Born on January 7, 1924
Sullivan, IN
September 16, 2005.
Inducted On
Location Inducted
Richmond, IN
Region Number
Franklin College
Football Co-Captain 1941; MVP 1941; named All-State 2nd Team 1940 and 1941 by Heze Clark of Indianapolis News; All-Wabash Valley 1940 and 1941; earned 4 varsity letters.
Indiana State University
MVP 1947; earned 2 varsity letters as quarterback.
Inducted into following 8 Halls of Fame - Sullivan High School, Wabash Valley Conference, Indiana State University, Franklin College, NAIA, NCAA, Georgetown College, National Football Foundation, and Indiana Football Hall of Fame; also served as Athlectic Director at Franklin College for 20-plus years; served as Chairman of Physical Education Department for 16-plus years, where he also served as a full professor in the department.
Wife, Elizabeth; son, Edwin.
Coaching Experience: Assistant coach at South Bend Riley 1948-1951; head coach at Linton-Stockton HS in Linton, IN, 1952-1954; head coach at Clinton HS in Clinton, IN, 1955-1956; head coach at Franklin College 1957-88, with record of 120-99-4.

Coaching Honors: Twice named Coach of the Year, Hoosier College Conference; named Coach of the Year, Heartland College Conference 1980; Mineral Water Bowl Champion 1970; NAIA Semi-finalist 1972; in 15 of 17 years, Franklin College QB ranked in top ten passers in NAIA; 1980 FC Grizzlies ranked #2 in pass offense in Division II of NCAA.

Outstanding Players Coached: Tom Allen, Terry Hoeppner, J.R. Bishop, Dana Standefer, Phil Powell, Brad Crawford, and many others.