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A L L - T I M E   L I S T S
Hall-of-Fame honorees
Major trophy winners
All-Americans & Scorecard
Academic All-Americans
 
O T H E R   S E A S O N S

2000 CORNHUSKER HONORS
 
Athletic Honors

National Awards

Dave Rimington Trophy winner: Dominic Raiola, C
Lombardi Award Finalist (1 of 4): Dominic Raiola, C
Outland Trophy Finalist (1 of 3): Dominic Raiola, C
Butkus Award Semifinalist (1/11): Carlos Polk, MLB
Bronko Nagurski Trophy Initial Watch List: Carlos Polk, MLB
Mosi Tatupu Special Teams Award Finalist (1 of 5): Bobby Newcombe, WB/KR
Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Semifinalist (1 of 8): Eric Crouch, QB
Football News Offensive Player of the Year Semifinalist (1 of 15): Eric Crouch, QB
Football News Defensive Player of the Year Semifinalist (1 of 15): Carlos Polk, MLB
Doak Walker Award Semifinalist (1 of 8): Dan Alexander, IB
John Mackey Award Semifinalist (1 of 8): Tracey Wistrom, TE
Ray Guy Award Watch List: Dan Hadenfeldt, P
Jim Thorpe Award Watch List: Keyuo Craver, CB
Outland Trophy Watch List (3 of 40)
Dominic Raiola, C
Russ Hochstein, OG
Toniu Fonoti, OG
Sports Illustrated All-Bowl Team: Russ Hochstein, OG

All-Americans

First Team:
Dominic Raiola (Walter Camp Foundation, Football Writers of America, AFCA, Associated Press, CNNSI.com, All-America Football Foundation)
Carlos Polk (AFCA, Associated Press, Collegefootballnews.com)
Russ Hochstein, OG (The Sporting News, BCSfootball.com, All-America Football Foundation)
Second Team:
Russ Hochstein, OG (Collegefootballnews.com)
Dominic Raiola, C (The Sporting News)
Carlos Polk, MLB (Walter Camp Foundation)
Third Team:
Eric Crouch, QB (Collegefootballnews.com)
Carlos Polk, LB (The Sporting News)
Tracey Wistrom, TE (Associated Press, Collegefootballnews.com)
Honorable Mention:
Carlos Polk, LB (CNNSI.com)
Tracey Wistrom, TE (CNNSI.com)
First-Team Half All-American (midseason):
Dominic Raiola, C (CNNSI.com; BCSfootball.com)
Honorable-Mention Half All-American (midseason):
Eric Crouch, QB (CNNSI.com)
Carlos Polk, MLB (CNNSI.com)
Tracey Wistrom, TE (CNNSI.com)
Successful Farming All-America Farm Team:
Scott Shanle, LB

Big 12 Honors

First Team:
Dan Alexander, IB (Coaches)
Keyuo Craver, CB (HC)
Toniu Fonoti, OG (DMN, FW)
Dan Hadenfeldt, P (Coaches, HC)
Russ Hochstein, OG (AP, FBN, HC, FW)
Carlos Polk, LB (AP, Coaches, FBN, TSN, DMN, HC)
Dominic Raiola, C (AP, Coaches, FBN, TSN, DMN, HC, FW)
Kyle Vanden Bosch, RE (TSN)
Tracey Wistrom, TE (AP, Coaches, FBN, TSN, DMN, HC)
Second Team:
Dan Alexander, IB (AP, HC, DMN)
Keyuo Craver, CB (TSN, DMN)
Eric Crouch, QB (AP, TSN, DMN, HC)
Toniu Fonoti, OG (AP, Coaches)
Dan Hadenfeldt, P (AP, TSN, DMN)
Russ Hochstein, OG (Coaches, DMN)
Kyle Vanden Bosch, RE (AP, DMN)
Third Team:
Eric Crouch, QB (Coaches)
Troy Watchorn, FS (Coaches)
Honorable Mention:
Correll Buckhalter, IB (AP)
Keyuo Craver, CB (AP, Coaches)
Matt Davison, SE (Coaches)
Bobby Newcombe, All-Purpose, WB (AP)
Kyle Vanden Bosch, RE (Coaches)
Dave Volk, OT (AP)
Troy Watchorn, FS (AP)
KEY: FBN-FootballNews; DMN-Dallas Morning News; KCS-Kansas City Star; AAS-Austin American Statesman; HCHouston Chronicle; SASan Antonio News Express; FWFort Worth Star-Telegram

Player of Week Awards

Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week: Carlos Polk, MLB, vs. Notre Dame (9/9)
Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week: Eric Crouch, QB, vs. Iowa (9/23) and ISU (10/7)
Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week: Carlos Polk vs. Notre Dame (9/9)
Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week: Bobby Newcombe, WB/KR, vs. Missouri (9/30)
Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Week: Kyle Vanden Bosch, RE, vs. Colorado (11/24)

TV Players of the Game:
Eric Crouch, QB--NBC Player of the Game vs. Notre Dame (9/9)
Eric Crouch, QB--ABC Player of the Game vs. Iowa (9/23)
Eric Crouch, QB--ABC Player of the Game vs. Iowa State (10/7)
Eric Crouch, QB--ABC Player of the Game vs. Oklahoma (10/28)
Dominic Raiola, C--ABC Player of the Game vs. Kansas (11/4)
Kyle Vanden Bosch, RE--ABC Player of the Game vs. Colo. (11/24)
(Chevrolet Donates $1,000 to the school's general
scholarship fund in honor of selected player)

Alamo Bowl Award Winners:
Offensive MVPDan Alexander, I-back
Defensive MVPKyle Vanden Bosch, RE

Nebraska Senior Postseason Honors
Tom Novak AwardTroy Watchorn, FS
Guy Chamberlin AwardDan Alexander, IB
Cletus Fischer Native Son AwardRuss Hochstein, OG

Academic Honors

National Football Foundation/College Football Hall of Fame Vincent dePaul Draddy Scholar-Athlete of the Year ($25,000)
Kyle Vanden Bosch, RE
Woody Hayes Division I Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Kyle Vanden Bosch, RE
Home Depot/Rigid Tools Scholar-Athlete of the Year
($10,000 to University of Nebraska Scholarship Fund)
Kyle Vanden Bosch, RE
Bank of America Community Champion ($2,000 to school)
Dan Alexander, IB

Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-Americans
First-Team:
   Kyle Vanden Bosch** Sr. RE 3.828 Finance (Two-time)
 
Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-District VII
First Team (4):
   Matt Davison** Sr. SE 3.360 Communication Studies
   Kyle Vanden Bosch** Sr. RE 3.828 Finance
   Dave Volk*Jr. OT 3.357 Psychology
   Tracey Wistrom Jr. TE 3.214 Mathematics
Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-America Nominees (9):
   Demoine Adams So. RE 3.560 Political Science
   Matt Davison** Sr. SE 3.360 Communication Studies
   Jeff Hemje*Jr. CB 3.825 Electrical Engineering
   Chris KelsaySo. RE 3.706 Finance
   Willie Miller* Sr. FB 3.442 Communication Studies
   Aaron Terpening So.   ROV   3.278 Architecture
   Kyle Vanden Bosch**   
Sr. RE 3.828 Finance
   Dave Volk*Jr. OT 3.357    Psychology
   Tracey Wistrom Jr. TE 3.214 Mathematics
*two-time nominee; **three-time nominee

Big 12 Conference First-Team Football Academic All-Big 12 (20)
   Demoine Adams* So. Political Science Pine Bluff, Ark.
   Tom Beveridge* Sr. Industrial Tech. Ed. Sutherland, Neb.
   Judd Davies+ Fr. Bio Science Omaha, Neb.
   Matt Davison** Sr. Communication Studies Tecumseh, Neb.
   Jon Dawson Fr. General Studies Cheyenne, Wyo.
   Matt Grummert Sr. Agribusiness Fairbury, Neb.
   Seth Gutz Sr. Elementary Education Columbus, Neb.
   Jeff Hemje* Jr. Electrical Engineering    Grand Island, Neb.
   Trevor Johnson Fr. General Studies Lincoln, Neb.
   Chris Kelsay* So. Business Admin. Auburn, Neb.
   Chace Long Sr. Exercise Science Wahoo, Neb.
   Jake McKee Sr. Finance Goodland, Kan.
   Willie Miller** Sr. Communication Studies Omaha, Neb.
   Brandon Mooberry Sr. Exercise Science Lexington, Neb.
   Chris Saalfeld Sr. Psychology North Bend, Neb.
   Aaron Terpening So. Pre Architecture North Salem, Ore.
   Kyle Vanden Bosch**   Sr. Finance Larchwood, Iowa
   Dave Volk** Jr. Psychology Battle Creek, Neb.
   Troy Watchorn Sr. Exercise Science Columbus, Neb.
   Tracey Wistrom* Jr. Mathematics Webb City, Mo.
Second-Team Football Academic All-Big 12 (8)
   Dan Alexander** Sr. Business Admin. Wentzville, Mo.
   Jamie Burrow** Jr. Bio Science Ames, Iowa
   Troy Hassebroek So.   Mid. Grades Ed./Coach   Lincoln, Neb.
   Jon Penny Jr. Civil Engineering Lawrence, Kan.
   Dominic Raiola* Jr. Communication Studies Honolulu, Hawaii
   Pat Ricketts Fr. Business Admin. Omaha, Neb.
   Justin Smith So. Business Admin. Sherman, Texas
   Junior Tagoa'i Fr. General Studies Hauula, Hawaii
   Wes Woodward* Jr. Construction Manag. Omaha, Neb.
+ 4.0 GPA; *two-time honoree; **three-time honoree