Coach Bill Glassford
5-5 (5-1 Big Seven)
Coach Bill Glassford 5-5 (5-1 Big Seven)

NU Football - 1955 Roster

NU Football - 1955 Players

Joe Bayer
#61

Joe Bayer

Joe Bayer
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Minden, Neb.
Robert Berguin
#54

Robert Berguin

Robert Berguin
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Jack Braley
#81

Jack Braley

Jack Braley
6'2"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Miles City, Mont.
Jerry Brown
#35

Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Minden, Neb.
LeRoy Butherus
#80

LeRoy Butherus

LeRoy Butherus
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
George Cifra
#37

George Cifra

George Cifra
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Turtle Creek, Pa.
William Coffey
#36

William Coffey

William Coffey
5'9"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Stamford, Neb.
Don Comstock
#42

Don Comstock

Don Comstock
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
Richard Cook
#75

Richard Cook

Richard Cook
6'4"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Rock Rapids, Iowa
Robert Cupper
#89

Robert Cupper

Robert Cupper
6'3"  200 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Monessen, Pa.
John Edwards
#16

John Edwards

John Edwards
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
William Edwards
#87

William Edwards

William Edwards
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb.
Gordon Englert
#24

Gordon Englert

Gordon Englert
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Don Erway
#25

Don Erway

Don Erway
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Rex Fischer
#26

Rex Fischer

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

Jack Fleming

Jack Fleming
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kimball, Neb.
Leo George
#69

Leo George

Leo George
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
William Greenlaw
#47

William Greenlaw

William Greenlaw
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Gene Haman
#38

Gene Haman

Gene Haman
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Sylvester Harris
#43

Sylvester Harris

Sylvester Harris
6'2"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
George Harshman
#27

George Harshman

George Harshman
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Dickerson Run, Pa.
William Hawkins
#72

William Hawkins

William Hawkins
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
Don Hewitt
#84

Don Hewitt

Don Hewitt
6'2"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Stuart Howerter
#83

Stuart Howerter

Stuart Howerter
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Harry Johnson
#44

Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Valley, Neb.
Larry Jones
#63

Larry Jones

Larry Jones
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Lester Kampe
#64

Lester Kampe

Lester Kampe
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa
Dick Kleiber
#82

Dick Kleiber

Dick Kleiber
6'3"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb.
Arthur Klein
#73

Arthur Klein

Arthur Klein
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Plymouth, Pa.
Gale Lair
#66

Gale Lair

Gale Lair
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Dean Lux
#86

Dean Lux

Dean Lux
6'4"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Bend, Neb.
Bob Lyall
#77

Bob Lyall

Bob Lyall
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Richland, Wash.
Lyle Martin
#30

Lyle Martin

Lyle Martin
5'10"  160 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Jon McWilliams
#85

Jon McWilliams

Jon McWilliams
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Richard Moore
#78

Richard Moore

Richard Moore
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
James Murphy
#67

James Murphy

James Murphy
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
Frank Nappi
#45

Frank Nappi

Frank Nappi
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Richard Neal
#70

Richard Neal

Richard Neal
6'3"  200 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Farley Pickering
#19

Farley Pickering

Farley Pickering
6'1"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Junction City, Kan.
Doran Post
#55

Doran Post

Doran Post
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shelton, Neb.
Dick Prusia
#56

Dick Prusia

Dick Prusia
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Franklin, Neb.
Jack Pugsley
#65

Jack Pugsley

Jack Pugsley
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Jay Em, Wyo.
Donald Rhoda
#79

Donald Rhoda

Donald Rhoda
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: York, Neb.
Joe Sadowski
#68

Joe Sadowski

Joe Sadowski
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Gene Sandage
#46

Gene Sandage

Gene Sandage
5'10"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa (Heelan)
Leo Scherer
#32

Leo Scherer

Leo Scherer
5'10"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Merle Stewart
#51

Merle Stewart

Merle Stewart
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Fairfield, Iowa
William Taylor
#62

William Taylor

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

LaVerne Torczon

LaVerne Torczon
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Platte Center, Neb.
Jerry Wheeler
#74

Jerry Wheeler

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

Joe Bayer

G 5-11 185 5 Jr. Minden, Neb.
54 Berguin Robert Robert Berguin

Robert Berguin

C 6-0 190 5 Jr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
81 Braley Jack Jack Braley

Jack Braley

E 6-2 180 7 Sr. Miles City, Mont.
35 Brown Jerry Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown

FB 5-10 190 3 So. Minden, Neb.
80 Butherus LeRoy LeRoy Butherus

LeRoy Butherus

E 6-0 175 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
37 Cifra George George Cifra

George Cifra

FB 6-0 200 5 Jr. Turtle Creek, Pa.
36 Coffey William William Coffey

William Coffey

FB 5-9 190 3 So. Stamford, Neb.
42 Comstock Don Don Comstock

Don Comstock

HB 6-0 185 5 Jr. Scottsbluff, Neb.
75 Cook Richard Richard Cook

Richard Cook

T 6-4 210 3 So. Rock Rapids, Iowa
89 Cupper Robert Robert Cupper

Robert Cupper

E 6-3 200 3 So. Monessen, Pa.
16 Edwards John John Edwards

John Edwards

FB 6-2 185 7 Sr. North Platte, Neb.
87 Edwards William William Edwards

William Edwards

E 5-11 185 3 So. Wahoo, Neb.
24 Englert Gordon Gordon Englert

Gordon Englert

QB 6-0 180 5 Jr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
25 Erway Don Don Erway

Don Erway

QB 6-1 180 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
26 Fischer Rex Rex Fischer

Rex Fischer

QB 5-8 160 7 Sr. Oakland, Neb.
71 Fleming Jack Jack Fleming

Jack Fleming

T 6-2 210 5 Jr. Kimball, Neb.
69 George Leo Leo George

Leo George

G 5-11 180 3 So. Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
47 Greenlaw William William Greenlaw

William Greenlaw

HB 5-11 185 5 Jr. Portland, Maine
38 Haman Gene Gene Haman

Gene Haman

FB 6-0 190 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
43 Harris Sylvester Sylvester Harris

Sylvester Harris

HB 6-2 180 7 Sr. Kansas City, Mo.
27 Harshman George George Harshman

George Harshman

QB 6-0 180 3 So. Dickerson Run, Pa.
72 Hawkins William William Hawkins

William Hawkins

T 6-2 210 3 So. Beatrice, Neb.
84 Hewitt Don Don Hewitt

Don Hewitt

E 6-2 180 7 Sr. Des Moines, Iowa
83 Howerter Stuart Stuart Howerter

Stuart Howerter

E 6-0 180 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
44 Johnson Harry Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson

HB 5-10 170 5 Jr. Valley, Neb.
63 Jones Larry Larry Jones

Larry Jones

G 6-2 200 5 Jr. Sidney, Neb.
64 Kampe Lester Lester Kampe

Lester Kampe

G 6-0 200 3 So. Red Oak, Iowa
82 Kleiber Dick Dick Kleiber

Dick Kleiber

E 6-3 185 3 So. Hastings, Neb.
73 Klein Arthur Arthur Klein

Arthur Klein

T 6-0 205 3 So. Plymouth, Pa.
66 Lair Gale Gale Lair

Gale Lair

G 5-11 190 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb.
86 Lux Dean Dean Lux

Dean Lux

E 6-4 175 7 Sr. North Bend, Neb.
77 Lyall Bob Bob Lyall

Bob Lyall

T 6-2 200 3 So. Richland, Wash.
30 Martin Lyle Lyle Martin

Lyle Martin

HB 5-10 160 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
85 McWilliams Jon Jon McWilliams

Jon McWilliams

E 6-0 175 7 Sr. Sidney, Neb.
78 Moore Richard Richard Moore

Richard Moore

T 6-2 195 7 Sr. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
67 Murphy James James Murphy

James Murphy

G 5-11 185 5 Jr. Columbus, Neb.
45 Nappi Frank Frank Nappi

Frank Nappi

HB 5-10 170 3 So. Portland, Maine
70 Neal Richard Richard Neal

Richard Neal

T 6-3 200 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
19 Pickering Farley Farley Pickering

Farley Pickering

HB 6-1 165 3 So. Junction City, Kan.
55 Post Doran Doran Post

Doran Post

C 6-0 180 5 Jr. Shelton, Neb.
56 Prusia Dick Dick Prusia

Dick Prusia

C 6-0 185 3 So. Franklin, Neb.
65 Pugsley Jack Jack Pugsley

Jack Pugsley

G 6-0 180 3 So. Jay Em, Wyo.
79 Rhoda Donald Donald Rhoda

Donald Rhoda

T 6-2 210 3 So. York, Neb.
68 Sadowski Joe Joe Sadowski

Joe Sadowski

G 6-0 200 3 So. Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
46 Sandage Gene Gene Sandage

Gene Sandage

HB 5-10 165 3 So. Sioux City, Iowa (Heelan)
32 Scherer Leo Leo Scherer

Leo Scherer

HB 5-10 165 7 Sr. North Platte, Neb.
51 Stewart Merle Merle Stewart

Merle Stewart

G 6-0 190 3 So. Fairfield, Iowa
62 Taylor William William Taylor

William Taylor

G 5-10 185 7 Sr. North Platte, Neb.
50 Torczon LaVerne LaVerne Torczon

LaVerne Torczon

C 6-2 205 5 Jr. Platte Center, Neb.
74 Wheeler Jerry Jerry Wheeler

Jerry Wheeler

T 6-0 210 3 So. Milan, Ill.


NU Football - 1955 Coaches

Bill Glassford

Bill Glassford
 - Head Coach