WELCOME TO THE INDIANA FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

Visit us in our historic 1905 museum located in historic downtown Richmond, Indiana.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11:00 - 5:00
Other times by appointment.
Closed the first two weeks of January and National Holidays.

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PO BOX 40 815 NORTH A STREET
RICHMOND, IN 47375
PH: 765-966-2235 FAX: 765-966-5700
Our mission is to honor the men and women who have excelled in high school, college, or professional football in Indiana based on their coaching, athletic ability, citizenship, scholarship, and significant supporting contributions to the game of football, and to preserve and display memorabilia related to the game of football from the past to the present.

HALL OF FAMER AND BOARD MEMBER LEONARD OSSO HAS PASSED AWAY

Leonard Osso, long-time board member and friend of football in Indiana and Ohio, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014.  He was a standout football player at Hamilton Catholic High School prior to joining the Navy during World War II where he continued to excell in sports and received numerous awards.  He was a 2012 merit inductee to the Indiana Football Hall of Fame for his continuous and dedicated fundraising efforts to support youth football and scholarship development, as well as for his many contributions to the IFHOF as a board member and volunteer for nearly three decades.  To learn more about Leonard type his name in the search box to view his biography.  Condolences to the family may be made through the Colligan Funeral Home in Hamilton, Ohio.

 

2014 INDUCTEES ARE WELCOMED INTO IFHOF

The Indiana Football Hall of Fame is excited to welcome the following inductees:

REGION 2  An induction ceremony was held in South Bend on May 16, 2014, for former players Chuck Alexander, Scott Dreisbach, Ron Fellows, Mike Rosenthal, and Rick Sayers; former coach Frank Leahy (posthumously); and, merit candidates Brian Boulac and Dr. Paul Macri

REGION 5  Bill Atkinson was inducted June 8, 2014, at 2:00 PM at Edgewood High School in Ellettsville.  It was a special day for Bill as the ceremony also marked his retirement after more than 30 years in education.  Bill was a standout player for Mississinewa High School in Region 5 who also played at IU.   

REGION 3  Russ Isaacs and Russell Bush were inducted in a ceremony that was held in Fort Wayne on June 11, 2014, at the Goegleins Homestead Barn.  The long-time Fort Wayne Snider coaches and friends were especially honored to be inducted together.      

REGION 7  This induction ceremony was held in Indianapolis on June 12, 2014, at Primo's South Banquet and Conference Center.  New inductees from Region 7 are former players Jeff George, Larry Highbaugh, Robert Nipper (posthumously), Dick Nyers, Dave Scheib, and Ray Wallace; coach Steve Purichia; and merit candidate Dr. Thomas Brady (posthumously).  Former player Don Hansen (Region 9) and coach Mike Gillin (Region 10) were also inducted on this evening. 

REGION 4  An induction ceremony was held in West Lafayette on June 25, 2014, for former Purdue University stand-out players Mike Alsott and Leroy Keyes, along with long-time Winamac High School coach, Tim Roth

REGION 10  Coach Bob Gaddis was inducted in Columbus at the Harrison Lake Country Club on July 26, 2014.  Coach Gaddis also serves as the Executive Director of the Indiana Football Coaches Association.

Biographies for each of these deserving individuals may be viewed by clicking on their name under the INDUCTEES tab or by typing a name in the SEARCH box. 

HALL OF FAME ARCHIVES ON DISPLAY AT LUCAS OIL STADIUM

Be sure to visit the Indiana Football Hall of Fame display cases located in Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts.  Display items are changed throughout the football season. The Hall of Fame is extremely appreciative of the opportunity to share historical football archives with the many thousands of visitors to Lucas Oil Stadium.  GO COLTS!

Click on attachments for photos of the cases. 

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