CARL T. HERAKOVICH
Inducted: July 20, 1985 in Terre Haute, IN
Date of Birth: August 6, 1937 in East Chicago, IN
High School Attended: Whiting, IN Graduated: 1955
High School Honors: One of 13 “Ironmen” who played offense (quarterback) and defense on 1954 State Championship team; All-State honorable mention.
College Attended: Rose Hulman Institute Graduated: 1959
College Honors: 1955 All-Defensive Team, University of Illinois; team captain and MVP by Indianapolis Star for leading state in scoring (102 points in 8 games) 1957; team captain and MVP by Indianapolis Star for leading nation and state in scoring (168 points in 8 games) 1958; established new state record in points in a season; recognized by NCC for current record for most points per game in a season (21); Little All-American Honorable Mention 1958.
Coaching Experience: Rose Hulman in 1962, 1963 with record of 3-13-0.
Special Recognition: Worked as an IHSAA football official in Terre Haute area 1962-1963 and in Calumet region 1964-1967, then as an Atlantic Coast Conference football official with a total of 76 Division I games, including 5 bowl games, at time of his induction; co-director of the NASA-Virginia Tech Composites Program.
Family: Wife, Marlene; children, Bradley, Douglas, Kristine, and Russell.