(Griffith, Ind. resident)
A versatile football standout at Clark, this 1974 graduate earned
Bell Telephone all-state honors and Times all-area recognition.
He also was all-Indiana Lake Shore Conference as a defensive end,
offensive guard and place kicker, and competed in the annual North-South
summer all-star game for recent Indiana high school graduates. Additionally
at Clark, he earned all-conference soccer honors as a goaltender.
He continued to play football at the University of Indianapolis,
starting every game of his 4-year career as an offensive lineman.
Before graduating in ’78, he earned all-Indiana Collegiate
Conference honors in ’76 & ’77 and was selected
his team’s most valuable offensive lineman. In ’78,
he had a try-out with the Green Bay Packers. He also competed on
the U.I. Greyhounds’ ’75 team that advanced to the quarterfinals
of the NCAA Division III playoffs. He is employed as a union organizer.