NEMETH, STEVE

STEVE NEMETH  (Deceased)

Inducted: August 15, 1987 in South Bend, IN

Date of Birth: December 10, 1922 in South Bend

High School Attended: South Bend Riley        Graduated: 1942

High School Honors: Played quarterback; First Team All-City and All-Conference 1940-1941; team MVP 1941; All-State 1940-1941.

College Attended: University of Notre Dame   Graduated: 1944

College Honors: Played quarterback and halfback; National Champions 1942 and 1943.

Professional Athletics Background: Played for Cleveland Rams 1945 (World Champions) as quarterback, halfback; played for Chicago Rockets as quarterback and kicker and was 3rd highest scorer in the league 1946; Baltimore Colts in 1947; Montreal Alouettes in 1948 (East Division Champion) as quarterback and Most Valuable Player, losing in Blue Cup play-offs.

Coaching Experience: Coached freshmen 2 years at Notre Dame under Frank Leahy; coached Michiana Hawks to Western Title.

Family: Wife, Betty; children, Kristina, Steve, Jr., and Michele.

Mr. Nemeth passed away March 27, 1998.