Outstanding baseball, basketball and football player at Arthur Hill High School Member of the Lumberjacks’ 1943-44 State Championship basketball team Led the Saginaw Valley League in scoring his senior year in football (1946) Earned scholarship to Michigan State College where he was a four-year letter winner and three-year starter in football Became nationally known passing quarterback, blocker, and linebacker for the Spartans Held most of Michigan State’s passing records for more than two decades Tossed four touchdown passes in a victory over Iowa State and totaled 11 touchdown passes his junior season Named Spartan MVP after completing 38 of 71 passes for 776 yards Signed by Detroit Lions in 1950 but was sidelined by a knee injury Successful football, basketball and baseball coach at St. Andrew’s High School Teams won five Parochial League football titles and two VPL basketball championships Named to Arthur Hill High School’s Letterwinner’s Hall of Fame in 1963