Coach Pete Elliott ----
4-6 (3-3 Big Seven)
Coach Pete Elliott ---- 4-6 (3-3 Big Seven)
NU Football - 1956 Roster
Larry Adkins
#61
Larry Adkins
5'10"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
John Arnost
#21
John Arnost
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Menominee, Mich.
Robert Berguin
#54
Robert Berguin
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Claire Boroff
#40
Claire Boroff
5'7"  172 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Jerry Brown
#35
Jerry Brown
5'11"  196 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Minden, Neb.
Clarence Cook
#80
Clarence Cook
6'4"  215 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: McCook, Neb.
Bennie Dillard
#31
Bennie Dillard
5'7"  159 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, Texas
Melvin Dohrman
#70
Melvin Dohrman
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Kearney, Neb.
William Edwards
#87
William Edwards
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb.
John Elacqua
#81
John Elacqua
6'3"  210 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Rensselaer, N.Y.
Gordon Englert
#24
Gordon Englert
6'1"  172 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Ernest English
#72
Ernest English
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: New Orleans, La.
Don Erway
#25
Don Erway
6'1"  191 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Jack Fleming
#71
Jack Fleming
6'3"  225 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Kimball, Neb.
William Dean Flock
#41
William Dean Flock
6'0"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Ord, Neb.
Leo George
#42
Leo George
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
William Greenlaw
#47
William Greenlaw
5'11"  192 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Gene Haman
#38
Gene Haman
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
George Harshman
#27
George Harshman
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dickerson Run, Pa.
Joseph Hart
#73
Joseph Hart
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Concord, N.H.
William Hawkins
#32
William Hawkins
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
Marlin Hilding
#88
Marlin Hilding
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa
Don Hinkle
#64
Don Hinkle
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Beaver City, Neb.
Stuart Howerter
#83
Stuart Howerter
6'1"  179 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Larry Jones
#63
Larry Jones
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Lester Kampe
#77
Lester Kampe
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa
Richard King
#50
Richard King
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: West Baden, Pa.
Max Kitzelman
#74
Max Kitzelman
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Dick Kleiber
#79
Dick Kleiber
6'3"  197 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb.
Arthur Klein
#65
Arthur Klein
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Plymouth, Pa.
Richard Klingaman
#75
Richard Klingaman
6'4"  218 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Mitchell, S.D.
Roger Krhounek
#33
Roger Krhounek
5'11"  163 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Michael Lee
#82
Michael Lee
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Richard Lehr
#37
Richard Lehr
5'7"  185 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
Bob Lyall
#51
Bob Lyall
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Richland, Wash.
Lyle Martin
#30
Lyle Martin
5'10"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Dick McCashland
#34
Dick McCashland
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Geneva, Neb.
Howard McVay
#84
Howard McVay
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Ogallala, Neb.
James Murphy
#78
James Murphy
5'11"  189 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
Frank Nappi
#45
Frank Nappi
5'10"  177 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Larry Naviaux
#43
Larry Naviaux
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
Jerry Petersen
#76
Jerry Petersen
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cambridge, Neb.
Darrel Pinkston
#44
Darrel Pinkston
5'11"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Dick Prusia
#85
Dick Prusia
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Franklin, Neb.
Franklin Reeves
#68
Franklin Reeves
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rushville, Neb.
Donald Rhoda
#66
Donald Rhoda
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: York, Neb.
Bill Ritner
#67
Bill Ritner
6'1"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Gene Sandage
#86
Gene Sandage
5'10"  177 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa (Heelan)
Guy Sapp
#52
Guy Sapp
6'2"  175 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Jerry Schoettger
#46
Jerry Schoettger
5'9"  158 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Rushville, Neb.
Roy Stinnett
#22
Roy Stinnett
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Ripley, Tenn.
Douglas Thomas
#36
Douglas Thomas
5'9"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fairbury, Neb.
LaVerne Torczon
#69
LaVerne Torczon
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Platte Center, Neb.
Charles Tsoukalas
#89
Charles Tsoukalas
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Sommerville, Mass.
Jerry Wheeler
#62
Jerry Wheeler
6'1"  240 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Milan, Ill.
Gene Wollenberg
#56
Gene Wollenberg
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Reynolds, Neb.
Dewain Wood
#55
Dewain Wood
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: David City, Neb.
James Yeisley
#39
James Yeisley
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Coin, Iowa
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
61 Adkins Larry Larry Adkins G 5-10 200 3 So. Des Moines, Iowa
21 Arnost John John Arnost QB 6-0 195 5 Jr. Menominee, Mich.
54 Berguin Robert Robert Berguin C 6-0 195 7 Sr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
40 Boroff Claire Claire Boroff HB 5-7 172 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
35 Brown Jerry Jerry Brown FB 5-11 196 5 Jr. Minden, Neb.
80 Cook Clarence Clarence Cook E 6-4 215 3 So. McCook, Neb.
31 Dillard Bennie Bennie Dillard HB 5-7 159 3 So. Mt. Pleasant, Texas
70 Dohrman Melvin Melvin Dohrman T 5-10 190 3 So. Kearney, Neb.
87 Edwards William William Edwards E 6-2 185 5 Jr. Wahoo, Neb.
81 Elacqua John John Elacqua E 6-3 210 3 So. Rensselaer, N.Y.
24 Englert Gordon Gordon Englert QB 6-1 172 7 Sr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
72 English Ernest Ernest English T 6-2 215 3 So. New Orleans, La.
25 Erway Don Don Erway QB 6-1 191 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
71 Fleming Jack Jack Fleming T 6-3 225 99 Unk Kimball, Neb.
41 Flock William Dean William Dean Flock HB 6-0 165 3 So. Ord, Neb.
42 George Leo Leo George HB 5-11 180 5 Jr. Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
47 Greenlaw William William Greenlaw HB 5-11 192 7 Sr. Portland, Maine
38 Haman Gene Gene Haman FB 6-0 185 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
27 Harshman George George Harshman QB 6-0 185 5 Jr. Dickerson Run, Pa.
73 Hart Joseph Joseph Hart T 6-0 205 5 Jr. Concord, N.H.
32 Hawkins William William Hawkins HB 6-2 195 5 Jr. Beatrice, Neb.
88 Hilding Marlin Marlin Hilding E 6-1 190 5 Jr. Red Oak, Iowa
64 Hinkle Don Don Hinkle G 6-0 195 3 So. Beaver City, Neb.
83 Howerter Stuart Stuart Howerter E 6-1 179 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
63 Jones Larry Larry Jones G 6-2 200 5 Jr. Sidney, Neb.
77 Kampe Lester Lester Kampe T 6-0 195 5 Jr. Red Oak, Iowa
50 King Richard Richard King C 5-11 195 3 So. West Baden, Pa.
74 Kitzelman Max Max Kitzelman T 6-3 230 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb.
79 Kleiber Dick Dick Kleiber T 6-3 197 5 Jr. Hastings, Neb.
65 Klein Arthur Arthur Klein G 6-0 200 5 Jr. Plymouth, Pa.
75 Klingaman Richard Richard Klingaman T 6-4 218 3 So. Mitchell, S.D.
33 Krhounek Roger Roger Krhounek HB 5-11 163 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
82 Lee Michael Michael Lee E 5-10 185 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
37 Lehr Richard Richard Lehr FB 5-7 185 5 Jr. Scottsbluff, Neb.
51 Lyall Bob Bob Lyall C 6-2 205 5 Jr. Richland, Wash.
30 Martin Lyle Lyle Martin HB 5-10 165 5 Jr. Grand Island, Neb.
34 McCashland Dick Dick McCashland FB 5-11 195 3 So. Geneva, Neb.
84 McVay Howard Howard McVay E 6-0 190 3 So. Ogallala, Neb.
78 Murphy James James Murphy T 5-11 189 7 Sr. Columbus, Neb.
45 Nappi Frank Frank Nappi HB 5-10 177 5 Jr. Portland, Maine
43 Naviaux Larry Larry Naviaux HB 6-0 180 3 So. Lexington, Neb.
76 Petersen Jerry Jerry Petersen T 6-2 190 5 Jr. Cambridge, Neb.
44 Pinkston Darrel Darrel Pinkston HB 5-11 175 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
85 Prusia Dick Dick Prusia E 6-0 180 5 Jr. Franklin, Neb.
68 Reeves Franklin Franklin Reeves G 6-0 185 5 Jr. Rushville, Neb.
66 Rhoda Donald Donald Rhoda T 6-2 215 5 Jr. York, Neb.
67 Ritner Bill Bill Ritner G 6-1 200 3 So. North Platte, Neb.
86 Sandage Gene Gene Sandage E 5-10 177 5 Jr. Sioux City, Iowa (Heelan)
52 Sapp Guy Guy Sapp C 6-2 175 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
46 Schoettger Jerry Jerry Schoettger HB 5-9 158 3 So. Rushville, Neb.
22 Stinnett Roy Roy Stinnett QB 5-10 175 3 So. Ripley, Tenn.
36 Thomas Douglas Douglas Thomas HB 5-9 175 5 Jr. Fairbury, Neb.
69 Torczon LaVerne LaVerne Torczon G 6-2 185 7 Sr. Platte Center, Neb.
89 Tsoukalas Charles Charles Tsoukalas E 6-2 200 3 So. Sommerville, Mass.
62 Wheeler Jerry Jerry Wheeler G 6-1 240 5 Jr. Milan, Ill.
56 Wollenberg Gene Gene Wollenberg C 6-2 195 5 Jr. Reynolds, Neb.
55 Wood Dewain Dewain Wood E 5-10 175 5 Jr. David City, Neb.
39 Yeisley James James Yeisley FB 6-1 190 7 Sr. Coin, Iowa
NU Football - 1956 Coaches
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