A 1975 graduate of Omaha Benson, Bass was the Omaha World-Herald’s first three-time all-state football selection. He was a scoring machine on the gridiron, highlighted by a 22-touchdown junior season. Member of the 1,000-yard rushing club.
He also lettered in basketball, baseball and track, contributing to the baseball state championship won in 1974 by Benson High School.
College career at UN Omaha.