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NU Football - 1939 Roster

NU Football - 1939 Players

George Abel
#47

George Abel

George Abel
6'1"  188 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

Warren Alfson

6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Wisner, Neb.
Jack Ashburn
#55

Jack Ashburn

Jack Ashburn
6'1"  183 lbs
Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Tilden, Neb.

Forrest Behm

6'4"  197 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Wayne Blue
#39

Wayne Blue

Wayne Blue
6'0"  198 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Tecumseh, Neb.
Robert Burruss
#49

Robert Burruss

Robert Burruss
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Unk
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Charles Carper
#58

Charles Carper

Charles Carper
6'2"  178 lbs
Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Robert DeFruiter
#46

Robert DeFruiter

Robert DeFruiter
5'11"  178 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
Adna Dobson
#53

Adna Dobson

Adna Dobson
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Vike Francis
#38

Vike Francis

Vike Francis
6'2"  199 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Sam Fuenning
#57

Sam Fuenning

Sam Fuenning
6'1"  189 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Edgar Haynes
#36

Edgar Haynes

Edgar Haynes
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Curtis, Neb.
Clarence Herndon
#34

Clarence Herndon

Clarence Herndon
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
William Herrmann
#29

William Herrmann

William Herrmann
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Osceola, Neb.
Harry Hopp
#37

Harry Hopp

Harry Hopp
5'11"  198 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Hastings, Neb.
Robert Kahler
#35

Robert Kahler

Robert Kahler
6'3"  195 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Royal Kahler
#42

Royal Kahler

Royal Kahler
6'3"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Howard Kelly
#56

Howard Kelly

Howard Kelly
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Unk
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Arlo Klum
#51

Arlo Klum

Arlo Klum
5'11"  202 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Shenandoah, Iowa
Hubert Knickrehm
#40

Hubert Knickrehm

Hubert Knickrehm
6'3"  202 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
George Knight
#21

George Knight

George Knight
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Francis Leik
#60

Francis Leik

Francis Leik
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Hastings, Neb.
Robert Ludwick
#30

Robert Ludwick

Robert Ludwick
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Walter Luther
#27

Walter Luther

Walter Luther
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Cambridge, Neb.
Fred Meier
#20

Fred Meier

Fred Meier
5'10"  187 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Hubert Monsky
#45

Hubert Monsky

Hubert Monsky
6'2"  197 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Leonard Muskin
#43

Leonard Muskin

Leonard Muskin
6'1"  199 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Lynn Myers
#64

Lynn Myers

Lynn Myers
5'10"  165 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Jack Nelson
#65

Jack Nelson

Jack Nelson
6'1"  191 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Roy Petsch
#13

Roy Petsch

Roy Petsch
6'1"  181 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
George Porter
#18

George Porter

George Porter
6'2"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
Fred Preston
#52

Fred Preston

Fred Preston
6'4"  188 lbs
Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Fairbury, Neb.
Jerome Prochaska
#32

Jerome Prochaska

Jerome Prochaska
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Ulysses, Neb.
Ray Prochaska
#31

Ray Prochaska

Ray Prochaska
6'3"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Ulysses, Neb.
Robert Ramey
#16

Robert Ramey

Robert Ramey
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Henry Rohn
#15

Henry Rohn

Henry Rohn
5'11"  184 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Fremont, Neb.
Herman Rohrig
#25

Herman Rohrig

Herman Rohrig
5'9"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Don Rubottom
#10

Don Rubottom

Don Rubottom
5'10"  168 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Gering, Neb.
Ed Schwartzkopf
#17

Ed Schwartzkopf

Ed Schwartzkopf
5'9"  172 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Sam Schwartzkopf
#54

Sam Schwartzkopf

Sam Schwartzkopf
6'0"  197 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
George Seeman
#41

George Seeman

George Seeman
6'0"  194 lbs
Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Kenneth Simmons
#19

Kenneth Simmons

Kenneth Simmons
5'8"  160 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Valentine, Neb.
George Stearns
#48

George Stearns

George Stearns
6'0"  189 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Marvin Thompson
#44

Marvin Thompson

Marvin Thompson
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Mitchell, Neb.
Theos Thompson
#26

Theos Thompson

Theos Thompson
5'11"  160 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Jack Vincent
#23

Jack Vincent

Jack Vincent
6'1"  166 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: O'Neill, Neb.
Donald Waddick
#24

Donald Waddick

Donald Waddick
6'0"  168 lbs
Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Donald Ziegler
#50

Donald Ziegler

Donald Ziegler
6'1"  191 lbs
Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Ashland, Neb.
Howard Zorn
#68

Howard Zorn

Howard Zorn
5'11"  201 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Unk
Hometown: Dalton, Neb.
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
47 Abel George George Abel

George Abel

G 6-1 188 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
22 Alfson Warren Warren Alfson

Warren Alfson

G 6-0 185 99 Unk Wisner, Neb.
55 Ashburn Jack Jack Ashburn

Jack Ashburn

E 6-1 183 99 Unk Tilden, Neb.
33 Behm Forrest Forrest Behm

Forrest Behm

T 6-4 197 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
39 Blue Wayne Wayne Blue

Wayne Blue

HB 6-0 198 99 Unk Tecumseh, Neb.
49 Burruss Robert Robert Burruss

Robert Burruss

C 5-10 190 99 Unk Omaha, Neb.
58 Carper Charles Charles Carper

Charles Carper

E 6-2 178 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
46 DeFruiter Robert Robert DeFruiter

Robert DeFruiter

HB 5-11 178 99 Unk Lexington, Neb.
53 Dobson Adna Adna Dobson

Adna Dobson

G 5-11 195 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
38 Francis Vike Vike Francis

Vike Francis

FB 6-2 199 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
57 Fuenning Sam Sam Fuenning

Sam Fuenning

G 6-1 189 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
36 Haynes Edgar Edgar Haynes

Edgar Haynes

T 6-0 205 99 Unk Curtis, Neb.
34 Herndon Clarence Clarence Herndon

Clarence Herndon

T 6-0 195 99 Unk Grand Island, Neb.
29 Herrmann William William Herrmann

William Herrmann

G 6-0 180 99 Unk Osceola, Neb.
37 Hopp Harry Harry Hopp

Harry Hopp

FB 5-11 198 99 Unk Hastings, Neb.
35 Kahler Robert Robert Kahler

Robert Kahler

HB 6-3 195 99 Unk Grand Island, Neb.
42 Kahler Royal Royal Kahler

Royal Kahler

T 6-3 210 99 Unk Grand Island, Neb.
56 Kelly Howard Howard Kelly

Howard Kelly

C 6-2 185 99 Unk Grand Island, Neb.
51 Klum Arlo Arlo Klum

Arlo Klum

G 5-11 202 99 Unk Shenandoah, Iowa
40 Knickrehm Hubert Hubert Knickrehm

Hubert Knickrehm

T 6-3 202 99 Unk Grand Island, Neb.
21 Knight George George Knight

George Knight

QB 6-0 185 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
60 Leik Francis Francis Leik

Francis Leik

T 6-1 195 99 Unk Hastings, Neb.
30 Ludwick Robert Robert Ludwick

Robert Ludwick

E 6-0 175 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
27 Luther Walter Walter Luther

Walter Luther

HB 6-0 175 99 Unk Cambridge, Neb.
20 Meier Fred Fred Meier

Fred Meier

C 5-10 187 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
45 Monsky Hubert Hubert Monsky

Hubert Monsky

G 6-2 197 99 Unk Omaha, Neb.
43 Muskin Leonard Leonard Muskin

Leonard Muskin

T 6-1 199 99 Unk Omaha, Neb.
64 Myers Lynn Lynn Myers

Lynn Myers

G 5-10 165 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
65 Nelson Jack Jack Nelson

Jack Nelson

T 6-1 191 99 Unk Omaha, Neb.
13 Petsch Roy Roy Petsch

Roy Petsch

QB 6-1 181 99 Unk Scottsbluff, Neb.
18 Porter George George Porter

George Porter

HB 6-2 165 99 Unk Denver, Colo.
52 Preston Fred Fred Preston

Fred Preston

E 6-4 188 99 Unk Fairbury, Neb.
32 Prochaska Jerome Jerome Prochaska

Jerome Prochaska

E 6-0 175 99 Unk Ulysses, Neb.
31 Prochaska Ray Ray Prochaska

Ray Prochaska

E 6-3 195 99 Unk Ulysses, Neb.
16 Ramey Robert Robert Ramey

Robert Ramey

C 6-1 190 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
15 Rohn Henry Henry Rohn

Henry Rohn

FB 5-11 184 99 Unk Fremont, Neb.
25 Rohrig Herman Herman Rohrig

Herman Rohrig

HB 5-9 185 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
10 Rubottom Don Don Rubottom

Don Rubottom

HB 5-10 168 99 Unk Gering, Neb.
17 Schwartzkopf Ed Ed Schwartzkopf

Ed Schwartzkopf

G 5-9 172 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
54 Schwartzkopf Sam Sam Schwartzkopf

Sam Schwartzkopf

T 6-0 197 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
41 Seeman George George Seeman

George Seeman

E 6-0 194 99 Unk Omaha, Neb.
19 Simmons Kenneth Kenneth Simmons

Kenneth Simmons

HB 5-8 160 99 Unk Valentine, Neb.
48 Stearns George George Stearns

George Stearns

G 6-0 189 99 Unk North Platte, Neb.
44 Thompson Marvin Marvin Thompson

Marvin Thompson

HB 6-1 180 99 Unk Mitchell, Neb.
26 Thompson Theos Theos Thompson

Theos Thompson

HB 5-11 160 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb.
23 Vincent Jack Jack Vincent

Jack Vincent

HB 6-1 166 99 Unk O'Neill, Neb.
24 Waddick Donald Donald Waddick

Donald Waddick

E 6-0 168 99 Unk Grand Island, Neb.
50 Ziegler Donald Donald Ziegler

Donald Ziegler

E 6-1 191 99 Unk Ashland, Neb.
68 Zorn Howard Howard Zorn

Howard Zorn

G 5-11 201 99 Unk Dalton, Neb.


NU Football - 1939 Coaches

Lawrence McCeney (Biff) Jones

Lawrence McCeney (Biff) Jones
 - Head Coach