Coach Tom Osborne
9th AP / 7th UPI ----
10-2 (6-1 Big Eight)
Cotton Bowl
Coach Tom Osborne 9th AP / 7th UPI ---- 10-2 (6-1 Big Eight) Cotton Bowl
NU Football - 1979 Roster
Joe Adams
#64
Joe Adams
6'3"  225 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb.
Kim Baker
#41
Kim Baker
6'2"  207 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: York, Neb.
Bill Barnett
#97
Bill Barnett
6'5"  240 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Afton, Minn.
Phil Bates
Phil Bates
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Jim Beach
Jim Beach
5'11"  186 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Ceresco, Neb.
Tim Bergkamp
#36
Tim Bergkamp
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Place Kicker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Pretty Prairie, Kan.
Donnie Bess
Donnie Bess
6'4"  210 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: So.
Hometown: Flat River, Mo.
Jeff Bloom
#50
Jeff Bloom
6'1"  205 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
Peter Boll
Peter Boll
6'7"  258 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
Anthony Branch
#4
Anthony Branch
5'11"  183 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Pocatello, Idaho
Matt Brandl
Matt Brandl
6'3"  225 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Humphrey, Neb.
Kenny Brown
#22
Kenny Brown
6'0"  182 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Todd Brown
#29
Todd Brown
6'0"  160 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Holdrege, Neb. (Holdrege)
Mike Bruce
#76
Mike Bruce
6'6"  243 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Anthony Bush
Anthony Bush
5'10"  160 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: So.
Hometown: Anniston, Ala.
Tom Carlstrom
#78
Tom Carlstrom
6'7"  248 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Polk, Neb.
David Clark
#63
David Clark
6'2"  242 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Odessa, Texas
Lawrence Cole
#81
Lawrence Cole
6'2"  206 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
Jerry Conneally
Jerry Conneally
6'1"  198 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Whitman, Neb.
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
Steve Davies
#82
Steve Davies
6'3"  227 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Murray, Utah
Trey DeLoach
#52
Trey DeLoach
6'2"  238 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
Gary England
#70
Gary England
6'3"  234 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
Brent Evans
Brent Evans
6'3"  210 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Chesterfield, Mo. (Hazelwood West)
6'5"  239 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Dan Fischer
#26
Dan Fischer
5'9"  160 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
6'1"  218 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Anniston, Ala.
Russell Gary
#9
Russell Gary
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
Tom Gdowski
Tom Gdowski
6'3"  215 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Fullerton, Neb. (Fullerton)
Chris Gebert
#14
Chris Gebert
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
Scott Gemar
#1
Scott Gemar
6'2"  199 lbs
Position: Place Kicker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sutton, Neb.
Dan Gerlach
Dan Gerlach
5'8"  165 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Kurt Glathar
Kurt Glathar
6'3"  231 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
Mark Goodspeed
#72
Mark Goodspeed
6'6"  260 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Leawood, Kan.
Tim Hager
#10
Tim Hager
6'1"  175 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
John Havekost
#69
John Havekost
6'4"  230 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Scribner, Neb.
Brian Hedrick
#43
Brian Hedrick
6'2"  235 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: York, Neb.
Dan Hill
Dan Hill
6'4"  220 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Falls City, Neb. (Sacred Heart)
Curt Hineline
#59
Curt Hineline
6'2"  214 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Bellevue, Wash.
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chapin, S.C.
Tim Holbrook
Tim Holbrook
5'10"  178 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
Daryl Holmes
#94
Daryl Holmes
6'1"  184 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
6'3"  254 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
Randy Huebert
Randy Huebert
6'0"  170 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Henderson, Neb. (Henderson)
Al Hunt
#49
Al Hunt
5'11"  204 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Oshkosh, Neb.
Dan Hurley
#73
Dan Hurley
6'2"  256 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Brian Iodence
Brian Iodence
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Hemingford, Neb.
Brad Johnson
Brad Johnson
6'4"  220 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Harvard, Neb. (Harvard)
Craig Johnson
#30
Craig Johnson
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Percy Keith
#21
Percy Keith
5'11"  177 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
John Keuten
#62
John Keuten
6'1"  243 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grant, Neb.
Donnie Kirk
#13
Donnie Kirk
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: Place Kicker
Year: So.
Hometown: Shawnee, Kan.
Eric Knoll
Eric Knoll
6'4"  200 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Littleton, Colo.
Jim Kotera
#44
Jim Kotera
5'11"  200 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb.
Jeff Krejci
#2
Jeff Krejci
5'11"  166 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Schuyler, Neb.
Jeff Kwapick
Jeff Kwapick
6'4"  235 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Circle Pines, Minn. (Centennial)
Randy Landwehr
#27
Randy Landwehr
5'11"  193 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Dunbar, Neb.
Pat Larsen
Pat Larsen
6'1"  170 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Fullerton, Neb. (Fullerton)
Oudious Lee
#65
Oudious Lee
6'2"  224 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Mark LeRoy
#23
Mark LeRoy
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
Paul Letcher
#8
Paul Letcher
5'11"  178 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Rodney Lewis
#5
Rodney Lewis
6'0"  171 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
David Liegl
#28
David Liegl
5'9"  170 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Central City, Neb.
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Plattsmouth, Neb.
Dan Lindstrom
#98
Dan Lindstrom
6'2"  202 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb.
Bruce Lingenfelter
Bruce Lingenfelter
6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Plainview, Neb.
Greg Lynch
Greg Lynch
6'5"  219 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Powell, N.Y.
Mike Mandelko
#68
Mike Mandelko
6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
Bruce Mathison
#19
Bruce Mathison
6'3"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Superior, Wis. (Superior)
Mark Mauer
#17
Mark Mauer
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
Maurice McCloney
#31
Maurice McCloney
5'11"  199 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Beaumont, Texas
Tim McCrady
#24
Tim McCrady
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Plainview, Neb.
Mike McElroy
Mike McElroy
6'5"  200 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Steve McWhirter
#45
Steve McWhirter
6'3"  225 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Fairfield, Iowa (Fairfield)
Andy Means
#34
Andy Means
5'11"  172 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Holdrege, Neb.
Steve Michaelson
#18
Steve Michaelson
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Ralston, Neb.
Darwin Miles
#91
Darwin Miles
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
6'4"  222 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Midland, Texas
John Minor
#86
John Minor
6'2"  212 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Mark Moravec
Mark Moravec
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: David City, Neb. (Aquinas)
6'2"  212 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fairmont, Neb.
John Noonan
John Noonan
6'2"  187 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Richard Nyden
Richard Nyden
6'4"  187 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Glendale, Calif.
Dan Pensick
#93
Dan Pensick
6'5"  245 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
Dick Peterson
#83
Dick Peterson
6'2"  194 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Madison, Neb.
Scott Poppe
Scott Poppe
6'3"  210 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Hebron, Neb.
Paul Potadle
#61
Paul Potadle
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tekamah, Neb.
Jeff Quinn
#11
Jeff Quinn
6'2"  203 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ord, Neb.
Greg Rabas
#85
Greg Rabas
6'4"  216 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Kewaunee, Wis.
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Inglewood, Calif.
Dan Reiners
Dan Reiners
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: So.
Hometown: Kearney, Neb.
Dan Rice
#74
Dan Rice
6'3"  258 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
6'3"  240 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Omaha South)
Larry Roark
Larry Roark
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
John Ruud
#46
John Ruud
6'3"  215 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bloomington, Minn.
6'3"  248 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
John Santin
John Santin
6'1"  202 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: So.
Hometown: Central City, Neb.
6'5"  232 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
Mike Sculley
Mike Sculley
6'1"  210 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Elwood, Neb.
L.G. Searcey
#37
L.G. Searcey
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Wymore, Neb.
Kevin Seibel
Kevin Seibel
6'1"  230 lbs
Position: Punter/Place-Kicker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Vermillion, S.D. (Vermillion)
Sammy Sims
#6
Sammy Sims
5'11"  182 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Lubbock, Texas
Tim Slobodnik
Tim Slobodnik
5'11"  175 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
6'2"  192 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chula Vista, Calif.
Anthony Steels
#33
Anthony Steels
5'8"  179 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
Dan Steiner
#58
Dan Steiner
6'1"  238 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
Dave Stromath
#99
Dave Stromath
6'4"  210 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Millard, Neb.
Dean Sukup
#3
Dean Sukup
6'1"  206 lbs
Position: Place Kicker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb.
6'4"  245 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo. (Lindbergh)
Gordon Theissen
#90
Gordon Theissen
6'1"  206 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Phil Trent
#16
Phil Trent
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
Duke Vair
Duke Vair
6'2"  208 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: So.
Hometown: LaVista, Neb.
Bill Van Lent
Bill Van Lent
6'3"  205 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Minden, Neb. (Minden)
Tom Vergith
Tom Vergith
6'1"  175 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (East)
Tom Vering
#47
Tom Vering
6'2"  212 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fremont, Neb.
Henry Waechter
#75
Henry Waechter
6'6"  250 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Epworth, Iowa
Walter Wallace
Walter Wallace
5'8"  170 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Aviano, Italy
Dennis Wees
Dennis Wees
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
6'0"  216 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
6'5"  221 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa (Central)
Brent Williams
Brent Williams
6'0"  227 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
6'3"  216 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: So.
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Scott Woodard
#88
Scott Woodard
5'9"  165 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
Tim Wurth
Tim Wurth
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Position: I Back
Year: Unk
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
64 Adams Joe Joe Adams OG 6-3 225 5 Jr. Bellevue, Neb.
41 Baker Kim Kim Baker LB 6-2 207 5 Jr. York, Neb.
97 Barnett Bill Bill Barnett DT 6-5 240 7 Sr. Afton, Minn.
Bates Phil Phil Bates FB 6-2 205 3 So. Omaha, Neb.
Beach Jim Jim Beach DB 5-11 186 3 So. Ceresco, Neb.
36 Bergkamp Tim Tim Bergkamp PK 6-1 195 5 Jr. Pretty Prairie, Kan.
Bess Donnie Donnie Bess DE 6-4 210 3 So. Flat River, Mo.
50 Bloom Jeff Jeff Bloom C 6-1 205 7 Sr. Rapid City, S.D.
Boll Peter Peter Boll OT 6-7 258 3 So. Chattanooga, Tenn.
4 Branch Anthony Anthony Branch WB 5-11 183 3 So. Pocatello, Idaho
Brandl Matt Matt Brandl OG 6-3 225 3 So. Humphrey, Neb.
22 Brown Kenny Kenny Brown WB 6-0 182 7 Sr. Cincinnati, Ohio
29 Brown Todd Todd Brown SE 6-0 160 1 Fr. Holdrege, Neb. (Holdrege)
76 Bruce Mike Mike Bruce OT 6-6 243 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
Bush Anthony Anthony Bush SE 5-10 160 3 So. Anniston, Ala.
78 Carlstrom Tom Tom Carlstrom OG 6-7 248 3 So. Polk, Neb.
63 Clark David David Clark DT 6-2 242 5 Jr. Odessa, Texas
81 Cole Lawrence Lawrence Cole DE 6-2 206 7 Sr. Dayton, Ohio
Conneally Jerry Jerry Conneally LB 6-1 198 3 So. Whitman, Neb.
35 Damkroger Steve Steve Damkroger LB 6-2 205 1 Fr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
82 Davies Steve Steve Davies TE 6-3 227 5 Jr. Murray, Utah
52 DeLoach Trey Trey DeLoach C 6-2 238 5 Jr. Papillion, Neb.
70 England Gary Gary England OT 6-3 234 5 Jr. Salt Lake City, Utah
Evans Brent Brent Evans FB 6-3 210 3 So. Chesterfield, Mo. (Hazelwood West)
87 Finn Jeff Jeff Finn TE 6-5 239 5 Jr. Grand Island, Neb.
26 Fischer Dan Dan Fischer DB 5-9 160 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
39 Franklin Andra Andra Franklin FB 6-1 218 5 Jr. Anniston, Ala.
9 Gary Russell Russell Gary DB 6-0 180 5 Jr. Minneapolis, Minn.
Gdowski Tom Tom Gdowski DT 6-3 215 3 So. Fullerton, Neb. (Fullerton)
14 Gebert Chris Chris Gebert QB 6-2 205 3 So. Wichita, Kan.
1 Gemar Scott Scott Gemar PK 6-2 199 5 Jr. Sutton, Neb.
Gerlach Dan Dan Gerlach DB 5-8 165 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
Glathar Kurt Kurt Glathar OG 6-3 231 3 So. Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
72 Goodspeed Mark Mark Goodspeed OT 6-6 260 7 Sr. Leawood, Kan.
10 Hager Tim Tim Hager QB 6-1 175 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
69 Havekost John John Havekost OG 6-4 230 7 Sr. Scribner, Neb.
43 Hedrick Brian Brian Hedrick DT 6-2 235 5 Jr. York, Neb.
Hill Dan Dan Hill TE 6-4 220 3 So. Falls City, Neb. (Sacred Heart)
59 Hineline Curt Curt Hineline MG 6-2 214 3 So. Bellevue, Wash.
32 Hipp I.M. I.M. Hipp IB 6-0 200 7 Sr. Chapin, S.C.
Holbrook Tim Tim Holbrook DB 5-10 178 3 So. Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
94 Holmes Daryl Daryl Holmes DE 6-1 184 5 Jr. Chicago, Ill.
55 Horn Rod Rod Horn DT 6-3 254 7 Sr. Fresno, Calif.
Huebert Randy Randy Huebert WB 6-0 170 3 So. Henderson, Neb. (Henderson)
49 Hunt Al Al Hunt FB 5-11 204 3 So. Oshkosh, Neb.
73 Hurley Dan Dan Hurley OT 6-2 256 3 So. Omaha, Neb.
Iodence Brian Brian Iodence DB 5-10 170 3 So. Hemingford, Neb.
Johnson Brad Brad Johnson C 6-4 220 3 So. Harvard, Neb. (Harvard)
30 Johnson Craig Craig Johnson IB 6-1 180 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
21 Keith Percy Percy Keith IB 5-11 177 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
62 Keuten John John Keuten OG 6-1 243 5 Jr. Grant, Neb.
13 Kirk Donnie Donnie Kirk PK 6-0 175 3 So. Shawnee, Kan.
Knoll Eric Eric Knoll QB 6-4 200 3 So. Littleton, Colo.
44 Kotera Jim Jim Kotera FB 5-11 200 5 Jr. Bellevue, Neb.
2 Krejci Jeff Jeff Krejci DB 5-11 166 3 So. Schuyler, Neb.
Kwapick Jeff Jeff Kwapick OT 6-4 235 3 So. Circle Pines, Minn. (Centennial)
27 Landwehr Randy Randy Landwehr IB 5-11 193 3 So. Dunbar, Neb.
Larsen Pat Pat Larsen DB 6-1 170 3 So. Fullerton, Neb. (Fullerton)
65 Lee Oudious Oudious Lee MG 6-2 224 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb.
23 LeRoy Mark Mark LeRoy DB 6-2 190 7 Sr. Seattle, Wash.
8 Letcher Paul Paul Letcher DB 5-11 178 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
5 Lewis Rodney Rodney Lewis DB 6-0 171 3 So. Minneapolis, Minn.
28 Liegl David David Liegl DB 5-9 170 5 Jr. Central City, Neb.
15 Lindquist Ric Ric Lindquist DB 5-10 175 3 So. Plattsmouth, Neb.
98 Lindstrom Dan Dan Lindstrom DE 6-2 202 5 Jr. Oakland, Neb.
Lingenfelter Bruce Bruce Lingenfelter OT 6-2 220 3 So. Plainview, Neb.
Lynch Greg Greg Lynch OG 6-5 219 3 So. Powell, N.Y.
68 Mandelko Mike Mike Mandelko OG 6-2 220 3 So. Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
19 Mathison Bruce Bruce Mathison QB 6-3 195 3 So. Superior, Wis. (Superior)
17 Mauer Mark Mark Mauer QB 6-1 190 3 So. St. Paul, Minn.
31 McCloney Maurice Maurice McCloney WB 5-11 199 3 So. Beaumont, Texas
24 McCrady Tim Tim McCrady WB 5-10 170 5 Jr. Plainview, Neb.
McElroy Mike Mike McElroy C 6-5 200 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
45 McWhirter Steve Steve McWhirter LB 6-3 225 1 Fr. Fairfield, Iowa (Fairfield)
34 Means Andy Andy Means DB 5-11 172 5 Jr. Holdrege, Neb.
18 Michaelson Steve Steve Michaelson QB 6-1 195 3 So. Ralston, Neb.
91 Miles Darwin Darwin Miles DE 6-0 205 3 So. Omaha, Neb.
89 Miller Junior Junior Miller TE 6-4 222 7 Sr. Midland, Texas
86 Minor John John Minor MG 6-2 212 7 Sr. Chicago, Ill.
Moravec Mark Mark Moravec FB 6-2 190 3 So. David City, Neb. (Aquinas)
92 Nelson Derrie Derrie Nelson DE 6-2 212 5 Jr. Fairmont, Neb.
Noonan John John Noonan SE 6-2 187 3 So. Omaha, Neb.
Nyden Richard Richard Nyden SE 6-4 187 5 Jr. Glendale, Calif.
93 Pensick Dan Dan Pensick DT 6-5 245 7 Sr. Columbus, Neb.
83 Peterson Dick Dick Peterson TE 6-2 194 3 So. Madison, Neb.
Poppe Scott Scott Poppe LB 6-3 210 3 So. Hebron, Neb.
61 Potadle Paul Paul Potadle OG 6-0 220 7 Sr. Tekamah, Neb.
11 Quinn Jeff Jeff Quinn QB 6-2 203 5 Jr. Ord, Neb.
85 Rabas Greg Greg Rabas TE 6-4 216 3 So. Kewaunee, Wis.
12 Redwine Jarvis Jarvis Redwine IB 6-0 195 5 Jr. Inglewood, Calif.
Reiners Dan Dan Reiners DE 6-0 185 3 So. Kearney, Neb.
74 Rice Dan Dan Rice C 6-3 258 7 Sr. Cincinnati, Ohio
56 Rimington Dave Dave Rimington C 6-3 240 1 Fr. Omaha, Neb. (Omaha South)
Roark Larry Larry Roark DB 6-1 180 3 So. Omaha, Neb.
46 Ruud John John Ruud LB 6-3 215 7 Sr. Bloomington, Minn.
57 Saalfeld Kelly Kelly Saalfeld C 6-3 248 7 Sr. Columbus, Neb.
Santin John John Santin DE 6-1 202 3 So. Central City, Neb.
53 Schleusener Randy Randy Schleusener OG 6-5 232 5 Jr. Rapid City, S.D.
Sculley Mike Mike Sculley MG 6-1 210 5 Jr. Elwood, Neb.
37 Searcey L.G. L.G. Searcey DB 6-1 185 3 So. Wymore, Neb.
Seibel Kevin Kevin Seibel P/PK 6-1 230 1 Fr. Vermillion, S.D. (Vermillion)
6 Sims Sammy Sammy Sims DB 5-11 182 3 So. Lubbock, Texas
Slobodnik Tim Tim Slobodnik DB 5-11 175 1 Fr. Omaha, Neb.
84 Smith Tim Tim Smith SE 6-2 192 7 Sr. Chula Vista, Calif.
33 Steels Anthony Anthony Steels WB 5-8 179 3 So. Sacramento, Calif.
58 Steiner Dan Dan Steiner OT 6-1 238 7 Sr. Columbus, Neb.
99 Stromath Dave Dave Stromath DT 6-4 210 3 So. Millard, Neb.
3 Sukup Dean Dean Sukup PK 6-1 206 7 Sr. Cozad, Neb.
Theiss Randy Randy Theiss OT 6-4 245 3 So. St. Louis, Mo. (Lindbergh)
90 Theissen Gordon Gordon Theissen DE 6-1 206 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
16 Trent Phil Phil Trent DB 6-0 185 1 Fr. Albuquerque, N.M.
Vair Duke Duke Vair IB 6-2 208 3 So. LaVista, Neb.
Van Lent Bill Bill Van Lent DT 6-3 205 1 Fr. Columbus, Neb.
38 Van Norman Kris Kris Van Norman DB 6-2 190 3 So. Minden, Neb. (Minden)
Vergith Tom Tom Vergith WB 6-1 175 3 So. Lincoln, Neb. (East)
47 Vering Tom Tom Vering LB 6-2 212 7 Sr. Fremont, Neb.
75 Waechter Henry Henry Waechter DT 6-6 250 3 So. Epworth, Iowa
Wallace Walter Walter Wallace IB 5-8 170 3 So. Aviano, Italy
Wees Dennis Dennis Wees LB 6-0 205 3 So. Omaha, Neb.
51 Weinmaster Kerry Kerry Weinmaster MG 6-0 216 7 Sr. North Platte, Neb.
Williams Jamie Jamie Williams TE 6-5 221 1 Fr. Davenport, Iowa (Central)
Williams Brent Brent Williams LB 6-0 227 5 Jr. Los Angeles, Calif.
96 Williams Jimmy Jimmy Williams DE 6-3 216 3 So. Washington, D.C.
88 Woodard Scott Scott Woodard SE 5-9 165 5 Jr. Papillion, Neb.
Wurth Tim Tim Wurth IB - 99 Unk Omaha, Neb.
NU Football - 1979 Coaches
 - Head Coach