- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 50 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 26, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: A&E Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Tom Osborne led the Nebraska Cornhuskers to 255 wins over 24 years, making the coach a football hero well beyond the state borders. With personal stories told by Osborne, and testimony from the coach's players and colleagues, this tribute chronicles the legend's remarkable career with one of the sport's most prestigious teams.
Description by New Video Group:
As head coach of the Cornhuskers from 1973 to 1997, Coach Tom Osborne guided, inspired, and elevated his Nebraska teams to 255 wins, 13 conference championships, and 3 national titles to cap perfect seasons. A moving tribute to a college football icon, this original film follows Osborne's early coaching seasons under Bob Devaney through his ascension to head coach and beyond, honoring and celebrating the attributes of a champion on and off the field. Quiet and gracious, Doctor Osborne formulated the most prolific machine in College history while insisting that student quality run side-by-side with student-athlete quality. Spanning the decades at Memorial Stadium, stories are told by Coach Osborne himself, family, colleagues, and players including Cornhuskers Johnny Rodgers, Turner Gill, Jason Peter, Jerry Tagge, and Aaron Taylor.
Sports Heroes / Legends / Inspirations |