SCHUDEL, PAUL

PAUL SCHUDEL

Date of Induction:  February 26, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN

Date of Birth:  July 2, 1944 in Toledo, OH

High School Attended:  Swanton, OH                             Graduated:  1962

High School Honors:  4-year letterman in football. 

College Attended:  Miami University, OH                        Graduated:  1966

                           Miami University, OH MEd                                   1968

College Honors:  Tri-captain; Academic All-American Honorable Mention; MAC Co-Champions 1965; graduate assistant for Bo Schembechler; assistant offensive line coach.

Coaching Experience:  Head football coach at Ball State University 1985-1994, with a 60-48-4 record; head coach at Central Connecticut State 2001-2003; 31 years as a college assistant coach/offensive coordinator - 1968-1969 at University of New Hampshire, 1970-1971 at Colorado State University; 1972-1973 at College of William and Mary, 1974 at Syracuse University, 1975-1984 at University of Michigan under Bo Schembechler, 1995-1996 at University of Illinois, 1997-2000 at University of Virginia, 2004-2010 at Albion College, and 2010-2011 at McKendree University; head coach for Elancourt Templiers American Football Team in Elancourt, France 2010.

Coaching Honors:  Ranks 2nd at BSU with 60 wins; Mid-America Conference Champs 1989, 1993; BSU played in California Raisin Bowl 1989 and Las Vegas Bowl 1993; had 5 Big Ten Championships as assistant coach; coached in 15 bowl games, including 5 Rose Bowls, 1 Division III, and 1 NIAA Play-off; coached 10 1st Team All-Americans; had 46 1st Team Mid-American Conference All-Academic players and 7 1st Team GTE Academic All-Americans; mentored over 15 assistant coaches who moved on to programs in Division I, II, or III, or pro teams as assistant or head coaches.

Outstanding Players Coached:  George Lilja, Mark Donahue, Tom Dixon, Mike Neu, Brad Maynard, Kenny Stucker, Ron Duncan, Ted Ashburn, Bernie Parmalee, Tony Nibbs, and Corey Croom.

Special Recognition:  Strong supporter of Indiana Football Coaches Association; participated in IFCA and region clinics; served on Walter Camp All-American Team and Lombardi Award Selection Committee; served on several AFCA committees and the Maxwell Trophy Award Nomination Committee; inducted into BSU Athletics Hall of Fame 2009; received 1994 Benny Award by the BSU Alumni Association; a keynote speaker at a number of events and alumni activities; active in community and organizations such as United Way, Disabled Children Support Group, Big Brother-Big Sister Board of Directors, church, and chorale groups.

Family:  Wife, Mary; children, Glenn and Jenny (deceased)