Born: Dec. 11, 1910 in Stratton, pop. 343
Died: Feb. 5, 1994 (age 83)
High School: Stratton, Lincoln
College/years: Nebraska, 1931-33
Games played in the NFL: 20
- Started 10 games at tailback for the Green Bay Packers over three seasons (1935-37).
- Ended NFL career with 656 yards rushing on 190 carries with six touchdowns.
- Won an NFL Championship with the Packers in 1936.
- Left Nebraska with 1,570 yards rushing, and 701 yards passing.
- Named All-American in 1933.
- Was a member of three high school state championship teams (32-1-1) in football and two track teams.
- Became a college coach at the University of New Hapshire (1937-41), University of Kansas (1946-47), United States Naval Academy (1948-49) and Baylor University (1950-1955).
- Ended his college coaching career with a record of 78-55-9.
- Was athletic director at Baylor from 1950-58.
- Was general manager of the New York Titans in 1961, director of pro personel for the Titans/Jets from 1962-69 and GM of the Boston Patriots from 1969-70.
- Inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1971.
- Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1954.