Coach Bill Glassford
6-5 (4-2 Big Seven)
Orange Bowl
Coach Bill Glassford 6-5 (4-2 Big Seven) Orange Bowl
NU Football - 1954 Roster
Quinlyn Anderson
#77
Quinlyn Anderson
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb.
Joe Bayer
#61
Joe Bayer
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Minden, Neb.
Robert Berguin
#54
Robert Berguin
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Dorwin Blair
#85
Dorwin Blair
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb.
Jack Braley
#81
Jack Braley
6'2"  182 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Miles City, Mont.
Dan Brown
#20
Dan Brown
6'1"  173 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Charles Bryant
#64
Charles Bryant
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
LeRoy Butherus
#80
LeRoy Butherus
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Ron Clark
#40
Ron Clark
5'11"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ravenna, Neb.
Don Comstock
#42
Don Comstock
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
Allan Deines
#88
Allan Deines
6'2"  182 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
John Edwards
#16
John Edwards
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Gordon Englert
#24
Gordon Englert
6'0"  178 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Don Erway
#25
Don Erway
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Pev Evans
#73
Pev Evans
6'0"  225 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
Rex Fischer
#26
Rex Fischer
5'8"  160 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb.
Jack Fleming
#71
Jack Fleming
6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Kimball, Neb.
William Giles
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Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Alliance, Neb.
William Glandt
#51
William Glandt
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Don Glantz
#79
Don Glantz
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Central City, Neb.
William Greenlaw
#47
William Greenlaw
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Sylvester Harris
#43
Sylvester Harris
6'2"  191 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
Don Hewitt
#84
Don Hewitt
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Marlin Hilding
#88
Marlin Hilding
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa
William Holloran
#72
William Holloran
5'11"  220 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Schuyler, Neb.
Harry Johnson
#44
Harry Johnson
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Valley, Neb.
Larry Jones
#63
Larry Jones
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Dennis Korinek
#31
Dennis Korinek
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ulysses, Neb.
Tom Kripal
#68
Tom Kripal
5'11"  197 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Kenneth Kunes
#75
Kenneth Kunes
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Maywood, Ill.
Gale Lair
#66
Gale Lair
5'11"  208 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Andy Loehr
#89
Andy Loehr
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Turtle Creek, Pa.
Dean Lux
#86
Dean Lux
6'4"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Bend, Neb.
Don Margheim
#23
Don Margheim
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Gering, Neb.
Jon McWilliams
#21
Jon McWilliams
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Kenneth Moore
#34
Kenneth Moore
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mount Vernon, Iowa
Richard Moore
#78
Richard Moore
6'3"  200 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
James Murphy
#67
James Murphy
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
Richard Neal
#70
Richard Neal
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
6'1"  205 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Allis, Wis.
Jerry Petersen
#76
Jerry Petersen
6'2"  198 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Cambridge, Neb.
Doran Post
#55
Doran Post
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shelton, Neb.
Dirkes Rolston
#10
Dirkes Rolston
5'6"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Forsyth, Mont.
Leo Scherer
#32
Leo Scherer
5'8"  163 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
William Shaver
William Shaver
5'10"  173 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Charles Smith
#22
Charles Smith
6'3"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Franklin, N.H.
Howard Smith
#87
Howard Smith
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Lewistown, Ill.
Robert Smith
#41
Robert Smith
5'10"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
William Taylor
#62
William Taylor
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
LaVerne Torczon
#50
LaVerne Torczon
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Platte Center, Neb.
Bob Wagner
#65
Bob Wagner
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Ted Westervelt
#82
Ted Westervelt
6'5"  200 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
John Wilkinson
#69
John Wilkinson
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
James Yeisley
#33
James Yeisley
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Coin, Iowa
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
77 Anderson Quinlyn Quinlyn Anderson T 6-2 190 5 Jr. Oakland, Neb.
61 Bayer Joe Joe Bayer G 5-11 195 3 So. Minden, Neb.
54 Berguin Robert Robert Berguin C 6-0 195 3 So. Sioux Falls, S.D.
85 Blair Dorwin Dorwin Blair E 6-0 190 3 So. Cozad, Neb.
81 Braley Jack Jack Braley E 6-2 182 5 Jr. Miles City, Mont.
20 Brown Dan Dan Brown QB 6-1 173 7 Sr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
64 Bryant Charles Charles Bryant G 6-0 175 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb.
80 Butherus LeRoy LeRoy Butherus E 6-0 190 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
40 Clark Ron Ron Clark HB 5-11 175 7 Sr. Ravenna, Neb.
42 Comstock Don Don Comstock HB 6-0 185 3 So. Scottsbluff, Neb.
88 Deines Allan Allan Deines E 6-2 182 3 So. Scottsbluff, Neb.
16 Edwards John John Edwards FB 5-10 190 5 Jr. North Platte, Neb.
24 Englert Gordon Gordon Englert QB 6-0 178 3 So. Sioux Falls, S.D.
25 Erway Don Don Erway QB 6-1 185 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
73 Evans Pev Pev Evans T 6-0 225 7 Sr. Rapid City, S.D.
26 Fischer Rex Rex Fischer QB 5-8 160 5 Jr. Oakland, Neb.
71 Fleming Jack Jack Fleming T 6-2 220 3 So. Kimball, Neb.
Giles William William Giles E - 99 Unk Alliance, Neb.
51 Glandt William William Glandt C 6-0 195 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
79 Glantz Don Don Glantz T 6-0 220 7 Sr. Central City, Neb.
47 Greenlaw William William Greenlaw HB 5-11 190 3 So. Portland, Maine
43 Harris Sylvester Sylvester Harris HB 6-2 191 5 Jr. Kansas City, Mo.
84 Hewitt Don Don Hewitt E 6-2 195 5 Jr. Des Moines, Iowa
88 Hilding Marlin Marlin Hilding E 6-0 185 3 So. Red Oak, Iowa
72 Holloran William William Holloran T 5-11 220 7 Sr. Schuyler, Neb.
44 Johnson Harry Harry Johnson HB 5-10 175 3 So. Valley, Neb.
63 Jones Larry Larry Jones G 6-2 200 3 So. Sidney, Neb.
31 Korinek Dennis Dennis Korinek HB 5-10 170 7 Sr. Ulysses, Neb.
68 Kripal Tom Tom Kripal G 5-11 197 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb.
75 Kunes Kenneth Kenneth Kunes T 6-1 190 7 Sr. Maywood, Ill.
66 Lair Gale Gale Lair G 5-11 208 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
89 Loehr Andy Andy Loehr E 5-11 180 7 Sr. Turtle Creek, Pa.
86 Lux Dean Dean Lux E 6-4 195 5 Jr. North Bend, Neb.
23 Margheim Don Don Margheim QB 6-1 190 3 So. Gering, Neb.
21 McWilliams Jon Jon McWilliams HB 6-0 180 5 Jr. Sidney, Neb.
34 Moore Kenneth Kenneth Moore FB 6-1 195 7 Sr. Mount Vernon, Iowa
78 Moore Richard Richard Moore T 6-3 200 5 Jr. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
67 Murphy James James Murphy G 5-11 180 3 So. Columbus, Neb.
70 Neal Richard Richard Neal T 6-2 215 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
53 Oberlin Bob Bob Oberlin C 6-1 205 7 Sr. West Allis, Wis.
76 Petersen Jerry Jerry Petersen T 6-2 198 3 So. Cambridge, Neb.
55 Post Doran Doran Post C 6-0 185 5 Jr. Shelton, Neb.
10 Rolston Dirkes Dirkes Rolston HB 5-6 170 7 Sr. Forsyth, Mont.
32 Scherer Leo Leo Scherer HB 5-8 163 5 Jr. North Platte, Neb.
Shaver William William Shaver G 5-10 173 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
22 Smith Charles Charles Smith QB 6-3 190 3 So. Franklin, N.H.
87 Smith Howard Howard Smith E 6-2 185 3 So. Lewistown, Ill.
41 Smith Robert Robert Smith FB 5-10 195 7 Sr. Grand Island, Neb.
62 Taylor William William Taylor G 5-10 185 5 Jr. North Platte, Neb.
50 Torczon LaVerne LaVerne Torczon C 6-2 200 3 So. Platte Center, Neb.
65 Wagner Bob Bob Wagner G 6-0 190 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
82 Westervelt Ted Ted Westervelt E 6-5 200 3 So. Scottsbluff, Neb.
69 Wilkinson John John Wilkinson G 6-0 185 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
33 Yeisley James James Yeisley FB 6-1 195 7 Sr. Coin, Iowa
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