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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Sept. 29, 1973)
have to be another time for doing it," he
Hegener said he believes that in many
respects football is analogous to his class
work. "If I fall behind in a class, that
class is lost. By the same token, if I get
hurt and miss much practice, I could get
lost in the shuffle, since Nebraska has so
"As a freshman, I was helped
tremendously with the study hall
arranged by the football team," he said.
After studying little in high school, it
helped him acquire some of the necessary
study habits required in college, he said.
"Many football players come to the
university just to play football, I came to
get an education. School isn't secondary
on my list of priorities," he said.
"Being redshirted, retaining a year of
my athletic eligibility, helped me greatly."
he said. In addition to learning more
about husker football it also has given
him an extra free year of education. As a
result, he has been able to take fewer
hours each semester than those trying to
graduate in four years, leaving him more
time for studying.
"I entertain no notions of playing
professional football; I realize my
capabilities," he said.
Married in July to the former Pamela
Coatman, Hegener hopes someday to live
in Colorado where he can enjoy the
If anything, being married has helped
my studying. I no longer have a
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