Inducted: June 23, 1996 in Merrillville, IN
High School Attended: Hobart, IN Graduated: 1961
High School Honors: All-State Honorable Mention and played on Hobart's first undefeated team in 1959 under Coach Russell Deal.
College Attended: Indiana University Graduated: 1965
College Honors: Played in North-South Shrine game 1965; still holds the record for the longest interception returned for a touchdown in the Shrine Game of 65 yards; Indiana Golden Gloves Heavyweight Champ 1963.
Professional Athletic Background: Drafted by Chicago Bears and played there 1967-1969; played for Green Bay Packers in 1970, Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons in 1971.
Professional Athletic Honors: Named All-Pro Middle Linebacker in the World Football League in 1974.
Special Recognition: Served as a firefighter since retirement from NFL; brother, Bob, also played in the NFL.
Family: Children, Stacy and Ryan.