• Kevin Ramaekers, Nebraska, 1991-93 (2007)
  • Dominic Raiola, Nebraska, 1998-2000 (2001)
  • Randy Rasmussen, Nebraska-Kearney
    1964-67 (1974)
  • Tom Rathman, Nebraska, 1983-85 (1992)
  • Jarvis Redwine, Nebraska, 1979-80 (1999)
  • Bobby Reynolds, Nebraska, 1950-52 (1972)
  • Hugh Rhea, Nebraska, 1929-31 (1986)
  • Choppy Rhodes, Nebraska, 1923-25 (1993)
  • Ray Richards, Nebraska, 1927-29 (1984)
  • Dennis Richnafsky, Nebraska, 1965-67 (2001)
  • Dave Rimington, Nebraska, 1980-83 (1983)
  • Tyrone Robertson, Nebraska, 1960-61-62 (1999)
  • Johnny Rodgers, Nebraska, 1970-72 (1973)
  • Paul Rogers, Nebraska, 1968-70 (1998)
  • Herman Rohrig, Nebraska, 1938-40 (1983)
  • Rudy Rotella, Nebraska-Omaha, 1952-55 (1981)
  • Mike Rozier, Nebraska, 1981-83 (1984)
  • Dick Rupert, Nebraska, 1970-71 (2005)
  • Robert Russell, Nebraska, 1920-22 (2000)
  • R.B. "Dick" Rutherford, Nebraska, 1913-15 (1988)
  • Barrett Ruud, Nebraska, 2001-04 (2014)
  • Tom Ruud, Nebraska, 1972-74 (1997)