|1999 Nebraska Cornhuskers football|
Big 12 champion
Big 12 North Division co-champion
Fiesta Bowl champion
|Conference||Big 12 Conference|
|1999 record||12–1 (7–1 Big 12)|
|Offensive coordinator||Frank Solich (2nd season)|
|Offensive scheme||I formation|
|Defensive coordinator||Charlie McBride (19th season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1999 Big 12 Conference football standings|
|No. 3 Nebraska xy$||7||–||1||12||–||1|
|No. 6 Kansas State x||7||–||1||11||–||1|
|No. 21 Texas xy||6||–||2||9||–||5|
|No. 23 Texas A&M||5||–||3||8||–||4|
|Championship: Nebraska 22, Texas 6|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1999 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team represented the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Frank Solich and played their home games in Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Nebraska won its 43rd and final Big 12 championship (including titles in the MVIAA/Big Eight) this season by winning the Big 12 Championship Game over Texas. As of the 2020 seaon, this season was the last conference championship for Nebraska.
|September 4||11:00 am||at Iowa*||No. 5||ABC||W 42–7||70,397|
|September 11||2:30 pm||California*||No. 5||ABC||W 45–0||77,617|
|September 18||11:30 am||Southern Miss*||No. 4||PPV||W 20–13||77,826|
|September 25||6:00 pm||at Missouri||No. 6||FSN||W 40–10||68,174|
|October 2||11:30 am||Oklahoma State||No. 6||FSN||W 38–14||77,740|
|October 9||6:00 pm||Iowa State||No. 4||FSN||W 49–14||77,743|
|October 23||2:30 pm||at No. 18 Texas||No. 3||ABC||L 20–24||84,082|
|October 30||6:00 pm||at Kansas||No. 8||FSN||W 24–17||45,100|
|November 6||2:30 pm||No. 21 Texas A&M||No. 9||ABC||W 37–0||77,705|
|November 13||2:30 pm||No. 5 Kansas State||No. 7||ABC||W 41–15||77,744|
|November 26||1:30 pm||at Colorado||No. 3||ABC||W 33–30 OT||52,946|
|December 4||7:00 pm||vs. No. 12 Texas||No. 3||ABC||W 22–6||65,063|
|January 2||7:00 pm||vs. No. 6 Tennessee*||No. 3||ABC||W 31–21||71,526|
Roster and coaching staff
|1999 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team roster|
|Poll||Pre||Wk 1||Wk 2||Wk 3||Wk 4||Wk 5||Wk 6||Wk 7||Wk 8||Wk 9||Wk 10||Wk 11||Wk 12||Wk 13||Wk 14||Wk 15||Final|
After the season
Nebraska's longtime Defensive Coordinator Charlie McBride retired after another season of success, helping Nebraska win the Big 12 Championship, with a final record of 12–1 (7–1). McBride's retirement followed 22 years of storied service to the Cornhuskers.
The season was concluded by #3 Nebraska defeating #6 Tennessee 31–21 at the Fiesta Bowl.
Second-year Head Coach Frank Solich's career record improved to 21–5 (12–4).
|All-American 1st Team||Ralph Brown, Mike Brown, Dominic Raiola, Dan Hadenfeldt, Brian Shaw|
|All-American 2nd Team||Steve Warren|
|Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year||Eric Crouch|
|All-Big 12 1st team||Mike Brown, Ralph Brown, Eric Crouch, Russ Hochstein, Bobby Newcombe, Carlos Polk, Dominic Raiola, Steve Warren, Tracey Wistrom|
|All-Big 12 2nd team||Dan Hadenfeldt, Julius Jackson, Kyle Vanden Bosch|
|All-Big 12 honorable mention||Keyuo Craver, Matt Davison, Dave Volk|
|Big 12 Coach of the Year||Frank Solich|
NFL and pro players
The following Nebraska players who participated in the 1999 season later moved on to the next level and joined a professional or semi-pro team as draftees or free agents.