Nebraska Football: Tom Osborne's Dynasty Still Greater Than Nick Saban's

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Nebraska Football: Tom Osborne's Dynasty Still Greater Than Nick Saban's
John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Nebraska football fans had a little extra rooting interest in Monday’s BCS National Championship game between Alabama and Notre Dame. In defeating the Irish, Alabama won its third national title in four years, a feat not accomplished since Nebraska’s title run from 1994-1997.

So now that Alabama has matched the championship-winning feat of Nebraska’s run in the '90s, the question inevitably arises—which was the greater run?

In the Omaha World-Herald, Dirk Chatelain did a great deal of statistical heavy lifting to compare the two runs, and most of the numbers here come from his outstanding work.

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