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The Ballad of Ewald O. Stiehm

In the hallowed halls of Husker fandom you will hear mention many great coaches. Many of which you all probably know off the top of your head. Tom Osborne, Bob Devaney, Dave Van Horn, and Bill Cook to name just a few.

However, there is one coach that many not come to mind when discussing Husker athletics and to be honest, it should. To know more about this coach we will have to go back in time over one hundred years to find out about he success of Ewald O. Stiehm. Also known as “Jumbo” during his career.