Nebraska Authors

Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock, a freelance writer, covered Cornhusker football for twenty years, including seventeen at the Lincoln Journal Star and now as a contributing editor for Huskers Illustrated. He also writes a sports column for the Omaha-based entertainment weekly The Reader. He had some hands-on experience (of a sort) in the program, helping Gib Babcock, the equipment manager and his uncle, put red stripes on Cornhusker helmets in the late 1960s while he was a sophomore English major at the university.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Nebraska Football

Education

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, MA
Chico State

Occupation

Freelance Writer
Sports Columnist
Sports Reporter
Journalist

Places Worked

Lincoln Jounal Star
Huskers Illustrated

Bibliography

Go Big Red: The Ulitimate Fan's Guide to Nebraska Cornhusker Football. 1998.
The Nebraska Football Legacy. 1995.
Stadium Stories: Nebraska Cornhuskers. 2004.
Colorful Tales of the Scarlet and Cream. 2004.
Heart of a Husker. 2006.
Tom Osborne on Leadership. 2012.

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