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University of Nebraska - Lincoln in Lancaster County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Osborne Athletic Complex

 
 
Osborne Athletic Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2013
1. Osborne Athletic Complex Marker
Inscription.

The Osborne Athletic Complex is named in honor of Tom and Nancy Osborne. Coach Osborne led the nation in winning percentage upon his retirement in 1997 after three national championships in a four year period (1994, 1995, 1997). He served as Nebraska Head Football Coach for 25 years posting a 255-43-3 record.

Bronze completed by Fred Hoppe in 2006
 
Erected by University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
 
Location. 40° 49.31′ N, 96° 42.368′ W. Marker is in University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska, in Lancaster County. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to the Osborne Athletic Complex at Memorial Stadium, on the UNL campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Memorial Stadium, Lincoln NE 68588, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "America's Mission" (here, next to this marker); Mueller Tower at University of Nebraska-Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pershing Rifles (approx. mile away); Mammuthus Columbi (approx. mile away); Original Site of St. Paul Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lincoln's Founding Block
Osborne Athletic Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2013
2. Osborne Athletic Complex Marker
To right of entrance to complex
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Nebraska State Historical Society (approx. half a mile away); Humane Society Fountain (approx. half a mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex, UNL. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tom Osborne UNL Athletic Department Bio. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Tom Osborne leaves lasting impact (Fox Sports article). (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Tom Osborne Tribute Video at YouTube. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Thomas Osborne US Congressional Bio. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationMan-Made FeaturesSports
 
Osborne Athletic Complex at Memorial Stadium image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2013
3. Osborne Athletic Complex at Memorial Stadium
Tom Osborne Statue at Osborne Athletic Complex image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2013
4. Tom Osborne Statue at Osborne Athletic Complex
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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