Born on July 13, 1952
Mishawaka, IN
Inducted On
August 1, 1998
Location Inducted
South Bend, IN
Region Number
Mishawaka Marian
Mishawaka Marian
Led team as quarterback and captain to perfect 10-0 record 1969; #3 State ranking defeating perennial and undefeated state power Richmond 1969; NIVC All-Conference 1968 and 1969; All-State by Coaches and Sportswriters; All-American by Parade Magazine; Team MVP 1969; Co-MVP 1970 North-South All-Star Game; led North over South by establishing a touchdown-passing record; in basketball, team was LaVille Sectional Champion 1969; Catholic Diocesan Basketball All-Star 1969 and team captain 1970; in baseball, team was Elkhart Sectional Champion 1970; All-Sectional Baseball Team member 1970; member of National Honor Society 1969-1970 and Student Council 1968-1969; recruited by over 150 colleges.
University of Notre Dame
Football scholarship as a defensive end; Monogram Winner on 1973 National Championship Football team; had most playing time in 1973 Sugar Bowl; defeated Alabama for National Championship; played in Orange Bowl 1972; received two recognition stars on helmet for defensive achievements in 1973.
Vice-President Human Resources, International Wire Group; coached youth basketball at the grade school and junior high level.
Wife, Susan; children, Breeyan, Kern, and Connor.