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UAP 17301


An action photograph of UND Football player, Bill Predovich #89, at the UND vs Idaho State game on September 24, 1966. This game was the first Potato Bowl USA Game which is a battle for pride among potato growing regions. Created in 1965 by UND Athletic Director, Leonard Marti, head football Coach Marv Helling, assistant football coach Jerry Olson and sports information director Lee Bohnet, the Potato Bowl USA is a weeklong festival teaming the University of North Dakota and the Red River Valley potato growing company. UND defeated Idaho State 41-0. Under Coach Marvin "Whitey" Helling, UND had a record of 8-2-0, in 1966. Bill Predovich was the captain of the 1968 UND Football Team and lettered each year from 1966-1968. For more information on the UND Football Team see UNDs Football Media Guide, 1904 Annual pg 169-170, and A Century of UND Sports, pg 47.


1966 UND Football Team; Football; Idaho State; UND; Bill Predovich; Potato Bowl Game; Football teams; Male college students; Football players; Football uniforms; Football coaches; Headgear; Football fans

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota -- Football; University of North Dakota; Fighting Sioux (Sports Team); Idaho State University; Potato Bowl (Football game); Red River Valley Potato Growers Association

People Depicted

Helling, Marvin (Whitey); Olson, Jerry (Gerald Don), 1941-2003


Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota