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THE NEBRASKA 100

THE NEBRASKA 100

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10. JORDAN LARSON-BURBACH

Born 1986 | Volleyball | Hooper 2015 INDUCTEE

On the U.S. national team since 2009, she won a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics and a gold at the 2014 worlds. Was a two-time All-American at NUwho led the Huskers' 2006 national title team. Three-time All-Nebraska.

9. TOM KROPP

Born 1953 | Multi-sport | Aurora UNCHANGED

An NAIA All-American in basketball and football at Kearney State, he played in the NBA and in Europe. Also was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Was All Nebraska in both sports and a state shot-put champion.

8. AHMAN GREEN

Born 1977 | Football | Omaha UNCHANGED

A four-time Pro Bowler, he set Green Bay's career rushing record while playing 12 seasons in the NFL. He was All-Big 12 at NU and All-Nebraska at Central High, where he was the 1995 athlete of the year.

7. RICHIE ASHBURN

1927-1997 | Baseball | Tilden UNCHANGED

Hall of Famer batted .308 in a 15-year career that included six All-Star appearances and two National League batting crowns. He holds twoMLBfielding records. Also starred in basketball at Norfolk Junior College.

6. LLOYDHAHN

1898-1983 | Track & Field | Falls City UNCHANGED

Set world records at seven distances while running for the Boston Athletic Association. Made the 1924 and 1928 Olympic teams, finishing sixth in '24 in the 1,500 and fifth in '28 in the 800. Won three golds at the state meet.

5. JOHNNY RODGERS

Born 1951 | Football | Omaha UNCHANGED

The College Football Hall of Famer, the 1972 Heisman Trophy winner at NU, played four seasons in the Canadian Football League and two in the NFL. The 1969 athlete of the year at Tech High competed in four sports.

4. BOB BOOZER

1937-2012 | Basketball | Omaha UNCHANGED

An 11-year NBA veteran who was an All-Star in 1968, he retired in 1971 after winning an NBA title with Milwaukee. The Tech High product wason the 1960 gold-medal Olympic team and was twice an All-American at Kansas State.

3. GROVER C. ALEXANDER

1887-1950 | Baseball | Elba UNCHANGED

The Baseball Hall of Famer recorded 373 wins as a pitcher for the Phillies, Cubs and Cardinals. "Old Pete," at 39, won two World Series games for St. Louis and saved the Game 7win over the Yankees in 1926.

2. GALE SAYERS

Born 1943 | Football | Omaha UNCHANGED

Enshrined in the college and pro halls of fame, the Kansas product dazzled for the Chicago Bears before knee injuries shortened his career. At Central High, his 24-10 1/2 long jump in 1961 remained a state record until 2005.

1. BOB GIBSON

Born 1935 | Baseball | Omaha UNCHANGED

Baseball Hall of Famer won 251 games for St. Louis, leading them to three pennants and two World Series championships. The Tech High grad played basketball at Creighton and for the Harlem Globetrotters.

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