1939 roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. City State School
47 Abel GeorgeGeorge Abel G 188 99 Lincoln Neb.
22 Alfson WarrenWarren Alfson G 6-00 185 99 Wisner Neb.
55 Ashburn JackJack Ashburn E 183 99 Tilden Neb.
33 Behm ForrestForrest Behm T 6-04 197 99 Lincoln Neb.
39 Blue WayneWayne Blue HB 6-00 198 99 Tecumseh Neb.
49 Burruss RobertRobert Burruss C 5-10 190 99 Omaha Neb.
58 Carper CharlesCharles Carper E 6-02 178 99 Lincoln Neb.
46 DeFruiter RobertRobert DeFruiter HB 5-11 178 99 Lexington Neb.
53 Dobson AdnaAdna Dobson G 5-11 195 99 Lincoln Neb.
38 Francis VikeVike Francis FB 6-02 199 99 Lincoln Neb.
57 Fuenning SamSam Fuenning G 189 99 Lincoln Neb.
36 Haynes EdgarEdgar Haynes T 6-00 205 99 Curtis Neb.
34 Herndon ClarenceClarence Herndon T 6-00 195 99 Grand Island Neb.
29 Herrmann WilliamWilliam Herrmann G 6-00 180 99 Osceola Neb.
37 Hopp HarryHarry Hopp FB 5-11 198 99 Hastings Neb.
35 Kahler RobertRobert Kahler HB 6-03 195 99 Grand Island Neb.
42 Kahler RoyalRoyal Kahler T 6-03 210 99 Grand Island Neb.
56 Kelly HowardHoward Kelly C 6-02 185 99 Grand Island Neb.
51 Klum ArloArlo Klum G 5-11 202 99 Shenandoah Iowa
40 Knickrehm HubertHubert Knickrehm T 6-03 202 99 Grand Island Neb.
21 Knight GeorgeGeorge Knight QB 6-00 185 99 Lincoln Neb.
60 Leik FrancisFrancis Leik T 195 99 Hastings Neb.
30 Ludwick RobertRobert Ludwick E 6-00 175 99 Lincoln Neb.
27 Luther WalterWalter Luther HB 6-00 175 99 Cambridge Neb.
20 Meier FredFred Meier C 5-10 187 99 Lincoln Neb.
45 Monsky HubertHubert Monsky G 6-02 197 99 Omaha Neb.
43 Muskin LeonardLeonard Muskin T 199 99 Omaha Neb.
64 Myers LynnLynn Myers G 5-10 165 99 Lincoln Neb.
65 Nelson JackJack Nelson T 191 99 Omaha Neb.
13 Petsch RoyRoy Petsch QB 181 99 Scottsbluff Neb.
18 Porter GeorgeGeorge Porter HB 6-02 165 99 Denver Colo.
52 Preston FredFred Preston E 6-04 188 99 Fairbury Neb.
32 Prochaska JeromeJerome Prochaska E 6-00 175 99 Ulysses Neb.
31 Prochaska RayRay Prochaska E 6-03 195 99 Ulysses Neb.
16 Ramey RobertRobert Ramey C 190 99 Lincoln Neb.
15 Rohn HenryHenry Rohn FB 5-11 184 99 Fremont Neb.
25 Rohrig HermanHerman Rohrig HB 5-09 185 99 Lincoln Neb.
10 Rubottom DonDon Rubottom HB 5-10 168 99 Gering Neb.
17 Schwartzkopf EdEd Schwartzkopf G 5-09 172 99 Lincoln Neb.
54 Schwartzkopf SamSam Schwartzkopf T 6-00 197 99 Lincoln Neb.
41 Seeman GeorgeGeorge Seeman E 6-00 194 99 Omaha Neb.
19 Simmons KennethKenneth Simmons HB 5-08 160 99 Valentine Neb.
48 Stearns GeorgeGeorge Stearns G 6-00 189 99 North Platte Neb.
44 Thompson MarvinMarvin Thompson HB 180 99 Mitchell Neb.
26 Thompson TheosTheos Thompson HB 5-11 160 99 Lincoln Neb.
23 Vincent JackJack Vincent HB 166 99 O’Neill Neb.
24 Waddick DonaldDonald Waddick E 6-00 168 99 Grand Island Neb.
50 Ziegler DonaldDonald Ziegler E 191 99 Ashland Neb.
68 Zorn HowardHoward Zorn G 5-11 201 99 Dalton Neb.

Coaching Staff

Lawrence "Biff" Jones - Head Coach
Paul Amen - Assistant Coach
Charles Armstrong - Assistant Coach
W. Harold Browne - Assistant Coach
A.J. Lewandowski - Assistant Coach
Roy Lyman - Assistant Coach
Robert Mills - Assistant Coach
Glenn Presnell - Assistant Coach
Harold Petz - Assistant Coach