Honors & Awards
Courtney Osborne closed out a productive Nebraska career while serving as a reserve safety and key special teams player in 2012. Osborne battled injuries each of the past two seasons, but continued to make an impact both on defense and Nebraska's coverage units.
Osborne played in 12 games in 2012, seeing action at safety behind P.J. Smith and Daimion Stafford, and also contributing on special teams. He was one of four senior safeties who played a significant role for each of the past four seasons.
Osborne was joined on the Nebraska roster by his twin brother, Steven, a senior receiver. Courtney Osborne played the entire season as a graduate after earning his degree last May.
Osborne had a career-high nine tackles and a tackle for loss at Texas A&M. He recorded his first career interception in the Big 12 Championship Game, returning the pick 33 yards to the Sooner 12-yard line. Two plays later, Nebraska found the end zone to take a 17-0 lead. He added six tackles in the Holiday Bowl.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman)
Before Nebraska (South Garland HS)
A versatile performer, Osborne made his biggest impact on defense for South Garland High School and Coach Mickey Moss. Osborne also excelled on the special teams units where he utilized his hard-hitting style. The play of the Osbornes helped a talented South Garland squad to a 10-2 record and a district title in 2007.
Osborne was listed as the No. 50 prospect on the Dallas Morning News' Area 100 list. In addition to Nebraska, Osborne received scholarship offers from UNLV and Kansas.
Osborne's Career Statistics