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Born: June 11, 1925 in St. Edward, pop. 705

Died: Dec. 3, 2000 (age 75)

High School: St. Edward

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College/years: Nebraska, 1945-48

Games played in the NFL: 11

Fun facts:

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  • Selected in the 23rd round (226th overall) in the 1949 NFL Draft by the New York Giants as a halfback.
  • Started one game for the Giants in 1949.
  • He ended his career with 26 carries for 72 yards and caught three passes for 45 yards and a touchdown.
  • Played six-man football at St. Edward.
  • Was head coach at St. Bonaventure in Columbus and Omaha South.
  • Spent 26 years on the Nebraska coaching staff.


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