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1997 National Champions

By NU Athletic Communications


1997 National Champions

No.

Name

Pos.

Ht

Wt

Hometown

38 Alexander, Dan IB/FB 6-0 250 Wentzville, MO
95 Allen, Derek DT 6-3 280 Russellville, AR
89 Almanzar, Luis DT 6-3 265 Jersey City, NJ
  Altstadt, Steve OL/DL 6-5 260 Fort Calhoun, NE
70 Anderson, Eric OT 6-4 305 Lincoln, NE
28 Anderson, Josh LCB 5-8 175 Wahoo, NE
94 Antholz, Travis TE 6-4 225 McDonald, KS
82 Applegate, Sean WB 5-9 180 Lincoln, NE
40 Arens, Erick WLB 6-2 215 Randolph, NE
36 Baker, Rod WLB 6-0 210 Hastings, NE
52 Baldwin, Matt C 6-1 280 Arvada, CO
87 Bassett, Chris LR 6-0 239 Tracy, MN
76 Becvarovski, Sasho OG 6-4 250 Crown Point, IN
24 Benes, Jason LCB 5-11 190 Valparaiso, NE
20 Beveridge, Tom SE 6-0 185 Sutherland, NE
. Boettner, Mic DB 6-1 190 Omaha, NE
. Booker, Dion DB 6-2 200 Oceanside, CA
35 Brown, Kris PK 5-10 205 Southlake, TX
14 Brown, Lance WB 5-11 190 Papillion, NE
21 Brown, Mike Rov. 5-11 205 Scottsdale, AZ
22 Brown II, Ralph RCB 5-10 180 Hacienda Heights, CA
36 Buckhalter, Correll RB 6-2 210 Mt. Olive, MS
39 Buettenback, Ben MLB 5-11 215 Hastings, NE
  Bunton, Grant LB 6-0 200 Shawnee, KS
  Burrow, Jamie MLB 6-2 240 Ames, IA
90 Carpenter, Tim TE 6-3 250 Columbus, NE
6 Cheatham, Kenny SE 6-4 205 Phoenix, AZ
9 Christo, Monte QB 6-0 200 Kearney, NE
68 Clausen, Jeff OT 6-6 310 Dixon, IL
42 Cobb, Josh FB 5-11 230 Wallace, NE
  Cornelsen, Ben Rec. 5-11 175 Shawnee, KS
  Cotten, Tyler Rec. 5-10 165 Omaha, NE
  Coyne, Jon LB 6-4 205 Omaha, NE
  Crouch, Eric QB 6-0 190 Omaha, NE
  Davison, Matt Rec. 6-1 170 Tecumseh, NE
85 DeBates, T.J. TE 6-3 235 Stewartville, MN
54 Deitloff, Chris SLB 6-0 190 Omaha, NE
  Demps, Damian Rec./DB 6-0 170 Miami, FL
  Denney, Luke Rec./DB 6-0 200 Omaha, NE
2 Dennis, Leslie RCB 5-9 175 Bradenton, FL
77 Diekmann, Billy OT 6-4 295 Cheney, NE
17 Dittrick, George Rov. 6-1 190 Omaha, NE
58 Drum, Brandon DT 6-3 275 Columbus, NE
61 Dush, Jason DT 6-1 240 Columbus, NE
33 Ebke, Mitch FS 6-1 180 Fairbury, NE
2 Edwards, J.R. SE 6-0 190 Lincoln, NE
4 Evans, DeAngelo IB 5-9 215 Wichita, KS
12 Finister, Demond RCB 5-10 175 Boys Town, NE
19 Finley, Clint FS 5-11 200 Cuero, TX
83 Fischer, Craig SE 6-0 180 Leigh, NE
5 Fischer, Eric FS 5-11 190 Leigh, NE
44 Foreman, Jay MLB 6-1 235 Eden Prairie, MN
  Friesen, Pat Rec. 5-11 175 Henderson, NE
34 Froehlish, Russell SLB 6-0 215 Omaha, NE
7 Frost, Scott QB 6-3 220 Wood River, NE
  Fujan, Paul Rec. 5-10 165 Wahoo, NE
74 Fulton, Lonnie OT 6-5 250 Grand Island, NE
18 Gates, Jay RCB 6-0 185 Aurora, CO
10 Gentile, Mike SE 5-10 180 Lockport, IL
72 Gessford, Ben OG 6-2 260 Lincoln, NE
27 Gibson, John WB 5-11 185 Papillion, NE
  Giles, Marcus IB 5-11 185 Milford, CT
77 Gill, Bobby DT 6-0 265 Lincoln, NE
  Gragert, Nick FB 6-2 215 Columbus, NE
30 Green, Ahman IB 6-0 215 Omaha, NE
  Green, Mike OL 6-3 255 Omaha, NE
75 Grummert, Matt RR 6-2 225 Fairbury, NE
9 Guidry, George LR 6-1 235 Lake Charles, LA
  Gustafson, Chris LB 6-2 205 Gallup, NM
80 Haafke, Billy SE 5-11 190 South Sioux City, NE
12 Hadenfeldt, Dan PK 5-11 195 Des Moines, IA
45 Hamik, Brad FS 6-0 180 Hawarden, IA
  Harrison, Brandon DB 6-0 175 Gaineville, TX
53 Havlovic, Aaron OG 6-3 270 Osceola, NE
51 Henson, Kyle OT 6-1 290 Waverly, NE
59 Heskew, Josh C 6-3 280 Yukon, OK
55 Hochstein, Russ OG 6-3 270 Hartington, NE
49 Hogrefe, Quint SLB 5-11 210 Auburn, NE
62 Hoskinson, Matt OG/C 6-1 280 Battle Creek, NE
  Ickes, Matt Rec./DB 5-9 185 Page, NE
50 Jackson, Julius WLB 6-0 230 Gainesville, TX
88 Jackson, Sheldon TE 6-4 245 Diamond Bar, CA
34 Jackson, Vershan TE 6-0 240 Omaha, NE
1 Johnson, Eric WLB 6-0 200 Phoenix, AZ
56 Johnson, Marcus OG 6-4 290 Oceanside, CA
  Johnson, Nate Rec. 5-11 170 Wood River, NE
88 Jones, Dave DT 6-4 250 Osmond, NE
  Jones, Jordan Rec. 5-10 160 Webster City, IA
69 Julch, Adam OT 6-5 310 Omaha, NE
91 Kaiser, Loran DT 6-5 255 Farwell, NE
57 Kelsay, Chad LR 6-3 250 Auburn, NE
22 Kingston, Ben FB 6-1 230 Omaha, NE
87 Kobus, Chad TE 6-3 220 Columbus, NE
47 Kohl, Josh WLB 6-1 220 Hastings, NE
  Kollmorgen, Kyle OL 6-4 275 Lincoln, NE
19 Kosch, Jesse P 6-0 190 Columbus, NE
23 Lafleur, Bill P 5-11 200 Norfolk, NE
89 Lake, Jeff SE 6-4 210 Columbus, NE
40 Legate, Billy FB 5-11 225 Clearwater, NE
82 Lenners, Curt LR 6-3 225 Filley, NE
29 List, Gregg Rov. 6-0 200 Valentine, NE
1 London, Frankie QB 6-0 180 Lake Charles, LA
28 Long, Chace PK 6-0 200 Wahoo, NE
6 Makaiwi, Kalin Rov. 6-0 210 Raymond, WA
45 Makovicka, Joel FB 5-11 235 Brainard, NE
97 Matthews, Glen DT 6-2 285 Chicago, IL
85 McCullough, Jason DT 6-5 285 Allentown, PA
4 McFarlin, Octavious WLB 5-11 200 Bastrop, TX
  McGinn, Matt OL/DL 6-5 240 Merna, NE
25 McGraw, Greg FS 5-8 200 Millville, NJ
41 McKee, Jake TE 6-1 220 Goodland, KS
  Mehl, Levi LB 6-0 190 Crete, NE
78 Milius, Tom DT 6-3 260 Lincoln, NE
32 Miller, Willie FB 6-0 235 Omaha, NE
93 Mooberry, Brandon LR 6-5 240 Lexington, NE
8 Morro, Brian P 5-9 170 Middletown, NJ
81 Murphy, John TE 6-3 235 Crawford, NE
  Newcombe, Bobby QB 6-0 185 Albuquerque, NM
37 Olnes, Jason IB 5-11 200 Albion, NE
37 Ortiz, Tony SLB 6-0 215 Waterbury, CT
  Penny, Jon LB 6-2 220 Lawrence, KS
55 Peter, Jason DT 6-5 285 Locust, NJ
11 Peterson, Jerome LCB 5-7 185 Port Allen, LA
36 Piening, Hank IB 6-2 205 Lincoln, NE
13 Polk, Carlos MLB 6-3 245 Rockford, IL
73 Pollack, Fred OT 6-4 305 Omaha, NE
57 Preister, Ryan OT 6-1 280 Humphrey, NE
14 Quindt, Brandon Rov. 6-0 200 Scottsbluff, NE
  Raiola, Dominic OL 6-3 300 Honolulu, HI
  Rasmussen, Buck OL/DL 6-4 235 Tekamah, NE
23 Raymond, Steve SLB 6-0 205 Gering, NE
13 Retzlaff, Ted PK 6-0 180 Waverly, NE
10 Reynolds, Khari RCB 5-10 175 Mays Landing, NJ
  Roth, Brandon LB 6-2 225 Milford, NE
86 Roy, Dorrick TE 6-3 240 Inglewood, CA
84 Rucker, Mike LR 6-6 250 St. Joseph, MO
16 Runty, Jay QB 6-0 185 Elkhorn, NE
  Rutherford, Jon OL 6-3 270 Midwest City, OK
80 Ryan, Eric RR 6-1 225 Overton, NE
79 Saalfeld, Chris OG 6-2 260 North Bend, NE
21 Schoening, Matt FB 5-9 210 Council Bluffs, IA
65 Schwab, Jason OT 6-1 300 Eagan, MN
54 Seaman, Doug C 6-1 280 Bellevue, NE
46 Shaw, Brian SLB 6-1 215 Deweese, NE
63 Sherman, James OG 6-2 300 LaVerne, CA
76 Siebenborn, Scott LR 6-4 235 Columbus, NE
31 Sims, Jay IB 6-1 220 Omaha, NE
25 Soucie, Travis IB 5-11 195 Hastings, NE
43 Stanislav, Jeremy FB 6-0 205 Prague, NE
  Svoboda, Ryan LB 6-1 215 David City, NE
  Swiney, Erwin DB/Rec. 6-1 180 Lincoln, NE
  Tack, Chuck PK/P 6-4 195 Omaha, NE
95 Tansey, Jim OT 6-2 305 Cranford, NJ
67 Taylor, Aaron OG 6-1 305 Wichita Falls, TX
  Terrio, Nick LB 6-0 200 Laguna Beach, CA
  Tillery, Alik DB 5-11 190 Brussels, Belgium
79 Tessendorf, Ross DT 6-1 275 Columbus, NE
92 Toline, Travis RR 6-3 245 Wahoo, NE
  Turner, Arion DB 5-10 160 Los Angeles, CA
48 Tuttle, Chad MLB 6-0 210 Wahoo, NE
56 Urban, Noland MLB 6-1 235 Osceola, NE
  Van Boening, Simon LB 6-2 210 Fairfield, NE
71 Van Cleave, Mike OT 6-2 290 Huffman, TX
  Vanden Bosch, Kyle DE 6-4 235 Larchwood, IA
26 Vanderhoef, Casey WB 5-10 195 Alpine, UT
  Vedral, Mark LB 6-1 205 Gregory, SD
  Volk, Dave OL 6-5 275 Battle Creek, NE
61 Wade, Brandt OG 6-2 290 Springfield, NE
27 Walker, Joe CB 5-10 190 Arlington, TX
94 Walters, Brian DT 6-3 255 West Point, NE
32 Walther, Eric FS 6-0 180 Juniata, NE
90 Wardyn, Brandon LR 6-3 230 Farwell, NE
3 Warfield, Eric FS 6-0 180 Texarkana, AR
96 Warren, Steve DT 6-1 295 Springfield, MO
42 Watchorn, Troy Rov. 5-9 195 Arlington, TX
. White, Dan RB/DB 5-9 185 Green Bay, WI
. Wichmann, J.P. LB 6-5 220 Shawnee, KS
33 Wieting, Sean WB 5-9 190 Tulatin, OR
5 Wiggins, Shevin WB 5-11 190 Palmetto, FL
3 Wiles, Chad QB 6-1 185 Wood River, NE
81 Wills, Aaron RR 6-2 240 Omaha, NE
99 Wiltz, Jason DT 6-3 310 New Orleans, LA
24 Winkler, Andy FB 6-0 230 Valley, NE
98 Wistrom, Grant RR 6-5 255 Webb City, MO
  Wistrom, Tracey TE 6-5 205 Webb City, MO
  Woodward, Wes DB 5-9 175 Omaha, NE
38 Zahl, Brendan RR 6-3 240 Stratton, NE
64 Zatechka, Jon RG 6-2 290 Lincoln, NE
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