· 2003 Coach Joe Spencer Award
· Inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame (1987)
· Signed Free Agent Contract with the
· 1964 First-Team All-American (UPI, Look-Football Writers,
· 1964 First-Team All-Big 8
1987 Nebraska Football Hall of Fame Inductee
Kramer served as
Kramer spent 36 years in coaching before his retirement in 1997.
Coach started his coaching career at
Kramer was one of the leaders in the Husker forward wall which did an outstanding job of pass protection for quarterback Bobby Churchich, who was able to break Dennis Claridge’s season passing mark. A tough, rugged competitor, Larry gave the Huskers experience and leadership at the tackle spot, where gradation erased three top performers (Lloyd Voss, Bob Jones, and Monte Kiffin).
Kramer was part of 1963’s Fearsome Foursome that was made up of Kramer, Bob Brown, Lloyd Voss, and John Kirby. The 1963 squad led the nation in rushing and propelled Kramer to pre-season All-America status, and got him drafted by the Baltimore Colts before his senior year.
Earned two letters in football under Coach Art Hass, also earned three letters in baseball and one in wrestling.