1940 roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. City State School
47 Abel GeorgeGeorge Abel G 198 99 Lincoln Neb.
22 Alfson WarrenWarren Alfson G 6-00 188 99 Wisner Neb.
33 Behm ForrestForrest Behm T 6-04 200 99 Lincoln Neb.
39 Blue WayneWayne Blue HB 6-00 205 99 Tecumseh Neb.
42 Bradley DaleDale Bradley HB 5-10 170 99 Lincoln Neb.
29 Bryant WilliamWilliam Bryant G 5-11 181 99 Ashland Neb.
46 Bunker WillardWillard Bunker E 6-02 185 99 Lincoln Neb.
49 Burruss RobertRobert Burruss C 5-10 188 99 Omaha Neb.
38 Francis VikeVike Francis FB 6-02 201 99 Lincoln Neb.
18 Greenlief FrancisFrancis Greenlief G 6-00 177 99 Hastings Neb.
32 Hazen JackJack Hazen E 180 99 Omaha Neb.
34 Herndon ClarenceClarence Herndon T 6-00 195 99 Grand Island Neb.
37 Hopp HarryHarry Hopp FB 5-11 198 99 Hastings Neb.
35 Kahler RobertRobert Kahler HB 6-03 196 99 Grand Island Neb.
54 Kahler RoyalRoyal Kahler T 6-03 220 99 Grand Island Neb.
12 Kathol GeraldGerald Kathol E 176 99 Hartington Neb.
56 Kelly HowardHoward Kelly C 6-02 187 99 Grand Island Neb.
21 Knight GeorgeGeorge Knight QB 6-00 190 99 Lincoln Neb.
52 Leik FrancisFrancis Leik T 206 99 Hastings Neb.
30 Ludwick RobertRobert Ludwick E 6-00 178 99 Lincoln Neb.
27 Luther WalterWalter Luther HB 6-00 180 99 Cambridge Neb.
20 Meier FredFred Meier C 5-10 190 99 Lincoln Neb.
36 Metheny FredFred Metheny QB 5-10 168 99 Lincoln Neb.
53 Muskin LeonardLeonard Muskin T 195 99 Omaha Neb.
48 Myers LynnLynn Myers G 5-10 165 99 Lincoln Neb.
13 Petsch RoyRoy Petsch QB 175 99 Scottsbluff Neb.
50 Preston FredFred Preston E 6-03 191 99 Fairbury Neb.
31 Prochaska RayRay Prochaska E 6-03 198 99 Ulysses Neb.
15 Rohn HenryHenry Rohn FB 5-11 182 99 Fremont Neb.
25 Rohrig HermanHerman Rohrig HB 5-09 186 99 Lincoln Neb.
10 Rubottom DonDon Rubottom HB 5-10 174 99 Gering Neb.
57 Schleich VictorVictor Schleich T 6-02 221 99 Lincoln Neb.
17 Schwartzkopf EdEd Schwartzkopf G 5-09 175 99 Lincoln Neb.
19 Simmons KennethKenneth Simmons HB 5-08 163 99 Valentine Neb.
44 Thompson MarvinMarvin Thompson E 180 99 Mitchell Neb.
26 Thompson TheosTheos Thompson HB 5-10 170 99 Lincoln Neb.
23 Vincent JackJack Vincent HB 6-00 169 99 O’Neill Neb.
48 VonGoetz HerbertHerbert VonGoetz G 5-11 190 99 North Platte Neb.
16 Whitehead RalphRalph Whitehead T 192 99 Minatare Neb.
59 Zikmund AllenAllen Zikmund HB 6-00 179 99 Ord 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
Glenn Presnell - Assistant Coach
Harold Petz - Assistant Coach