YOUNG, JERRY

JERRY YOUNG  (Deceased)

Inducted:  May 30, 1989 in Huntington, IN

Date of Birth:  June 28, 1929 in Hannibal, MO

High School Attended:  Hannibal                 Graduated:  1947

High School Honors:  Earned 9 varsity letters; All-State Running Back and All-State in track; All-Conference in basketball and on state finalist team.

College Attended:  University of Missouri      Graduated:  1953

                            University of Missouri  MS

College Honors:  Played halfback 3 years on a full football scholarship; team ranked nationally all 3 years; also a track sprinter.

Coaching Experience:  Coached for 34 years in Missouri, North Carolina, Indiana, and Florida; Indiana coaching was in Nappanee 4 years, and Huntington 19 years 1961-1980; total head coaching record in Indiana of 182-71-3.

Coaching Honors:  Had 11 Central Indiana Conference Championships in football.

Special Recognition:  Member of the UPI Selection Board for the state of Indiana 18 years; speaker at numerous football clinics throughout the Midwest; received Teacher of the Year Award in Florida 1987-1988.

Family:  Wife, Averill; children, Todd, Heather, Holly.

Coach Young passed away April 29, 1996.