Born on May 11, 1922
August 1, 2013.
May 3, 2009
Varsity letters in football, basketball, and baseball 1939 and 1940; All-State halfback 1940.Served in US Army in South Pacific 1943-1945.
University of Notre Dame
Varsity football letters 1942, 1946, 1947; National Champions 1942, 1946, 1947; holds record for longest touchdown run from scrimmage of 92 yards vs. University of Southern California 1947; selected to Chicago Tribune All-Star Team 1948; drafted by Chicago Bears in 1946 but opted to return to ND to finish college career.
Inducted in first class of the Hammond Sports Hall of Fame 1987.
Professional Athletic Background: Defensive and offensive halfback for Chicago Rockets AAFC 1948, Chicago Hornets AAFC 1949, Buffalo Bills AAC 1949-1950, and Baltimore Colts of the NFL 1950.