The Omaha World-Herald unveiled its All-Big Eight team Sunday, and eight Huskers made the 22-man squad.
No other school had more than four selections. The team was chosen via a poll of Big Eight coaches.
E: Otto Stowe, Iowa State, Sr.
E: Johnny Rodgers, Nebraska, So.
T: Bob Newton, Nebraska, Sr.*
T: Larron Jackson, Missouri, Sr.*
G: Dennis Havig, Colorado, Sr.
G: Donnie McGhee, Nebraska, Sr.
C: Don Popplewell, Colorado, Sr.*
QB: Lynn Dickey, Kansas State, Sr.
HB: Joe Orduna, Nebraska, Sr.
HB: Joe Wylie, Oklahoma, So.
FB: John Riggins, Kansas, Sr.
E: Herb Orvis, Colorado, Jr.*
E: Mike Kuhn, Kansas State, Sr.
T: Dave Walline, Nebraska, Sr.
T: Ron Yankowski, Kansas State, Sr.
MG: Ed Periard, Nebraska, Sr.
LB: Jerry Murtaugh, Nebraska, Sr.
LB: Steve Aycock, Oklahoma, Jr.
LB: Jay “Rocky” Wallace, Missouri, Sr.
DB: Clarence Scott, Kansas State, Sr.*
DB: Monty Johnson, Oklahoma, Sr.
DB: Bill Kosch, Nebraska, Jr.