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#68 Bill Lewis
Position: Center
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 275
Year: Senior
City/State: Sioux City, Iowa
High School: East

         Drafted in 7th Round by Los Angeles Raiders

         1985 First-Team All-American (Football Writers Assn. of America)

         1985 Second-Team All-American (AP)

         1985 Honorable-Mention All-American (UPI)

         1985 First-Team All-Big 8 (AP, UPI)


Senior (1985)

The cornerstone of Nebraska’s outstanding 1985 offensive line, Lewis was a consensus All-Big 8 pick and earned All-America honors from the Football Writers Association of America. With Lewis’ selection, Nebraska has had an All-America center in four of the last five years. Lewis succeeds Dave Rimington (1981 and 1982) and Mark Traynowicz (1984). Lewis anchored an offensive line that powered Nebraska to a rushing average of 374.3 yards per game and a forth NCAA Division I-A rushing title in six years

 

Junior (1984)
Switched to center in spring of 1984.

 

Sophomore (1983)

Started his varsity career as an offensive tackle (a la Traynowicz).


Redshirt Freshman (1982)
Redshirted.


Freshman (1981)
Lewis was recruited as a center out of Sioux City East High School and stared at that position for the 5-0 Husker freshman team.


Before Nebraska (Sioux City East High School)

All-state center at Sioux City East, where he also lined up at defensive tackle and nose guar and played basketball

 

Personal
Business administration major. Son of Terry and Adell Lewis, born July 12, 1963.

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