Nebraska’s porous streak

Categories: 2017 Football

As pointed out by Sports on Earth’s Matt Brown, Nebraska’s three-game streak of allowing at least 54 points is something that’s happened only 19 other times since the start of college football in 1869.

 

STREAKS WITH OPPONENT POINTS >= 54, FROM 1869 TO 2017
Rk School First Last Games
1 Temple 1993-09-18 1993-10-16 5
2 Wesleyan (CT) 1885-11-14 1886-10-09 4
3 Washington State 2008-10-11 2008-11-08 4
4 Ball State 2017-10-21 2017-11-09 4
5 Stevens 1885-10-03 1885-10-14 3
6 Wesleyan (CT) 1887-10-29 1887-11-12 3
7 Wesleyan (CT) 1891-10-31 1891-11-07 3
8 Virginia Military Institute 1970-10-24 1970-11-07 3
9 Kansas State 1987-10-17 1987-10-31 3
10 Nevada-Las Vegas 1995-09-23 1995-10-07 3
11 Nevada-Las Vegas 1995-11-18 1996-09-07 3
12 Louisiana-Lafayette 1997-11-01 1997-11-15 3
13 Tulsa 2001-10-27 2001-11-10 3
14 Eastern Michigan 2001-11-24 2002-09-07 3
15 Nevada 2004-11-20 2005-09-09 3
16 Southern Mississippi 2013-10-19 2013-11-02 3
17 Eastern Michigan 2013-10-19 2013-11-02 3
18 Kansas 2015-10-24 2015-11-07 3
19 San Jose State 2017-09-09 2017-09-23 3
20 Nebraska 2017-11-11 2017-11-24 3

Data courtesy CFB at Sports-Reference.com.