Don Boll

Don Boll

Born: July 16, 1927 in Scribner, pop. 857

Died: Dec. 29, 2001 (age 74)

High School: Scribner High School

College/years: Nebraska, 1950-52

Games played in the NFL: 92

Fun facts:

  • Drafted 40th overall in the 1953 NFL draft and played his first season under head coach Curly Lambeau.
  • Played left tackle for the Washington Redskins from 1953-1959 and started all 81 games.
  • Named Associated Press Second Team following the 1956 season.
  • Played the 1960 season for the New York Giants and played in 11 games.
  • Enlisted in the U.S. Marines out of high school and served from 1945-1949.
  • Inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1992 and the Nebraska High School Hall of Fame in 2000.


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