GEORGE, ROBERT J. "BUD"

ROBERT J. "BUD" GEORGE (Deceased)

Inducted: July 13, 1987 in Tell City, IN (Posthumously)

Date of Birth: August 6, 1935 in Tell City

High School Attended: Tell City                     Graduated: 1953

High School Honors: 4 varsity letters in football and team captain; Most Valuable Player senior year; 4 varsity letters and team captain in baseball; 3 varsity letters, team captain, and team MVP in basketball.

College Attended: University of Evansville      Graduated: 1957

College Honors: 3 varsity letters; team captain; Indiana Collegiate Conference Football Most Valuable Player 1956; 4 varsity letters and All-ICC in baseball; won William V. Slyker Award 1957 as U of E's Most Outstanding Athlete.

Coaching Experience: Coached at Richland HS, Huntingburg HS, North Knox HS, Southridge HS, and Tell City HS; career record 172-80-2.

Coaching Honors: Region 9 Coach of the Year and South All-Star coaching staff 1980; teams had 5 play-off appearances; Big 8 Conference Champions 1980 and 1984; 2 Blue Chips Conference titles; 1 Pocket Athletic Conference title; SIAC Championship 1968.

Special Recognition: Inducted into the Evansville Hall of Fame.

Family: Wife, Jackie; children, James, Craig, and Ryan.

Coach George passed away April 23, 1986.