STEPHENSON, BOB

BOB STEPHENSON

Inducted:  September 1, 2007 in Evansville, IN

Date of Birth:  September 20, 1959 in Evansville

High School Attended:  Evansville F. J. Reitz   Graduated:  1978

High School Honors:  Member of 1975 team that was 9-1 and 1976 Semi-State team that was 11-1; member of State Runner-up Team 1977; Neil V. Pierce Outstanding Scholastic Senior Award, Herman Byers Outstanding Senior Athletic Award, and Phil N. Eskew Mental Attitude Award 1977; All-State 1977; Class 3A State Championship game pass reception record held for 25 years until 2002; South All-Star Most Valuable Lineman 1978.

College Attended:  Indiana University            Graduated:  1982

College Honors:  Member of 1979 Holiday Bowl team and scored 1st TD in Bowl history for IU; led team in receiving for 3 years; third in career receptions after 1981 season; All-American Honorable Mention 1981; All-Big 10 1982; All-Big 10 Academics 3 years; Michael J. Rabold Distinguished Student Award 1982; played in Hula and Japan Bowls 1982; selected to All-Time IU football team as TE by Chicago Tribune 1993 and by Inside Indiana Magazine.

Special Recognition:  Active in coaching youth sports and at Evansville Reitz HS for 5 years.

Family:  Wife, Laura; children, Kelsey and Courtney.