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Your-University-circa-1946.pdf
A booklet produced by the Omaha University Alumni Association after World War II promoting the university and its future needs including as they were connected to the needs and growth of the City of Omaha.
Sections in the booklet include:
Two…

LD4341O6T65_Briscoe_excerpts-001.jpg
Group photo of the 1963 University of Omaha football team, with caption from the 1964 Tomahawk yearbook (page 119). Marlin Briscoe (#27) appears in the front row, last player on the right.

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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…

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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…

UNO0074_0002-football-media-guide-1964-page11.pdf
The player thumbnail of Marlin Briscoe from the 1964 OU football media guide read as follows: "MARLIN BRISCOE. . .5 -9 , 170, 20, Sophomore and one-year letterman from Omaha South. Served as defensive back and sub quarterback in 1963. Excelled…

UNO0074_0002-football-media-guide-1964-complete.pdf
Media guide for the 1964 football season, Marlin Briscoe's sophomore year at the Municipal University of Omaha. The player thumbnails include a paragraph on Marlin Briscoe, but he is not otherwise featured in the guide. The prospectus for the…

LD4341O6T65_Briscoe_excerpts-005.jpg
Group photo of the University of Omaha Basketball team, with caption from the 1965 Tomahawk yearbook (page 146). Marlin Briscoe (#13) is the first player on the left in the front row.

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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…

UNO0074_0003-football-media-guide-1965-page2.pdf
The prospectus for the 1965 football season had the following to say about Marlin Briscoe: "The new offense—the pro-set—will feature a passing attack centered around junior quarterback Marlin Briscoe. Marlin (The Magician) is an expert passer who…

UNO0074_0003-football-media-guide-1965-complete.pdf
Media guide for the 1965 football season at the Municipal University of Omaha, Marlin Briscoe's junior year at the Municipal University of Omaha. The prospectus for the upcoming season prominently features Marlin "The Magician" Briscoe, and the tone…

LD4341O6T65_Briscoe_excerpts-010.jpg
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…

UNO0074_0004-football-media-guide-1966-cover.pdf
Cover image from the 1966 OU football media guide, featuring a drawing of Marlin Briscoe.

UNO0074_0004-football-media-guide-1966-page2.pdf
"Omaha U. Preview: The Magician Is Back!" prospectus from the 1966 OU football media guide.

The prospectus trumpets, "The brightest spot this year is at quarterback. Marlin "The Magician" Briscoe is back. Pro scouts are drooling over Briscoe.…

UNO0074_0004-football-media-guide-1966-page9.pdf
The player thumbnail of Marlin Briscoe from the 1966 OU football media guide read as follows: "QUARTERBACK Marlin (The Magician) Briscoe. Senior, 5-10, 178. (Pictured on cover) Spot never more solid in school's history. Briscoe was fourth in total…

UNO0074_0004-football-media-guide-1966-complete.pdf
Media guide for the 1966 football season, Marlin Briscoe's senior year, featuring artwork of Marlin Briscoe on the cover. Briscoe is mentioned repeatedly throughout the guide, including the veterans roster, depth chart, statistics, All-CIC players,…

UNO0074_0005-football-media-guide-1967-page15.pdf
The "1966 Season In Review" describes the first game of the season, against Idaho State, which would turn out to be the only game of the season in which Briscoe played. The summary of the second game opens with, "Stunned by the pre-game announcement…

UNO0074_0005-football-media-guide-1967-page24.pdf
The player thumbnail of Marlin Briscoe from the 1967 OU football media guide reads as follows, "Omaha's top Little All-America candidate. He's already made the CIC All-Star team in '64 and *65 before missing last season with a neck injury suffered…

UNO0074_0005-football-media-guide-1967-page7.pdf
"Reds Whip Whites, 31-19" describes Marlin Briscoe's performance in the Annual Spring Football Game, clearly illustrating that he was back in the game and no worse for wear after his injury the preceding season. From the 1967 OU football media guide.

UNO0074_0005-football-media-guide-1967-page21-22.pdf
The prospectus from the 1967 OU football media guide foretells "its biggest year in history under great pressure." Despite the dismal 1966 season, the prospectus is optimistic about 1967, largely due Marlin Briscoe's return. "Brightness on the…

UNO0074_0005-football-media-guide-1967-complete.pdf
Media guide for the 1967 football season, Marlin Briscoe's senior year and the final season he played for OU, returning after being out with a neck injury the preceding season. This guidebook was much larger and more comprehensive than the guides…
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