Standout football, basketball and baseball player at Birch Run High School Scored 17 touchdowns and rushed for 1,333 yards (9 per carry) senior year Earned All-Confernce and All-State honors in 1966 after leading Panthers to an undefeated season Member of Birch Run High School’s 1967 state championship baseball team Played on the University of Nebraska’s undefeated freshmen football team in 1967; was a three-year varsity letter winner for the Cornhuskers and two-year starter at middle guard Selected All-Big Eight senior season and second team All-America honors Played in three bowl games and was a member of Nebraska’s national championship team Defensive coordinator for Arthur Hill High School’s undefeated, unscored upon football team (1973) Later became head baseball and football coach for the Lumberjacks; also coached football at Birch Run High School