HUFF, JOE

JOE HUFF

Inducted: September 13, 2003 in Bloomington, IN

Date of Birth:  February 27, 1966 in Evansville, IN

High School Attended:  Castle, Newburgh, INGraduated:  1983

High School Honors:  Team had undefeated regular seasons 1982 and 1983; State Champions 1982; USA Today Top 10 Ranking (8th in 1982 Final Poll); All-SIAC 1982-1983; AP and UPI All-State 1982, 1983; team captain and Defensive MVP 1983.

College Attended:  Indiana University          Graduated:  1989

College Honors:  Earned an athletic scholarship as a walk-on after third game of season as a freshman; 4-year starter and letterman; started as outside linebacker in 3 bowl games - 1986 All-American, 1987 Peach, and 1988 Liberty; team captain 1987-1988; Defensive MVP of Liberty Bowl; First Team All-Big Ten and Third Team All-American 1988; Team Defensive MVP 1988.

Professional Athletic Background:  Signed with Indianapolis Colts for two years; injuries ended career.

Special Recognition:  IU Athletic Director intern January 1990-May 1991; IU Administrative Assistant-Director of Football Operations May 1991-1993; worked with Bill Mallory Inc. August 1992-1998; served as TV color man for IU football for WTTV and WTHR 1989-1995; life-time member of IU Alumni Association; member of IU Varsity Club and Big Brothers/Sisters of America; serves on the Board of Directors of Boys and Girls Club.

Family:  Wife, Nicole