DUERSON, DAVID R.

DAVID R. DUERSON  (Deceased)

Inducted:  August 7, 1998 in Muncie, IN

Date of Birth:  November 28, 1960 in Muncie                         

High School Attended:  Muncie Northside     Graduated:  1979

High School Honors:  3-year starter in football; All-Conference, All-State and All-American in 1978 and 1979; Indiana Mr. Football in 1979.

College Attended:  University of Notre Dame Graduated: 1983

College Honors:  4-year starter; 2-time All-American; captain and MVP of the 1982 Irish Squad.

Professional Athletic Background:  3rd round draft pick by the Chicago Bears; played eleven years in the NFL for Bears and New York Giants.

Professional Athletic Honors:  Played on 2 Super Bowl Championship teams, Chicago Bears in 1985 and New York Giants in 1990; 4-time All-Pro; 1987 NFL Man of the Year; 1988 NFL Humanitarian of the Year.

Special Recognition:  Recipient of Indiana's Sagamore of the Wabash, Kentucky Colonel, and Simon Wiesenthal Awards; inducted into the Delaware County Hall of Fame; served as President and Majority Partner of Fair Oaks Farms, Inc., a primary supplier of sausage patties to McDonald's Restaurants.

Family:  Wife, Alicia; sons, Chase, Tregg, Brock; daughter, Taylor. 

Mr. Duerson passed away February 17, 2011.