| Big Eight Conference|
| No. 6|
10–2 (6–1 Big 8)
| Tom Osborne (15th year)|
Tom Osborne (18th year)
The 1987 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team represented the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Tom Osborne and played their home games in Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska.
1987 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team Wikipedia
The following Nebraska players who participated in the 1987 season later moved on to the next level and joined a professional or semi-pro team as draftees or free agents.