There's plenty of reason to celebrate after the 2005 Husker football team finished the year off in style, winning their last three, finalizing their season with a dramatic win over the 20th ranked Michigan Wolverines. The University of Nerbaska along with the Alamo Bowl Chairman, will pay one more tribute to that group with the official presentation of the 2005 Alamo Bowl Trophy at this weekend's men's basketball game as the Huskers host the Missouri Tigers.
The Nebraska football team will be recognized at halftime of
Saturday's men's basketball game between Nebraska and Missouri at
Coach Bill Callahan, the Husker coaching staff and the majority of the players
from the 2005 team will be present for the halftime recognition. Also on hand
Saturday will be MasterCard Alamo Bowl Chairman Joe Linson, who will present the
Husker football team with the Alamo Bowl trophy.
The presentation is in recognition
of Nebraska's 2005 season that culminated with
the victory over Michigan in the Alamo Bowl. The Alamo Bowl win
22nd all-time bowl victory and the 43rd bowl trip in
school history. The Huskers finished the year with an 8-4 record by winning the
final three games of the season.
Tipoff for Saturday's game with
set for 3 p.m. Tickets remain for the contest and are available by visiting
Huskers.com or calling the Athletic Ticket Office at 1-800-8BIG