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Forrest Edwin Behm Jr.

 

Forrest Behm

College Football Hall of Fame 1988

Steuben County Hall of Fame 2010

Date of Birth: July 31, 1919, in Lincoln, Nebraska

Date of Death: July 29, 2015, in Corning, New York (95 years old)

Source:

Star-Gazette - Published 07/02/15

Did you know?

When Forrest was five years old, a fire engulfed him burning his legs.  Doctors

thought they would have to amputate his legs.  Fortunately, they didn't have to

and after years of braces and walking around with crutches, he survived to

become on of the greatest football players Nebraska has ever seen.

Forrest Behm served in the United States Army during World War II as a

signal corps officer.

 

Teams:

1938 University of Nebraska

1939 University of Nebraska

1940 University of Nebraska

College:

University of Nebraska