Coach Bill Jennings --
3-6 (2-5 Big Eight)
Coach Bill Jennings -- 3-6 (2-5 Big Eight)
NU Football - 1961 Roster
Corwin Bishop
#63
Corwin Bishop
6'3"  205 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
Ernie Bonistall
#22
Ernie Bonistall
6'2"  188 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Williamsville, N.Y.
6'4"  245 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio (East Tech)
Ulysses Brown
#64
Ulysses Brown
5'9"  186 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio (East Tech)
Richard Callahan
#80
Richard Callahan
5'11"  181 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Dwain Carlson
#62
Dwain Carlson
6'2"  189 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fullerton, Neb.
Patrick Clare
#44
Patrick Clare
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa
6'2"  196 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Robbinsdale, Minn.
Bernie Clay
#41
Bernie Clay
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Quincy, Ill.
Archie Cobb
#73
Archie Cobb
6'4"  244 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Albany, Ga.
6'2"  189 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
Charles Doepke
#81
Charles Doepke
6'1"  183 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa
Larry Donovan
#87
Larry Donovan
6'0"  176 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
Duncan Drum
#53
Duncan Drum
6'0"  202 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Fremont, Neb.
Dallas Dyer
#61
Dallas Dyer
5'9"  181 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
John Faiman, Jr.
#21
John Faiman, Jr.
6'2"  192 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (South)
Allen (Richard) Fischer
#76
Allen (Richard) Fischer
6'0"  217 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Princeton, Minn.
Pat Fisher
#86
Pat Fisher
6'2"  194 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Norfolk, Neb.
Chuck Garner
#55
Chuck Garner
6'0"  181 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb.
Ron Gilbreath
#23
Ron Gilbreath
6'0"  176 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sidney, Neb.
Ronald Griesse
#47
Ronald Griesse
5'11"  184 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Kearney, Neb.
George Haney
#50
George Haney
6'1"  226 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: East Point, Ga.
6'0"  184 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Holdrege, Neb.
LaVane Johnson
#69
LaVane Johnson
5'10"  196 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Eagle, Neb.
Rudy Johnson
#12
Rudy Johnson
5'11"  184 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Arkansas Pass, Texas
Robert Jones
#74
Robert Jones
6'2"  206 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: West Point, Neb.
Monte Kiffin
#77
Monte Kiffin
6'3"  217 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
John Kirby
#68
John Kirby
6'3"  221 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: David City, Neb.
6'1"  207 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Austin, Minn.
Jim Little
#10
Jim Little
5'10"  173 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Noel Martin
#32
Noel Martin
5'11"  192 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clay Center, Kan.
Richard McDaniel
#89
Richard McDaniel
6'2"  204 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Port Arthur, Texas
Ron Meade
#20
Ron Meade
6'0"  172 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Canby, Minn.
Ron Michka
#54
Ron Michka
6'0"  211 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Ed Mitchell
#72
Ed Mitchell
6'4"  245 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Galveston, Texaxs
Steve Olsen
#35
Steve Olsen
5'7"  177 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa
Clarence Osentowski
#78
Clarence Osentowski
6'0"  234 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Ord, Neb.
Warren Powers
#15
Warren Powers
6'0"  181 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo. (Lillis)
Donald Purcell
#82
Donald Purcell
6'1"  194 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Tyrone Robertson
#65
Tyrone Robertson
5'11"  203 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Jed Rood
#66
Jed Rood
6'0"  187 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Willie Ross
#17
Willie Ross
5'11"  192 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Helena, Ark. (Elize Meller)
Patrick Salerno
#88
Patrick Salerno
6'1"  189 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Lyle Sittler
#52
Lyle Sittler
6'0"  206 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Crete, Neb.
Maynard Smidt
#42
Maynard Smidt
6'0"  176 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb.
Donald Stevenson
#79
Donald Stevenson
6'3"  260 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Steelton, Pa.
Dennis Stuewe
#16
Dennis Stuewe
6'0"  179 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hamburg, Minn.
Cal Stukel
#43
Cal Stukel
5'10"  176 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Gregory, S.D.
Bill Thornton
#30
Bill Thornton
6'0"  191 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio (Libbey)
6'1"  210 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
Larry Tomlinson
#83
Larry Tomlinson
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: O'Neill, Neb. (St. Mary's)
Gary Toogood
#67
Gary Toogood
6'2"  206 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
Lloyd Voss
#71
Lloyd Voss
6'3"  214 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Magnolia, Minn.
Gene Ward
#45
Gene Ward
5'10"  183 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa
Pete Williams
#48
Pete Williams
5'10"  191 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
Gene Young
#31
Gene Young
6'2"  208 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio (Glenville)
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
63 Bishop Corwin Corwin Bishop LG 6-3 205 3 So. Wichita, Kan.
22 Bonistall Ernie Ernie Bonistall QB 6-2 188 5 Jr. Williamsville, N.Y.
70 Brown Robert Robert Brown RT 6-4 245 3 So. Cleveland, Ohio (East Tech)
64 Brown Ulysses Ulysses Brown LG 5-9 186 3 So. Cleveland, Ohio (East Tech)
80 Callahan Richard Richard Callahan E 5-11 181 3 So. Sioux Falls, S.D.
62 Carlson Dwain Dwain Carlson LG 6-2 189 5 Jr. Fullerton, Neb.
44 Clare Patrick Patrick Clare HB 6-0 190 7 Sr. Sioux City, Iowa
24 Claridge Dennis Dennis Claridge QB 6-2 196 3 So. Robbinsdale, Minn.
41 Clay Bernie Bernie Clay HB 6-1 190 5 Jr. Quincy, Ill.
73 Cobb Archie Archie Cobb RT 6-4 244 5 Jr. Albany, Ga.
33 Comstock William William Comstock FB 6-2 189 5 Jr. Scottsbluff, Neb.
81 Doepke Charles Charles Doepke E 6-1 183 3 So. Waterloo, Iowa
87 Donovan Larry Larry Donovan E 6-0 176 5 Jr. Scottsbluff, Neb.
53 Drum Duncan Duncan Drum C 6-0 202 3 So. Fremont, Neb.
61 Dyer Dallas Dallas Dyer LG 5-9 181 7 Sr. Lexington, Neb.
21 Faiman John John Faiman, Jr. QB 6-2 192 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (South)
76 Fischer Allen (Richard) Allen (Richard) Fischer RT 6-0 217 5 Jr. Princeton, Minn.
86 Fisher Pat Pat Fisher E 6-2 194 3 So. Norfolk, Neb.
55 Garner Chuck Chuck Garner C 6-0 181 3 So. Cozad, Neb.
23 Gilbreath Ron Ron Gilbreath QB 6-0 176 3 So. Sidney, Neb.
47 Griesse Ronald Ronald Griesse RG 5-11 184 3 So. Kearney, Neb.
50 Haney George George Haney C 6-1 226 7 Sr. East Point, Ga.
85 Huge James James Huge E 6-0 184 5 Jr. Holdrege, Neb.
69 Johnson LaVane LaVane Johnson RG 5-10 196 3 So. Eagle, Neb.
12 Johnson Rudy Rudy Johnson HB 5-11 184 3 So. Arkansas Pass, Texas
74 Jones Robert Robert Jones LT 6-2 206 5 Jr. West Point, Neb.
77 Kiffin Monte Monte Kiffin LT 6-3 217 3 So. Lexington, Neb.
68 Kirby John John Kirby LG 6-3 221 3 So. David City, Neb.
75 Kramer Larry Larry Kramer LT 6-1 207 3 So. Austin, Minn.
10 Little Jim Jim Little QB 5-10 173 3 So. Grand Island, Neb.
32 Martin Noel Noel Martin FB 5-11 192 7 Sr. Clay Center, Kan.
89 McDaniel Richard Richard McDaniel E 6-2 204 7 Sr. Port Arthur, Texas
20 Meade Ron Ron Meade QB 6-0 172 7 Sr. Canby, Minn.
54 Michka Ron Ron Michka C 6-0 211 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
72 Mitchell Ed Ed Mitchell LT 6-4 245 3 So. Galveston, Texaxs
35 Olsen Steve Steve Olsen FB 5-7 177 3 So. Sioux City, Iowa
78 Osentowski Clarence Clarence Osentowski RT 6-0 234 3 So. Ord, Neb.
15 Powers Warren Warren Powers HB 6-0 181 5 Jr. Kansas City, Mo. (Lillis)
82 Purcell Donald Donald Purcell E 6-1 194 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
65 Robertson Tyrone Tyrone Robertson RG 5-11 203 5 Jr. Toledo, Ohio
66 Rood Jed Jed Rood RG 6-0 187 5 Jr. Columbus, Ohio
17 Ross Willie Willie Ross HB 5-11 192 3 So. Helena, Ark. (Elize Meller)
88 Salerno Patrick Patrick Salerno E 6-1 189 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
52 Sittler Lyle Lyle Sittler C 6-0 206 3 So. Crete, Neb.
42 Smidt Maynard Maynard Smidt HB 6-0 176 3 So. Cozad, Neb.
79 Stevenson Donald Donald Stevenson RT 6-3 260 5 Jr. Steelton, Pa.
16 Stuewe Dennis Dennis Stuewe HB 6-0 179 5 Jr. Hamburg, Minn.
43 Stukel Cal Cal Stukel HB 5-10 176 3 So. Gregory, S.D.
30 Thornton Bill Bill Thornton HB 6-0 191 5 Jr. Toledo, Ohio (Libbey)
51 Tingelhoff Mick Mick Tingelhoff C 6-1 210 7 Sr. Lexington, Neb.
83 Tomlinson Larry Larry Tomlinson E 6-1 195 5 Jr. O'Neill, Neb. (St. Mary's)
67 Toogood Gary Gary Toogood RG 6-2 206 7 Sr. Reno, Nev.
71 Voss Lloyd Lloyd Voss RT 6-3 214 3 So. Magnolia, Minn.
45 Ward Gene Gene Ward FB 5-10 183 7 Sr. Glenwood, Iowa
48 Williams Pete Pete Williams RG 5-10 191 3 So. Dayton, Ohio
31 Young Gene Gene Young FB 6-2 208 3 So. Cleveland, Ohio (Glenville)
NU Football - 1961 Coaches
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