Coach Tom Osborne
11th AP / 10th UPI --
9-3 (6-1 Big Eight) --
Fiesta Bowl
Coach Tom Osborne 11th AP / 10th UPI -- 9-3 (6-1 Big Eight) -- Fiesta Bowl
NU Football - 1985 Roster
Dan Bailey
Dan Bailey
6'2"  250 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Gibbon, Neb. (Gibbon)
Tom Banderas
#87
Tom Banderas
6'2"  225 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Oak Grove, Mo. (Oak Grove)
Vance Behrens
Vance Behrens
5'9"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: East Moline, Ill. (United)
Clete Blakeman
#12
Clete Blakeman
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk)
Brian Blankenship
#70
Brian Blankenship
6'1"  270 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Gross)
Dana Brinson
#33
Dana Brinson
5'9"  170 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Valdosta, Ga. (Valdosta)
Dave Bryan
#58
Dave Bryan
6'2"  260 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Osceola, Neb. (Osceola)
Mike Carl
#42
Mike Carl
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gretna, Neb. (Gretna)
Todd Carpenter
#73
Todd Carpenter
6'6"  305 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
Chris Carr
#45
Chris Carr
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wellfleet, Neb. (Medicine Valley)
Dan Casterline
#24
Dan Casterline
5'10"  200 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Evergreen, Colo. (Evergreen)
Gene Chealey
#31
Gene Chealey
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Monster
Year: So.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla. (Jones)
McCathorn Clayton
#7
McCathorn Clayton
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla. (Jones)
Mark Cooper
#54
Mark Cooper
6'1"  245 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (East)
John Custard
#28
John Custard
5'8"  170 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: So.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb. (East)
Chad Daffer
#46
Chad Daffer
6'1"  230 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Nebraska City, Neb. (Nebraska City)
Brian Davis
#32
Brian Davis
6'3"  195 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz. (Cortez)
Mark Diaz
Mark Diaz
6'1"  200 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
Jim Dittmer
#59
Jim Dittmer
6'3"  255 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Crete, Neb. (Crete)
Doug DuBose
#22
Doug DuBose
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Uncasville, Conn. (Montville)
Jim Ernest
#77
Jim Ernest
6'3"  250 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Dalton, Neb. (Leyton)
LeRoy Etienne
#48
LeRoy Etienne
6'2"  225 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: New Iberia, La. (New Iberia)
Steve Forch
#38
Steve Forch
6'2"  230 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (East)
Todd Frain
#80
Todd Frain
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Traynor, Iowa (Traynor)
Ron Galois
#67
Ron Galois
6'0"  265 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
Jason Gamble
#86
Jason Gamble
5'11"  170 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: So.
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif. (Santa Barbara)
Paul Gangwish
Paul Gangwish
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gibbon, Neb. (Gibbon)
Pernell Gatson
Pernell Gatson
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Derrick Green
Derrick Green
6'0"  265 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. (Banning)
Danny Groskurth
#52
Danny Groskurth
6'4"  240 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Beemer, Neb. (Wisner-Pilger)
Mike Hall
Mike Hall
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Hendley Hawkins
#86
Hendley Hawkins
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. (Crenshaw)
Mike Hedlund
#36
Mike Hedlund
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: O'Neill, Neb. (O'Neill)
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
Blake Henning
#39
Blake Henning
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Crete, Neb. (Crete)
Scott Hill
#15
Scott Hill
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
Mike Hoefler
#75
Mike Hoefler
6'5"  245 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk)
Tony Holloway
#91
Tony Holloway
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb. (West)
Jim Holscher
Jim Holscher
5'9"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Cook, Neb. (Nemaha Valley)
6'1"  220 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Elkhorn Mt. Michael)
Brad Johnson
#64
Brad Johnson
6'3"  275 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ralston, Neb. (Ralston)
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Lee Jones
#98
Lee Jones
6'1"  230 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Ken Kaelin
#49
Ken Kaelin
5'10"  215 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Westerville, Neb. (Ansley)
Jon Kelley
#40
Jon Kelley
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Place Kicker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seward, Neb. (Seward)
6'2"  235 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Castle Rock, Colo. (Douglas County)
Jeff Krantz
Jeff Krantz
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Position: Split End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Bayard, Neb. (East Butler)
6'6"  275 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa (East)
Keven Lightner
#57
Keven Lightner
6'2"  280 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb. (Adams Central)
Roger Lindstrom
#23
Roger Lindstrom
5'10"  195 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb. (Oakland-Craig)
Bill Macias
#77
Bill Macias
6'4"  250 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif. (Marina)
Rob Maggard
#72
Rob Maggard
6'3"  265 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Olathe, Kan. (North)
6'0"  250 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Gross)
Paul Miles
#21
Paul Miles
5'10"  210 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Princeton, N.J. (Princeton)
Cleo Miller
#17
Cleo Miller
5'9"  170 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dallas, Texas (Lincoln)
Todd Millikan
#43
Todd Millikan
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Shenandoah, Iowa (Shenandoah)
Jerry Mlinar
#16
Jerry Mlinar
6'1"  205 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Greeley, Neb. (Greeley)
Brian Moore
#90
Brian Moore
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Randolph, Neb. (Randolph)
6'2"  225 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Littleton, Colo. (Heritage)
Ray Nelson
#8
Ray Nelson
5'9"  190 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Tech)
John Nichols
#63
John Nichols
6'2"  260 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Littleton, Colo. (Columbine)
Jack Noel
#56
Jack Noel
6'1"  220 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
6'3"  275 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
Harlan Opie
Harlan Opie
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: So.
Hometown: Great Bend, Kan. (Great Bend)
Mike Otte
Mike Otte
6'1"  175 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Waverly)
Woody Paige
#9
Woody Paige
5'9"  155 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif. (Balboa)
Tony Palmer
#97
Tony Palmer
6'7"  265 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
Stan Parker
#74
Stan Parker
6'5"  245 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb. (East)
Kevin Parsons
#35
Kevin Parsons
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Springfield, Mo. (Glendale)
Brian Pokorny
#18
Brian Pokorny
5'11"  175 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bellwood, Neb. (David City Aquinas)
Todd Proffitt
#34
Todd Proffitt
5'11"  250 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hartford, Conn. (Glastonbury)
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
Gregg Reeves
#84
Gregg Reeves
6'3"  225 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb. (Neumann)
Rod Reynolds
#93
Rod Reynolds
6'3"  245 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
Phil Rogers
#66
Phil Rogers
6'1"  245 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz. (Amphitheatre)
Tim Roth
#65
Tim Roth
6'0"  275 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hermosa Beach, Calif. (Manhattan Beach)
Tim Rother
#78
Tim Rother
6'6"  260 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb. (East)
Guy Rozier
#4
Guy Rozier
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Monster
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Camden, N.J. (Wilson)
Jim Schaaf
#62
Jim Schaaf
6'3"  255 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Superior, Neb. (Superior)
Gary Schneider
#3
Gary Schneider
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: O'Neill, Neb. (St. Mary's)
Craig Schnitzler
#13
Craig Schnitzler
5'8"  215 lbs
Position: Punter/Place-Kicker
Year: So.
Hometown: Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
Robb Schnitzler
#85
Robb Schnitzler
5'9"  170 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
Jeff Sellentin
#53
Jeff Sellentin
6'3"  240 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: West Point, Neb. (West Point)
Pat Shaw
#51
Pat Shaw
6'2"  230 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Aurora, Neb. (Aurora)
Ken Shead
#99
Ken Shead
5'11"  280 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Plano, Texas (Plano)
Von Sheppard
#2
Von Sheppard
5'9"  185 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn. (Central)
Bryan Siebler
#19
Bryan Siebler
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fremont, Neb. (Fremont)
6'3"  250 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Roncalli)
Brad Smith
#81
Brad Smith
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Franklin, Neb. (Franklin)
6'5"  245 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: New Orleans, La. (McDonogh 35)
Rod Smith
#88
Rod Smith
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: So.
Hometown: Thornton, Colo. (Thornton)
Chris Spachman
#76
Chris Spachman
6'5"  250 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo. (Miege)
Matt Strasburger
Matt Strasburger
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Holdrege, Neb. (Holdrege)
Jeff Taylor
#10
Jeff Taylor
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Fresno, Calif. (Lincoln)
Dan Thayer
#29
Dan Thayer
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas (Madison)
Jeff Tomjack
#11
Jeff Tomjack
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Monster
Year: So.
Hometown: Ewing, Neb. (Ewing)
Scott Tucker
#89
Scott Tucker
6'3"  220 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
Travis Turner
#14
Travis Turner
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb. (Scottsbluff)
Brad Tyrer
#83
Brad Tyrer
6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo. (Rockhurst)
Brent VonEssen
#27
Brent VonEssen
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Oakland, Neb. (Oakland-Craig)
Brian Washington
#43
Brian Washington
6'1"  205 lbs
Position: Monster
Year: So.
Hometown: Highland Springs, Va. (Highland Springs)
Dennis Watkins
#27
Dennis Watkins
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. (Carver)
Doug Welniak
#37
Doug Welniak
5'10"  210 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Elyria, Neb. (Ord)
6'4"  275 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Yankton, S.D. (Yankton)
Dan Wingard
#47
Dan Wingard
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Punter/Place-Kicker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
Bailey Dan Dan Bailey OG 6-2 250 3 So. Gibbon, Neb. (Gibbon)
87 Banderas Tom Tom Banderas TE 6-2 225 3 So. Oak Grove, Mo. (Oak Grove)
Behrens Vance Vance Behrens WB 5-9 180 3 So. East Moline, Ill. (United)
12 Blakeman Clete Clete Blakeman QB 6-1 190 3 So. Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk)
70 Blankenship Brian Brian Blankenship OG 6-1 270 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Gross)
33 Brinson Dana Dana Brinson WB 5-9 170 1 Fr. Valdosta, Ga. (Valdosta)
58 Bryan Dave Dave Bryan OG 6-2 260 5 Jr. Osceola, Neb. (Osceola)
42 Carl Mike Mike Carl CB 5-11 180 5 Jr. Gretna, Neb. (Gretna)
73 Carpenter Todd Todd Carpenter OT 6-6 305 5 Jr. Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
45 Carr Chris Chris Carr S 6-2 195 5 Jr. Wellfleet, Neb. (Medicine Valley)
24 Casterline Dan Dan Casterline FB 5-10 200 5 Jr. Evergreen, Colo. (Evergreen)
31 Chealey Gene Gene Chealey MON 5-10 175 3 So. Orlando, Fla. (Jones)
7 Clayton McCathorn McCathorn Clayton QB 6-0 195 3 So. Orlando, Fla. (Jones)
54 Cooper Mark Mark Cooper C 6-1 245 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (East)
28 Custard John John Custard CB 5-8 170 3 So. Bellevue, Neb. (East)
46 Daffer Chad Chad Daffer LB 6-1 230 7 Sr. Nebraska City, Neb. (Nebraska City)
32 Davis Brian Brian Davis CB 6-3 195 5 Jr. Phoenix, Ariz. (Cortez)
Diaz Mark Mark Diaz TE 6-1 200 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
59 Dittmer Jim Jim Dittmer OT 6-3 255 7 Sr. Crete, Neb. (Crete)
22 DuBose Doug Doug DuBose IB 5-11 190 5 Jr. Uncasville, Conn. (Montville)
77 Ernest Jim Jim Ernest OT 6-3 250 2 RFr. Dalton, Neb. (Leyton)
48 Etienne LeRoy LeRoy Etienne LB 6-2 225 1 Fr. New Iberia, La. (New Iberia)
38 Forch Steve Steve Forch LB 6-2 230 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (East)
80 Frain Todd Todd Frain TE 6-3 230 7 Sr. Traynor, Iowa (Traynor)
67 Galois Ron Ron Galois OG 6-0 265 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
86 Gamble Jason Jason Gamble SE 5-11 170 3 So. Santa Barbara, Calif. (Santa Barbara)
Gangwish Paul Paul Gangwish DE 6-1 215 7 Sr. Gibbon, Neb. (Gibbon)
Gatson Pernell Pernell Gatson WB 5-10 180 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Green Derrick Derrick Green OT 6-0 265 3 So. Los Angeles, Calif. (Banning)
52 Groskurth Danny Danny Groskurth DT 6-4 240 3 So. Beemer, Neb. (Wisner-Pilger)
Hall Mike Mike Hall TE 6-0 220 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
86 Hawkins Hendley Hendley Hawkins QB 5-10 180 3 So. Los Angeles, Calif. (Crenshaw)
36 Hedlund Mike Mike Hedlund FB 6-0 220 3 So. O'Neill, Neb. (O'Neill)
48 Heibel Micah Micah Heibel FB 6-2 200 3 So. Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
39 Henning Blake Blake Henning LB 6-0 220 3 So. Crete, Neb. (Crete)
15 Hill Scott Scott Hill S 6-0 200 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
75 Hoefler Mike Mike Hoefler OG 6-5 245 5 Jr. Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk)
91 Holloway Tony Tony Holloway LB 6-2 205 5 Jr. Bellevue, Neb. (West)
Holscher Jim Jim Holscher WB 5-9 180 3 So. Cook, Neb. (Nemaha Valley)
55 Jamrog Jeff Jeff Jamrog DE 6-1 220 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Elkhorn Mt. Michael)
64 Johnson Brad Brad Johnson OT 6-3 275 5 Jr. Ralston, Neb. (Ralston)
6 Jones Keith Keith Jones IB 5-10 185 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
98 Jones Lee Lee Jones DT 6-1 230 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
49 Kaelin Ken Ken Kaelin FB 5-10 215 5 Jr. Westerville, Neb. (Ansley)
40 Kelley Jon Jon Kelley IB 6-0 200 3 So. Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)
1 Klein Dale Dale Klein PK 6-1 195 5 Jr. Seward, Neb. (Seward)
44 Knox Mike Mike Knox LB 6-2 235 7 Sr. Castle Rock, Colo. (Douglas County)
Krantz Jeff Jeff Krantz SE - 99 Unk Bayard, Neb. (East Butler)
68 Lewis Bill Bill Lewis C 6-6 275 7 Sr. Sioux City, Iowa (East)
57 Lightner Keven Keven Lightner OT 6-2 280 3 So. Hastings, Neb. (Adams Central)
23 Lindstrom Roger Roger Lindstrom WB 5-10 195 7 Sr. Oakland, Neb. (Oakland-Craig)
77 Macias Bill Bill Macias OT 6-4 250 3 So. Huntington Beach, Calif. (Marina)
72 Maggard Rob Rob Maggard OT 6-3 265 5 Jr. Olathe, Kan. (North)
61 McCormick John John McCormick OG 6-0 250 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Gross)
21 Miles Paul Paul Miles IB 5-10 210 7 Sr. Princeton, N.J. (Princeton)
17 Miller Cleo Cleo Miller CB 5-9 170 5 Jr. Dallas, Texas (Lincoln)
43 Millikan Todd Todd Millikan TE 6-2 215 1 Fr. Shenandoah, Iowa (Shenandoah)
16 Mlinar Jerry Jerry Mlinar QB 6-1 205 5 Jr. Greeley, Neb. (Greeley)
90 Moore Brian Brian Moore TE 6-3 230 7 Sr. Randolph, Neb. (Randolph)
41 Munford Marc Marc Munford LB 6-2 225 5 Jr. Littleton, Colo. (Heritage)
8 Nelson Ray Ray Nelson WB 5-9 190 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Tech)
63 Nichols John John Nichols C 6-2 260 3 So. Littleton, Colo. (Columbine)
56 Noel Jack Jack Noel C 6-1 220 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
95 Noonan Danny Danny Noonan MG 6-3 275 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
Opie Harlan Harlan Opie DE 6-2 200 3 So. Great Bend, Kan. (Great Bend)
Otte Mike Mike Otte SE 6-1 175 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb. (Waverly)
9 Paige Woody Woody Paige CB 5-9 155 7 Sr. San Francisco, Calif. (Balboa)
97 Palmer Tony Tony Palmer DT 6-7 265 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
74 Parker Stan Stan Parker OG 6-5 245 5 Jr. Bellevue, Neb. (East)
35 Parsons Kevin Kevin Parsons LB 6-3 230 5 Jr. Springfield, Mo. (Glendale)
18 Pokorny Brian Brian Pokorny CB 5-11 175 7 Sr. Bellwood, Neb. (David City Aquinas)
34 Proffitt Todd Todd Proffitt MG 5-11 250 7 Sr. Hartford, Conn. (Glastonbury)
26 Rathman Tom Tom Rathman FB 6-0 220 7 Sr. Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
84 Reeves Gregg Gregg Reeves DE 6-3 225 7 Sr. Wahoo, Neb. (Neumann)
93 Reynolds Rod Rod Reynolds DT 6-3 245 7 Sr. Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
66 Rogers Phil Phil Rogers MG 6-1 245 7 Sr. Tucson, Ariz. (Amphitheatre)
65 Roth Tim Tim Roth OT 6-0 275 7 Sr. Hermosa Beach, Calif. (Manhattan Beach)
78 Rother Tim Tim Rother OT 6-6 260 3 So. Bellevue, Neb. (East)
4 Rozier Guy Guy Rozier MON 5-10 190 7 Sr. Camden, N.J. (Wilson)
62 Schaaf Jim Jim Schaaf OG 6-3 255 3 So. Superior, Neb. (Superior)
3 Schneider Gary Gary Schneider CB 6-0 200 5 Jr. O'Neill, Neb. (St. Mary's)
13 Schnitzler Craig Craig Schnitzler P/PK 5-8 215 3 So. Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
85 Schnitzler Robb Robb Schnitzler SE 5-9 170 5 Jr. Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
53 Sellentin Jeff Jeff Sellentin C 6-3 240 5 Jr. West Point, Neb. (West Point)
51 Shaw Pat Pat Shaw LB 6-2 230 5 Jr. Aurora, Neb. (Aurora)
99 Shead Ken Ken Shead LB 5-11 280 7 Sr. Plano, Texas (Plano)
2 Sheppard Von Von Sheppard WB 5-9 185 3 So. St. Paul, Minn. (Central)
19 Siebler Bryan Bryan Siebler S 5-11 195 5 Jr. Fremont, Neb. (Fremont)
96 Skow Jim Jim Skow DT 6-3 250 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Roncalli)
81 Smith Brad Brad Smith DE 6-3 230 7 Sr. Franklin, Neb. (Franklin)
92 Smith Neil Neil Smith DT 6-5 245 3 So. New Orleans, La. (McDonogh 35)
88 Smith Rod Rod Smith SE 6-0 195 3 So. Thornton, Colo. (Thornton)
76 Spachman Chris Chris Spachman DT 6-5 250 5 Jr. Kansas City, Mo. (Miege)
Strasburger Matt Matt Strasburger S 6-2 190 5 Jr. Holdrege, Neb. (Holdrege)
10 Taylor Jeff Jeff Taylor QB 6-2 195 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
11 Taylor Steve Steve Taylor QB 6-0 190 1 Fr. Fresno, Calif. (Lincoln)
29 Thayer Dan Dan Thayer S 6-2 205 5 Jr. Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
82 Thomas Broderick Broderick Thomas DE 6-2 220 1 Fr. Houston, Texas (Madison)
11 Tomjack Jeff Jeff Tomjack MON 6-0 200 3 So. Ewing, Neb. (Ewing)
89 Tucker Scott Scott Tucker DE 6-3 220 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
14 Turner Travis Travis Turner QB 6-2 205 7 Sr. Scottsbluff, Neb. (Scottsbluff)
83 Tyrer Brad Brad Tyrer DE 6-2 220 5 Jr. Kansas City, Mo. (Rockhurst)
27 VonEssen Brent Brent VonEssen WB 5-10 180 99 Unk Oakland, Neb. (Oakland-Craig)
43 Washington Brian Brian Washington MON 6-1 205 3 So. Highland Springs, Va. (Highland Springs)
27 Watkins Dennis Dennis Watkins CB 5-11 180 7 Sr. Chicago, Ill. (Carver)
37 Welniak Doug Doug Welniak LB 5-10 210 3 So. Elyria, Neb. (Ord)
69 Welter Tom Tom Welter OT 6-4 275 5 Jr. Yankton, S.D. (Yankton)
47 Wingard Dan Dan Wingard P/PK 6-1 195 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
NU Football - 1985 Coaches
 - Head Coach