Tomahawk Yearbooks

Marlin Briscoe appears in the Tomahawk yearbooks for 1964-1968. Selected pages from those yearbooks are presented here, but if you'd like to view the yearbooks in their entirety, you will find them all in the Internet Archive.

Indians Football . . . CIC Champs, from the 1968 Tomahawk Yearbook

"Indians' Football . . . CIC Champs" two-page spread from the 1968 Tomahawk yearbook (pages 270-271). 1968 was a glorious year for the OU Indians, and Marlin Briscoe was a key part of their triumph. From the season summary, "Briscoe completed 140 of 252 passes for 2283 yards and 25 touchdowns. His per game average in total offense was 263.7 yards." In the team photo on the bottom left, he is in the second row, sixth from the left. On the facing page, he is in the lower image, the fourth standing person from the left.

1967/1968 OU Basketball Team, from the 1968 Tomahawk Yearbook

Photos and statistics for the University of Omaha basketball team, from the 1968 Tomahawk yearbook (pages 280-281). Though Marlin Briscoe doesn't appear in the team photo, he is mentioned in the summary as one of the team's outstanding seniors. On the facing page, he appears in the left image, performing an impressive jump shot (#34).

The 1968 Tomahawk Salutes . . .

Marlin Briscoe is saluted for "contributions in student affairs," for his service as senior class representative, as well as his football and basketball records. He appears in the second image from the left, top row, in this two-page spread from the 1968 Tomahawk yearbook (pages 104-105).

1966 OU Football Team, from the 1967 Tomahawk Yearbook

Group photos of the University of Omaha football team from the 1967 Tomahawk yearbook (pages 106-107). Marlin Briscoe appears in the upper team photo, front row, third from the right. He also appears in photo of the team captains, standing on the right (#27). This is his only appearance in the 1967 yearbook, due to an unfortunate neck injury that kept him from playing. Without Marlin, OU had a dismal season, losing nine out of ten games.

It Wasn't Easy, from the 1966 Tomahawk Yearbook

The 1966 Tomahawk yearbook featured this full page photo of Marlin Briscoe cartwheeling over the goal line, with the caption on the facing page describing the challenges the team faced (pages 174-175).

1965 OU Football Team, from the 1966 Tomahawk Yearbook

Group photos of the University of Omaha football team from the 1966 Tomahawk yearbook (pages 172-173). Marlin Briscoe appears in the lower left image, back row, second from the left. Briscoe is mentioned in six of the ten game summaries, illustrating his superb performance that season.

The 1966 Tomahawk Salutes . . .

Marlin Briscoe is saluted for his "great quarterbacking." He appears in the lower-right image on the two-page spread from the 1966 Tomahawk yearbook (pages 20-21).

1964 OU Football Team, from the 1965 Tomahawk Yearbook

Two-Page spead from the 1965 Tomahawk yearbook (pages 110-111), showing the University of Omaha football team in both posed and action shots, with game details provided along the side. In the team photo, Marlin Briscoe (#27) is in the second row, the furthest player to the right, beside the coaches. He is featured in the summaries of the Bradley and Pittsburg State games.

1964 OU Football Team in Action, from the 1965 Tomahawk Yearbook

Two-page spread from the 1965 Tomahawk yearbook (pages 108-109), showing the University of Omaha football team in action. Marlin Briscoe (#27) appears in two of the images, and is mentioned in the text: "Scrambling Marlin Briscoe, the soph quarterback, totaled 1309 yards in total offense as he directed the OU attack."

Tomahawk Yearbooks