Lloyd Cardwell
Personal information
Born:(1913-04-19)April 19, 1913
Republic, Kansas
Died:November 10, 1997(1997-11-10) (aged 84)
Omaha, Nebraska
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Seward (Seward, Nebraska)
College:Nebraska
Position:Halfback, end
NFL Draft:1937 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
  • Omaha (1947–1959)
    (Head coach)
Career highlights and awards
  • NFL All-Star (1938)
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:905
Average:4.4
Receiving yards:932
Average:18.3
Touchdowns:8
Player stats at PFR

Lloyd Raymond Cardwell (April 19, 1913 – November 10, 1997) was an American football player and coach. He played college football for the Nebraska Cornhuskers and professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions for seven seasons. After his playing days, Cardwell was the head football coach at Omaha University—now known as the University of Nebraska Omaha from 1947 to 1959, compiling a record of 57–51. His 1954 team was undefeated and won the Tangerine Bowl. Cardwell also coached track and field at Omaha.[1]

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Omaha Indians (NCAA College Division independent) (1947–1958)
1947 Omaha 2–5
1948 Omaha 5–4
1949 Omaha 3–5
1950 Omaha 6–3
1951 Omaha 4–5
1952 Omaha 5–4
1953 Omaha 6–2
1954 Omaha 10–0 W Tangerine
1955 Omaha 8–1
1956 Omaha 6–2
1957 Omaha 1–7
1958 Omaha 0–8
Omaha Indians (Central Intercollegiate Conference) (1959)
1959 Omaha 1–7 1–4 T–5th
Omaha: 57–53 1–4
Total: 57–53

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