Coach Pete Elliott ----
4-6 (3-3 Big Seven)
Coach Pete Elliott ---- 4-6 (3-3 Big Seven)

NU Football - 1956 Roster

NU Football - 1956 Players

Larry Adkins
#61

Larry Adkins

Larry Adkins
5'10"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
John Arnost
#21

John Arnost

John Arnost
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Menominee, Mich.
Robert Berguin
#54

Robert Berguin

Robert Berguin
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Claire Boroff
#40

Claire Boroff

Claire Boroff
5'7"  172 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Jerry Brown
#35

Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown
5'11"  196 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Minden, Neb.
Clarence Cook
#80

Clarence Cook

Clarence Cook
6'4"  215 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: McCook, Neb.
Bennie Dillard
#31

Bennie Dillard

Bennie Dillard
5'7"  159 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, Texas
Melvin Dohrman
#70

Melvin Dohrman

Melvin Dohrman
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Kearney, Neb.
William Edwards
#87

William Edwards

William Edwards
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb.
John Elacqua
#81

John Elacqua

John Elacqua
6'3"  210 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Rensselaer, N.Y.
Gordon Englert
#24

Gordon Englert

Gordon Englert
6'1"  172 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Ernest English
#72

Ernest English

Ernest English
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: New Orleans, La.
Don Erway
#25

Don Erway

Don Erway
6'1"  191 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Jack Fleming
#71

Jack Fleming

Jack Fleming
6'3"  225 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Unk
Hometown: Kimball, Neb.
William Dean Flock
#41

William Dean Flock

William Dean Flock
6'0"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Ord, Neb.
Leo George
#42

Leo George

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

William Greenlaw

William Greenlaw
5'11"  192 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Gene Haman
#38

Gene Haman

Gene Haman
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
George Harshman
#27

George Harshman

George Harshman
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dickerson Run, Pa.
Joseph Hart
#73

Joseph Hart

Joseph Hart
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Concord, N.H.
William Hawkins
#32

William Hawkins

William Hawkins
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
Marlin Hilding
#88

Marlin Hilding

Marlin Hilding
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa
Don Hinkle
#64

Don Hinkle

Don Hinkle
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Beaver City, Neb.
Stuart Howerter
#83

Stuart Howerter

Stuart Howerter
6'1"  179 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Larry Jones
#63

Larry Jones

Larry Jones
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Lester Kampe
#77

Lester Kampe

Lester Kampe
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa
Richard King
#50

Richard King

Richard King
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: West Baden, Pa.
Max Kitzelman
#74

Max Kitzelman

Max Kitzelman
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Dick Kleiber
#79

Dick Kleiber

Dick Kleiber
6'3"  197 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb.
Arthur Klein
#65

Arthur Klein

Arthur Klein
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Plymouth, Pa.
Richard Klingaman
#75

Richard Klingaman

Richard Klingaman
6'4"  218 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Mitchell, S.D.
Roger Krhounek
#33

Roger Krhounek

Roger Krhounek
5'11"  163 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Michael Lee
#82

Michael Lee

Michael Lee
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Richard Lehr
#37

Richard Lehr

Richard Lehr
5'7"  185 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
Bob Lyall
#51

Bob Lyall

Bob Lyall
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Richland, Wash.
Lyle Martin
#30

Lyle Martin

Lyle Martin
5'10"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Dick McCashland
#34

Dick McCashland

Dick McCashland
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Geneva, Neb.
Howard McVay
#84

Howard McVay

Howard McVay
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Ogallala, Neb.
James Murphy
#78

James Murphy

James Murphy
5'11"  189 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
Frank Nappi
#45

Frank Nappi

Frank Nappi
5'10"  177 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Larry Naviaux
#43

Larry Naviaux

Larry Naviaux
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
Jerry Petersen
#76

Jerry Petersen

Jerry Petersen
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cambridge, Neb.
Darrel Pinkston
#44

Darrel Pinkston

Darrel Pinkston
5'11"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Dick Prusia
#85

Dick Prusia

Dick Prusia
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Franklin, Neb.
Franklin Reeves
#68

Franklin Reeves

Franklin Reeves
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rushville, Neb.
Donald Rhoda
#66

Donald Rhoda

Donald Rhoda
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: York, Neb.
Bill Ritner
#67

Bill Ritner

Bill Ritner
6'1"  200 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Gene Sandage
#86

Gene Sandage

Gene Sandage
5'10"  177 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa (Heelan)
Guy Sapp
#52

Guy Sapp

Guy Sapp
6'2"  175 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Jerry Schoettger
#46

Jerry Schoettger

Jerry Schoettger
5'9"  158 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Rushville, Neb.
Roy Stinnett
#22

Roy Stinnett

Roy Stinnett
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Ripley, Tenn.
Douglas Thomas
#36

Douglas Thomas

Douglas Thomas
5'9"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fairbury, Neb.
LaVerne Torczon
#69

LaVerne Torczon

LaVerne Torczon
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Platte Center, Neb.
Charles Tsoukalas
#89

Charles Tsoukalas

Charles Tsoukalas
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Sommerville, Mass.
Jerry Wheeler
#62

Jerry Wheeler

Jerry Wheeler
6'1"  240 lbs
Position: Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Milan, Ill.
Gene Wollenberg
#56

Gene Wollenberg

Gene Wollenberg
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Reynolds, Neb.
Dewain Wood
#55

Dewain Wood

Dewain Wood
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: David City, Neb.
James Yeisley
#39

James Yeisley

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

Larry Adkins

G 5-10 200 3 So. Des Moines, Iowa
21 Arnost John John Arnost

John Arnost

QB 6-0 195 5 Jr. Menominee, Mich.
54 Berguin Robert Robert Berguin

Robert Berguin

C 6-0 195 7 Sr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
40 Boroff Claire Claire Boroff

Claire Boroff

HB 5-7 172 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
35 Brown Jerry Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown

FB 5-11 196 5 Jr. Minden, Neb.
80 Cook Clarence Clarence Cook

Clarence Cook

E 6-4 215 3 So. McCook, Neb.
31 Dillard Bennie Bennie Dillard

Bennie Dillard

HB 5-7 159 3 So. Mt. Pleasant, Texas
70 Dohrman Melvin Melvin Dohrman

Melvin Dohrman

T 5-10 190 3 So. Kearney, Neb.
87 Edwards William William Edwards

William Edwards

E 6-2 185 5 Jr. Wahoo, Neb.
81 Elacqua John John Elacqua

John Elacqua

E 6-3 210 3 So. Rensselaer, N.Y.
24 Englert Gordon Gordon Englert

Gordon Englert

QB 6-1 172 7 Sr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
72 English Ernest Ernest English

Ernest English

T 6-2 215 3 So. New Orleans, La.
25 Erway Don Don Erway

Don Erway

QB 6-1 191 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
71 Fleming Jack Jack Fleming

Jack Fleming

T 6-3 225 99 Unk Kimball, Neb.
41 Flock William Dean William Dean Flock

William Dean Flock

HB 6-0 165 3 So. Ord, Neb.
42 George Leo Leo George

Leo George

HB 5-11 180 5 Jr. Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
47 Greenlaw William William Greenlaw

William Greenlaw

HB 5-11 192 7 Sr. Portland, Maine
38 Haman Gene Gene Haman

Gene Haman

FB 6-0 185 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
27 Harshman George George Harshman

George Harshman

QB 6-0 185 5 Jr. Dickerson Run, Pa.
73 Hart Joseph Joseph Hart

Joseph Hart

T 6-0 205 5 Jr. Concord, N.H.
32 Hawkins William William Hawkins

William Hawkins

HB 6-2 195 5 Jr. Beatrice, Neb.
88 Hilding Marlin Marlin Hilding

Marlin Hilding

E 6-1 190 5 Jr. Red Oak, Iowa
64 Hinkle Don Don Hinkle

Don Hinkle

G 6-0 195 3 So. Beaver City, Neb.
83 Howerter Stuart Stuart Howerter

Stuart Howerter

E 6-1 179 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
63 Jones Larry Larry Jones

Larry Jones

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

Lester Kampe

T 6-0 195 5 Jr. Red Oak, Iowa
50 King Richard Richard King

Richard King

C 5-11 195 3 So. West Baden, Pa.
74 Kitzelman Max Max Kitzelman

Max Kitzelman

T 6-3 230 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb.
79 Kleiber Dick Dick Kleiber

Dick Kleiber

T 6-3 197 5 Jr. Hastings, Neb.
65 Klein Arthur Arthur Klein

Arthur Klein

G 6-0 200 5 Jr. Plymouth, Pa.
75 Klingaman Richard Richard Klingaman

Richard Klingaman

T 6-4 218 3 So. Mitchell, S.D.
33 Krhounek Roger Roger Krhounek

Roger Krhounek

HB 5-11 163 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
82 Lee Michael Michael Lee

Michael Lee

E 5-10 185 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
37 Lehr Richard Richard Lehr

Richard Lehr

FB 5-7 185 5 Jr. Scottsbluff, Neb.
51 Lyall Bob Bob Lyall

Bob Lyall

C 6-2 205 5 Jr. Richland, Wash.
30 Martin Lyle Lyle Martin

Lyle Martin

HB 5-10 165 5 Jr. Grand Island, Neb.
34 McCashland Dick Dick McCashland

Dick McCashland

FB 5-11 195 3 So. Geneva, Neb.
84 McVay Howard Howard McVay

Howard McVay

E 6-0 190 3 So. Ogallala, Neb.
78 Murphy James James Murphy

James Murphy

T 5-11 189 7 Sr. Columbus, Neb.
45 Nappi Frank Frank Nappi

Frank Nappi

HB 5-10 177 5 Jr. Portland, Maine
43 Naviaux Larry Larry Naviaux

Larry Naviaux

HB 6-0 180 3 So. Lexington, Neb.
76 Petersen Jerry Jerry Petersen

Jerry Petersen

T 6-2 190 5 Jr. Cambridge, Neb.
44 Pinkston Darrel Darrel Pinkston

Darrel Pinkston

HB 5-11 175 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
85 Prusia Dick Dick Prusia

Dick Prusia

E 6-0 180 5 Jr. Franklin, Neb.
68 Reeves Franklin Franklin Reeves

Franklin Reeves

G 6-0 185 5 Jr. Rushville, Neb.
66 Rhoda Donald Donald Rhoda

Donald Rhoda

T 6-2 215 5 Jr. York, Neb.
67 Ritner Bill Bill Ritner

Bill Ritner

G 6-1 200 3 So. North Platte, Neb.
86 Sandage Gene Gene Sandage

Gene Sandage

E 5-10 177 5 Jr. Sioux City, Iowa (Heelan)
52 Sapp Guy Guy Sapp

Guy Sapp

C 6-2 175 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
46 Schoettger Jerry Jerry Schoettger

Jerry Schoettger

HB 5-9 158 3 So. Rushville, Neb.
22 Stinnett Roy Roy Stinnett

Roy Stinnett

QB 5-10 175 3 So. Ripley, Tenn.
36 Thomas Douglas Douglas Thomas

Douglas Thomas

HB 5-9 175 5 Jr. Fairbury, Neb.
69 Torczon LaVerne LaVerne Torczon

LaVerne Torczon

G 6-2 185 7 Sr. Platte Center, Neb.
89 Tsoukalas Charles Charles Tsoukalas

Charles Tsoukalas

E 6-2 200 3 So. Sommerville, Mass.
62 Wheeler Jerry Jerry Wheeler

Jerry Wheeler

G 6-1 240 5 Jr. Milan, Ill.
56 Wollenberg Gene Gene Wollenberg

Gene Wollenberg

C 6-2 195 5 Jr. Reynolds, Neb.
55 Wood Dewain Dewain Wood

Dewain Wood

E 5-10 175 5 Jr. David City, Neb.
39 Yeisley James James Yeisley

James Yeisley

FB 6-1 190 7 Sr. Coin, Iowa


NU Football - 1956 Coaches

Pete Elliott

Pete Elliott
 - Head Coach