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Ultimate Husker Linebacker Bracket: The Championship

Jerry Murtaugh vs Lavonte David is your final matchup to determine the ultimate Husker linebacker

And now there are two.

Jerry Murtaugh vs Lavonte Davis is your championship match for the title of Ultimate Husker linebacker.

You can’t go wrong voting for either of these players. You may make your decision based on statistics (check the bio links for each). You might look at team accomplishments and what each player meant to those teams. You could also think about the perfect linebacker - and imagine how each player fits.

Key - AA = All-American; cAA = consensus AA, AC = all-conference


1) Jerry Murtaugh – AA, 2X AC. Mr. Husker set records for total tackles, tackles in a season, and tackles in a game. Stifled LSU to secure Nebraska’s first NC. ( bio)


2) Lavonte David – cAA, 2X AC. Set record for tackles in a season. Logged 17 tackles vs Oklahoma in the Big 12 title game. ( bio)


Who is the ultimate Husker linebacker?

This poll is closed

  • 31%
    Jerry Murtaugh
    (83 votes)
  • 68%
    Lavonte David
    (180 votes)
263 votes total Vote Now


Jerry Murtaugh

Lavonte David