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Cardwell, Lloyd

 Person

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.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Reflections in Time: Interview with Lloyd Cardwell, 1982

 Item
Identifier: UNO-0021-rfit-lloyd-cardwell
Scope and Contents In 1982, Lloyd Cardwell, retired University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor (1946-1978) of Physical Education, was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Biography: Lloyd 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...
Dates: 1982

Tangerine Bowl Game Football, 1955

 Item — Object: Football [5]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present. The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.The bulk of this collection has not yet been...
Dates: 1955