DAVID SCHNELL (Deceased)
Inducted: May 21, 2010 in South Bend, IN
Date of Birth: July 15, 1966 in Elkhart, IN
High School Attended: Elkhart Central Graduated: 1985
High School Honors: 17-2 as a starter, leading team to 9-1 records in 1983, 1984; 1st Team All-Northern Indiana Conference 1983, 1984; UPI and AP 1st Team All-State 1983, 1984; Bloomington Herald Telephone Top 33 1983, 1984; rated #1 High School Player by Sports Illustrated as a senior; Parade Magazine All-American 1st Team as a senior; Bally's All-American 1st Team as a senior; played for North during North-South All-Star Game 1985.
College Attended: Indiana University Graduated: 1991
College Honors: 20-13-1 as a starter; 4-year letter winner; quarterback of 1987 IU Peach Bowl team; MVP and Offensive MVP of 1988 Liberty Bowl; Chevy Player of the Game ABC Sports - Indiana vs. Iowa 1988; Corby Davis Mental Attitude Winner at IU 1989; only IU quarterback to lead team to victories over Ohio State and Michigan in same year; played in Japan Bowl 1989.
Professional Athletic Background: Signed Free Agent contract with Buffalo Bills 1990.
Special Recognition: Owner of Berkey Insurance Agency
Family: Children, Samuel, Spencer, Vincent, and Brook.
Mr. Schnell passed away May 21, 2011.