CECIL E. YOUNG (Deceased)
Inducted: July 27, 1973 in Bloomington, IN
High School Attended: Martinsville, IN Graduated: 1919
High School Honors: Letter 2 years in basketball.
College Attended: DePauw University Graduated: 1923
Indiana University MA 1939
College Honors: Lettered in football 1 year, track 2 years, and basketball 4 years.
Coaching Experience: First head football coach at Auburn, IN, High School, coaching 31 seasons 1924-1954, with a record of 142-63-14; also, coached basketball at Pendleton High School 1923-1924.
Coaching Honors: Undefeated football seasons 1941, 1946, 1947, 1954; 9 Northeast Indiana Conference Championships; 24 straight wins with no ties 1945-1948.
Outstanding Players Coached: Vito Palumbo, All-State Guard; Bob Scott, All-State Quarterback; Clayton Myers, coach at Greenfield; Fred Bulter, USC.
Special Recognition: Auburn's football field, after consolidation with DeKalb High School, was renamed Cecil E. Young Field; past-president of Indiana Coaches Association; charter member and past-president of Auburn Lions Club; member of Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite; member of Board of Directors of Peoples Federal Savings and Loan Association; member of DePauw's first Rector Scholarship 1973.
Family: Wife, Violet
Coach Young passed away October 17, 1990.