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RECRUITING

The 1978 class
1 Donnie Bess, LB, 6-3, 200, Farmington, MO (Central)
0 Anthony Bush, SE, 5-10, 170, Anniston, AL
4 Steve Damkroger, LB, 6-2, 205, Lincoln, NE (Northeast)
3 Brent Evans, LB, 6-2, 210, Chesterfield, MO (W. Hazelwood)
3 Tom Gdowski, DT, 6-5, 215, Fullerton, NE
2 Kurt Glathar, C, 6-3, 230, Lincoln, NE (Lincoln High)
1 Dan Hill, TE, 6-4, 220, Falls City, NE (Sacred Heart)
0 Jim Kelly, FB, 5-11, 220, Redwing, MN (Rochester C.C.)
3 Jeff Kwapick, OT, 6-4, 230, Circle Pines, MN (Centennial)
2 Mark LeRoy, MON, 6-3, 200, Seattle, WA (Evergreen H.S., Clackamas C.C.)
0 Rick Lewis, LB/DE/TE, 6-1, 210, Wichita, KS (Southeast) 
3 Mike Mandelko, OG, 6-2, 215, Lexington, NE (Lexington)
2 Bruce Mathison, QB, 6-3, 195, Superior, WI (Superior)
4 Steve McWhirter, LB, 6-3, 225, Fairfield, IA (Fairfield)
0 Mike Meyer, OT/DT, 6-4, 220, Omaha, NE (Creighton Prep)
0 John Minor, DE/DT, 6-3, 220, Chicago, IL (Joliet J.C.)
3 Kris Van Norman, MON, 6-2, 190, Minden, NE (Minden)
0 Scott Poppe, LB/DE, 6-2, 210, Hebron, NE (Hebron)
4 Dave Rimington, C, 6-3, 240, Omaha, NE (South)
0 Mike Rhoden, CB, 6-1, 175, Anniston, AL (Anniston)
3 Randy Theiss, OT, 6-4, 245, St. Louis, MO (Lindburgh)
0 Phil Trent, DB/WB/IB, 6-0, 185, Albuquerque, NM (Sandia)
0 Duke Vair, IB/FB, 6-3, 210, La Vista, NE (Papillion)
0 Felix White, MG/DT, 6-3, 220, Lincoln, NE (Southeast)
3 Brent Williams, LB, 6-2, 210, Los Angeles, CA (Verbum Dei H.S., L.A. Southwest C.C.)
4 Jamie Williams, TE/DE, 6-5, 200, Davenport, IA (Central) 

1 Letter(s) earned CLASS SCORECARD • 45 letters earned by 16 of 26 recruits • Major-trophy winners: 1 (Rimington) • All-America: 1 (Rimington) • All-conference: 5 (Damkroger, Mandelko, Rimington, Theiss, J. Williams) • Notable walk-ons: Jimmy Williams, DE (all-conference, all-America); Toby Williams, DT (six-year NFL'er); Tony Felici DE (all-conference)