BECK, PAUL

PAUL BECK  (Deceased)

Inducted:  November 30, 1979 in Evansville, IN (Posthumously)

Date of Birth:  March 13, 1905

High School Attended:  Worthington, IN       Graduated:  1923

High School Honors:  All-State Fullback

College Attended:  Indiana State and Purdue Universities   Graduated:  1927

College Honors:  Captain, football team 1927

Coaching Experience:  Coached in Oblong, IL, through 1938; coached Thornton HS in Harvey, IL, 1938-1942; served in the Navy 1942-1947; assistant coach at University of Evansville 1947-1954; head coach at U of E 1954-1965; assistant coach 1965-1971.

Coaching Honors:  Indiana Conference Coach of the Year 1965; coached West Squad for Indiana High School All-Star Game 1954; inducted into University of Evansville Hall of Fame.

Outstanding Players Coached:  Alex Karras, Ray Bawel, and others.

Coach Beck passed away August 28, 1978.