Coach. Chuck Mizerski masterminded a football powerhouse at Lincoln Southeast from 1979 to 2006. In that time, the Knights won 230 games, six state championships and three state runner-up trophies. He also coached at Plattsmouth and Granite City, Ill., compiling a career 274-81-1 record. A half dozen of his players went on to play in the NFL. Held in high esteem by students, parents and colleagues, his teams were always well-prepared, competed with great intensity and exhibited the highest level of sportsmanship. Twice nominated for National Coach of the Year honors, Mizerski coached in two Shrine Bowls and earned coach of the year awards from three major Nebraska media outlets.