Steven Osborne became a key member of the Nebraska receiving corps during his senior season in 2012. The 6-4, 205-pound Osborne gave the Huskers a big target in the passing game, and was also a tenacious blocker on the perimeter, helping fuel one of the nation's top rushing offenses.
Osborne played in 13 games, missing only the Big Ten title game because of an injury. In addition to his role as a receiver, Osborne also saw action on the Huskers' special teams units.
Osborne was joined on the Husker roster by his twin brother, Courtney, a senior safety for the Huskers in 2012.
2012 (Senior) Osborne played in 13 games and finished the season with 10 receptions for 91 yards and two touchdowns. He opened the year with two catches for 36 yards, including a spectacular 29-yard touchdown grab just before halftime. Osborne added three catches for 18 yards and a TD against Idaho State, and had single receptions in five additional games, including a key 19-yard catch against Michigan.
2011 (Junior) Osborne saw action as a reserve receiver and also on the punt return team. He appeared in six games, but did not have a reception.
2010 (Sophomore) Osborne added depth at wideout, but did not appear in a game.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman) Osborne was a reserve receiver and appeared in wins over Louisiana-Lafayette and Colorado.
2008 (Redshirt) Osborne redshirted in his first year in the program and worked on the scout team.
Before Nebraska (South Garland HS) Steven Osborne joined his twin brother Courtney in the Huskers' 2008 signing class. They were just the second set of twins ever to sign letters of intent with the Huskers, joining Josh and Daniel Bullocks who signed with the Huskers in 2001. The Osbornes were two of nine Texas natives in the 2008 class, marking the most players ever signed from the state in one season by Nebraska.
Steven Osborne provided a big receiving target for South Garland High and Coach Mickey Moss, helping the school to a district title and a 10-2 record. As a senior, Osborne caught 38 passes for 601 yards and 10 touchdowns. The Dallas Morning News ranked him as the No. 49 prospect on its Area 100 list. In addition to Nebraska, Osborne also visited UNLV, and received scholarship offers from Utah, Kansas and SMU among others.
Personal Steven was born on Jan. 15, 1990, and is the son of Sandra Osborne. An economics major, he earned his bachelor's degree from Nebraska in May of 2013. He was named to the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team in both 2011 and 2012. He has volunteered his time at the F Street Recreation Center, the YWCA, NFL Play 60, Husker Hotline, Special Needs Basketball Tournament and with local hospital and school visits.
Career Stats » Games Played-21 (2 in 2009; 6 in 2011; 13 in 2012) » Receiving: 10 catches, 91 yards, 2 TDs, 9.1 average, long of 29 vs. So. Miss (all in 2012)
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