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American football player and coach

Bernie Masterson is ...

Born 10 Aug 1911 in Shenandoah
Died 16 May 1963
Age51 years, 9 months
Causemyocardial infarction
Bernie Masterson
Bernie Masterson
Nebraska Cornhuskers football coach Bernie Masterson

About Bernie Masterson

Bernard Edward "Bernie" Masterson (August 10, 1911 – May 16, 1963) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln from 1946 to 1947, compiling a record of 5–13. Masterson played college football at Nebraska from 1931 to 1933. He played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Chicago Bears from 1934 to 1940.


Masterson died of a heart attack in Chicago on May 16, 1963. He was inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1977.