All-State as a two-way tackle and tight end, tri-captain of undefeated (10-0) team in 1964. Lettered two years at Indiana University as offensive tackle. As a junior started every game for Big Ten tri-champions and Rose Bowl team, started as senior as well. Missed the Rose Bowl because of knee injury suffered in preparations for game. Drafted by the Buffalo Bills. Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa, Middle East and East Africa for 30 years. Enters Hall of Fame two years after his coach at University, Walter Gray. He is the only player from University High and only lineman from Monroe County to play and start on a Big Ten championship football team.