Lloyd Cardwell

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Lloyd Cardwell
Position: Halfback, end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1913-04-19) April 19, 1913 (age 104)
Place of birth: Republic, Kansas
Date of death: November 10, 1997(1997-11-10) (aged 84)
Place of death: Omaha, Nebraska
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Seward (NE)
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1937 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • NFL All-Star (1938)
Career NFL statistics as of 1943
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 for the Detroit Lions for seven seasons. After his playing days, Cardwell coached the track and field and football (1947–1959) teams at Omaha University—the precursor to the University of Nebraska Omaha—including the undefeated 1954 season team that also won the Tangerine Bowl.[1]


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