Coach Bill Glassford
3-6-1 (2-4 Big Seven)
Coach Bill Glassford 3-6-1 (2-4 Big Seven)
NU Football - 1953 Roster
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Position: Fullback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Quinlyn Anderson
#77
Quinlyn Anderson
6'3"  200 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb.
John Bordogna
#14
John Bordogna
5'9"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Turtle Creek, Pa.
Jack Braley
#81
Jack Braley
6'2"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Miles City, Mont.
Don Brandt
#62
Don Brandt
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
Ted Britt
#54
Ted Britt
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Dan Brown
#20
Dan Brown
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Charles Bryant
#64
Charles Bryant
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
James Cederdahl
#18
James Cederdahl
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
George Cifra
#44
George Cifra
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Turtle Creek, Pa.
Ron Clark
Ron Clark
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Position: Halfback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Ravenna, Neb.
Ladd Cochrane
#15
Ladd Cochrane
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Oshkosh, Neb.
Ted Connor
#70
Ted Connor
6'4"  220 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb.
John Edwards
#16
John Edwards
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Pev Evans
#73
Pev Evans
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
Rex Fischer
#13
Rex Fischer
5'8"  160 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb.
Larry Gallion
#75
Larry Gallion
6'3"  200 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Chester, Neb.
Don Glantz
#79
Don Glantz
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Central City, Neb.
George Gohde
#23
George Gohde
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Harvey Goth
#71
Harvey Goth
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Demas Griess
#69
Demas Griess
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sutton, Neb.
Sylvester Harris
#22
Sylvester Harris
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
William Hawkins
#80
William Hawkins
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
Don Hewitt
#84
Don Hewitt
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
William Holloran
#72
William Holloran
6'0"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Schuyler, Neb.
Max Kennedy
#11
Max Kennedy
5'9"  160 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
Max Kitzelman
#74
Max Kitzelman
6'4"  230 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Dennis Korinek
#30
Dennis Korinek
5'9"  172 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ulysses, Neb.
Jerry Korisko
#67
Jerry Korisko
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Tom Kripal
#68
Tom Kripal
5'10"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Gale Lair
#27
Gale Lair
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Andy Loehr
#89
Andy Loehr
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Turtle Creek, Pa.
Dean Lux
#86
Dean Lux
6'4"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: North Bend, Neb.
John Machisic
#61
John Machisic
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Turtle Creek, Pa.
Jon McWilliams
#21
Jon McWilliams
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
6'4"  220 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cambridge, Neb.
Kenneth Moore
#24
Kenneth Moore
6'1"  200 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mount Vernon, Iowa
Richard Moore
#78
Richard Moore
6'3"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Richard Neal
#51
Richard Neal
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
LaVerne Neumann
#82
LaVerne Neumann
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Ashland, Neb.
Ray Novak
#17
Ray Novak
6'3"  215 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
6'1"  200 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: West Allis, Wis.
Jim Oliver
#50
Jim Oliver
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Shelton, Neb.
Jerry Paulson
#63
Jerry Paulson
6'0"  194 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dell Rapids, S.D.
Doran Post
#55
Doran Post
6'0"  170 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Shelton, Neb.
Ron Ramsey
#52
Ron Ramsey
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Tecumseh, Neb.
Duane Rankin
#25
Duane Rankin
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Franklin Reeves
#19
Franklin Reeves
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Rushville, Neb.
Ken Reiners
#83
Ken Reiners
6'2"  193 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Indianola, Neb.
Dirkes Rolston
#10
Dirkes Rolston
5'6"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Forsyth, Mont.
Leonard Rosen
#43
Leonard Rosen
6'0"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
William Schabacker
#85
William Schabacker
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Minden, Neb.
Robert Smith
#41
Robert Smith
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Harold Sorenson
#66
Harold Sorenson
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Bancroft, Neb.
Bill Thayer
#12
Bill Thayer
5'11"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
Don Trauthen
#26
Don Trauthen
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Bob Wagner
#65
Bob Wagner
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Ralph Weddle
#88
Ralph Weddle
6'3"  205 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Nebraska City, Neb.
Jerry Yeager
#87
Jerry Yeager
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb.
James Yeisley
#33
James Yeisley
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Coin, Iowa
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
Adduci Nick Nick Adduci FB - 99 Unk Chicago, Ill.
77 Anderson Quinlyn Quinlyn Anderson T 6-3 200 3 So. Oakland, Neb.
14 Bordogna John John Bordogna HB 5-9 180 7 Sr. Turtle Creek, Pa.
81 Braley Jack Jack Braley E 6-2 180 3 So. Miles City, Mont.
62 Brandt Don Don Brandt G 6-1 180 3 So. Beatrice, Neb.
54 Britt Ted Ted Britt C 6-1 195 7 Sr. North Platte, Neb.
20 Brown Dan Dan Brown QB 6-1 185 5 Jr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
64 Bryant Charles Charles Bryant G 6-0 185 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
18 Cederdahl James James Cederdahl HB 5-10 180 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
44 Cifra George George Cifra FB 6-0 205 5 Jr. Turtle Creek, Pa.
Clark Ron Ron Clark HB - 99 Unk Ravenna, Neb.
15 Cochrane Ladd Ladd Cochrane HB 6-1 190 3 So. Oshkosh, Neb.
70 Connor Ted Ted Connor T 6-4 220 7 Sr. Hastings, Neb.
16 Edwards John John Edwards FB 5-11 195 3 So. North Platte, Neb.
73 Evans Pev Pev Evans T 6-1 215 5 Jr. Rapid City, S.D.
13 Fischer Rex Rex Fischer HB 5-8 160 3 So. Oakland, Neb.
75 Gallion Larry Larry Gallion T 6-3 200 3 So. Chester, Neb.
79 Glantz Don Don Glantz T 6-1 215 5 Jr. Central City, Neb.
23 Gohde George George Gohde QB 6-0 180 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
71 Goth Harvey Harvey Goth T 6-1 190 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
69 Griess Demas Demas Griess G 6-0 200 5 Jr. Sutton, Neb.
22 Harris Sylvester Sylvester Harris FB 6-1 195 3 So. Kansas City, Mo.
80 Hawkins William William Hawkins E 6-2 190 3 So. Beatrice, Neb.
84 Hewitt Don Don Hewitt E 6-2 195 5 Jr. Des Moines, Iowa
72 Holloran William William Holloran T 6-0 215 5 Jr. Schuyler, Neb.
11 Kennedy Max Max Kennedy HB 5-9 160 7 Sr. Beatrice, Neb.
74 Kitzelman Max Max Kitzelman T 6-4 230 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
30 Korinek Dennis Dennis Korinek HB 5-9 172 5 Jr. Ulysses, Neb.
67 Korisko Jerry Jerry Korisko G 5-10 180 3 So. Omaha, Neb.
68 Kripal Tom Tom Kripal G 5-10 200 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
27 Lair Gale Gale Lair G 6-0 190 3 So. Omaha, Neb.
89 Loehr Andy Andy Loehr E 5-10 180 5 Jr. Turtle Creek, Pa.
86 Lux Dean Dean Lux E 6-4 190 3 So. North Bend, Neb.
61 Machisic John John Machisic G 6-0 200 7 Sr. Turtle Creek, Pa.
21 McWilliams Jon Jon McWilliams HB 6-0 185 3 So. Sidney, Neb.
76 Minnick Jerry Jerry Minnick T 6-4 220 7 Sr. Cambridge, Neb.
24 Moore Kenneth Kenneth Moore QB 6-1 200 5 Jr. Mount Vernon, Iowa
78 Moore Richard Richard Moore T 6-3 190 3 So. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
51 Neal Richard Richard Neal C 6-2 215 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
82 Neumann LaVerne LaVerne Neumann E 6-2 195 3 So. Ashland, Neb.
17 Novak Ray Ray Novak FB 6-3 215 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb.
53 Oberlin Bob Bob Oberlin C 6-1 200 5 Jr. West Allis, Wis.
50 Oliver Jim Jim Oliver C 6-0 200 7 Sr. Shelton, Neb.
63 Paulson Jerry Jerry Paulson G 6-0 194 7 Sr. Dell Rapids, S.D.
55 Post Doran Doran Post C 6-0 170 3 So. Shelton, Neb.
52 Ramsey Ron Ron Ramsey C 6-2 190 3 So. Tecumseh, Neb.
25 Rankin Duane Duane Rankin QB 6-1 185 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
19 Reeves Franklin Franklin Reeves HB 6-0 175 3 So. Rushville, Neb.
83 Reiners Ken Ken Reiners E 6-2 193 5 Jr. Indianola, Neb.
10 Rolston Dirkes Dirkes Rolston HB 5-6 170 5 Jr. Forsyth, Mont.
43 Rosen Leonard Leonard Rosen T 6-0 215 3 So. Omaha, Neb.
85 Schabacker William William Schabacker E 6-1 180 7 Sr. Minden, Neb.
41 Smith Robert Robert Smith HB 5-10 190 5 Jr. Grand Island, Neb.
66 Sorenson Harold Harold Sorenson G 5-10 180 3 So. Bancroft, Neb.
12 Thayer Bill Bill Thayer HB 5-11 170 5 Jr. Rapid City, S.D.
26 Trauthen Don Don Trauthen QB 6-0 180 3 So. North Platte, Neb.
65 Wagner Bob Bob Wagner G 6-0 195 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
88 Weddle Ralph Ralph Weddle E 6-3 205 3 So. Nebraska City, Neb.
87 Yeager Jerry Jerry Yeager E 5-10 175 7 Sr. Hastings, Neb.
33 Yeisley James James Yeisley FB 6-1 185 5 Jr. Coin, Iowa
NU Football - 1953 Coaches
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