WEAVER, DOUGLAS W.

DOUGLAS W. WEAVER

Inducted:  April 29, 1978 in Richmond, IN

Date of Birth:  October 15, 1930 in Goshen, IN

High School Attended:  Goshen                    Graduated:  1948

High School Honors:  Letterman as starting guard 1945; center and All-Northern Indiana High School and All-Conference Team 1946; captain, center, All-NIHSC, and Second Team All-State 1947.

College Attended:  Yale University 1 year

                           Michigan State University  Graduated:  1953

                           University of Kansas Law School  JD      1970

College Honors:  Starting center at Yale as freshman 1948; linebacker at MSU 1950-1952, with team losing only one game in those 3 years; National Champions 1952; 3-year letterman and 2 years on first team; as sophomore, was Midwest Lineman of the Week in a 36-33 victory over Notre Dame; Honorable Mention All-American in 1951-1952; twice winner of MSU “Oil Can" award given for most spirit on team; Honorable Mention All-Midwest; intercepted a pass against Purdue in last minutes to help preserve a 14-7 victory, giving MSU an undefeated season and National Championship.

Coaching Experience:  Head freshman football coach at MSU 1956; varsity assistant coach 1957; line coach and first assistant at University of Missouri 1958-1959; head coach at Kansas State University 1960-1966; assistant coach at University of Kansas 1967-1969; assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at UCLA 1971-1972; head coach at Southern Illinois University 1974-1975.

Coaching Honors:  Missouri played Georgia in 1960 Orange Bowl.

Special Recognition:  Athletic Director of Southern Illinois University 1973-1975; AD at Georgia Institute of Technology 1975-1978; AD at MSU 1979-1989; MSU's indoor practice facility named in his honor; member American Bar Association Business Law Section.