TOM OSBORNEBY TARYN Tom Osborne coached the Nebraska football team.Here he is on the sideline supervising at one of the games. growing up Tom Osborne was born February 23 1937 in Hastings Nebraska.Here he is as a baby 2 year old. When Tom Osborne was young and in high school he won the discus throw for the state of Nebraska track. Tom Osborne coached Nebraska for awhile.in this picture Tom Osborne was young and had just started coaching. Awards saying good bye Tom retired in January 2013.Tom Osborne is living today and he is 78 years old.This picture is the ceremony for Tom's retirement. The websites I used were ... bio.com , ALA.org,tackk.com.