Tom Osborne coached for 25 years; leading his team to 3 national championships. In 1998 Tom was inducted into College Football Hall of Fame, one of only four coaches in history to have the mandatory three-year waiting period waived
Cornhuskers mounted a 255-49-3 record under Osborne, good for a winning percentage of .836. The 255 victories are the sixth-most all-time among major college football coaches while the winning percentage ranks fifth all-time; Osborne-coached Nebraska teams captured 13 conference crowns, including six of his last seven seasons on the sideline. All 25 of his Husker teams won at least nine games and went to a bowl, while 15 won 10-or-more games.
Tom currently serves as Nebraska's athletic director and has also served in the U.S Congress, Third District (Nebraska) 2000-06.