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

NU Football - 1985 Players

Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey
6'2"  250 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Gibbon, Neb. (Gibbon)
Tom Banderas
#87

Tom Banderas

Tom Banderas
6'2"  225 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Oak Grove, Mo. (Oak Grove)
Vance Behrens

Vance Behrens

Vance Behrens
5'9"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: East Moline, Ill. (United)
Clete Blakeman
#12

Clete Blakeman

Clete Blakeman
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk)
Brian Blankenship
#70

Brian Blankenship

Brian Blankenship
6'1"  270 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Gross)
Dana Brinson
#33

Dana Brinson

Dana Brinson
5'9"  170 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Valdosta, Ga. (Valdosta)
Dave Bryan
#58

Dave Bryan

Dave Bryan
6'2"  260 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Osceola, Neb. (Osceola)
Mike Carl
#42

Mike Carl

Mike Carl
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gretna, Neb. (Gretna)
Todd Carpenter
#73

Todd Carpenter

Todd Carpenter
6'6"  305 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
Chris Carr
#45

Chris Carr

Chris Carr
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wellfleet, Neb. (Medicine Valley)
Dan Casterline
#24

Dan Casterline

Dan Casterline
5'10"  200 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Evergreen, Colo. (Evergreen)
Gene Chealey
#31

Gene Chealey

Gene Chealey
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Monster
Year: So.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla. (Jones)
McCathorn Clayton
#7

McCathorn Clayton

McCathorn Clayton
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla. (Jones)
Mark Cooper
#54

Mark Cooper

Mark Cooper
6'1"  245 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (East)
John Custard
#28

John Custard

John Custard
5'8"  170 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: So.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb. (East)
Chad Daffer
#46

Chad Daffer

Chad Daffer
6'1"  230 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Nebraska City, Neb. (Nebraska City)
Brian Davis
#32

Brian Davis

Brian Davis
6'3"  195 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz. (Cortez)
Mark Diaz

Mark Diaz

Mark Diaz
6'1"  200 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
Jim Dittmer
#59

Jim Dittmer

Jim Dittmer
6'3"  255 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Crete, Neb. (Crete)
Doug DuBose
#22

Doug DuBose

Doug DuBose
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Uncasville, Conn. (Montville)
Jim Ernest
#77

Jim Ernest

Jim Ernest
6'3"  250 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Dalton, Neb. (Leyton)
LeRoy Etienne
#48

LeRoy Etienne

LeRoy Etienne
6'2"  225 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: New Iberia, La. (New Iberia)
Steve Forch
#38

Steve Forch

Steve Forch
6'2"  230 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (East)
Todd Frain
#80

Todd Frain

Todd Frain
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Traynor, Iowa (Traynor)
Ron Galois
#67

Ron Galois

Ron Galois
6'0"  265 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
Jason Gamble
#86

Jason Gamble

Jason Gamble
5'11"  170 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: So.
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif. (Santa Barbara)
Paul Gangwish

Paul Gangwish

Paul Gangwish
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gibbon, Neb. (Gibbon)
Pernell Gatson

Pernell Gatson

Pernell Gatson
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Derrick Green

Derrick Green

Derrick Green
6'0"  265 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. (Banning)
Danny Groskurth
#52

Danny Groskurth

Danny Groskurth
6'4"  240 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Beemer, Neb. (Wisner-Pilger)
Mike Hall

Mike Hall

Mike Hall
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Hendley Hawkins
#86

Hendley Hawkins

Hendley Hawkins
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. (Crenshaw)
Mike Hedlund
#36

Mike Hedlund

Mike Hedlund
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: O'Neill, Neb. (O'Neill)

Micah Heibel

6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
Blake Henning
#39

Blake Henning

Blake Henning
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Crete, Neb. (Crete)
Scott Hill
#15

Scott Hill

Scott Hill
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
Mike Hoefler
#75

Mike Hoefler

Mike Hoefler
6'5"  245 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk)
Tony Holloway
#91

Tony Holloway

Tony Holloway
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb. (West)
Jim Holscher

Jim Holscher

Jim Holscher
5'9"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Cook, Neb. (Nemaha Valley)

Jeff Jamrog

6'1"  220 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Elkhorn Mt. Michael)
Brad Johnson
#64

Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson
6'3"  275 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ralston, Neb. (Ralston)

Keith Jones

5'10"  185 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Lee Jones
#98

Lee Jones

Lee Jones
6'1"  230 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
Ken Kaelin
#49

Ken Kaelin

Ken Kaelin
5'10"  215 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Westerville, Neb. (Ansley)
Jon Kelley
#40

Jon Kelley

Jon Kelley
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)

Dale Klein

6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Place Kicker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seward, Neb. (Seward)

Mike Knox

6'2"  235 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Castle Rock, Colo. (Douglas County)
Jeff Krantz

Jeff Krantz

Jeff Krantz
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Position: Split End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Bayard, Neb. (East Butler)

Bill Lewis

6'6"  275 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa (East)
Keven Lightner
#57

Keven Lightner

Keven Lightner
6'2"  280 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb. (Adams Central)
Roger Lindstrom
#23

Roger Lindstrom

Roger Lindstrom
5'10"  195 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oakland, Neb. (Oakland-Craig)
Bill Macias
#77

Bill Macias

Bill Macias
6'4"  250 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif. (Marina)
Rob Maggard
#72

Rob Maggard

Rob Maggard
6'3"  265 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Olathe, Kan. (North)

John McCormick

6'0"  250 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Gross)
Paul Miles
#21

Paul Miles

Paul Miles
5'10"  210 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Princeton, N.J. (Princeton)
Cleo Miller
#17

Cleo Miller

Cleo Miller
5'9"  170 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dallas, Texas (Lincoln)
Todd Millikan
#43

Todd Millikan

Todd Millikan
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Shenandoah, Iowa (Shenandoah)
Jerry Mlinar
#16

Jerry Mlinar

Jerry Mlinar
6'1"  205 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Greeley, Neb. (Greeley)
Brian Moore
#90

Brian Moore

Brian Moore
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Randolph, Neb. (Randolph)

Marc Munford

6'2"  225 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Littleton, Colo. (Heritage)
Ray Nelson
#8

Ray Nelson

Ray Nelson
5'9"  190 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Tech)
John Nichols
#63

John Nichols

John Nichols
6'2"  260 lbs
Position: Center
Year: So.
Hometown: Littleton, Colo. (Columbine)
Jack Noel
#56

Jack Noel

Jack Noel
6'1"  220 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)

Danny Noonan

6'3"  275 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
Harlan Opie

Harlan Opie

Harlan Opie
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: So.
Hometown: Great Bend, Kan. (Great Bend)
Mike Otte

Mike Otte

Mike Otte
6'1"  175 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Unk
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Waverly)
Woody Paige
#9

Woody Paige

Woody Paige
5'9"  155 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif. (Balboa)
Tony Palmer
#97

Tony Palmer

Tony Palmer
6'7"  265 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
Stan Parker
#74

Stan Parker

Stan Parker
6'5"  245 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb. (East)
Kevin Parsons
#35

Kevin Parsons

Kevin Parsons
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Springfield, Mo. (Glendale)
Brian Pokorny
#18

Brian Pokorny

Brian Pokorny
5'11"  175 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bellwood, Neb. (David City Aquinas)
Todd Proffitt
#34

Todd Proffitt

Todd Proffitt
5'11"  250 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hartford, Conn. (Glastonbury)

Tom Rathman

6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
Gregg Reeves
#84

Gregg Reeves

Gregg Reeves
6'3"  225 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb. (Neumann)
Rod Reynolds
#93

Rod Reynolds

Rod Reynolds
6'3"  245 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
Phil Rogers
#66

Phil Rogers

Phil Rogers
6'1"  245 lbs
Position: Middle Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz. (Amphitheatre)
Tim Roth
#65

Tim Roth

Tim Roth
6'0"  275 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hermosa Beach, Calif. (Manhattan Beach)
Tim Rother
#78

Tim Rother

Tim Rother
6'6"  260 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb. (East)
Guy Rozier
#4

Guy Rozier

Guy Rozier
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Monster
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Camden, N.J. (Wilson)
Jim Schaaf
#62

Jim Schaaf

Jim Schaaf
6'3"  255 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Superior, Neb. (Superior)
Gary Schneider
#3

Gary Schneider

Gary Schneider
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: O'Neill, Neb. (St. Mary's)
Craig Schnitzler
#13

Craig Schnitzler

Craig Schnitzler
5'8"  215 lbs
Position: Punter/Place-Kicker
Year: So.
Hometown: Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
Robb Schnitzler
#85

Robb Schnitzler

Robb Schnitzler
5'9"  170 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
Jeff Sellentin
#53

Jeff Sellentin

Jeff Sellentin
6'3"  240 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: West Point, Neb. (West Point)
Pat Shaw
#51

Pat Shaw

Pat Shaw
6'2"  230 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Aurora, Neb. (Aurora)
Ken Shead
#99

Ken Shead

Ken Shead
5'11"  280 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Plano, Texas (Plano)
Von Sheppard
#2

Von Sheppard

Von Sheppard
5'9"  185 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn. (Central)
Bryan Siebler
#19

Bryan Siebler

Bryan Siebler
5'11"  195 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fremont, Neb. (Fremont)

Jim Skow

6'3"  250 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Roncalli)
Brad Smith
#81

Brad Smith

Brad Smith
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Franklin, Neb. (Franklin)

Neil Smith

6'5"  245 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: New Orleans, La. (McDonogh 35)
Rod Smith
#88

Rod Smith

Rod Smith
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: So.
Hometown: Thornton, Colo. (Thornton)
Chris Spachman
#76

Chris Spachman

Chris Spachman
6'5"  250 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo. (Miege)
Matt Strasburger

Matt Strasburger

Matt Strasburger
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Holdrege, Neb. (Holdrege)
Jeff Taylor
#10

Jeff Taylor

Jeff Taylor
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)

Steve Taylor

6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Fresno, Calif. (Lincoln)
Dan Thayer
#29

Dan Thayer

Dan Thayer
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)

Broderick Thomas

6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas (Madison)
Jeff Tomjack
#11

Jeff Tomjack

Jeff Tomjack
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Monster
Year: So.
Hometown: Ewing, Neb. (Ewing)
Scott Tucker
#89

Scott Tucker

Scott Tucker
6'3"  220 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
Travis Turner
#14

Travis Turner

Travis Turner
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb. (Scottsbluff)
Brad Tyrer
#83

Brad Tyrer

Brad Tyrer
6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo. (Rockhurst)
Brent VonEssen
#27

Brent VonEssen

Brent VonEssen
5'10"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Unk
Hometown: Oakland, Neb. (Oakland-Craig)
Brian Washington
#43

Brian Washington

Brian Washington
6'1"  205 lbs
Position: Monster
Year: So.
Hometown: Highland Springs, Va. (Highland Springs)
Dennis Watkins
#27

Dennis Watkins

Dennis Watkins
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. (Carver)
Doug Welniak
#37

Doug Welniak

Doug Welniak
5'10"  210 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Elyria, Neb. (Ord)

Tom Welter

6'4"  275 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Yankton, S.D. (Yankton)
Dan Wingard
#47

Dan Wingard

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

Dan Bailey

OG 6-2 250 3 So. Gibbon, Neb. (Gibbon)
87 Banderas Tom Tom Banderas

Tom Banderas

TE 6-2 225 3 So. Oak Grove, Mo. (Oak Grove)
Behrens Vance Vance Behrens

Vance Behrens

WB 5-9 180 3 So. East Moline, Ill. (United)
12 Blakeman Clete Clete Blakeman

Clete Blakeman

QB 6-1 190 3 So. Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk)
70 Blankenship Brian Brian Blankenship

Brian Blankenship

OG 6-1 270 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Gross)
33 Brinson Dana Dana Brinson

Dana Brinson

WB 5-9 170 1 Fr. Valdosta, Ga. (Valdosta)
58 Bryan Dave Dave Bryan

Dave Bryan

OG 6-2 260 5 Jr. Osceola, Neb. (Osceola)
42 Carl Mike Mike Carl

Mike Carl

CB 5-11 180 5 Jr. Gretna, Neb. (Gretna)
73 Carpenter Todd Todd Carpenter

Todd Carpenter

OT 6-6 305 5 Jr. Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
45 Carr Chris Chris Carr

Chris Carr

S 6-2 195 5 Jr. Wellfleet, Neb. (Medicine Valley)
24 Casterline Dan Dan Casterline

Dan Casterline

FB 5-10 200 5 Jr. Evergreen, Colo. (Evergreen)
31 Chealey Gene Gene Chealey

Gene Chealey

MON 5-10 175 3 So. Orlando, Fla. (Jones)
7 Clayton McCathorn McCathorn Clayton

McCathorn Clayton

QB 6-0 195 3 So. Orlando, Fla. (Jones)
54 Cooper Mark Mark Cooper

Mark Cooper

C 6-1 245 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (East)
28 Custard John John Custard

John Custard

CB 5-8 170 3 So. Bellevue, Neb. (East)
46 Daffer Chad Chad Daffer

Chad Daffer

LB 6-1 230 7 Sr. Nebraska City, Neb. (Nebraska City)
32 Davis Brian Brian Davis

Brian Davis

CB 6-3 195 5 Jr. Phoenix, Ariz. (Cortez)
Diaz Mark Mark Diaz

Mark Diaz

TE 6-1 200 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
59 Dittmer Jim Jim Dittmer

Jim Dittmer

OT 6-3 255 7 Sr. Crete, Neb. (Crete)
22 DuBose Doug Doug DuBose

Doug DuBose

IB 5-11 190 5 Jr. Uncasville, Conn. (Montville)
77 Ernest Jim Jim Ernest

Jim Ernest

OT 6-3 250 2 RFr. Dalton, Neb. (Leyton)
48 Etienne LeRoy LeRoy Etienne

LeRoy Etienne

LB 6-2 225 1 Fr. New Iberia, La. (New Iberia)
38 Forch Steve Steve Forch

Steve Forch

LB 6-2 230 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (East)
80 Frain Todd Todd Frain

Todd Frain

TE 6-3 230 7 Sr. Traynor, Iowa (Traynor)
67 Galois Ron Ron Galois

Ron Galois

OG 6-0 265 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
86 Gamble Jason Jason Gamble

Jason Gamble

SE 5-11 170 3 So. Santa Barbara, Calif. (Santa Barbara)
Gangwish Paul Paul Gangwish

Paul Gangwish

DE 6-1 215 7 Sr. Gibbon, Neb. (Gibbon)
Gatson Pernell Pernell Gatson

Pernell Gatson

WB 5-10 180 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Green Derrick Derrick Green

Derrick Green

OT 6-0 265 3 So. Los Angeles, Calif. (Banning)
52 Groskurth Danny Danny Groskurth

Danny Groskurth

DT 6-4 240 3 So. Beemer, Neb. (Wisner-Pilger)
Hall Mike Mike Hall

Mike Hall

TE 6-0 220 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
86 Hawkins Hendley Hendley Hawkins

Hendley Hawkins

QB 5-10 180 3 So. Los Angeles, Calif. (Crenshaw)
36 Hedlund Mike Mike Hedlund

Mike Hedlund

FB 6-0 220 3 So. O'Neill, Neb. (O'Neill)
48 Heibel Micah Micah Heibel

Micah Heibel

FB 6-2 200 3 So. Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
39 Henning Blake Blake Henning

Blake Henning

LB 6-0 220 3 So. Crete, Neb. (Crete)
15 Hill Scott Scott Hill

Scott Hill

S 6-0 200 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
75 Hoefler Mike Mike Hoefler

Mike Hoefler

OG 6-5 245 5 Jr. Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk)
91 Holloway Tony Tony Holloway

Tony Holloway

LB 6-2 205 5 Jr. Bellevue, Neb. (West)
Holscher Jim Jim Holscher

Jim Holscher

WB 5-9 180 3 So. Cook, Neb. (Nemaha Valley)
55 Jamrog Jeff Jeff Jamrog

Jeff Jamrog

DE 6-1 220 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Elkhorn Mt. Michael)
64 Johnson Brad Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson

OT 6-3 275 5 Jr. Ralston, Neb. (Ralston)
6 Jones Keith Keith Jones

Keith Jones

IB 5-10 185 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
98 Jones Lee Lee Jones

Lee Jones

DT 6-1 230 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Benson)
49 Kaelin Ken Ken Kaelin

Ken Kaelin

FB 5-10 215 5 Jr. Westerville, Neb. (Ansley)
40 Kelley Jon Jon Kelley

Jon Kelley

IB 6-0 200 3 So. Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)
1 Klein Dale Dale Klein

Dale Klein

PK 6-1 195 5 Jr. Seward, Neb. (Seward)
44 Knox Mike Mike Knox

Mike Knox

LB 6-2 235 7 Sr. Castle Rock, Colo. (Douglas County)
Krantz Jeff Jeff Krantz

Jeff Krantz

SE - 99 Unk Bayard, Neb. (East Butler)
68 Lewis Bill Bill Lewis

Bill Lewis

C 6-6 275 7 Sr. Sioux City, Iowa (East)
57 Lightner Keven Keven Lightner

Keven Lightner

OT 6-2 280 3 So. Hastings, Neb. (Adams Central)
23 Lindstrom Roger Roger Lindstrom

Roger Lindstrom

WB 5-10 195 7 Sr. Oakland, Neb. (Oakland-Craig)
77 Macias Bill Bill Macias

Bill Macias

OT 6-4 250 3 So. Huntington Beach, Calif. (Marina)
72 Maggard Rob Rob Maggard

Rob Maggard

OT 6-3 265 5 Jr. Olathe, Kan. (North)
61 McCormick John John McCormick

John McCormick

OG 6-0 250 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Gross)
21 Miles Paul Paul Miles

Paul Miles

IB 5-10 210 7 Sr. Princeton, N.J. (Princeton)
17 Miller Cleo Cleo Miller

Cleo Miller

CB 5-9 170 5 Jr. Dallas, Texas (Lincoln)
43 Millikan Todd Todd Millikan

Todd Millikan

TE 6-2 215 1 Fr. Shenandoah, Iowa (Shenandoah)
16 Mlinar Jerry Jerry Mlinar

Jerry Mlinar

QB 6-1 205 5 Jr. Greeley, Neb. (Greeley)
90 Moore Brian Brian Moore

Brian Moore

TE 6-3 230 7 Sr. Randolph, Neb. (Randolph)
41 Munford Marc Marc Munford

Marc Munford

LB 6-2 225 5 Jr. Littleton, Colo. (Heritage)
8 Nelson Ray Ray Nelson

Ray Nelson

WB 5-9 190 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Tech)
63 Nichols John John Nichols

John Nichols

C 6-2 260 3 So. Littleton, Colo. (Columbine)
56 Noel Jack Jack Noel

Jack Noel

C 6-1 220 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
95 Noonan Danny Danny Noonan

Danny Noonan

MG 6-3 275 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
Opie Harlan Harlan Opie

Harlan Opie

DE 6-2 200 3 So. Great Bend, Kan. (Great Bend)
Otte Mike Mike Otte

Mike Otte

SE 6-1 175 99 Unk Lincoln, Neb. (Waverly)
9 Paige Woody Woody Paige

Woody Paige

CB 5-9 155 7 Sr. San Francisco, Calif. (Balboa)
97 Palmer Tony Tony Palmer

Tony Palmer

DT 6-7 265 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
74 Parker Stan Stan Parker

Stan Parker

OG 6-5 245 5 Jr. Bellevue, Neb. (East)
35 Parsons Kevin Kevin Parsons

Kevin Parsons

LB 6-3 230 5 Jr. Springfield, Mo. (Glendale)
18 Pokorny Brian Brian Pokorny

Brian Pokorny

CB 5-11 175 7 Sr. Bellwood, Neb. (David City Aquinas)
34 Proffitt Todd Todd Proffitt

Todd Proffitt

MG 5-11 250 7 Sr. Hartford, Conn. (Glastonbury)
26 Rathman Tom Tom Rathman

Tom Rathman

FB 6-0 220 7 Sr. Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
84 Reeves Gregg Gregg Reeves

Gregg Reeves

DE 6-3 225 7 Sr. Wahoo, Neb. (Neumann)
93 Reynolds Rod Rod Reynolds

Rod Reynolds

DT 6-3 245 7 Sr. Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
66 Rogers Phil Phil Rogers

Phil Rogers

MG 6-1 245 7 Sr. Tucson, Ariz. (Amphitheatre)
65 Roth Tim Tim Roth

Tim Roth

OT 6-0 275 7 Sr. Hermosa Beach, Calif. (Manhattan Beach)
78 Rother Tim Tim Rother

Tim Rother

OT 6-6 260 3 So. Bellevue, Neb. (East)
4 Rozier Guy Guy Rozier

Guy Rozier

MON 5-10 190 7 Sr. Camden, N.J. (Wilson)
62 Schaaf Jim Jim Schaaf

Jim Schaaf

OG 6-3 255 3 So. Superior, Neb. (Superior)
3 Schneider Gary Gary Schneider

Gary Schneider

CB 6-0 200 5 Jr. O'Neill, Neb. (St. Mary's)
13 Schnitzler Craig Craig Schnitzler

Craig Schnitzler

P/PK 5-8 215 3 So. Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
85 Schnitzler Robb Robb Schnitzler

Robb Schnitzler

SE 5-9 170 5 Jr. Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
53 Sellentin Jeff Jeff Sellentin

Jeff Sellentin

C 6-3 240 5 Jr. West Point, Neb. (West Point)
51 Shaw Pat Pat Shaw

Pat Shaw

LB 6-2 230 5 Jr. Aurora, Neb. (Aurora)
99 Shead Ken Ken Shead

Ken Shead

LB 5-11 280 7 Sr. Plano, Texas (Plano)
2 Sheppard Von Von Sheppard

Von Sheppard

WB 5-9 185 3 So. St. Paul, Minn. (Central)
19 Siebler Bryan Bryan Siebler

Bryan Siebler

S 5-11 195 5 Jr. Fremont, Neb. (Fremont)
96 Skow Jim Jim Skow

Jim Skow

DT 6-3 250 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Roncalli)
81 Smith Brad Brad Smith

Brad Smith

DE 6-3 230 7 Sr. Franklin, Neb. (Franklin)
92 Smith Neil Neil Smith

Neil Smith

DT 6-5 245 3 So. New Orleans, La. (McDonogh 35)
88 Smith Rod Rod Smith

Rod Smith

SE 6-0 195 3 So. Thornton, Colo. (Thornton)
76 Spachman Chris Chris Spachman

Chris Spachman

DT 6-5 250 5 Jr. Kansas City, Mo. (Miege)
Strasburger Matt Matt Strasburger

Matt Strasburger

S 6-2 190 5 Jr. Holdrege, Neb. (Holdrege)
10 Taylor Jeff Jeff Taylor

Jeff Taylor

QB 6-2 195 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
11 Taylor Steve Steve Taylor

Steve Taylor

QB 6-0 190 1 Fr. Fresno, Calif. (Lincoln)
29 Thayer Dan Dan Thayer

Dan Thayer

S 6-2 205 5 Jr. Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
82 Thomas Broderick Broderick Thomas

Broderick Thomas

DE 6-2 220 1 Fr. Houston, Texas (Madison)
11 Tomjack Jeff Jeff Tomjack

Jeff Tomjack

MON 6-0 200 3 So. Ewing, Neb. (Ewing)
89 Tucker Scott Scott Tucker

Scott Tucker

DE 6-3 220 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
14 Turner Travis Travis Turner

Travis Turner

QB 6-2 205 7 Sr. Scottsbluff, Neb. (Scottsbluff)
83 Tyrer Brad Brad Tyrer

Brad Tyrer

DE 6-2 220 5 Jr. Kansas City, Mo. (Rockhurst)
27 VonEssen Brent Brent VonEssen

Brent VonEssen

WB 5-10 180 99 Unk Oakland, Neb. (Oakland-Craig)
43 Washington Brian Brian Washington

Brian Washington

MON 6-1 205 3 So. Highland Springs, Va. (Highland Springs)
27 Watkins Dennis Dennis Watkins

Dennis Watkins

CB 5-11 180 7 Sr. Chicago, Ill. (Carver)
37 Welniak Doug Doug Welniak

Doug Welniak

LB 5-10 210 3 So. Elyria, Neb. (Ord)
69 Welter Tom Tom Welter

Tom Welter

OT 6-4 275 5 Jr. Yankton, S.D. (Yankton)
47 Wingard Dan Dan Wingard

Dan Wingard

P/PK 6-1 195 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)


NU Football - 1985 Coaches

Tom Osborne

Tom Osborne
 - Head Coach