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Heisman Trophy Winners:
Awarded to the most outstanding player in collegiate football (Nebraska ranks fifth in the nation with three winners)

  • Johnny Rodgers, 1972, 1,310 points (Wingback, 1970-72, Omaha, Neb.)
  • Mike Rozier, 1983, 1,801 points (I-back, 1981-83, Camden, N.J.)
  • Eric Crouch, 2001, 770 points (Quarterback, 1998-2001, Omaha, Neb.)

Heisman Trophy Top 10 (1935-present):

  • Sam Francis, 1936 - 2nd (Fullback, 1934-36, Oberlin, Kan.)
    Received 47 points as runner up to Larry Kelley of Yale
  • Bobby Reynolds, 1950 - 5th (Halfback, 1950-52, Grand Island, Neb.)
  • Jerry Tagge, 1971 -- 7th (Quarterback, 1969-71, Green Bay, Wis.)
  • Rich Glover, 1972 - 3rd (Middle Guard, 1970-72, Jersey City, N.J.)
  • Dave Humm, 1974 - 5th (Quarterback, 1972-74, Las Vegas, Nev.)
  • Jarvis Redwine, 1980 -- 8th (I-Back, 1979-80, Inglewood, Calif.)
  • Dave Rimington, 1982 - 5th (Center, 1979-82, Omaha, Neb.)
  • Mike Rozier, 1982 -- 10th (I-Back, 1981-83, Camden, N.J.)
  • Turner Gill, 1983 - 4th (Quarterback, 1981-83, Fort Worth, Texas)
  • Lawrence Phillips, 1994 -- 8th (I-Back, 1993-95, West Covina, Calif.)
  • Zach Wiegert, 1994 - Tied for 9th (Offensive Tackle, 1991-94, Fremont, Neb.)
  • Tommie Frazier, 1995 - 2nd (Quarterback, 1992-95, Bradenton, Fla.)
    Received 1,196 points as runner up to Eddie George of Ohio State
  • Ndamukong Suh, 2009 - 4th (Defensive Tackle, 2006-09, Portland, Ore.)

Sammy Baugh Trophy Finalists (1959-present):
Awarded to nation's top college passer
No  Nebraska finalists or winners

Chuck Bednarik Award Winner (1995-present):
Awarded to best defensive player in college football
Ndamukong Suh, 2009 (Defensive Tackle, 2006-09, Portland, Ore.)

Fred Biletnikoff Award Finalists (1994-present):
Awarded to America's top college football receiver
No  Nebraska finalists or winners

Butkus Award Winner:
Awarded to top linebacker in college football

  • Trev Alberts, 1993 (OLB, 1990-93, Cedar Falls, Iowa)

Butkus Award Finalists (1985-present):

  • Ed Stewart, 1994 (Linebacker, 1991-94, Chicago, Ill.)

Walter Camp Award Winners:
Awarded to the college football player of the year

  • Johnny Rodgers, 1972  (Wingback, 1970-72, Omaha, Neb.)
  • Mike Rozier, 1983 (I-back, 1981-83, Camden, N.J.)
  • Eric Crouch, 2001 (Quarterback, 1998-2001, Omaha, Neb.)

Walter Camp Award Finalists (1967-present):

  • Tommie Frazier, 1995 (Quarterback, 1992-95, Bradenton, Fla.)
  • Ndamukong Suh, 2009 (Defensive Tackle, 2006-09, Portland, Ore.)

Ray Guy Award Finalists (2000-present):
Awarded to college football's top punter

  • Kyle Larson, 2003 (Punter, 2001-03, Funk, Neb.)

Ted Hendricks Award Finalists (2002-present):
Awarded to college football's top defensive end
No Nebraska finalists or winners

Lou Groza Award Finalists (1992-present):
Awarded to top college football place-kicker
No Nebraska finalists or winners

Lott Trophy Finalists (2004-present):
Awarded to college football defensive impact player of the year

  • Ndamukong Suh, 2009 (Defensive Tackle, 2006-09, Portland, Ore.)
    *No Nebraska winner

Lombardi Award Winners:
Awarded to best college football lineman or linebacker (Nebraska ranks second in the nation with four winners)

  • Rich Glover, 1972 (Middle Guard, 1970-72, Jersey City, N.J.)
  • Dave Rimington, 1982 (Center, 1979-82, Omaha, Neb.)
  • Dean Steinkuhler, 1983 (Offensive Guard, 1981-83, Burr, Neb.)
  • Grant Wistrom, 1997 (Rush End, 1994-97, Webb City, Mo.)
  • Ndamukong Suh, 2009 (Defensive Tackle, 2006-09, Portland, Ore.)

Lombardi Award Finalists (1970-present):

  • Rich Glover, 1971 (Middle Guard, 1970-72, Jersey City, N.J.)
  • Larry Jacobson, 1971 (Defensive Tackle, 1969-71, Sioux Falls, S.D.)
  • Broderick Thomas, 1988 (Outside Linebacker, 1985-88, Houston, Texas)
  • Zach Wiegert, 1994 (Offensive Tackle, 1991-94, Fremont, Neb.)
  • Jared Tomich, 1996 (Rush End, 1994-96, St. John, Ind.)
  • Dominic Raiola, 2000 (Center, 1998-2000, Honolulu, Hawaii)

Manning Award Finalists (2004-present):
best American collegiate quarterback  in U.S.
No Nebraska finalists or winners

John Mackey Award Finalists (2000-present):
Awarded to college football's most outstanding tight end
No Nebraska finalists or winners

Maxwell Award Winner:
Awarded to the best collegiate American football player

  • Mike Rozier, 1983 (I-back, 1981-83, Camden, N.J.) 
  • Tommie Frazier, 1995 (Quarterback, 1992-95, Bradenton, Fla.)
  • Eric Crouch, 2001 (Quarterback, 1998-2001, Omaha, Neb.) 
  • Ndamukong Suh, 2009 (Defensive Tackle, 2006-09, Portland, Ore.)

Maxwell Award Finalists (1937-present)

  • Broderick Thomas, 1988 (Outside Linebacker, 1985-88, Houston, Texas)

Bronko Nagurski Trophy Winner:
Awarded to the best defensive college football player

  • Ndamukong Suh, 2009 (Defensive Tackle, 2006-09, Portland, Ore.)

Bronko Nagurski Trophy Finalists (1993-present):

  • Grant Wistrom, 1996 and 1997 (Rush End, 1994-97, Webb City, Mo.)
  • Jason Peter, 1997 (Defensive Tackle, 1994-97, Locust, N.J.)

Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Winner:
Awarded to the best American college football quarterback

  • Eric Crouch, 2001 (Quarterback, 1998-2001, Omaha, Neb.)

Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Finalists (1981-present):

  • Turner Gill, 1983 (Quarterback, 1981-83, Fort Worth, Texas)
  • Steve Taylor, 1987 (Quarterback, 1985-88, Fresno, Calif.)
  • Gerry Gdowski, 1989 (Quarterback, 1987-89, Fremont, Neb.)
  • Tommie Frazier, 1995 (Quarterback, 1992-95, Bradenton, Fla.)

Outland Trophy Winners:
Awarded to best U.S. college football interior lineman (Nebraska leads the nation with eight winners)

  • Larry Jacobson, 1971 (Defensive Tackle, 1969-71, Sioux Falls, S.D.)
  • Rich Glover, 1972 (Middle Guard, 1970-72, Jersey City, N.J.)
  • Dave Rimington, 1981 (Center, 1979-82, Omaha, Neb.)
  • Dave Rimington, 1982 (Center, 1979-82, Omaha, Neb.)
  • Dean Steinkuhler, 1983 (Offensive Guard, 1981-83, Burr, Neb.)
  • Will Shields, 1992 (Offensive Guard, 1989-92, Lawton, Okla.)
  • Zach Wiegert, 1994 (Offensive Tackle, 1991-94, Fremont, Neb.)
  • Aaron Taylor, 1997 (Offensive Guard, 1994-97, Wichita Falls, Texas)
  • Ndamukong Suh, 2009 (Defensive Tackle, 2006-09, Portland, Ore.)

Outland Trophy Finalists (1946-present):

  • Jason Peter, 1997 (Defensive Tackle, 1994-97, Locust, N.J.)
  • Dominic Raiola, 2000 (Center, 1998-2000, Honolulu, Hawaii)
  • Toniu Fonoti, 2001 (Offensive Guard, 1999-2001, Hauula, Hawaii)

Rimington Trophy Winner:
Awarded to outstanding NCAA Division I-A center

  • Dominic Raiola, 2000 (Center, 1998-2000, Honolulu, Hawaii)

Rimington Trophy Finalists (2000-present):

Mosi Tatupu Special Teams Award Finalists (1997-2006):
Awarded to college football's most outstanding special teams player

  • Bobby Newcombe, 2000 (WB/Kickoff Returner , 1997-2000, Albuquerque, N.M.)
  • Keyuo Craver, 2001 (Cornerback/Punt Returner, 1998-2001, Harleton, Texas)

Jim Thorpe Award Finalists (1986-present):
Awarded to top defensive back in college football

No Nebraska finalists or winners

Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Winner:
Awarded to nation's outstanding senior quarterback in college football

  • Tommie Frazier, 1995 - 2nd (Quarterback, 1992-95, Bradenton, Fla.)

Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Finalists (1987-present)

  • Scott Frost, 1997 (Quarterback, 1996-97, Wood River, Neb.)
  • Eric Crouch, 2001 (Quarterback, 1998-2001, Omaha, Neb.)

Doak Walker Award Finalists (1990-present):
Awarded to nation's top college football running back

  • Calvin Jones, 1993 (I-back, 1991-93, Omaha, Neb.)
  • Ahman Green, 1997 (I-Back, 1995-97, Omaha, Neb.)
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