RZEPKA, ALAN M.

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