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)