Inducted: May 5, 2013 in Merrillville, IN
Date of Birth: October 24, 1944 in Gary, IN
High School Attended: Gary Wirt Graduated: 1962
High School Honors: 3-year football letterman on offensive line; selected All-City, All-Lake County, All-Conference, and All-State; also a 3-year letterman in basketball and track.
College Attended: Indiana University Graduated: 1966
College Honors: 3-year offensive starter/letterman; played in College All-Star game, North-South All-Star game, and Blue-Gray All-Star game.
Professional Athletic Background: Selected 4th overall in first round by Philadelphia Eagles 1966; also played for San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs; played professionally a total of 11 years with an injury ending his career.
Professional Athletic Honors: Started on Eagles offensive line that set a record by allowing only 8 quarterback sacks in one season; while with 49ers, team went to 5 play-off games and won 3 conference championships, 1970-1972.
Special Recognition: After retiring from football, became a commercial real estate broker in California; has acted in a number of TV commercials and movies; member of Screen Actors Guild; involved with a 49er alumni charity that raises money for SF Bay Area youth sports groups, "Caring for Kids."
Family: Children, Candice and Devon.