(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.)
By ERIC OLSON
AP Sports Writer
Retired Nebraska coach Tom Osborne isn't getting drawn into arguments over how his 1990s teams that won three national championships in four years would fare against the Alabama teams that just accomplished the same feat.
Osborne said Wednesday he admires what the Crimson Tide has done under Nick Saban.
The Cornhuskers' 60-3 record from 1993-97 is the greatest five-year stretch in college football history. Alabama is 61-7 since 2008.
Grant Wistrom, who played defensive end on all three of Osborne's title teams, said the 1990s Huskers would be hard-pressed to beat the 21st-century Tide.
Ahman Green, who became the Green Bay Packers' all-time leading rusher after leaving Nebraska following the 1997 season, said ``it would be a three-point or overtime win for one of us.''

Recent NCAAF Discussions

2016 QB Rankings on Wed, Jun 2016 by Blade
2016 Coaching Changes on Wed, Jun 2016 by Blade
2016 College Conference Previews on Mon, Jun 2016 by Blade
Hot Seat Coaches on Sat, Jun 2016 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Saban not focused on satellite camps After spending part of last week lashing out about satellite camps, Alabama coach Nick Saban now says...
Thumbnail Briles out, Grobe in at Baylor The Baylor football team has a new coach as Art Briles has been fired and Jim Grobe will be...
Thumbnail Cal lands Davis Webb The Cal Bears may have lost the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft at quarterback, but the Golden Bears seem to have found a good replacement...
Thumbnail FSU dismisses running back The Florida State Seminoles have parted ways with running back Mario Pender after a recent arrest.
Thumbnail Hokies suspend two defenders The Justin Fuente era of Virginia Tech football isn’t off to a great start, as two defensive players have been indefinitely...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages