Inducted: March 3, 2001 in Evansville, IN
Date of Birth: November 15, 1944 in Chicago, IL
High School Attended: Mt. Carmel, Chicago Graduated: 1962
College Attended: Loras College, Dubuque, IA Graduated: 1966
College Honors: Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities; named one of top speakers in history of Loras College as a Speech Team Member.
Professional Media Career: Covered in person as a reporter and photographer, hundreds of high school and college football games over a 30 year period; as a sports anchor, reported on hundreds of high school and college football games; hosted and/or produced numerous special programs or coaches’ shows on football; hosted Evansville Downtown Quarterback Club's All-City High School Football Team luncheon for nearly 24 consecutive years.
Professional Media Honors: Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Distinguished Service Award 1989; IHSAA Distinguished Media Service Award 1998; Indiana Football Coaches Association News Media Award at North-South All-Star Game 1999; Evansville Football Coaches Association Don Watson Memorial Award for contributions to local high school football 1999.
Special Recognition: Served two years in the US Army, including 11 months in Vietnam; Citizen of the Year Award 1977 and 1997; National Foundation March of Dimes Service Award; National Foundation Muscular Dystrophy Service Award; Paul Harris Fellow Award; Kentucky Colonel; received Key to City of Owensboro, KY.
Family: Wife, Jennifer; children, Christine, Michael, Bill, and Patrick.