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Encyclopedia > Brook Berringer

Brook Berringer (July 9, 1973-April 18, 1996) was a quarterback for the University of Nebraska football team in the mid-1990's. Berringer was a fan favorite, and largely played a back-up role to Tommie Frazier. He is best known for replacing an injured Tommie Frazier during the 1994 season and leading the Cornhuskers to seven consecutive wins and to the Orange Bowl national championship game against the University of Miami Hurricanes. July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... NFL quarterback Peyton Manning. ... Seal of the University of Nebraska The University of Nebraska is one of two public university systems in the state of Nebraska, USA. The system has four universities and a technical college: University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska Medical... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... The Nebraska Cornhuskers, or Huskers, are the athletic teams of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. ... The Orange Bowl is an annual college football game that is usually played on January 1 in Miami, Florida. ... The University of Miami, sometimes called UM or The U, is a private university, founded in 1925, with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ...


Berringer was expected to be drafted in the 1996 NFL Draft[citation needed] but died in a plane crash two days before the draft. Berringer, an amateur pilot, was in control of a 1946 Piper Cub over Raymond, Nebraska when the aircraft went down in an alfalfa field. The 1996 NFL Draft Categories: | ... It has been suggested that Pilot (spaceflight) be merged into this article or section. ... Piper Cub. ... Raymond is a village located in Lancaster County, Nebraska. ...


Miscellaneous

  • The country band Sawyer Brown wrote The Nebraska Song in honor of Berringer. (The song was actually written before his death.)
  • Chicago Bears quarterback Kyle Orton is a Husker fan, and wears #18 in honor of Brook Berringer.

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Brook Berringer (July 9, 1973 - April 18, 1996) was a quarterback for the University of Nebraska football team in the mid-1990s.
Berringer was expected to be drafted in the 1996 NFL Draft, but he died in a plane crash two days before the draft.
Berringer, an amateur pilot, was in control of a 1946 Piper Cub over Raymond, Nebraska, when the aircraft went down in an alfalfa field.
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