1997 Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. City State School
38 Alexander DanDan Alexander FB 6-00 250 1Fr. Wentzville Mo. Wentzville
95 Allen DerekDerek Allen DT 6-03 280 3So. Russellville Ark. Russellville
89 Almanzar LuisLuis Almanzar DT 6-03 265 1Fr. Jersey City N.J. Dickinson
100 Altstadt SteveSteve Altstadt OL 6-05 260 1Fr. Fort Calhoun Neb. Fort Calhoun
70 Anderson EricEric Anderson OT 6-04 305 7Sr. Lincoln Neb. Southeast
28 Anderson JoshJosh Anderson LCB 5-08 175 1Fr. Wahoo Neb. Wahoo
94 Antholz TravisTravis Antholz TE 6-04 225 3So. McDonald Kan. Cheylin
82 Applegate SeanSean Applegate WB 5-09 180 3So. Lincoln Neb. Lincoln High
40 Arens ErickErick Arens WLB 6-02 215 3So. Randolph Neb. Randolph
36 Baker RodRod Baker WLB 6-00 210 1Fr. Hastings Neb. Adams Central
52 Baldwin MattMatt Baldwin C 280 3So. Arvada Colo. Bear Creek
87 Bassett ChrisChris Bassett RE 6-00 230 7Sr. Tracy Minn. Tracy
76 Becvarovski SashoSasho Becvarovski OG 6-04 250 1Fr. Crown Point Ind. Lake Central
24 Benes JasonJason Benes LCB 5-11 190 7Sr. Valparaiso Neb. Raymond Central
20 Beveridge TomTom Beveridge SE 6-00 185 1Fr. Sutherland Neb. Sutherland
100 Boettner MicMic Boettner DB 190 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
100 Booker DionDion Booker DB 6-02 200 1Fr. Oceanside Calif. El Camino
14 Brown LanceLance Brown WB 5-11 190 5Jr. Papillion Neb. Papillion-LaVista
35 Brown KrisKris Brown PK 5-10 205 5Jr. Southlake Texas Carroll
21 Brown MikeMike Brown ROV 5-11 205 3So. Scottsdale Ariz. Saguro
22 Brown RalphRalph Brown RCB 5-10 180 3So. Hacienda Heights Calif. Bishop Amat
36 Buckhalter CorrellCorrell Buckhalter IB 6-02 210 1Fr. Mt. Olive Miss. Collins
39 Buettenback BenBen Buettenback MLB 5-11 215 3So. Hastings Neb. Hastings
100 Bunton GrantGrant Bunton LB 6-00 200 1Fr. Shawnee Kan. Northwest
100 Burrow JamieJamie Burrow LB 6-02 240 1Fr. Ames Iowa Ames
90 Carpenter TimTim Carpenter TE 6-03 250 7Sr. Columbus Neb. Columbus
6 Cheatham KennyKenny Cheatham SE 6-04 205 5Jr. Phoenix Ariz. South Mountain
9 Christo MonteMonte Christo QB 6-00 200 5Jr. Kearney Neb. Kearney
68 Clausen JeffJeff Clausen OT 6-06 310 3So. Dixon Ill. Dixon
42 Cobb JoshJosh Cobb FB 5-11 230 5Jr. Wallace Neb. Wallace
100 Cornelsen BenBen Cornelsen WB 5-11 175 1Fr. Shawnee Kan. Shawnee Mission NW
100 Cotten TylerTyler Cotten WB 5-10 165 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
100 Coyne JonJon Coyne LB 6-04 205 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Westside
100 Crouch EricEric Crouch QB 6-00 190 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
3 Davison MattMatt Davison SE 6-00 180 1Fr. Tecumseh Neb. Tecumseh
85 DeBates T.J.T.J. DeBates TE 6-03 235 3So. Stewartville Minn. Stewartville
54 Deitloff ChrisChris Deitloff SLB 6-00 190 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
100 Demps DamianDamian Demps DB 6-00 170 1Fr. Miami Fla. Carol City
100 Denney LukeLuke Denney SE 6-00 200 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Central
2 Dennis LeslieLeslie Dennis RCB 5-09 175 7Sr. Bradenton Fla. Southeast
77 Diekmann BillyBilly Diekmann OT 6-04 295 1Fr. Cheney Neb. Norris
17 Dittrick GeorgeGeorge Dittrick ROV 190 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Westside
58 Drum BrandonBrandon Drum DT 6-03 275 5Jr. Columbus Neb. Scotus
61 Dush JasonJason Dush DT 240 1Fr. Columbus Neb. Columbus
33 Ebke MitchMitch Ebke FS 180 1Fr. Fairbury Neb. Fairbury
2 Edwards J.R.J.R. Edwards SE 6-00 190 3So. Lincoln Neb. Southeast
4 Evans DeAngeloDeAngelo Evans IB 5-09 215 3So. Wichita Kan. Collegiate
12 Finister DemondDemond Finister WB 5-10 175 3So. Boys Town Neb. Boys Town
19 Finley ClintClint Finley FS 5-11 200 1Fr. Cuero Texas Cuero
83 Fischer CraigCraig Fischer SE 6-00 180 3So. Leigh Neb. Leigh
5 Fischer EricEric Fischer FS 5-11 190 1Fr. Leigh Neb. Leigh
44 Foreman JayJay Foreman MLB 235 5Jr. Eden Prairie Minn. Eden Prairie
100 Friesen PatPat Friesen SE 5-11 175 1Fr. Henderson Neb. Henderson
34 Froehlich RussellRussell Froehlich SLB 6-00 215 5Jr. Omaha Neb. Bellevue East
7 Frost ScottScott Frost QB 6-03 220 7Sr. Wood River Neb. Wood River
100 Fujan PaulPaul Fujan WB 5-10 165 1Fr. Wahoo Neb. Neumann
74 Fulton LonnieLonnie Fulton OT 6-05 250 3So. Grand Island Neb. Grand Island
18 Gates JayJay Gates RCB 6-00 185 7Sr. Aurora Colo. Central
10 Gentile MikeMike Gentile SE 5-10 180 1Fr. Lockport Ill. Mt. Carmel
72 Gessford BenBen Gessford OG 6-02 260 5Jr. Lincoln Neb. East
27 Gibson JohnJohn Gibson WB 5-11 185 1Fr. Papillion Neb. Papillion-LaVista
100 Giles MarcusMarcus Giles IB 5-11 185 1Fr. Milford Conn. Milford Academy
77 Gill BobbyBobby Gill DT 6-00 265 3So. Lincoln Neb. Northeast
100 Gragert NickNick Gragert FB 6-02 215 1Fr. Columbus Neb. Columbus
30 Green AhmanAhman Green IB 6-00 215 5Jr. Omaha Neb. Central
100 Green MikeMike Green OL 6-03 255 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Westside
75 Grummert MattMatt Grummert RE 6-02 225 1Fr. Fairbury Neb. Fairbury
9 Guidry GeorgeGeorge Guidry RE 235 1Fr. Lake Charles La. Washington-Marion Magnet
100 Gustafson ChrisChris Gustafson LB 6-02 205 1Fr. Gallup N.M. Gallup
80 Haafke BillyBilly Haafke SE 5-11 190 5Jr. South Sioux City Neb. South Sioux City
12 Hadenfeldt DanDan Hadenfeldt PK 5-11 195 3So. Des Moines Iowa Valley
45 Hamik BradBrad Hamik FS 6-00 180 1Fr. Hawarden Iowa West Sioux
100 Harrison BrandonBrandon Harrison CB 6-00 175 5Jr. Gainesville Texas Blinn College, Gainesville
53 Havlovic AaronAaron Havlovic OG 6-03 270 3So. Osceola Neb. David City Aquinas
51 Henson KyleKyle Henson OT 290 5Jr. Waverly Neb. Kentucky, Waverly
59 Heskew JoshJosh Heskew C 6-03 280 5Jr. Yukon Okla. Mustang
55 Hochstein RussRuss Hochstein OG 6-03 265 1Fr. Hartington Neb. Cedar Catholic
49 Hogrefe QuintQuint Hogrefe SLB 5-11 210 5Jr. Auburn Neb. Auburn
62 Hoskinson MattMatt Hoskinson OG 280 7Sr. Battle Creek Neb. Battle Creek
100 Ickes MattMatt Ickes DB 5-09 185 1Fr. Page Neb. Orchard
50 Jackson JuliusJulius Jackson WLB 6-00 230 3So. Gainesville Texas Gainesville
34 Jackson VershanVershan Jackson TE 6-00 240 7Sr. Omaha Neb. South
88 Jackson SheldonSheldon Jackson TE 6-04 245 5Jr. Diamond Bar Calif. Damien
56 Johnson MarcusMarcus Johnson OG 6-04 290 3So. Oceanside Calif. Vista
1 Johnson EricEric Johnson WLB 6-00 200 5Jr. Phoenix Ariz. Alhambra
100 Johnson NateNate Johnson SE 5-11 170 1Fr. Wood River Neb. Wood River
88 Jones DaveDave Jones DT 6-04 250 7Sr. Osmond Neb. Osmond
100 Jones JordanJordan Jones WB 5-10 160 1Fr. Webster City Iowa Webster City
69 Julch AdamAdam Julch OT 6-05 310 3So. Omaha Neb. Burke
91 Kaiser LoranLoran Kaiser DT 6-05 315 1Fr. Farwell Neb. St. Paul
57 Kelsay ChadChad Kelsay RE 6-03 250 5Jr. Auburn Neb. Auburn
22 Kingston BenBen Kingston FB 230 3So. Omaha Neb. Westside
87 Kobus ChadChad Kobus TE 6-03 220 3So. Columbus Neb. Columbus
47 Kohl JoshJosh Kohl WLB 220 3So. Hastings Neb. Hastings
100 Kollmorgen KyleKyle Kollmorgen OL 6-04 275 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Southeast
19 Kosch JesseJesse Kosch P 6-00 190 7Sr. Columbus Neb. Columbus
23 Lafleur BillBill Lafleur P 5-11 200 5Jr. Norfolk Neb. Norfolk Catholic
89 Lake Jeff RobertJeff (Robert) Lake SE 6-04 210 7Sr. Columbus Neb. Lakeview
40 Legate BillyBilly Legate FB 5-11 225 5Jr. Elgin Neb. Clearwater
82 Lenners CurtCurt Lenners RE 6-03 225 7Sr. Filley Neb. Filley
29 List GreggGregg List ROV 6-00 200 3So. Valentine Neb. Valentine
1 London FrankieFrankie London QB 6-00 180 3So. Lake Charles La. LaGrange
28 Long ChaceChace Long PK 6-00 200 1Fr. Wahoo Neb. Wahoo
6 Makaiwi KalinKalin Makaiwi ROV 6-00 210 5Jr. Raymond Wash. Raymond
45 Makovicka JoelJoel Makovicka FB 5-11 235 5Jr. Brainard Neb. East Butler
97 Matthews GlenGlen Matthews DT 6-02 285 5Jr. Chicago Ill. N.D. State College of Science, De La Salle Inst.
85 McCullough JasonJason McCullough DT 6-05 285 5Jr. Allentown Pa. Miami, Central Catholic
4 McFarlin OctaviousOctavious McFarlin WLB 5-11 200 7Sr. Bastrop Texas Bastrop
100 McGinn MattMatt McGinn DL 6-05 240 1Fr. Merna Neb. Anselmo-Merna
25 McGraw GregGreg McGraw FS 5-08 200 3So. Millville N.J. Millville
41 McKee JakeJake McKee TE 220 1Fr. Goodland Kan. Goodland
100 Mehl LeviLevi Mehl LB 6-00 190 1Fr. Crete Neb. Crete
78 Milius TomTom Milius DT 6-03 260 3So. Lincoln Neb. Pius X
32 Miller WillieWillie Miller FB 6-00 235 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Bellevue West
93 Mooberry BrandonBrandon Mooberry RE 6-05 240 1Fr. Lexington Neb. Lexington
8 Morro BrianBrian Morro P 5-09 170 5Jr. Middletown N.J. South
81 Murphy JohnJohn Murphy TE 6-03 235 1Fr. Crawford Neb. Crawford
12 Newcombe BobbyBobby Newcombe QB 6-00 185 1Fr. Albuquerque N.M. Highland
37 Olnes JasonJason Olnes IB 5-11 200 3So. Albion Neb. Albion
37 Ortiz TonyTony Ortiz SLB 6-00 215 3So. Waterbury Conn. Crosby
100 Penny JonJon Penny LB 6-02 220 1Fr. Lawrence Kan. Lawrence
55 Peter JasonJason Peter DT 6-05 285 7Sr. Locust N.J. Middletown South
11 Peterson JeromeJerome Peterson LCB 5-07 185 3So. Port Allen La. Port Allen
36 Piening HankHank Piening IB 6-02 205 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Milford
13 Polk CarlosCarlos Polk MLB 6-03 245 1Fr. Rockford Ill. Guilford
73 Pollack FredFred Pollack OT 6-04 305 7Sr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
57 Preister RyanRyan Preister OT 280 1Fr. Humphrey Neb. St. Francis
14 Quindt BrandonBrandon Quindt ROV 6-00 200 1Fr. Scottsbluff Neb. Scottsbluff
100 Raiola DominicDominic Raiola C 6-03 300 1Fr. Honolulu Hawaii St. Louis School
100 Rasmussen BuckBuck Rasmussen OL 6-04 235 1Fr. Tekamah Neb. Tekamah-Herman
23 Raymond SteveSteve Raymond SLB 6-00 205 3So. Gering Neb. Gering
13 Retzlaff TedTed Retzlaff PK 6-00 180 7Sr. Waverly Neb. Waverly
10 Reynolds KhariKhari Reynolds RCB 5-10 175 1Fr. Mays Landing N.J. Egg Harbor Township
100 Roth BrandonBrandon Roth LB 6-02 225 1Fr. Milford Neb. Milford
86 Roy DorrickDorrick Roy TE 6-03 240 5Jr. Inglewood Calif. Montclair Prep
84 Rucker MikeMike Rucker RE 6-06 250 5Jr. St. Joseph Mo. Benton
16 Runty JayJay Runty QB 6-00 185 1Fr. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
100 Rutherford JonJon Rutherford OG 6-03 270 1Fr. Midwest City Okla. Midwest City
80 Ryan EricEric Ryan RE 225 3So. Overton Neb. Overton
79 Saalfeld ChrisChris Saalfeld OG 6-02 260 1Fr. North Bend Neb. North Bend
21 Schoening MattMatt Schoening FB 5-09 210 1Fr. Council Bluffs Iowa Lewis Central
65 Schwab JasonJason Schwab OT 300 3So. Eagan Minn. Cretin-Derham Hall
54 Seaman DougDoug Seaman C 280 7Sr. Bellevue Neb. East
46 Shaw BrianBrian Shaw SLB 215 3So. Deweese Neb. Sandy Creek
63 Sherman JamesJames Sherman OG 6-02 300 3So. LaVerne Calif. Whittier
76 Siebenborn ScottScott Siebenborn RE 6-04 235 1Fr. Columbus Neb. Columbus
31 Sims JamesJames Sims IB 220 7Sr. Omaha Neb. Omaha Central, West Memphis, Ark.
25 Soucie TravisTravis Soucie IB 5-11 195 1Fr. Hastings Neb. St. Cecilia
43 Stanislav JeremyJeremy Stanislav FB 6-00 205 1Fr. Prague Neb. Prague
100 Svoboda RyanRyan Svoboda LB 215 1Fr. David City Neb. Aquinas
16 Swiney ErwinErwin Swiney DB 180 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Northeast
100 Tack ChuckChuck Tack P/PK 6-04 195 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard South
95 Tansey JimJim Tansey OT 6-02 305 3So. Cranford N.J. Cranford
67 Taylor AaronAaron Taylor OG 305 7Sr. Wichita Falls Texas Rider
100 Terrio NickNick Terrio LB 6-00 200 1Fr. Laguna Beach Calif. Laguna Beach
79 Tessendorf RossRoss Tessendorf DT 275 5Jr. Columbus Neb. Lakeview
100 Tillery AlikAlik Tillery DB 5-11 190 1Fr. Brussels Belgium Shape American
92 Toline TravisTravis Toline RE 6-03 245 5Jr. Wahoo Neb. Wahoo
100 Turner ArionArion Turner DB 5-10 160 1Fr. Los Angeles Calif. Dorsey
48 Tuttle ChadChad Tuttle MLB 6-00 210 1Fr. Wahoo Neb. Omaha North
56 Urban NolandNoland Urban MLB 235 1Fr. Osceola Neb. Osceola
100 Van Boening SimonSimon Van Boening LB 6-02 210 1Fr. Fairfield Neb. Sandy Creek
71 Van Cleave MikeMike Van Cleave OT 6-02 290 7Sr. Huffman Texas Hargrave
100 Vanden Bosch KyleKyle Vanden Bosch RE 6-04 235 1Fr. Larchwood Iowa West Lyon Community
26 Vanderhoef CaseyCasey Vanderhoef WB 5-10 195 1Fr. Alpine Utah Alpine
100 Vedral MarkMark Vedral LB 205 1Fr. Gregory S.D. Gregory
100 Volk DaveDave Volk OL 6-05 275 1Fr. Battle Creek Neb. Battle Creek
61 Wade BrandtBrandt Wade OG 6-02 290 5Jr. Springfield Neb. Platteview
27 Walker JoeJoe Walker CB 5-10 190 1Fr. Arlington Texas Arlington-Lamar
94 Walters BrianBrian Walters DT 6-03 255 1Fr. West Point Neb. Wayne State, West Point
32 Walther EricEric Walther FS 6-00 180 5Jr. Juniata Neb. Hastings Adams Central
90 Wardyn BrandonBrandon Wardyn RE 6-03 230 1Fr. Farwell Neb. St. Paul
3 Warfield EricEric Warfield FS 6-00 195 7Sr. Texarkana Ark. Arkansas
96 Warren SteveSteve Warren DT 295 3So. Springfield Mo. Kickapoo
42 Watchorn TroyTroy Watchorn ROV 5-09 195 1Fr. Columbus Neb. Columbus
100 White DanDan White RB 5-09 185 1Fr. Green Bay Wis. Ashwaubenon
100 Wichmann J.P. John PaulJ.P. Wichmann LB 6-05 220 1Fr. Shawnee Kan. Shawnee Mission Northwest
33 Wieting SeanSean Wieting WB 5-09 190 7Sr. Tulatin Ore. Tigard
5 Wiggins ShevinShevin Wiggins WB 5-11 190 5Jr. Palmetto Fla. Manatee
3 Wiles ChadChad Wiles QB 185 1Fr. Wood River Neb. Wood River
81 Wills AaronAaron Wills RE 6-02 240 3So. Omaha Neb. Burke
99 Wiltz JasonJason Wiltz DT 6-03 310 5Jr. New Orleans La. St. Augustine
24 Winkler AndyAndy Winkler FB 6-00 230 3So. Valley Neb. Valley
98 Wistrom GrantGrant Wistrom RE 6-05 255 7Sr. Webb City Mo. Webb City
100 Wistrom TraceyTracey Wistrom TE 6-05 205 1Fr. Webb City Mo. Webb City
100 Woodward WesWes Woodward DB 5-09 175 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
38 Zahl BrendanBrendan Zahl RE 6-03 240 7Sr. Stratton Neb. Stratton
64 Zatechka JonJon Zatechka OG 6-02 290 7Sr. Lincoln Neb. East

Coaching Staff

Tom Osborne - Head Coach
Nelson Barnes - Assistant Coach
Craig Bohl - Assistant Coach
Ron Brown - Assistant Coach
George Darlington - Assistant Coach
Turner Gill - Assistant Coach
Charlie McBride - Assistant Coach
Frank Solich - Assistant Coach
Milt Tenopir - Assistant Coach
Dan Young - Assistant Coach