Coach Bill Glassford
5-5 (5-1 Big Seven)
Coach Bill Glassford 5-5 (5-1 Big Seven)
NU Football - 1955 Roster
Joe Bayer
#61
Joe Bayer
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Minden, Neb.
Robert Berguin
#54
Robert Berguin
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Jack Braley
#81
Jack Braley
6'2"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Miles City, Mont.
Jerry Brown
#35
Jerry Brown
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Minden, Neb.
LeRoy Butherus
#80
LeRoy Butherus
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
George Cifra
#37
George Cifra
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Turtle Creek, Pa.
William Coffey
#36
William Coffey
5'9"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Stamford, Neb.
Don Comstock
#42
Don Comstock
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
Richard Cook
#75
Richard Cook
6'4"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Rock Rapids, Iowa
Robert Cupper
#89
Robert Cupper
6'3"  200 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Monessen, Pa.
John Edwards
#16
John Edwards
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
William Edwards
#87
William Edwards
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb.
Gordon Englert
#24
Gordon Englert
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Don Erway
#25
Don Erway
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Rex Fischer
#26
Rex Fischer
5'8"  160 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb.
Jack Fleming
#71
Jack Fleming
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kimball, Neb.
Leo George
#69
Leo George
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
William Greenlaw
#47
William Greenlaw
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Gene Haman
#38
Gene Haman
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Sylvester Harris
#43
Sylvester Harris
6'2"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
George Harshman
#27
George Harshman
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Dickerson Run, Pa.
William Hawkins
#72
William Hawkins
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
Don Hewitt
#84
Don Hewitt
6'2"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Stuart Howerter
#83
Stuart Howerter
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Harry Johnson
#44
Harry Johnson
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Valley, Neb.
Larry Jones
#63
Larry Jones
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Lester Kampe
#64
Lester Kampe
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa
Dick Kleiber
#82
Dick Kleiber
6'3"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb.
Arthur Klein
#73
Arthur Klein
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Plymouth, Pa.
Gale Lair
#66
Gale Lair
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Dean Lux
#86
Dean Lux
6'4"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Bend, Neb.
Bob Lyall
#77
Bob Lyall
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Richland, Wash.
Lyle Martin
#30
Lyle Martin
5'10"  160 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Jon McWilliams
#85
Jon McWilliams
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Richard Moore
#78
Richard Moore
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
James Murphy
#67
James Murphy
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
Frank Nappi
#45
Frank Nappi
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Richard Neal
#70
Richard Neal
6'3"  200 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Farley Pickering
#19
Farley Pickering
6'1"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Junction City, Kan.
Doran Post
#55
Doran Post
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shelton, Neb.
Dick Prusia
#56
Dick Prusia
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Franklin, Neb.
Jack Pugsley
#65
Jack Pugsley
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Jay Em, Wyo.
Donald Rhoda
#79
Donald Rhoda
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: York, Neb.
Joe Sadowski
#68
Joe Sadowski
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Gene Sandage
#46
Gene Sandage
5'10"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa (Heelan)
Leo Scherer
#32
Leo Scherer
5'10"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Merle Stewart
#51
Merle Stewart
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Fairfield, Iowa
William Taylor
#62
William Taylor
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
LaVerne Torczon
#50
LaVerne Torczon
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Platte Center, Neb.
Jerry Wheeler
#74
Jerry Wheeler
6'0"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Milan, Ill.
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
61 Bayer Joe Joe Bayer G 5-11 185 5 Jr. Minden, Neb.
54 Berguin Robert Robert Berguin C 6-0 190 5 Jr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
81 Braley Jack Jack Braley E 6-2 180 7 Sr. Miles City, Mont.
35 Brown Jerry Jerry Brown FB 5-10 190 3 So. Minden, Neb.
80 Butherus LeRoy LeRoy Butherus E 6-0 175 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
37 Cifra George George Cifra FB 6-0 200 5 Jr. Turtle Creek, Pa.
36 Coffey William William Coffey FB 5-9 190 3 So. Stamford, Neb.
42 Comstock Don Don Comstock HB 6-0 185 5 Jr. Scottsbluff, Neb.
75 Cook Richard Richard Cook T 6-4 210 3 So. Rock Rapids, Iowa
89 Cupper Robert Robert Cupper E 6-3 200 3 So. Monessen, Pa.
16 Edwards John John Edwards FB 6-2 185 7 Sr. North Platte, Neb.
87 Edwards William William Edwards E 5-11 185 3 So. Wahoo, Neb.
24 Englert Gordon Gordon Englert QB 6-0 180 5 Jr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
25 Erway Don Don Erway QB 6-1 180 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
26 Fischer Rex Rex Fischer QB 5-8 160 7 Sr. Oakland, Neb.
71 Fleming Jack Jack Fleming T 6-2 210 5 Jr. Kimball, Neb.
69 George Leo Leo George G 5-11 180 3 So. Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
47 Greenlaw William William Greenlaw HB 5-11 185 5 Jr. Portland, Maine
38 Haman Gene Gene Haman FB 6-0 190 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
43 Harris Sylvester Sylvester Harris HB 6-2 180 7 Sr. Kansas City, Mo.
27 Harshman George George Harshman QB 6-0 180 3 So. Dickerson Run, Pa.
72 Hawkins William William Hawkins T 6-2 210 3 So. Beatrice, Neb.
84 Hewitt Don Don Hewitt E 6-2 180 7 Sr. Des Moines, Iowa
83 Howerter Stuart Stuart Howerter E 6-0 180 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
44 Johnson Harry Harry Johnson HB 5-10 170 5 Jr. Valley, Neb.
63 Jones Larry Larry Jones G 6-2 200 5 Jr. Sidney, Neb.
64 Kampe Lester Lester Kampe G 6-0 200 3 So. Red Oak, Iowa
82 Kleiber Dick Dick Kleiber E 6-3 185 3 So. Hastings, Neb.
73 Klein Arthur Arthur Klein T 6-0 205 3 So. Plymouth, Pa.
66 Lair Gale Gale Lair G 5-11 190 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
86 Lux Dean Dean Lux E 6-4 175 7 Sr. North Bend, Neb.
77 Lyall Bob Bob Lyall T 6-2 200 3 So. Richland, Wash.
30 Martin Lyle Lyle Martin HB 5-10 160 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
85 McWilliams Jon Jon McWilliams E 6-0 175 7 Sr. Sidney, Neb.
78 Moore Richard Richard Moore T 6-2 195 7 Sr. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
67 Murphy James James Murphy G 5-11 185 5 Jr. Columbus, Neb.
45 Nappi Frank Frank Nappi HB 5-10 170 3 So. Portland, Maine
70 Neal Richard Richard Neal T 6-3 200 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
19 Pickering Farley Farley Pickering HB 6-1 165 3 So. Junction City, Kan.
55 Post Doran Doran Post C 6-0 180 5 Jr. Shelton, Neb.
56 Prusia Dick Dick Prusia C 6-0 185 3 So. Franklin, Neb.
65 Pugsley Jack Jack Pugsley G 6-0 180 3 So. Jay Em, Wyo.
79 Rhoda Donald Donald Rhoda T 6-2 210 3 So. York, Neb.
68 Sadowski Joe Joe Sadowski G 6-0 200 3 So. Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
46 Sandage Gene Gene Sandage HB 5-10 165 3 So. Sioux City, Iowa (Heelan)
32 Scherer Leo Leo Scherer HB 5-10 165 7 Sr. North Platte, Neb.
51 Stewart Merle Merle Stewart G 6-0 190 3 So. Fairfield, Iowa
62 Taylor William William Taylor G 5-10 185 7 Sr. North Platte, Neb.
50 Torczon LaVerne LaVerne Torczon C 6-2 205 5 Jr. Platte Center, Neb.
74 Wheeler Jerry Jerry Wheeler T 6-0 210 3 So. Milan, Ill.
NU Football - 1955 Coaches
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