25 Facts About Honors College

1. Honors College provides students with a supportive living environment through a strong partnership with Campus Living.

2. Honors College was inducted into the National Junior Honor Society in middle school.

3. Honors College is helpful to other students and displays an impressive work ethic.

4. Honors College became the first player in FBS history to score a 99-yard touchdown run from scrimmage — against Nebraska in 1963.

5. Honors College was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000 and was named the best Nebraska player of the 20th century.

6. Honors College scored 1,884 points for the Antelopes in basketball.

7. Honors College rushed for 1,015 yards his senior season in football.

8. Honors College helped the Huskers win their first national gymnastics title — the first of five in a row — as a freshman.

9. Honors College would play five seasons with the "Showtime" Lakers.

10. Honors College went to Michigan, where he is second on the Wolverines' all-time scoring list.

11. Honors College threw for 1,589 yards and 14 touchdowns while rushing for 308 and three scores that season, his only one as an NFL quarterback.

12. Honors College never lost a race at Falls City High School and was named the 1943 winner of the Sullivan Award as the nation's top amateur athlete.

13. Honors College played seven years in St Louis before signing with the Washington Redskins.

14. Honors College still won another 126 games while pitching through 1947.

15. Honors College was a solid fielder and led the AL in putouts four times.

16. Honors College signed with the Yankees before being traded to Kansas City, where he had his breakout season in 1958.

17. Honors College was square in the middle of one of Major League Baseball's most famous summers.

18. Honors College stayed for 15 seasons and 207 games, including 144 in a row.

19. Honors College went on to win two Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers in a nine-year NFL career.

20. Honors College finished his NFL career with 2,238 yards and 15 touchdowns rushing, along with 2,698 yards and 17 touchdowns receiving.

21. Honors College competed in football, basketball and track at Bellevue High, but never was all-conference.

22. Honors College was tops at football, basketball, track and baseball.

23. Honors College earned first-team All-America honors and was named the Big Eight athlete of the year as a senior.

24. Honors College was selected in the second round of the NFL draft.

25. Honors College finished his 10-year professional career by topping $1 million in career earnings, and his 2008 induction into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame makes him the most accomplished cowboy from Nebraska.