Lloyd Cardwell was a University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor of Physical Education (1946-1978, retired). Professor Cardwell received a B.S. (1953) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Cardwell served as University of Nebraska at Omaha head coach of football (1947-1959) and track (1959-1978). Before arriving at UNO, Coach Cardwell was an All-American on the 1934-1936 University of Nebraska football squads and later played for the Detroit football Lions (1937-1944), earning All-Pro football honors in 1938 and 1939. Cardwell's 1954 Omaha football squad finished the season undefeated (10-0) after a 7-6 victory over Eastern Kentucky in the 1955 Tangerine Bowl. He passed away in 1997.
Source: Nordmeier, Andy. "Saying Goodbye to a Legend." Gateway (Omaha, NE). Nov. 17, 1997.