Inducted: July 31, 1993 in Indianapolis, IN
Date of Birth: May 20, 1935
High School Attended: Sandusky, OH Graduated: 1953
High School Honors: All-Conference; president of Student Council
College Attended: Miami University, OH Graduated: 1957
College Honors: Co-Captain of football team where he played end; All-Conference; played for Ara Parseghian for 3 years and John Pont for 1 year.
Coaching Experience: Miami University 1969-1973; University of Colorado at Boulder 1974-1978; Northern Illinois University 1980-1983; Indiana University 1984-1996; career coaching record of 165-121-4; considered IU's most winning coach with a record of 69-77-3.
Coaching Honors: MAC Coach of the Year 1973, 1983; Big Ten Coach of the Year 1986 and 1987; Kodak District Coach of the Year 1986 and 1987; Miami team won the Tangerine Bowl in 1973; Colorado team appeared in Bluebonnet Bowl 1975 and Orange Bowl 1976; NIU team appeared in California Bowl 1983; IU team appeared in 6 Bowl games (All-American 1986, Peach 1987, Liberty 1988, Peach 1990, Copper 1991, Independence 1993), winning the 1988 Liberty Bowl and the 1991 Copper Bowl; head coach of 1993 East Team in the East-West Shrine Bowl; on coaching staff of Hula Bowl, Japan Bowl, and East-West Shrine Bowl.
Special Recognition: Inducted into Miami University Athletic Hall of Fame, IU Athletic Hall of Fame, Phi Kappa Tau Hall of Fame, Northern Illinois Athletic Hall of Fame; member of Miami's "Cradle of Coaches."
Family: Wife, Eleanor (Ellie); sons, Mike (All-Big Ten at Michigan), Doug (Co-Captain at Michigan), and Curt (also attended Michigan).