BY HANK HERSCH

78
Galloping Ghosts
Nebraska beat Miami to exorcise a decade of demons
BY S.L. PRICE

88
Tom's Title
Now you can call Tom Osborne a national champion
BY SALLY JENKINS

On the cover: Center Aaron Graham (54) celebrates with tight end
Matt Shaw.
Cover photograph by ROBERT ROGERS

Editor David Bauer
Senior Editor Sandra Bailey
Art Directors F. Darrin Perry, Craig Gartner
Photo Editor Jeffrey Weig
Copy Editor Nancy Nasworthy
Reporters Ashley McGeachy, Teddy Greenstein

HARD-BOUND-COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT ROGERS

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