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.