Coach Tom Osborne 
6th AP/6th Coaches
11-2 (8-0 Big 12) --
Big 12 North Champs
Orange Bowl
Coach Tom Osborne 6th AP/6th Coaches 11-2 (8-0 Big 12) -- Big 12 North Champs Orange Bowl
NU Football - 1996 Roster
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (North)
6'1"  230 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wentzville, Mo. (Wentzville)
6'3"  270 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Russellville, Ark. (Russellville)
Luis Almanzar
#94
Luis Almanzar
6'3"  260 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Jersey City, N.J. (Dickinson)
6'4"  300 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)
Josh Anderson
Josh Anderson
5'9"  160 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb. (Wahoo)
6'4"  220 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: McDonald, Kan. (Cheylin)
5'9"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Weakside Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Randolph, Neb. (Randolph)
6'4"  240 lbs
Position: Strong Side...
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Copley, Ohio (Copley)
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Running Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb. (Adams Central)
6'1"  270 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Arvada, Colo. (Bear Creek)
6'0"  230 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Tracy, Minn. (Tracy)
Sasho Becvarovski
Sasho Becvarovski
6'5"  255 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Crown Point, Ind. (Lake Central)
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Free Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Valparaiso, Neb. (Raymond Central)
5'11"  210 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Northwest)
6'2"  190 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Sutherland, Neb. (Sutherland)
5'9"  190 lbs
Position: Right Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
Blaine Boellstorff
Blaine Boellstorff
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Johnson, Neb. (Johnson-Brock)
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Left Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oceanside, Calif. (El Camino)
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Papillion, Neb. (Papillion-LaVista)
5'10"  200 lbs
Position: Place Kicker
Year: So.
Hometown: Southlake, Texas (Carroll)
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz. (Saguro)
5'11"  170 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hacienda Heights, Calif. (Bishop Amat)
5'11"  210 lbs
Position: Middle Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb. (Hastings)
6'3"  250 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
6'4"  210 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: So.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz. (South Mountain)
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Kearney, Neb. (Kearney)
6'6"  295 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Dixon, Ill. (Dixon)
5'11"  240 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Wallace, Neb. (Wallace)
6'3"  235 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Stewartville, Minn. (Stewartville)
Chris Deitloff
Chris Deitloff
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Millard North)
5'8"  185 lbs
Position: Right Cornerback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bradenton, Fla. (Southeast)
6'3"  270 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Cheney, Neb. (Norris)
6'3"  310 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb. (Cozad)
George Dittrick
#20
George Dittrick
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Rover
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
Trenton Douglas
Trenton Douglas
6'2"  250 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Assaria, Kan. (Southeast of Saline)
6'3"  260 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Scotus)
Jason Dush
Jason Dush
6'1"  220 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
J.R. Edwards
J.R. Edwards
6'2"  175 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)
6'3"  220 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seward, Neb. (Seward)
5'9"  210 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wichita, Kan. (Collegiate)
6'1"  205 lbs
Position: Weakside Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Ga. (Independence College) (Kendrick)
Justin Ferrell
Justin Ferrell
6'3"  280 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: McAllen, Texas (Sharyland)
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Boys Town, Neb. (Boys Town)
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Cuero, Texas (Cuero)
Craig Fischer
#88
Craig Fischer
6'0"  170 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Leigh, Neb. (Leigh)
5'10"  165 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Leigh, Neb. (Leigh)
6'1"  225 lbs
Position: Middle Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
Tim Frame
Tim Frame
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hershey, Neb. (Hershey)
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Strong Side...
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Bellevue East)
6'3"  215 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wood River, Neb. (Wood River)
5'7"  170 lbs
Position: Right Cornerback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Roselle, N.J. (Rutgers) (Abraham Clark)
6'5"  255 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
5'11"  215 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Mike Gentile
Mike Gentile
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lockport, Ill. (Mt. Carmel)
6'2"  280 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (East)
6'0"  170 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Papillion, Neb. (Papillion-LaVista)
Bobby Gill
Bobby Gill
6'0"  230 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
6'0"  210 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
George Guidry
George Guidry
6'3"  225 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lake Charles, La. (Washington-Marion Magnet)
6'2"  225 lbs
Position: Strong Side...
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: So.
Hometown: South Sioux City, Neb. (South Sioux City)
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Punter/Place-Kicker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa (Valley)
Brad Hamik
Brad Hamik
6'0"  160 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hawarden, Iowa (West Sioux)
Chris Hastings
Chris Hastings
6'3"  215 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Gretna, Neb. (Gretna)
6'3"  270 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Osceola, Neb. (David City Aquinas)
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan. (Blue Valley North)
6'1"  290 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Waverly, Neb. (Kentucky) (Waverly)
6'3"  280 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Yukon, Okla. (Mustang)
6'4"  250 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)
6'3"  235 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hartington, Neb. (Cedar Catholic)
5'11"  210 lbs
Position: Weakside Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Auburn, Neb. (Auburn)
5'9"  190 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb. (Cozad)
6'1"  270 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wood River, Neb. (Wood River)
6'1"  280 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
6'3"  220 lbs
Position: Weakside Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb. (Cozad)
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Middle Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Gainesville, Texas (Gainesville)
6'0"  245 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (South)
6'4"  250 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Diamond Bar, Calif. (Damien)
Tom Jeffrey
Tom Jeffrey
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Right Cornerback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (East)
6'4"  285 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Oceanside, Calif. (Vista)
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz. (Alhambra)
6'3"  240 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: So.
Hometown: Osmond, Neb. (Osmond)
6'5"  320 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Burke)
6'5"  240 lbs
Position: Defensive End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Farwell, Neb. (St. Paul)
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: So.
Hometown: Auburn, Neb. (Auburn)
6'1"  230 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
6'1"  225 lbs
Position: Weakside Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb. (Hastings)
6'0"  185 lbs
Position: Punter
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
5'11"  200 lbs
Position: Punter
Year: So.
Hometown: Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk Catholic)
6'4"  205 lbs
Position: Split End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Lakeview)
5'11"  215 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Elgin, Neb. (Clearwater)
6'3"  205 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Filley, Neb. (Filley)
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Rover
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Valentine, Neb. (Valentine)
6'0"  170 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lake Charles, La. (LaGrange)
6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Place Kicker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb. (Wahoo)
6'0"  230 lbs
Position: Weakside Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Cozad, Neb. (Cozad)
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: Rover
Year: So.
Hometown: Raymond, Wash. (Raymond)
5'11"  230 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: So.
Hometown: Brainard, Neb. (East Butler)
5'9"  170 lbs
Position: Right Cornerback
Year: So.
Hometown: Holdrege, Neb. (Holdrege)
5'11"  190 lbs
Position: Rover
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bastrop, Texas (Bastrop)
5'8"  195 lbs
Position: Free Safety
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Millville, N.J. (Millville)
6'5"  195 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Goodland, Kan. (Goodland)
6'5"  295 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Seward, Neb. (Seward)
6'3"  270 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
6'5"  220 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Elmwood, Neb. (Elmwood-Murdock)
6'0"  220 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Bellevue West)
5'10"  195 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Papillion, Neb. (Papillion-LaVista)
5'10"  190 lbs
Position: Rover
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lawton, Okla. (Lawton)
6'5"  220 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
5'9"  175 lbs
Position: Punter
Year: So.
Hometown: Middletown, N.J. (South)
6'4"  225 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Crawford, Neb. (Crawford)
6'6"  300 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Paul, Neb. (St. Paul)
5'11"  200 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Albion, Neb. (Albion)
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Strong Side...
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Waterbury, Conn. (Crosby)
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Durango, Colo. (Durango)
6'4"  285 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Locust, N.J. (Middletown South)
5'7"  185 lbs
Position: Right Cornerback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Port Allen, La. (Port Allen)
Hank Piening
Hank Piening
6'2"  185 lbs
Position: Running Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Milford)
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Rockford, Ill. (Guilford)
6'4"  305 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Creighton Prep)
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb. (Scottsbluff)
6'0"  200 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Gering, Neb. (Gering)
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Place Kicker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Waverly, Neb. (Waverly)
Khari Reynolds
Khari Reynolds
5'11"  170 lbs
Position: Cornerback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Mays Landing, N.J. (Egg Harbor Township)
6'1"  185 lbs
Position: Rover
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Laron Rooks
Laron Rooks
6'3"  250 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
6'3"  230 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Inglewood, Calif. (Montclair Prep)
6'6"  250 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: So.
Hometown: St. Joseph, Mo. (Benton)
6'1"  170 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Elkhorn, Neb. (Elkhorn)
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Overton, Neb. (Overton)
6'2"  230 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: North Bend, Neb. (North Bend)
6'2"  270 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wichita Falls, Texas (Rider)
Matt Schoening
Matt Schoening
5'9"  195 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa (Lewis Central)
5'11"  225 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fullerton, Neb. (Fullerton)
6'1"  295 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Eagan, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
Matt Schwager
Matt Schwager
6'5"  220 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Orchard, Neb. (Orchard)
6'1"  280 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb. (East)
6'2"  245 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Enid, Okla. (Enid)
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: Strong Side...
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Deweese, Neb. (Sandy Creek)
6'2"  305 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Fr.
Hometown: LaVerne, Calif. (Whittier)
Scott Siebenborn
Scott Siebenborn
6'4"  215 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
6'1"  215 lbs
Position: I Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Omaha Central/West Memphis, Ark.)
Travis Soucie
Travis Soucie
5'10"  170 lbs
Position: Running Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hastings, Neb. (St. Cecilia)
Jeremy Stanislav
Jeremy Stanislav
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Prague, Neb. (Prague)
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Free Safety
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (East)
6'2"  300 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Cranford, N.J. (Cranford)
6'1"  305 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wichita Falls, Texas (Rider)
6'5"  225 lbs
Position: Weakside Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grant, Neb. (Grant)
6'1"  275 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Lakeview)
5'8"  180 lbs
Position: Left Cornerback
Year: So.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Arby Todd
Arby Todd
5'10"  220 lbs
Position: Fullback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wellington, Md. (Wellington-Napoleon)
6'3"  235 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: So.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb. (Wahoo)
6'2"  260 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. John, Ind. (Lake Central)
6'4"  300 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Jose, Calif. (Yerba Buena)
6'6"  300 lbs
Position: Offensive Tackle
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
6'4"  265 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Coleridge, Neb. (Coleridge)
5'11"  185 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb. (Neumann)
Chad Tuttle
Chad Tuttle
6'1"  195 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb. (Omaha North)
Noland Urban
Noland Urban
6'2"  225 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Osceola, Neb. (Osceola)
6'2"  285 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Huffman, Texas (Hargrave)
Casey Vanderhoef
Casey Vanderhoef
6'0"  205 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Alpine, Utah (Alpine)
5'11"  205 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gregory, S.D. (Gregory)
6'1"  300 lbs
Position: Center
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
6'2"  300 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: So.
Hometown: Springfield, Neb. (Platteview)
Brian Walters
Brian Walters
6'4"  220 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: West Point, Neb. (Wayne State) (West Point)
6'0"  175 lbs
Position: Free Safety
Year: So.
Hometown: Juniata, Neb. (Hastings Adams Central)
Brandon Wardyn
Brandon Wardyn
6'2"  200 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Farwell, Neb. (St. Paul)
6'0"  195 lbs
Position: Free Safety
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Texarkana, Ark. (Arkansas)
6'3"  275 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Springfield, Mo. (Kickapoo)
5'11"  175 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
Keely Watson
#52
Keely Watson
6'1"  210 lbs
Position: Weakside Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Pasadena, Calif.
David Webber
David Webber
6'3"  275 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo. (Hazelwood East)
6'1"  200 lbs
Position: Free Safety
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
5'9"  190 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Tulatin, Ore. (Tigard)
5'11"  180 lbs
Position: Wingback
Year: So.
Hometown: Palmetto, Fla. (Manatee)
Chad Wiles
Chad Wiles
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wood River, Neb. (Wood River)
6'2"  205 lbs
Position: Strong Side...
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Merrillville, Ind. (Merrillville)
6'2"  240 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb. (Burke)
6'3"  295 lbs
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year: So.
Hometown: New Orleans, La. (St. Augustine)
5'11"  175 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. (Verbum Dei)
6'5"  250 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Webb City, Mo. (Webb City)
6'3"  235 lbs
Position: Rush End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Stratton, Neb. (Stratton)
6'2"  290 lbs
Position: Offensive Guard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb. (East)
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
48 Alderman Dave Dave Alderman CB 5-10 190 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (North)
38 Alexander Dan Dan Alexander FB 6-1 230 1 Fr. Wentzville, Mo. (Wentzville)
90 Allen Derek Derek Allen DT 6-3 270 1 Fr. Russellville, Ark. (Russellville)
94 Almanzar Luis Luis Almanzar DT 6-3 260 1 Fr. Jersey City, N.J. (Dickinson)
70 Anderson Eric Eric Anderson OT 6-4 300 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)
Anderson Josh Josh Anderson DB 5-9 160 1 Fr. Wahoo, Neb. (Wahoo)
96 Antholz Travis Travis Antholz RE 6-4 220 1 Fr. McDonald, Kan. (Cheylin)
35 Applegate Sean Sean Applegate WB 5-9 180 1 Fr. Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
40 Arens Erick Erick Arens WLB 6-2 210 1 Fr. Randolph, Neb. (Randolph)
81 Arnold Larry Larry Arnold SLB 6-4 240 7 Sr. Copley, Ohio (Copley)
Baker Rod Rod Baker RB 6-1 190 1 Fr. Hastings, Neb. (Adams Central)
57 Baldwin Matt Matt Baldwin C 6-1 270 1 Fr. Arvada, Colo. (Bear Creek)
87 Bassett Chris Chris Bassett RE 6-0 230 5 Jr. Tracy, Minn. (Tracy)
Becvarovski Sasho Sasho Becvarovski OL 6-5 255 1 Fr. Crown Point, Ind. (Lake Central)
24 Benes Jason Jason Benes FS 5-11 180 5 Jr. Valparaiso, Neb. (Raymond Central)
21 Benning Damon Damon Benning IB 5-11 210 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Northwest)
Beveridge Tom Tom Beveridge SE 6-2 190 1 Fr. Sutherland, Neb. (Sutherland)
17 Blahak Chad Chad Blahak RCB 5-9 190 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln High)
Boellstorff Blaine Blaine Boellstorff LB 6-2 205 1 Fr. Johnson, Neb. (Johnson-Brock)
20 Booker Michael Michael Booker LCB 6-2 205 7 Sr. Oceanside, Calif. (El Camino)
14 Brown Lance Lance Brown WB 5-11 190 3 So. Papillion, Neb. (Papillion-LaVista)
35 Brown Kris Kris Brown PK 5-10 200 3 So. Southlake, Texas (Carroll)
21 Brown Mike Mike Brown DB 6-0 190 1 Fr. Scottsdale, Ariz. (Saguro)
22 Brown Ralph Ralph Brown, II DB 5-11 170 1 Fr. Hacienda Heights, Calif. (Bishop Amat)
47 Buettenback Ben Ben Buettenback MLB 5-11 210 1 Fr. Hastings, Neb. (Hastings)
90 Carpenter Tim Tim Carpenter TE 6-3 250 5 Jr. Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
6 Cheatham Kenny Kenny Cheatham SE 6-4 210 3 So. Phoenix, Ariz. (South Mountain)
9 Christo Monte Monte Christo QB 6-0 195 3 So. Kearney, Neb. (Kearney)
68 Clausen Jeff Jeff Clausen OT 6-6 295 1 Fr. Dixon, Ill. (Dixon)
42 Cobb Josh Josh Cobb FB 5-11 240 3 So. Wallace, Neb. (Wallace)
83 DeBates T.J. T.J. DeBates TE 6-3 235 1 Fr. Stewartville, Minn. (Stewartville)
Deitloff Chris Chris Deitloff C 6-1 180 1 Fr. Omaha, Neb. (Millard North)
2 Dennis Leslie Leslie Dennis RCB 5-8 185 5 Jr. Bradenton, Fla. (Southeast)
Diekmann Billy Billy Diekmann OL 6-3 270 1 Fr. Cheney, Neb. (Norris)
75 Dishman Chris Chris Dishman OG 6-3 310 7 Sr. Cozad, Neb. (Cozad)
20 Dittrick George George Dittrick ROV 6-0 190 1 Fr. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
Douglas Trenton Trenton Douglas OL 6-2 250 1 Fr. Assaria, Kan. (Southeast of Saline)
74 Drum Brandon Brandon Drum DT 6-3 260 3 So. Columbus, Neb. (Scotus)
Dush Jason Jason Dush DL 6-1 220 1 Fr. Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
Edwards J.R. J.R. Edwards SE 6-2 175 1 Fr. Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)
22 Eicher Chad Chad Eicher IB 6-3 220 5 Jr. Seward, Neb. (Seward)
4 Evans DeAngelo DeAngelo Evans IB 5-9 210 1 Fr. Wichita, Kan. (Collegiate)
43 Farley Terrell Terrell Farley WLB 6-1 205 7 Sr. Columbus, Ga. (Independence College) (Kendrick)
Ferrell Justin Justin Ferrell OL 6-3 280 1 Fr. McAllen, Texas (Sharyland)
87 Finister Demond Demond Finister SE 5-10 175 1 Fr. Boys Town, Neb. (Boys Town)
Finley Clint Clint Finley QB 6-1 190 1 Fr. Cuero, Texas (Cuero)
88 Fischer Craig Craig Fischer SE 6-0 170 1 Fr. Leigh, Neb. (Leigh)
Fischer Eric Eric Fischer DB 5-10 165 1 Fr. Leigh, Neb. (Leigh)
56 Foreman Jay Jay Foreman MLB 6-1 225 3 So. Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
Frame Tim Tim Frame SE 6-0 185 1 Fr. Hershey, Neb. (Hershey)
37 Froehlich Russell Russell Froehlich SLB 6-0 205 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Bellevue East)
7 Frost Scott Scott Frost QB 6-3 215 5 Jr. Wood River, Neb. (Wood River)
12 Fullman Mike Mike Fullman RCB 5-7 170 7 Sr. Roselle, N.J. (Rutgers) (Abraham Clark)
53 Fulton Lonnie Lonnie Fulton OT 6-5 255 1 Fr. Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
85 Gard Sean Sean Gard RE 5-11 215 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Gentile Mike Mike Gentile WB 5-11 190 1 Fr. Lockport, Ill. (Mt. Carmel)
72 Gessford Ben Ben Gessford OT 6-2 280 3 So. Lincoln, Neb. (East)
Gibson John John Gibson WB 6-0 170 1 Fr. Papillion, Neb. (Papillion-LaVista)
Gill Bobby Bobby Gill DL 6-0 230 1 Fr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
30 Green Ahman Ahman Green IB 6-0 210 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Guidry George George Guidry DE 6-3 225 1 Fr. Lake Charles, La. (Washington-Marion Magnet)
86 Gumm Trent Trent Gumm SLB 6-2 225 3 So. Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
80 Haafke Billy Billy Haafke SE 5-11 185 3 So. South Sioux City, Neb. (South Sioux City)
17 Hadenfeldt Dan Dan Hadenfeldt P/PK 5-11 180 1 Fr. Des Moines, Iowa (Valley)
Hamik Brad Brad Hamik DB 6-0 160 1 Fr. Hawarden, Iowa (West Sioux)
Hastings Chris Chris Hastings TE 6-3 215 1 Fr. Gretna, Neb. (Gretna)
54 Havlovic Aaron Aaron Havlovic C 6-3 270 1 Fr. Osceola, Neb. (David City Aquinas)
82 Held Ryan Ryan Held SE 6-2 185 5 Jr. Overland Park, Kan. (Blue Valley North)
74 Henson Kyle Kyle Henson OT 6-1 290 3 So. Waverly, Neb. (Kentucky) (Waverly)
59 Heskew Josh Josh Heskew C 6-3 280 5 Jr. Yukon, Okla. (Mustang)
44 Hesse Jon Jon Hesse LB 6-4 250 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb. (Southeast)
Hochstein Russ Russ Hochstein OL 6-3 235 1 Fr. Hartington, Neb. (Cedar Catholic)
49 Hogrefe Quint Quint Hogrefe WLB 5-11 210 3 So. Auburn, Neb. (Auburn)
5 Holbein Brendan Brendan Holbein SE 5-9 190 7 Sr. Cozad, Neb. (Cozad)
66 Horst Joe Joe Horst OG 6-1 270 5 Jr. Wood River, Neb. (Wood River)
62 Hoskinson Matt Matt Hoskinson OG 6-1 280 5 Jr. Battle Creek, Neb. (Battle Creek)
53 Hunting Matt Matt Hunting WLB 6-3 220 5 Jr. Cozad, Neb. (Cozad)
50 Jackson Julius Julius Jackson MLB 6-0 220 1 Fr. Gainesville, Texas (Gainesville)
34 Jackson Vershan Vershan Jackson TE 6-0 245 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (South)
88 Jackson Sheldon Sheldon Jackson TE 6-4 250 3 So. Diamond Bar, Calif. (Damien)
Jeffrey Tom Tom Jeffrey RCB 5-11 185 1 Fr. Lincoln, Neb. (East)
52 Johnson Marcus Marcus Johnson OG 6-4 285 1 Fr. Oceanside, Calif. (Vista)
Johnson Eric Eric Johnson DB 6-1 195 3 So. Phoenix, Ariz. (Alhambra)
Jones Dave Dave Jones RE 6-3 240 3 So. Osmond, Neb. (Osmond)
69 Julch Adam Adam Julch OT 6-5 320 1 Fr. Omaha, Neb. (Burke)
Kaiser Loran Loran Kaiser DE 6-5 240 1 Fr. Farwell, Neb. (St. Paul)
57 Kelsay Chad Chad Kelsay RE 6-3 230 3 So. Auburn, Neb. (Auburn)
22 Kingston Ben Ben Kingston FB 6-1 230 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Westside)
83 Kobus Chad Chad Kobus TE 6-2 220 1 Fr. Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
43 Kohl Josh Josh Kohl WLB 6-1 225 1 Fr. Hastings, Neb. (Hastings)
19 Kosch Jesse Jesse Kosch P 6-0 185 5 Jr. Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
23 Lafleur Bill Bill Lafleur P 5-11 200 3 So. Norfolk, Neb. (Norfolk Catholic)
89 Lake Jeff (Robert) Jeff (Robert) Lake SE 6-4 205 5 Jr. Columbus, Neb. (Lakeview)
40 Legate Billy Billy Legate FB 5-11 215 3 So. Elgin, Neb. (Clearwater)
80 Lenners Curt Curt Lenners RE 6-3 205 5 Jr. Filley, Neb. (Filley)
14 List Gregg Gregg List ROV 6-0 195 1 Fr. Valentine, Neb. (Valentine)
1 London Frankie Frankie London QB 6-0 170 1 Fr. Lake Charles, La. (LaGrange)
Long Chace Chace Long PK 6-0 180 1 Fr. Wahoo, Neb. (Wahoo)
35 Macken Casey Casey Macken WLB 6-0 230 3 So. Cozad, Neb. (Cozad)
21 Makaiwi Kalin Kalin Makaiwi ROV 6-0 200 3 So. Raymond, Wash. (Raymond)
45 Makovicka Joel Joel Makovicka FB 5-11 230 3 So. Brainard, Neb. (East Butler)
2 McClymont Alex Alex McClymont RCB 5-9 170 3 So. Holdrege, Neb. (Holdrege)
4 McFarlin Octavious Octavious McFarlin ROV 5-11 190 5 Jr. Bastrop, Texas (Bastrop)
29 McGraw Greg Greg McGraw FS 5-8 195 1 Fr. Millville, N.J. (Millville)
McKee Jake Jake McKee TE 6-5 195 1 Fr. Goodland, Kan. (Goodland)
78 Mikos Kory Kory Mikos OT 6-5 295 7 Sr. Seward, Neb. (Seward)
72 Milius Tom Tom Milius DT 6-3 270 1 Fr. Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
83 Miller Bryce Bryce Miller RE 6-5 220 7 Sr. Elmwood, Neb. (Elmwood-Murdock)
Miller Willie Willie Miller FB 6-0 220 1 Fr. Omaha, Neb. (Bellevue West)
17 Miller Andy Andy Miller WB 5-10 195 3 So. Papillion, Neb. (Papillion-LaVista)
10 Minter Mike Mike Minter ROV 5-10 190 7 Sr. Lawton, Okla. (Lawton)
Mooberry Brandon Brandon Mooberry RE 6-5 220 1 Fr. Lexington, Neb. (Lexington)
8 Morro Brian Brian Morro P 5-9 175 3 So. Middletown, N.J. (South)
Murphy John John Murphy RE 6-4 225 1 Fr. Crawford, Neb. (Crawford)
97 Ogard Jeff Jeff Ogard DT 6-6 300 7 Sr. St. Paul, Neb. (St. Paul)
24 Olnes Jason Jason Olnes IB 5-11 200 1 Fr. Albion, Neb. (Albion)
37 Ortiz Tony Tony Ortiz SLB 6-0 205 1 Fr. Waterbury, Conn. (Crosby)
12 Perino Jeff Jeff Perino QB 6-2 195 1 Fr. Durango, Colo. (Durango)
95 Peter Jason Jason Peter DT 6-4 285 5 Jr. Locust, N.J. (Middletown South)
26 Peterson Jerome Jerome Peterson RCB 5-7 185 1 Fr. Port Allen, La. (Port Allen)
Piening Hank Hank Piening RB 6-2 185 1 Fr. Lincoln, Neb. (Milford)
Polk Carlos Carlos Polk LB 6-2 210 1 Fr. Rockford, Ill. (Guilford)
73 Pollack Fred Fred Pollack OT 6-4 305 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Creighton Prep)
Quindt Brandon Brandon Quindt DB 5-11 185 1 Fr. Scottsbluff, Neb. (Scottsbluff)
27 Raymond Steve Steve Raymond IB 6-0 200 1 Fr. Gering, Neb. (Gering)
13 Retzlaff Ted Ted Retzlaff PK 6-0 190 5 Jr. Waverly, Neb. (Waverly)
Reynolds Khari Khari Reynolds CB 5-11 170 1 Fr. Mays Landing, N.J. (Egg Harbor Township)
39 Roberts Mike Mike Roberts ROV 6-1 185 7 Sr. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Rooks Laron Laron Rooks DL 6-3 250 1 Fr. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
86 Roy Dorrick Dorrick Roy TE 6-3 230 3 So. Inglewood, Calif. (Montclair Prep)
84 Rucker Mike Mike Rucker RE 6-6 250 3 So. St. Joseph, Mo. (Benton)
Runty Jay Jay Runty QB 6-1 170 1 Fr. Elkhorn, Neb. (Elkhorn)
86 Ryan Eric Eric Ryan RE 6-1 215 1 Fr. Overton, Neb. (Overton)
Saalfeld Chris Chris Saalfeld OL 6-2 230 1 Fr. North Bend, Neb. (North Bend)
74 Saltsman Scott Scott Saltsman DT 6-2 270 7 Sr. Wichita Falls, Texas (Rider)
Schoening Matt Matt Schoening FB 5-9 195 1 Fr. Council Bluffs, Iowa (Lewis Central)
28 Schuster Brian Brian Schuster FB 5-11 225 7 Sr. Fullerton, Neb. (Fullerton)
65 Schwab Jason Jason Schwab OG 6-1 295 1 Fr. Eagan, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
Schwager Matt Matt Schwager RE 6-5 220 1 Fr. Orchard, Neb. (Orchard)
56 Seaman Doug Doug Seaman C 6-1 280 5 Jr. Bellevue, Neb. (East)
15 Sears Kareem Kareem Sears RE 6-2 245 1 Fr. Enid, Okla. (Enid)
46 Shaw Brian Brian Shaw SLB 6-1 215 1 Fr. Deweese, Neb. (Sandy Creek)
63 Sherman James James Sherman OG 6-2 305 1 Fr. LaVerne, Calif. (Whittier)
Siebenborn Scott Scott Siebenborn DL 6-4 215 1 Fr. Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
31 Sims James James Sims IB 6-1 215 5 Jr. Omaha, Neb. (Omaha Central/West Memphis, Ark.)
Soucie Travis Travis Soucie RB 5-10 170 1 Fr. Hastings, Neb. (St. Cecilia)
Stanislav Jeremy Jeremy Stanislav FB 6-1 190 1 Fr. Prague, Neb. (Prague)
16 Stokes Eric Eric Stokes FS 5-11 185 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb. (East)
69 Tansey Jim Jim Tansey OT 6-2 300 1 Fr. Cranford, N.J. (Cranford)
67 Taylor Aaron Aaron Taylor C 6-1 305 5 Jr. Wichita Falls, Texas (Rider)
91 Terwilliger Ryan Ryan Terwilliger WLB 6-5 225 7 Sr. Grant, Neb. (Grant)
79 Tessendorf Ross Ross Tessendorf DT 6-1 275 3 So. Columbus, Neb. (Lakeview)
27 Thompson Andy Andy Thompson LCB 5-8 180 3 So. Omaha, Neb. (Central)
Todd Arby Arby Todd FB 5-10 220 1 Fr. Wellington, Md. (Wellington-Napoleon)
92 Toline Travis Travis Toline RE 6-3 235 3 So. Wahoo, Neb. (Wahoo)
93 Tomich Jared Jared Tomich RE 6-2 260 7 Sr. St. John, Ind. (Lake Central)
94 Townsend Larry Larry Townsend DT 6-4 300 7 Sr. San Jose, Calif. (Yerba Buena)
77 Treu Adam Adam Treu OT 6-6 300 7 Sr. Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)
65 Troxel Theron Theron Troxel DT 6-4 265 1 Fr. Coleridge, Neb. (Coleridge)
11 Turman Matt Matt Turman QB 5-11 185 7 Sr. Wahoo, Neb. (Neumann)
Tuttle Chad Chad Tuttle LB 6-1 195 1 Fr. Wahoo, Neb. (Omaha North)
Urban Noland Noland Urban LB 6-2 225 1 Fr. Osceola, Neb. (Osceola)
71 Van Cleave Mike Mike Van Cleave OG 6-2 285 5 Jr. Huffman, Texas (Hargrave)
Vanderhoef Casey Casey Vanderhoef DB 6-0 205 1 Fr. Alpine, Utah (Alpine)
25 Vedral Jon Jon Vedral WB 5-11 205 7 Sr. Gregory, S.D. (Gregory)
51 Vrzal Matt Matt Vrzal C 6-1 300 7 Sr. Grand Island, Neb. (Grand Island)
61 Wade Brandt Brandt Wade OG 6-2 300 3 So. Springfield, Neb. (Platteview)
Walters Brian Brian Walters OL 6-4 220 1 Fr. West Point, Neb. (Wayne State) (West Point)
32 Walther Eric Eric Walther FS 6-0 175 3 So. Juniata, Neb. (Hastings Adams Central)
Wardyn Brandon Brandon Wardyn TE 6-2 200 1 Fr. Farwell, Neb. (St. Paul)
3 Warfield Eric Eric Warfield FS 6-0 195 5 Jr. Texarkana, Ark. (Arkansas)
Warren Steve Steve Warren DT 6-3 275 1 Fr. Springfield, Mo. (Kickapoo)
Watchorn Troy Troy Watchorn DB 5-11 175 1 Fr. Columbus, Neb. (Columbus)
52 Watson Keely Keely Watson WLB 6-1 210 5 Jr. Pasadena, Calif.
Webber David David Webber OL 6-3 275 1 Fr. St. Louis, Mo. (Hazelwood East)
25 Wells Jeff Jeff Wells FS 6-1 200 1 Fr. Lincoln, Neb. (Northeast)
33 Wieting Sean Sean Wieting WB 5-9 190 5 Jr. Tulatin, Ore. (Tigard)
29 Wiggins Shevin Shevin Wiggins WB 5-11 180 3 So. Palmetto, Fla. (Manatee)
Wiles Chad Chad Wiles QB 6-1 180 1 Fr. Wood River, Neb. (Wood River)
28 Williams Jamel Jamel Williams SLB 6-2 205 7 Sr. Merrillville, Ind. (Merrillville)
85 Wills Aaron Aaron Wills TE 6-2 240 1 Fr. Omaha, Neb. (Burke)
99 Wiltz Jason Jason Wiltz DT 6-3 295 3 So. New Orleans, La. (St. Augustine)
Winston Terry Terry Winston DL 5-11 175 1 Fr. Los Angeles, Calif. (Verbum Dei)
98 Wistrom Grant Grant Wistrom RE 6-5 250 5 Jr. Webb City, Mo. (Webb City)
87 Zahl Brendan Brendan Zahl RE 6-3 235 5 Jr. Stratton, Neb. (Stratton)
64 Zatechka Jon Jon Zatechka OG 6-2 290 5 Jr. Lincoln, Neb. (East)
NU Football - 1996 Coaches
 - Head Coach
Turner Gill
 - Assistant Coach