Born on July 30, 1957
May 5, 2019
Two-year football varsity starter as defensive corner back and wide receiver; varsity co-captain 1974; First-team - Duneland All-Conference, All-Area, Regional Team Defensive Back; Honorable Mention All-State 1974; helped lead Portage to school's first state playoff appearance with a 9-1 record; played on North squad of 1975 North-South All-Star game; also played two seasons of baseball and basketball.
Olivet Nazarene University
After one year playing football at University of Dubuque (Iowa), became a 4-year starter and letterman as a defensive back and wide receiver at ONU; team leader in touchdown passes, interceptions, passes defended, punt yards returned, and kick-off yards returned; team captain senior season; Honorable Mention All-American; also played basketball 3 years and ran track 1 year.
Inducted into Olivet Nazarene University's Athletics Hall of Fame 1995.
Wife, Carroll; children, Hannah and Jonathan