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Release: 07/01/2011
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Conference Timeline - Big 6

Teams: Nebraska, Oklahoma, Kansas State, Iowa State, Kansas, Missouri

Football

  • Nine Conference Titles
  • 83 All-Conference Selections
  • 10 First-Team All-Americans, including consensus All-Americans George Sauer in 1933 and Sam Francis in 1936
  • Sam Francis finished second in the 1936 Heisman voting
  • Nebraska played in its first bowl game at the 1941 Rose Bowl with a 21-13 loss to Stanford

 

Men's Basketball

  • Eight All-Conference Picks
  • Four All-Americans
  • One Big Six title in 1936-37

 

Baseball

  • Won the first-ever Big Six championship by going 12-5-1 in 1929

 

Wrestling

  • Adolph Simic won the 155-pound conference title in 1929
  • Never finished lower than fourth in the conference in its last five years

 

Track and Field

  • Won 19 men's conference titles, including four straight indoor titles from 1930-1933 and four straigh outdoors from 1939-1942

 

Cross Country

  • Men win their first conference title in 1940
  • Bobby Ginn wins three straight conference titles from
  • No conference meet from 1942-1945 because of World War II

 

Men's Golf (began in 1935)

  • Two Conference Championships

 

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