1979 Nebraska football honors

ALL AMERICA
JUNIOR MILLER, TE
American Football Coaches Assn. (Kodak),
Football Writers, AP, UPI, Walter Camp
Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA),
Sporting News

Second Team
Junior Miller, TE...........Football News
Kerry Weinmaster, MG..................UPI
Jarvis Redwine, IB ...................NEA
Mark Goodspeed, OT....................NEA

Third Team
Kelly Saalfeld, OC   .......Football News
Jarvis Redwine, IB  ........Football News

Honorable Mention
John Havekost, OG.................UPI, AP
Jarvis Redwine, IB ...............UPI, AP
Kerry Weinmaster, MG   ................AP
Kelly Saalfeld, OC.....................AP
Rod Horn, DT ..........................AP
Derrie Nelson, DE   ...................AP

ACADEMIC ALL AMERICA
First Team
Randy Schleusener, OT  ....3.67 (Pre-Med)
Kelly Saalfeld, C..........3.60 (Ag-Econ)
Rod Horn, DT.....3.29 (Natural Resources)

ALL BIG EIGHT
TIM SMITH, SE   .................UPI, OWH
JUNIOR MILLER, TE............UPI, AP, OWH
JOHN HAVEKOST, OG.................UPI, AP
JARVIS REDWINE, IB...........UPI, AP, OWH
DEAN SUKUP, K.....................UPI, AP
DERRIE NELSON, DE ...........UPI, AP, OWH
ROD HORN, DT   ..............UPI, AP, OWH
KERRY WEINMASTER, MG.........UPI, AP, OWH
KENNY BROWN, WB.......................OWH
KELLY SAALFELD, OC................... OWH
Second Team
Mark Goodspeed, OT   .................UPI
Kelly Saalfeld, OC  ..............UPI, AP
Kenny Brown, WB  .....................UPI
Bill Barnett, DT..................UPI, AP
Randy Schleusener, OG..................AP
Tim Smith, SE..........................AP
Andy Means, DB   ......................AP
Honorable Mention
Andra Franklin, FB...........UPI, AP, OWH
Lawrence Cole, DE............UPI, AP, OWH
Tom Vering, LB  ...................UPI AP
John Havekost, OG  ...................OWH
Andy Means, DB   .....................OWH
Brent Williams, LB  ..............AP, OWH
Bill Barnett, DT  ....................OWH
I. M. Hipp, IB  .......................AP
Dan Steiner, OT .......................AP
Mark LeRoy, MON   .....................AP

Big Eight Newcomer of the Year—UPI & AP
JARVIS REDWINE, IB

Academic All Big Eight—First Team 
Offense
TIM SMITH, SE—3.216, Business 
RANDY SCHLEUSENER, OG—3.67, Pre Med 
KELLY SAALFELD, OC—3.6, Ag. Econ. 
DAN STEINER, OT—3.307, Phy. Ed. 
JEFF QUINN, QB—2.9, Business 
DEAN SUKUP, K—3.35, Law School 
Defense
ROD HORN, DT—3.296, Natural Resources 
BILL BARNETT, DT—3.05, Advertising 
RIC LINDQUIST, DB—3.635, Business

Big Eight Offensive Players of the Week
Sept. 29—Tim Hager, QB vs. Penn State
Oct. 20—Kenny Brown, WB vs. Oklahoma State
Big Eight Defensive Player of the Week 
Sept 22—Mark LeRoy, MON vs. Iowa 
Nov. 3—Bill Barnett, DT and
  Derrie Nelson, DE vs. Missouri

ABC-TV Players of the Game
Sept. 29—Tim Hager, QB vs. Penn State 
Nov. 24—Andy Means, DB vs. Oklahoma

1979 HUSKER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Opp. Offense Defense
USU I.M. Hipp IB Brent Williams LB
Iowa  Craig Johnson IB Mark LeRoy MON
PSU Tim Hager QB Brent Williams LB
NMS Jarvis Redwine IB Kim Baker LB
KU Craig Johnson IB Dan Pensick DT
OSU Kenny Brown WB Bill Barnett DT
CU Jarvis Redwine IB Tom Vering LB
MU
 
Craig Johnson IB
 
Bill Barnett DT
Derrie Nelson DE
KSU Andra Franklin FB Lawrence Cole DE
OU Jarvis Redwine IB Andy Means DB

1979 Optimist Awards
Offensive Line .............Junior Miller
Offensive Back .................Tim Hager
Defensive Line ..........Kerry Weinmaster
Defensive Back  ...............Mark LeRoy

Special Awards
Jarvis Redwine, IB  ...Hinky Dinky Trophy
                    (Most Popular Husker)
Tim Smith, SE   ........NCAA Postgraduate
                              Scholarship
Tim Smith, SE  ......Guy Chamberlin Award
Tim Wurth, RB   .........Tom Novak Trophy