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

NU Football - 1954 Players

Quinlyn Anderson
#77

Quinlyn Anderson

Quinlyn Anderson
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb.
Joe Bayer
#61

Joe Bayer

Joe Bayer
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Minden, Neb.
Robert Berguin
#54

Robert Berguin

Robert Berguin
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Dorwin Blair
#85

Dorwin Blair

Dorwin Blair
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb.
Jack Braley
#81

Jack Braley

Jack Braley
6'2"  182 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Miles City, Mont.
Dan Brown
#20

Dan Brown

Dan Brown
6'1"  173 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Charles Bryant
#64

Charles Bryant

Charles Bryant
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
LeRoy Butherus
#80

LeRoy Butherus

LeRoy Butherus
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Ron Clark
#40

Ron Clark

Ron Clark
5'11"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ravenna, Neb.
Don Comstock
#42

Don Comstock

Don Comstock
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
Allan Deines
#88

Allan Deines

Allan Deines
6'2"  182 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
John Edwards
#16

John Edwards

John Edwards
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Gordon Englert
#24

Gordon Englert

Gordon Englert
6'0"  178 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Don Erway
#25

Don Erway

Don Erway
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Pev Evans
#73

Pev Evans

Pev Evans
6'0"  225 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
Rex Fischer
#26

Rex Fischer

Rex Fischer
5'8"  160 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb.
Jack Fleming
#71

Jack Fleming

Jack Fleming
6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Kimball, Neb.
William Giles

William Giles

William Giles
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Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Alliance, Neb.
William Glandt
#51

William Glandt

William Glandt
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Don Glantz
#79

Don Glantz

Don Glantz
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Central City, Neb.
William Greenlaw
#47

William Greenlaw

William Greenlaw
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Sylvester Harris
#43

Sylvester Harris

Sylvester Harris
6'2"  191 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
Don Hewitt
#84

Don Hewitt

Don Hewitt
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Marlin Hilding
#88

Marlin Hilding

Marlin Hilding
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa
William Holloran
#72

William Holloran

William Holloran
5'11"  220 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Schuyler, Neb.
Harry Johnson
#44

Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Valley, Neb.
Larry Jones
#63

Larry Jones

Larry Jones
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Dennis Korinek
#31

Dennis Korinek

Dennis Korinek
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ulysses, Neb.
Tom Kripal
#68

Tom Kripal

Tom Kripal
5'11"  197 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Kenneth Kunes
#75

Kenneth Kunes

Kenneth Kunes
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Maywood, Ill.
Gale Lair
#66

Gale Lair

Gale Lair
5'11"  208 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Andy Loehr
#89

Andy Loehr

Andy Loehr
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Turtle Creek, Pa.
Dean Lux
#86

Dean Lux

Dean Lux
6'4"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Bend, Neb.
Don Margheim
#23

Don Margheim

Don Margheim
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Gering, Neb.
Jon McWilliams
#21

Jon McWilliams

Jon McWilliams
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Kenneth Moore
#34

Kenneth Moore

Kenneth Moore
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mount Vernon, Iowa
Richard Moore
#78

Richard Moore

Richard Moore
6'3"  200 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
James Murphy
#67

James Murphy

James Murphy
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
Richard Neal
#70

Richard Neal

Richard Neal
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

Bob Oberlin

6'1"  205 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Allis, Wis.
Jerry Petersen
#76

Jerry Petersen

Jerry Petersen
6'2"  198 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Cambridge, Neb.
Doran Post
#55

Doran Post

Doran Post
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shelton, Neb.
Dirkes Rolston
#10

Dirkes Rolston

Dirkes Rolston
5'6"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Forsyth, Mont.
Leo Scherer
#32

Leo Scherer

Leo Scherer
5'8"  163 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
William Shaver

William Shaver

William Shaver
5'10"  173 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Charles Smith
#22

Charles Smith

Charles Smith
6'3"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Franklin, N.H.
Howard Smith
#87

Howard Smith

Howard Smith
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Lewistown, Ill.
Robert Smith
#41

Robert Smith

Robert Smith
5'10"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
William Taylor
#62

William Taylor

William Taylor
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
LaVerne Torczon
#50

LaVerne Torczon

LaVerne Torczon
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Platte Center, Neb.
Bob Wagner
#65

Bob Wagner

Bob Wagner
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Ted Westervelt
#82

Ted Westervelt

Ted Westervelt
6'5"  200 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
John Wilkinson
#69

John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
James Yeisley
#33

James Yeisley

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

Quinlyn Anderson

T 6-2 190 5 Jr. Oakland, Neb.
61 Bayer Joe Joe Bayer

Joe Bayer

G 5-11 195 3 So. Minden, Neb.
54 Berguin Robert Robert Berguin

Robert Berguin

C 6-0 195 3 So. Sioux Falls, S.D.
85 Blair Dorwin Dorwin Blair

Dorwin Blair

E 6-0 190 3 So. Cozad, Neb.
81 Braley Jack Jack Braley

Jack Braley

E 6-2 182 5 Jr. Miles City, Mont.
20 Brown Dan Dan Brown

Dan Brown

QB 6-1 173 7 Sr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
64 Bryant Charles Charles Bryant

Charles Bryant

G 6-0 175 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb.
80 Butherus LeRoy LeRoy Butherus

LeRoy Butherus

E 6-0 190 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
40 Clark Ron Ron Clark

Ron Clark

HB 5-11 175 7 Sr. Ravenna, Neb.
42 Comstock Don Don Comstock

Don Comstock

HB 6-0 185 3 So. Scottsbluff, Neb.
88 Deines Allan Allan Deines

Allan Deines

E 6-2 182 3 So. Scottsbluff, Neb.
16 Edwards John John Edwards

John Edwards

FB 5-10 190 5 Jr. North Platte, Neb.
24 Englert Gordon Gordon Englert

Gordon Englert

QB 6-0 178 3 So. Sioux Falls, S.D.
25 Erway Don Don Erway

Don Erway

QB 6-1 185 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
73 Evans Pev Pev Evans

Pev Evans

T 6-0 225 7 Sr. Rapid City, S.D.
26 Fischer Rex Rex Fischer

Rex Fischer

QB 5-8 160 5 Jr. Oakland, Neb.
71 Fleming Jack Jack Fleming

Jack Fleming

T 6-2 220 3 So. Kimball, Neb.
Giles William William Giles

William Giles

E - 99 Unk Alliance, Neb.
51 Glandt William William Glandt

William Glandt

C 6-0 195 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
79 Glantz Don Don Glantz

Don Glantz

T 6-0 220 7 Sr. Central City, Neb.
47 Greenlaw William William Greenlaw

William Greenlaw

HB 5-11 190 3 So. Portland, Maine
43 Harris Sylvester Sylvester Harris

Sylvester Harris

HB 6-2 191 5 Jr. Kansas City, Mo.
84 Hewitt Don Don Hewitt

Don Hewitt

E 6-2 195 5 Jr. Des Moines, Iowa
88 Hilding Marlin Marlin Hilding

Marlin Hilding

E 6-0 185 3 So. Red Oak, Iowa
72 Holloran William William Holloran

William Holloran

T 5-11 220 7 Sr. Schuyler, Neb.
44 Johnson Harry Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson

HB 5-10 175 3 So. Valley, Neb.
63 Jones Larry Larry Jones

Larry Jones

G 6-2 200 3 So. Sidney, Neb.
31 Korinek Dennis Dennis Korinek

Dennis Korinek

HB 5-10 170 7 Sr. Ulysses, Neb.
68 Kripal Tom Tom Kripal

Tom Kripal

G 5-11 197 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb.
75 Kunes Kenneth Kenneth Kunes

Kenneth Kunes

T 6-1 190 7 Sr. Maywood, Ill.
66 Lair Gale Gale Lair

Gale Lair

G 5-11 208 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
89 Loehr Andy Andy Loehr

Andy Loehr

E 5-11 180 7 Sr. Turtle Creek, Pa.
86 Lux Dean Dean Lux

Dean Lux

E 6-4 195 5 Jr. North Bend, Neb.
23 Margheim Don Don Margheim

Don Margheim

QB 6-1 190 3 So. Gering, Neb.
21 McWilliams Jon Jon McWilliams

Jon McWilliams

HB 6-0 180 5 Jr. Sidney, Neb.
34 Moore Kenneth Kenneth Moore

Kenneth Moore

FB 6-1 195 7 Sr. Mount Vernon, Iowa
78 Moore Richard Richard Moore

Richard Moore

T 6-3 200 5 Jr. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
67 Murphy James James Murphy

James Murphy

G 5-11 180 3 So. Columbus, Neb.
70 Neal Richard Richard Neal

Richard Neal

T 6-2 215 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
53 Oberlin Bob Bob Oberlin

Bob Oberlin

C 6-1 205 7 Sr. West Allis, Wis.
76 Petersen Jerry Jerry Petersen

Jerry Petersen

T 6-2 198 3 So. Cambridge, Neb.
55 Post Doran Doran Post

Doran Post

C 6-0 185 5 Jr. Shelton, Neb.
10 Rolston Dirkes Dirkes Rolston

Dirkes Rolston

HB 5-6 170 7 Sr. Forsyth, Mont.
32 Scherer Leo Leo Scherer

Leo Scherer

HB 5-8 163 5 Jr. North Platte, Neb.
Shaver William William Shaver

William Shaver

G 5-10 173 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
22 Smith Charles Charles Smith

Charles Smith

QB 6-3 190 3 So. Franklin, N.H.
87 Smith Howard Howard Smith

Howard Smith

E 6-2 185 3 So. Lewistown, Ill.
41 Smith Robert Robert Smith

Robert Smith

FB 5-10 195 7 Sr. Grand Island, Neb.
62 Taylor William William Taylor

William Taylor

G 5-10 185 5 Jr. North Platte, Neb.
50 Torczon LaVerne LaVerne Torczon

LaVerne Torczon

C 6-2 200 3 So. Platte Center, Neb.
65 Wagner Bob Bob Wagner

Bob Wagner

G 6-0 190 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
82 Westervelt Ted Ted Westervelt

Ted Westervelt

E 6-5 200 3 So. Scottsbluff, Neb.
69 Wilkinson John John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson

G 6-0 185 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
33 Yeisley James James Yeisley

James Yeisley

FB 6-1 195 7 Sr. Coin, Iowa


NU Football - 1954 Coaches

Bill Glassford

Bill Glassford
 - Head Coach