YOUNG, CECIL E.

CECIL E. YOUNG  (Deceased)

Inducted:  July 27, 1973 in Bloomington, IN
    
Date of Birth:  December 8, 1899 in Bloomington, IN

High School Attended:  Martinsville, IN         Graduated:  1919

High School Honors:  Letter 2 years in basketball.

College Attended:  DePauw University          Graduated:  1923

                      Indiana University  MA                           1939

College Honors:  Lettered in football 1 year, track 2 years, and basketball 4 years.

Coaching Experience:  First head football coach at Auburn, IN, High School, coaching 31 seasons 1924-1954, with a record of 142-63-14; also, coached basketball at Pendleton High School 1923-1924.

Coaching Honors:  Undefeated football seasons 1941, 1946, 1947, 1954; 9 Northeast Indiana Conference Championships; 24 straight wins with no ties 1945-1948.

Outstanding Players Coached:  Vito Palumbo, All-State Guard; Bob Scott, All-State Quarterback; Clayton Myers, coach at Greenfield; Fred Bulter, USC.

Special Recognition:  Auburn's football field, after consolidation with DeKalb High School, was renamed Cecil E. Young Field; past-president of Indiana Coaches Association; charter member and past-president of Auburn Lions Club; member of Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite; member of Board of Directors of Peoples Federal Savings and Loan Association; member of DePauw's first Rector Scholarship 1973. 

Family:  Wife, Violet

Coach Young passed away October 17, 1990.