ISENBARGER, JOHN

JOHN ISENBARGER
                         
Inducted:  July 31, 1993 in Indianapolis, IN

Date of Birth:  December 5, 1947 in Muncie, IN

High School Attended:  Muncie Central         Graduated:  1966

High School Honors:  Earned 3 letters in football, 3 in basketball, and 3 in track; UPI All-State and All-Conference 2 years in football as a quarterback; All-Conference and All-State as a guard in basketball; finished 4th in pole vault at the state meet; named team MVP in football, basketball, and track 1965-1966.

College Attended:  Indiana University          Graduated:  1970

College Honors:  Two-time All-Big Ten selection; led Big Ten in punting 1967 and rushing 1969; helped Hoosiers win Big Ten title; appeared in Rose Bowl game 1968; Sporting News All-American; played in Hula Bowl All-Star Game, Coaches All-American Game, East-West Game, and College All-Star Game in Chicago in 1970; won the L.G. Balfour Award for excellence in athletics, school citizenship, and scholastic endeavor.

Professional Athletic Background:  Drafted in second round by San Francisco of the NFL 1970 and played for 49ers 1970-1973; played with Hawaii of the World Football League 1974.

Special Recognition:  Began a career as a sales representative after retiring from professional football.

Family:  2 sons, Jake and Luke.

(Updated November 9, 2011)