As a player, QB Tommie Frazier set a standard of excellence at Nebraska that every Cornhusker since has tried to match. These days, when he’s not working in the development office at Alegent Creighton Health in Omaha, he weighs in on how they’re all doing.
Frazier hosts “The Husker Express Radio Show with Tommie Frazier” (along with Michael Grey) on ESPN AM 590 on Wednesday evenings. He’s also the host of “Tommie Frazier’s Xs and Os” on his personal website, TouchdownTommie.com.
At Nebraska, Frazier forged a career that goes down as one of the best in college football history. He led the Huskers to consecutive national titles (1994 and 1995) while going 33–3 as a starter.
When he left Lincoln, he had accumulated 83 total TDs (47 passing, 36 rushing); MVP honors in three straight Alliance Bowls (1994 and 1995 Orange and 1996 Fiesta) and countless memories. His 75-yard TD run against Florida in the ’96 Fiesta Bowl — in which Frazier broke seven tackles — remains one of the sport’s greatest plays.
A blood clot in Frazier’s left leg, the side effect of Crohn’s disease, forced Frazier to retire as a player in 1996. He current lives in Omaha with his wife Andrea and two children, Tommie III and Ava.
Frazier’s Huskers host Wisconsin on Saturday night in a Big Ten showdown. Tommie Frazier profile