Born on May 31, 1931
March 8, 2022
November 30, 1979
Evansville F. J. Reitz
Earned All-City and All-State Honors in 1948 and 1949; recipient of Kiwanis Award; earned 5 varsity letters in senior year (football, basketball, baseball, track, and golf).
Leading pass receiver in Big 10 in 1953, catching 17 for 343 yards; led team in kick-off returns; captain of football team 1954; received Honorable Mention on All-Conference Team; football career ended due to injury during senior season.
Was one of the founders of Evansville Junior League Football in 1969; inducted into Reitz Football Hall of Fame in 2008; inducted into the inaugural class of Greater Evansville Football Hall of Fame in 2016.