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.