SCHNELL, DAVID

DAVID SCHNELL  (Deceased)

Inducted:  May 21, 2010 in South Bend, IN

Date of Birth:  July 15, 1966 in Elkhart, IN

High School Attended:  Elkhart Central          Graduated:  1985

High School Honors:  17-2 as a starter, leading team to 9-1 records in 1983, 1984; 1st Team All-Northern Indiana Conference 1983, 1984; UPI and AP 1st Team All-State 1983, 1984; Bloomington Herald Telephone Top 33 1983, 1984; rated #1 High School Player by Sports Illustrated as a senior; Parade Magazine All-American 1st Team as a senior; Bally's All-American 1st Team as a senior; played for North during North-South All-Star Game 1985.

College Attended:  Indiana University            Graduated:  1991

College Honors:  20-13-1 as a starter; 4-year letter winner; quarterback of 1987 IU Peach Bowl team; MVP and Offensive MVP of 1988 Liberty Bowl; Chevy Player of the Game ABC Sports - Indiana vs. Iowa 1988; Corby Davis Mental Attitude Winner at IU 1989; only IU quarterback to lead team to victories over Ohio State and Michigan in same year; played in Japan Bowl 1989.

Professional Athletic Background:  Signed Free Agent contract with Buffalo Bills 1990. 

Special Recognition:  Owner of Berkey Insurance Agency

Family:  Children, Samuel, Spencer, Vincent, and Brook.

Mr. Schnell passed away May 21, 2011.