A three-sport letterman at Omaha Central High School, Fred Abboud served in the U.S. Army before coming to Omaha University, where he was the starting fullback for four years and leading scorer for three seasons. He also played defensive back, returned kicks and was second in total offense on the team for two years. He also played baseball and had a career batting average topping .300. Abboud also was a member of the Omaha University club hockey team, played on the freshman basketball team and briefly ran track. He also was the school's light heavyweight boxing champion. He graduated in 1951 and is a member of the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame.
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Scope and Contents University of Omaha letter sweaters of Fred Abboud, class of 1951. One sweater is a cardigan and one sweater is a pullover. Both sweaters are red with an O letter.