• Coach
High School
  • University
  • Football
  • 2014

New Castle native, football and baseball star at Wabash College … decorated Army officer, World War II … Univees’ first full-season coach, stayed on 19 years, record 110-55-1 … ’64 team 10-0, 23 seniors all went to college and played at least some football … one, Bob Kirk, was starting offensive tackle on IU’s 1967 Rose Bowl team … known for never cutting a player, once dressed 123 …played more than 100 in game, substituting 11 at a time for one play … also coached Univees’ only State champion – golf, 1965 … inducted Indiana Football Hall of Fame; received Presidential Citation from President Franklin D. Roosevelt in WW II; taught rocketry classes for US Army; named Sagamore of the Wabash in 1984. Deceased (9-10-1999, aged 80)