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Tom Osborne Edit Profile

also known as Thomas William Osborne

director , state representative

Tom Osborne, American college athletic director, former United State Representative from Nebraska. Achievements include coaching the University Nebraska football team to 25 consecutive bowl games 1973-1977; coached team to National Collegiate Athletic Association Division Iowa National Championship, 1994, 1995, 1997. Co-founder Team Mates Mentoring Program; Member of Fellowship Christian Athletes.

Background

Osborne, Tom was born on February 22, 1937 in Hastings, Nebraska, United States.

Education

Bachelor in History, Hastings College, Nebraska, 1959. Master of Arts in Educational Psychology, University Nebraska, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology, University Nebraska, 1965.

Career

Flanker Washington Redskins, 1960—1961, San Francisco 49ers, 1959. Assistant football coach University Nebraska, 1962—1967, receivers coach, 1967—1971, assistant head coach, 1972, head football coach, 1973-1997, professor emeritus, 1998-2000, athletic director, since 2007. Member United States Congress from 3rd Nebraska district, 2001—2007, member agriculture committee, member education and the workforce committee, member transportation and infrastructure committee.

Board directors Corporation National & Community Service, since 2007. Sergeant in United States Army National Guard and United States Army Reserve, 1960-1966.

Achievements

  • Achievements include coaching the University Nebraska football team to 25 consecutive bowl games 1973-1977. Coached team to National Collegiate Athletic Association Division Iowa National Championship, 1994, 1995, 1997.

Religion

The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

Membership

Co-founder Team Mates Mentoring Program. Member of Fellowship Christian Athletes.

Connections

Married Nancy Tederman. Children: Mike, Ann, Susie.

spouse:
Nancy Tederman

children:
Mike Osborne

Ann Osborne

Susie Osborne