Coach Bob Devaney 9-2 (5-2 Big Eight) -- Gotham Bowl
Coach Bob Devaney 9-2 (5-2 Big Eight) -- Gotham Bowl

NU Football - 1962 Roster

NU Football - 1962 Players

James Baffico
#48

James Baffico

James Baffico
6'1"  240 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: San Francisco, (City College)

Robert Brown

6'5"  251 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio (East Tech)
Ulysses Brown
#46

Ulysses Brown

Ulysses Brown
5'10"  205 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio (East Tech)
Curtis Bryant
#89

Curtis Bryant

Curtis Bryant
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Osceola, Neb.
Richard Callahan
#80

Richard Callahan

Richard Callahan
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Dwain Carlson
#62

Dwain Carlson

Dwain Carlson
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fullerton, Neb.

Dennis Claridge

6'3"  210 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Robbinsdale, Minn.

William Comstock

6'1"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
John Dervin
#65

John Dervin

John Dervin
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. (Mt. Carmel)
Charles Doepke
#81

Charles Doepke

Charles Doepke
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa
Larry Donovan
#87

Larry Donovan

Larry Donovan
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
Duncan Drum
#53

Duncan Drum

Duncan Drum
6'0"  204 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Fremont, Neb.
Mike Eger

Mike Eger

Mike Eger
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Position: End
Year: Unk
Hometown: South Bend, Ind.
John Faiman, Jr.
#15

John Faiman, Jr.

John Faiman, Jr.
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (South)
Allen (Richard) Fischer
#76

Allen (Richard) Fischer

Allen (Richard) Fischer
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Princeton, Minn.
Mike Fugitt
#50

Mike Fugitt

Mike Fugitt
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
Chuck Garner
#69

Chuck Garner

Chuck Garner
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb.
Gary Gray
#64

Gary Gray

Gary Gray
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Valentine, Neb.
Ronald Griesse
#79

Ronald Griesse

Ronald Griesse
5'11"  200 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kearney, Neb.
Dave Haas
#57

Dave Haas

Dave Haas
6'1"  193 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Moline, Ill.

James Huge

6'1"  185 lbs
Position: End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Holdrege, Neb.
LaVane Johnson
#58

LaVane Johnson

LaVane Johnson
5'10"  205 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Eagle, Neb.
Rudy Johnson
#31

Rudy Johnson

Rudy Johnson
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Arkansas Pass, Texas
Robert Jones
#74

Robert Jones

Robert Jones
6'0"  225 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Point, Neb.
Monte Kiffin
#77

Monte Kiffin

Monte Kiffin
6'2"  225 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
John Kirby
#68

John Kirby

John Kirby
6'3"  205 lbs
Position: Left Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: David City, Neb.
Mike Koehler
#40

Mike Koehler

Mike Koehler
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. (Mt. Carmel)
John Koinzan
#86

John Koinzan

John Koinzan
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Bartlett, Neb.

Larry Kramer

6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Austin, Minn.
Gary Lucas
#18

Gary Lucas

Gary Lucas
6'1"  175 lbs
Position: End
Year: So.
Hometown: Greeley, Colo.
Noel Martin
#42

Noel Martin

Noel Martin
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clay Center, Kan.
Kent McCloughan
#32

Kent McCloughan

Kent McCloughan
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Broken Bow, Neb.
Donald McDermott
#63

Donald McDermott

Donald McDermott
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Harlan, Iowa
Joe McNulty
#41

Joe McNulty

Joe McNulty
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Wymore, Neb.
Ron Michka
#54

Ron Michka

Ron Michka
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Clarence Osentowski
#73

Clarence Osentowski

Clarence Osentowski
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Ord, Neb.
Willie Paschall
#33

Willie Paschall

Willie Paschall
5'9"  165 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas (Thomas Jefferson)
Robert Peterson
#37

Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson
6'1"  235 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Alma, Neb. (McCook JC)
Warren Powers
#20

Warren Powers

Warren Powers
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo. (Lillis)
Tyrone Robertson
#70

Tyrone Robertson

Tyrone Robertson
5'11"  210 lbs
Position: Left Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Bill Rogers
#10

Bill Rogers

Bill Rogers
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. (Lane Tech)
Jed Rood
#66

Jed Rood

Jed Rood
6'0"  210 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Willie Ross
#21

Willie Ross

Willie Ross
5'10"  195 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Helena, Ark. (Elize Meller)
John Sebastian
#35

John Sebastian

John Sebastian
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. (Austin)
Lyle Sittler
#52

Lyle Sittler

Lyle Sittler
6'0"  203 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Crete, Neb.
Maynard Smidt
#22

Maynard Smidt

Maynard Smidt
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb.
Bruce Smith
#43

Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Falls City, Neb.
Donald Stevenson
#51

Donald Stevenson

Donald Stevenson
6'3"  251 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Steelton, Pa.
John Strohmyer
#72

John Strohmyer

John Strohmyer
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb.
Dennis Stuewe
#34

Dennis Stuewe

Dennis Stuewe
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hamburg, Minn.
David Theisen
#23

David Theisen

David Theisen
6'2"  202 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis. (Piux XI)
Bill Thornton
#30

Bill Thornton

Bill Thornton
6'0"  210 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio (Libbey)
Larry Tomlinson
#83

Larry Tomlinson

Larry Tomlinson
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: O'Neill, Neb. (St. Mary's)
Gary Toogood
#67

Gary Toogood

Gary Toogood
6'3"  220 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
Donn Tregonning
#36

Donn Tregonning

Donn Tregonning
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: Right Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: La Salle, Ill. (La Salle JC)
Douglas Tucker
#17

Douglas Tucker

Douglas Tucker
5'11"  170 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa (West)
Milan Van Newkirk

Milan Van Newkirk

Milan Van Newkirk
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Position: Place Kicker
Year: Unk
Hometown: Oshkosh, Neb.
Lloyd Voss
#71

Lloyd Voss

Lloyd Voss
6'4"  225 lbs
Position: Right Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Magnolia, Minn.
John Vujevich
#24

John Vujevich

John Vujevich
5'10"  195 lbs
Position: Halfback
Year: So.
Hometown: Clairton, Pa.
Gene Young
#44

Gene Young

Gene Young
6'2"  197 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio (Glenville)
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
48 Baffico James James Baffico

James Baffico

LG 6-1 240 5 Jr. San Francisco, (City College)
61 Brown Robert Robert Brown

Robert Brown

RG 6-5 251 5 Jr. Cleveland, Ohio (East Tech)
46 Brown Ulysses Ulysses Brown

Ulysses Brown

RG 5-10 205 7 Sr. Cleveland, Ohio (East Tech)
89 Bryant Curtis Curtis Bryant

Curtis Bryant

E 6-1 185 5 Jr. Osceola, Neb.
80 Callahan Richard Richard Callahan

Richard Callahan

E 5-11 180 5 Jr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
62 Carlson Dwain Dwain Carlson

Dwain Carlson

LG 6-2 200 7 Sr. Fullerton, Neb.
14 Claridge Dennis Dennis Claridge

Dennis Claridge

QB 6-3 210 5 Jr. Robbinsdale, Minn.
82 Comstock William William Comstock

William Comstock

E 6-1 185 7 Sr. Scottsbluff, Neb.
65 Dervin John John Dervin

John Dervin

LG 6-1 185 3 So. Chicago, Ill. (Mt. Carmel)
81 Doepke Charles Charles Doepke

Charles Doepke

E 6-1 185 3 So. Waterloo, Iowa
87 Donovan Larry Larry Donovan

Larry Donovan

E 6-0 185 7 Sr. Scottsbluff, Neb.
53 Drum Duncan Duncan Drum

Duncan Drum

C 6-0 204 3 So. Fremont, Neb.
Eger Mike Mike Eger

Mike Eger

E - 99 Unk South Bend, Ind.
15 Faiman John John Faiman, Jr.

John Faiman, Jr.

QB 6-2 185 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (South)
76 Fischer Allen (Richard) Allen (Richard) Fischer

Allen (Richard) Fischer

RT 6-1 215 7 Sr. Princeton, Minn.
50 Fugitt Mike Mike Fugitt

Mike Fugitt

C 6-2 210 3 So. Wichita, Kan.
69 Garner Chuck Chuck Garner

Chuck Garner

LG 6-0 185 5 Jr. Cozad, Neb.
64 Gray Gary Gary Gray

Gary Gray

LG 6-0 195 3 So. Valentine, Neb.
79 Griesse Ronald Ronald Griesse

Ronald Griesse

RT 5-11 200 5 Jr. Kearney, Neb.
57 Haas Dave Dave Haas

Dave Haas

RT 6-1 193 3 So. Moline, Ill.
85 Huge James James Huge

James Huge

E 6-1 185 7 Sr. Holdrege, Neb.
58 Johnson LaVane LaVane Johnson

LaVane Johnson

RG 5-10 205 5 Jr. Eagle, Neb.
31 Johnson Rudy Rudy Johnson

Rudy Johnson

HB 5-11 185 5 Jr. Arkansas Pass, Texas
74 Jones Robert Robert Jones

Robert Jones

LT 6-0 225 7 Sr. West Point, Neb.
77 Kiffin Monte Monte Kiffin

Monte Kiffin

LT 6-2 225 5 Jr. Lexington, Neb.
68 Kirby John John Kirby

John Kirby

LG 6-3 205 5 Jr. David City, Neb.
40 Koehler Mike Mike Koehler

Mike Koehler

FB 6-1 215 7 Sr. Chicago, Ill. (Mt. Carmel)
86 Koinzan John John Koinzan

John Koinzan

E 6-0 190 3 So. Bartlett, Neb.
75 Kramer Larry Larry Kramer

Larry Kramer

LT 6-2 220 5 Jr. Austin, Minn.
18 Lucas Gary Gary Lucas

Gary Lucas

E 6-1 175 3 So. Greeley, Colo.
42 Martin Noel Noel Martin

Noel Martin

FB 5-11 195 7 Sr. Clay Center, Kan.
32 McCloughan Kent Kent McCloughan

Kent McCloughan

HB 6-1 190 3 So. Broken Bow, Neb.
63 McDermott Donald Donald McDermott

Donald McDermott

RG 5-11 190 3 So. Harlan, Iowa
41 McNulty Joe Joe McNulty

Joe McNulty

FB 5-11 195 3 So. Wymore, Neb.
54 Michka Ron Ron Michka

Ron Michka

C 6-0 205 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
73 Osentowski Clarence Clarence Osentowski

Clarence Osentowski

LT 6-0 220 3 So. Ord, Neb.
33 Paschall Willie Willie Paschall

Willie Paschall

HB 5-9 165 3 So. San Antonio, Texas (Thomas Jefferson)
37 Peterson Robert Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson

RT 6-1 235 5 Jr. Alma, Neb. (McCook JC)
20 Powers Warren Warren Powers

Warren Powers

HB 6-1 180 7 Sr. Kansas City, Mo. (Lillis)
70 Robertson Tyrone Tyrone Robertson

Tyrone Robertson

LT 5-11 210 7 Sr. Toledo, Ohio
10 Rogers Bill Bill Rogers

Bill Rogers

RG 5-11 185 3 So. Chicago, Ill. (Lane Tech)
66 Rood Jed Jed Rood

Jed Rood

RG 6-0 210 7 Sr. Columbus, Ohio
21 Ross Willie Willie Ross

Willie Ross

HB 5-10 195 5 Jr. Helena, Ark. (Elize Meller)
35 Sebastian John John Sebastian

John Sebastian

HB 5-10 185 3 So. Chicago, Ill. (Austin)
52 Sittler Lyle Lyle Sittler

Lyle Sittler

C 6-0 203 3 So. Crete, Neb.
22 Smidt Maynard Maynard Smidt

Maynard Smidt

HB 5-10 170 5 Jr. Cozad, Neb.
43 Smith Bruce Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith

FB 6-0 175 3 So. Falls City, Neb.
51 Stevenson Donald Donald Stevenson

Donald Stevenson

C 6-3 251 7 Sr. Steelton, Pa.
72 Strohmyer John John Strohmyer

John Strohmyer

RT 6-0 200 3 So. Lexington, Neb.
34 Stuewe Dennis Dennis Stuewe

Dennis Stuewe

HB 6-0 175 7 Sr. Hamburg, Minn.
23 Theisen David David Theisen

David Theisen

HB 6-2 202 5 Jr. Milwaukee, Wis. (Piux XI)
30 Thornton Bill Bill Thornton

Bill Thornton

FB 6-0 210 7 Sr. Toledo, Ohio (Libbey)
83 Tomlinson Larry Larry Tomlinson

Larry Tomlinson

E 6-0 205 5 Jr. O'Neill, Neb. (St. Mary's)
67 Toogood Gary Gary Toogood

Gary Toogood

RG 6-3 220 7 Sr. Reno, Nev.
36 Tregonning Donn Donn Tregonning

Donn Tregonning

RG 6-1 215 5 Jr. La Salle, Ill. (La Salle JC)
17 Tucker Douglas Douglas Tucker

Douglas Tucker

QB 5-11 170 3 So. Davenport, Iowa (West)
Van Newkirk Milan Milan Van Newkirk

Milan Van Newkirk

PK - 99 Unk Oshkosh, Neb.
71 Voss Lloyd Lloyd Voss

Lloyd Voss

RT 6-4 225 5 Jr. Magnolia, Minn.
24 Vujevich John John Vujevich

John Vujevich

HB 5-10 195 3 So. Clairton, Pa.
44 Young Gene Gene Young

Gene Young

FB 6-2 197 5 Jr. Cleveland, Ohio (Glenville)


NU Football - 1962 Coaches

Bob Devaney

Bob Devaney
 - Head Coach