Coach Bill Jennings --
4-6 (2-4 Big Seven)
Coach Bill Jennings -- 4-6 (2-4 Big Seven)
NU Football - 1959 Roster
Tim Barnes
#50
Tim Barnes
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (North)
Bill Bohanan
#34
Bill Bohanan
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Corsicana, Texas
John Bond
#86
John Bond
6'0"  181 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Missouri Valley, Iowa
Roger Brede
#16
Roger Brede
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ainsworth, Neb.
Phil Case
#84
Phil Case
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Tekamah, Neb.
Patrick Clare
#44
Patrick Clare
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa
Roger Cole
#75
Roger Cole
6'4"  200 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Granite Falls, Minn.
Jack Conger
#33
Jack Conger
5'11"  182 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Aurora, Neb.
Darrell Cooper
#55
Darrell Cooper
5'11"  215 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ft. Worth, Texas
Dean Cozine
#23
Dean Cozine
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Ft. Worth, Texas
Ken Dostal
#38
Ken Dostal
6'5"  225 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Scribner, Neb.
Jerold Dragoo
#41
Jerold Dragoo
5'7"  155 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Fairbury, Neb.
Duane DuBois
#72
Duane DuBois
6'3"  220 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Dallas Dyer
#43
Dallas Dyer
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
Russell Edeal
#74
Russell Edeal
6'1"  219 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Overton, Neb.
Mike Eger
#80
Mike Eger
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: South Bend, Ind.
Dennis Emanuel
#61
Dennis Emanuel
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Position: Left Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Bend, Neb.
5'9"  166 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
Allen (Richard) Fischer
#64
Allen (Richard) Fischer
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Princeton, Minn.
Donald Fricke
#37
Donald Fricke
6'0"  193 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb.
Joe Gacusana
#79
Joe Gacusana
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Ron Gilbreath
#22
Ron Gilbreath
5'11"  170 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
George Haney
#71
George Haney
6'1"  225 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: East Point, Ga.
Roger Hansen
#42
Roger Hansen
6'3"  190 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa
Don Heldt
#73
Don Heldt
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Lisco, Neb.
Fred Henning
#10
Fred Henning
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Don Houser
#69
Don Houser
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Holdrege, Neb.
Tom Jacob
#83
Tom Jacob
6'0"  170 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Mendota, Ill.
Leon Janovy
#47
Leon Janovy
6'4"  220 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: David City, Neb.
Robert Kitchen
#52
Robert Kitchen
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: McCook, Neb.
Richard Kosier
#63
Richard Kosier
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Watertown, S.D.
Thomas Kramer
#24
Thomas Kramer
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Concord, Calif.
Jim Lafleur
#46
Jim Lafleur
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Madison, Neb.
John Marman
#36
John Marman
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sidney, Mont.
Noel Martin
#32
Noel Martin
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Clay Center, Kan.
Max Martz
#12
Max Martz
6'2"  191 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
Richard McDaniel
#89
Richard McDaniel
6'3"  205 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Port Arthur, Texas
6'3"  209 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Ron Meade
#20
Ron Meade
6'0"  170 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Canby, Minn.
Duane Mongerson
#76
Duane Mongerson
6'4"  206 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
James Moore
#54
James Moore
6'0"  188 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Bruce O'Callaghan
#19
Bruce O'Callaghan
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (North)
Steve Olsen
#35
Steve Olsen
5'7"  174 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa
Don Olson
#66
Don Olson
6'3"  215 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
John Ponsiego
#68
John Ponsiego
5'9"  185 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. (Mendel Catholic)
Warren Powers
#15
Warren Powers
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo. (Lillis)
Donald Purcell
#82
Donald Purcell
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Jim Raschke
#77
Jim Raschke
6'3"  220 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (North)
Jack Renfroe
#61
Jack Renfroe
6'3"  205 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Dave Roberts
#39
Dave Roberts
6'0"  196 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Longview, Wash.
Jed Rood
#65
Jed Rood
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Joe Rutigliano
#17
Joe Rutigliano
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Patrick Salerno
#88
Patrick Salerno
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Guy Sapp
#81
Guy Sapp
6'2"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Dale Siemer
#67
Dale Siemer
5'8"  190 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Denison, Iowa
Jon Skaug
#18
Jon Skaug
5'11"  183 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
Frank Stamm
#48
Frank Stamm
5'10"  200 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Benkelman, Neb.
Dennis Stuewe
#11
Dennis Stuewe
6'0"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Hamburg, Minn.
Dave Sundberg
#13
Dave Sundberg
6'3"  210 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Red Wing, Minn.
6'1"  210 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
Harry Tolly
#21
Harry Tolly
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Platte, Neb.
Bill Tuning
#87
Bill Tuning
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Arcadia, Neb.
Ron Wallick
#53
Ron Wallick
5'9"  185 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Gene Ward
#45
Gene Ward
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa
Allen Wellman
#70
Allen Wellman
6'3"  220 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: DeSmet, S.D.
Clay White
#14
Clay White
5'9"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Carroll Zaruba
#31
Carroll Zaruba
5'9"  194 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fullerton, Neb.
LeRoy Zentic
#62
LeRoy Zentic
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rock Island, Ill.
LeRay Zierke
#49
LeRay Zierke
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Pierce, Neb.
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
50 Barnes Tim Tim Barnes C 6-0 190 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (North)
34 Bohanan Bill Bill Bohanan E 5-11 185 7 Sr. Corsicana, Texas
86 Bond John John Bond E 6-0 181 5 Jr. Missouri Valley, Iowa
16 Brede Roger Roger Brede E 6-0 175 7 Sr. Ainsworth, Neb.
84 Case Phil Phil Case E 6-1 195 3 So. Tekamah, Neb.
44 Clare Patrick Patrick Clare HB 6-0 195 3 So. Sioux City, Iowa
75 Cole Roger Roger Cole LT 6-4 200 3 So. Granite Falls, Minn.
33 Conger Jack Jack Conger FB 5-11 182 3 So. Aurora, Neb.
55 Cooper Darrell Darrell Cooper C 5-11 215 5 Jr. Ft. Worth, Texas
23 Cozine Dean Dean Cozine QB 5-10 175 3 So. Ft. Worth, Texas
38 Dostal Ken Ken Dostal LT 6-5 225 3 So. Scribner, Neb.
41 Dragoo Jerold Jerold Dragoo HB 5-7 155 3 So. Fairbury, Neb.
72 DuBois Duane Duane DuBois RT 6-3 220 3 So. Niagara Falls, N.Y.
43 Dyer Dallas Dallas Dyer HB 5-10 175 3 So. Lexington, Neb.
74 Edeal Russell Russell Edeal LT 6-1 219 5 Jr. Overton, Neb.
80 Eger Mike Mike Eger E 6-2 195 5 Jr. South Bend, Ind.
61 Emanuel Dennis Dennis Emanuel LG - 7 Sr. North Bend, Neb.
40 Fischer Pat Pat Fischer HB 5-9 166 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
64 Fischer Allen (Richard) Allen (Richard) Fischer RG 6-2 215 3 So. Princeton, Minn.
37 Fricke Donald Donald Fricke FB 6-0 193 5 Jr. Hastings, Neb.
79 Gacusana Joe Joe Gacusana RT 6-2 205 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb.
22 Gilbreath Ron Ron Gilbreath QB 5-11 170 3 So. Sidney, Neb.
71 Haney George George Haney LT 6-1 225 3 So. East Point, Ga.
42 Hansen Roger Roger Hansen LT 6-3 190 3 So. Sioux City, Iowa
73 Heldt Don Don Heldt RT 6-0 205 3 So. Lisco, Neb.
10 Henning Fred Fred Henning QB 6-0 180 3 So. Toledo, Ohio
69 Houser Don Don Houser LG 6-1 190 3 So. Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
85 Huge James James Huge E 6-0 185 3 So. Holdrege, Neb.
83 Jacob Tom Tom Jacob E 6-0 170 3 So. Mendota, Ill.
47 Janovy Leon Leon Janovy RT 6-4 220 5 Jr. David City, Neb.
52 Kitchen Robert Robert Kitchen C 6-0 180 5 Jr. McCook, Neb.
63 Kosier Richard Richard Kosier RG 5-10 185 5 Jr. Watertown, S.D.
24 Kramer Thomas Thomas Kramer QB 5-11 185 7 Sr. Concord, Calif.
46 Lafleur Jim Jim Lafleur LG 5-11 195 7 Sr. Madison, Neb.
36 Marman John John Marman HB 6-1 190 3 So. Sidney, Mont.
32 Martin Noel Noel Martin FB 5-11 195 3 So. Clay Center, Kan.
12 Martz Max Max Martz E 6-2 191 7 Sr. Beatrice, Neb.
89 McDaniel Richard Richard McDaniel E 6-3 205 3 So. Port Arthur, Texas
78 McDole Ron Ron McDole RT 6-3 209 5 Jr. Toledo, Ohio
20 Meade Ron Ron Meade QB 6-0 170 3 So. Canby, Minn.
76 Mongerson Duane Duane Mongerson LT 6-4 206 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
54 Moore James James Moore C 6-0 188 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
19 O'Callaghan Bruce Bruce O'Callaghan C 5-10 175 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (North)
35 Olsen Steve Steve Olsen FB 5-7 174 3 So. Sioux City, Iowa
66 Olson Don Don Olson LG 6-3 215 5 Jr. Grand Island, Neb.
68 Ponsiego John John Ponsiego LG 5-9 185 7 Sr. Chicago, Ill. (Mendel Catholic)
15 Powers Warren Warren Powers HB 6-0 175 3 So. Kansas City, Mo. (Lillis)
82 Purcell Donald Donald Purcell E 6-1 185 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
77 Raschke Jim Jim Raschke LT 6-3 220 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (North)
61 Renfroe Jack Jack Renfroe RT 6-3 205 3 So. North Platte, Neb.
39 Roberts Dave Dave Roberts FB 6-0 196 3 So. Longview, Wash.
65 Rood Jed Jed Rood RG 6-0 185 3 So. Columbus, Ohio
17 Rutigliano Joe Joe Rutigliano QB 5-11 185 3 So. Brooklyn, N.Y.
88 Salerno Patrick Patrick Salerno E 6-1 185 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
81 Sapp Guy Guy Sapp E 6-2 175 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb.
67 Siemer Dale Dale Siemer RG 5-8 190 7 Sr. Denison, Iowa
18 Skaug Jon Jon Skaug LG 5-11 183 3 So. Kansas City, Mo.
48 Stamm Frank Frank Stamm LG 5-10 200 3 So. Benkelman, Neb.
11 Stuewe Dennis Dennis Stuewe HB 6-0 170 3 So. Hamburg, Minn.
13 Sundberg Dave Dave Sundberg LT 6-3 210 3 So. Red Wing, Minn.
51 Tingelhoff Mick Mick Tingelhoff C 6-1 210 3 So. Lexington, Neb.
21 Tolly Harry Harry Tolly QB 6-1 195 7 Sr. North Platte, Neb.
87 Tuning Bill Bill Tuning E 6-1 190 7 Sr. Arcadia, Neb.
53 Wallick Ron Ron Wallick C 5-9 185 3 So. Lincoln, Neb.
45 Ward Gene Gene Ward HB 5-11 180 3 So. Glenwood, Iowa
70 Wellman Allen Allen Wellman RT 6-3 220 5 Jr. DeSmet, S.D.
14 White Clay Clay White HB 5-9 175 5 Jr. Toledo, Ohio
31 Zaruba Carroll Carroll Zaruba FB 5-9 194 7 Sr. Fullerton, Neb.
62 Zentic LeRoy LeRoy Zentic RG 5-11 190 7 Sr. Rock Island, Ill.
49 Zierke LeRay LeRay Zierke RT 6-0 200 3 So. Pierce, Neb.
NU Football - 1959 Coaches
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