Osborne's name returns to Memorial Stadium turf

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Updated: Mon, 09 Sep 2013 08:35:34 CST

Well, no vote needed to determine that Tom Osborne is a legend. And now, the man who turned Nebraska into a national power will once again have his name on the Memorial Stadium turf. The school is finishing the installment of the new field turf and after 14 seasons, Osborne's name is back on the field. You can find it on both the east and west sidelines. His name first debuted on the field in 1998 - the year he retired from the sidelines. But Osborne asked it be removed to show respect for Frank Solich. Nonetheless, it has been the field's official name ever since