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Encyclopedia > Bernard Masterson
Bernie Masterson
Date of birth August 10, 1911
Place of birth Shenandoah, Iowa
Position(s) Quarterback
College University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Statistics
  • DatabaseFootball
Team(s)
1934-1940 Chicago Bears

Bernard "Bernie" Edward Masterson (born August 10, 1911 in Shenandoah, Iowa) Was a three sport athlete at Lincoln High, Bernie was an all-state back in football, a starter on the 1930 state championship basketball team and a track star. [1] August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Shenandoah is a city in Page County, Iowa and Fremont County, Iowa. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, often called UNL, but also known as Nebraska or NU, is the flagship institution of the University of Nebraska system. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Shenandoah is a city in Page County, Iowa and Fremont County, Iowa. ... Lincoln High School is a public secondary school located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; and is part of the Lincoln Public Schools school district. ...

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College career

Moving on to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, he starred from 1931 to 1933 as a back on three straight unbeaten Big Six championship teams. He was selected All-Big Six in 1933. [2] The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, often called UNL, but also known as Nebraska or NU, is the flagship institution of the University of Nebraska system. ...


Professional career

He played quarterback for the Chicago Bears from 1934 to 1940 when the Bears were known as the Monsters of the Midway.” During his pro career, the Bears were 59-19-3 and were in three NFL championship play-offs. Bernie has an NFL career total of 3,372 passing yards and 35 touchdowns. [3] The Monsters of the Midway is most widely known as the nickname for the National Football Leagues Chicago Bears -- particularly the dominant teams of 1940 and 1941. ...


Coach

He came back to Nebraska as head football coach for 1946 and 1947. He went 5-13 in the two seasons as head coach. Bernie was inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1977. [4] For other uses, see Nebraska (disambiguation). ...


References

  1. ^ Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame (2003). Retrieved on 2007-01-07.
  2. ^ Huskerpedia. University of Nebraska. Sportspedia, Inc (1995-2006). Retrieved on 2007-01-10.
  3. ^ databaseFootball.com. Bernie Masterson. databaseSports.com (2002-2006). Retrieved on 2007-01-11.
  4. ^ Huskerpedia. University of Nebraska. Sportspedia, Inc (1995-2006). Retrieved on 2007-01-10.
Preceded by
Keith Molesworth
Chicago Bears Starting Quarterbacks
1935-1939
Succeeded by
Sid Luckman

 
 

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