ALAN M. RZEPKA
Inducted: August 1, 1998 in South Bend, IN
Date of Birth: November 1, 1956 in South Bend
High School Attended: South Bend Washington Graduated: 1975
High School Honors: Earned 3 letters in football, 2 in basketball, 3 in baseball; All-State Defensive Back and Quarterback 1974, 1975; All-Northern Indiana Conference Defensive Back and Quarterback in 1974, 1975; named Top 100 High School Backs in the Nation; holds school record in passes completed for touchdowns; member of first Class 3A 1973 State Championship Football team; played for North in North-South All-Star Game 1975; All-Conference in baseball 1973, 1974, with 1973 team reaching state final four.
College Attended: Ball State University Graduated: 1979
Ball State University MA 1982
College Honors: Lettered 3 years in football; member of two Ball State Mid-America Conference Championship teams in 1976 and 1978; All-Conference 2nd Team 1978; led conference in interceptions in 1978; Co-MVP in football 1978.
Coaching Experience: Graduate assistant at Ball State 1979-1981; assistant coach at Ball State, coaching outside linebackers and defensive backs, 1981-1983.
Special Recognition: Played American Legion summer baseball, with team winning National Regional Tournament in 1974; resigned from coaching at end of 1983 season to pursue private business interests in South Bend.
Family: Wife, Laura; son, Brian