Following the 1940 draft, the Bears traded Thompson and fellow tackle, Milt Trost, to the Eagles in exchange for Philadelphia's first-round pick, George McAfee. Husker Extra hot topic: Does Nebraska's performance against Illinois change the way you think about the Iowa game? Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1954. Started 16 games for the Seattle Seahawks. We ended up in each other’s face a few times. Inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1971. Became a college coach at UCLA (1937-47) and Pepperdine (1948-51). Dean Steinkuhler scores on the "Fumblerooski" in the 1984 Orange Bowl. Pete Retzlaff, an SDSU graduate and former NFL player, general manager and CBS sports announcer offered to be his agent for free. Gabe Ervin's coach says college coaches have been intrigued to see a "big body running" on the track in Buford, Georgia. So on defense when the ball was in the air he made some freak (interceptions). Webb's HS coach: "He’s so technique-sound and plays with such an intensity and a relentless effort every single play because he’s got such a big heart.". George Halas was quoted as saying Chamberlin was the greatest two-way end in the history of the game. Earned a $10 per game raise in 1936. Was cut by the Broncos the day after setting the team record for most all-purpose yards in a game with 298. Famous for scoring a touchdown on the "fumblerooski" in the 1984 Orange Bowl against Miami. Posted Thu, Nov 12 2020; Ohio high school football Week 11 primer News - Published on 11/5/2020 11:00 AM Was a member of three high school state championship teams (32-1-1) in football and two track teams. - Football Football (3AAA) Football. “He was an incredible player,” Turman said of Nelson. From 'Remember the Titans' to 'Wildcats,' here are some flicks while we wait for high school sports to return. He had to take a lot of extra classes this summer, and now he understands the value of what he’s got to do in order to play football at the next level and have a great life. Basketball Cross Country Football Golf Soccer Volleyball. Moved from Litchfield to Crawford in 1929. Varsity Head Coach. Made 234 total tackles for the Jackrabbits. 861. Won a state title in wrestling as a senior at Mullen and placed second as a junior. Inducted into the CSC Hall of Fame in 1983 and the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 2004. Oct 16 FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS WEEK 2 – LIVE STREAM! He committed to Nebraska in August. Retired in 1996 after brief stints with the Miami Dolphins and Carolina Panthers. Ended his NFL career with 59 yards rushing on 17 carries and one reception for 29 yards. Was a member of Bill Snyder's first recruiting class. Before they got to Lincoln, the 2020 Huskers were slinging passes, accumulating touchdowns, breaking records and winning state titles. Was a first-team Kodak All-American in 1974 while playing for South Dakota State. Fairmont High School volleyball player Dajsha Fields, center, hits the ball over the net as St. Pauls High School’s Jasmine Acosta, second from right, tries to block. Selected in the 18th round (211 overall) as a defensive end in the 1957 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. The Class of 2021 athlete called Scott Frost on Sunday night to pledge to Nebraska, less than three days after NU extended a scholarship offer. 857, Born: Oct. 21, 1971 in Hemingford, pop. Basketball Golf. 560, High School: Mullen High School, pop. Gov. Started 10 games at tailback for the Green Bay Packers over three seasons (1935-37). Also ran back three interceptions for a TD and one fumble. The Fairmont Senior varsity football team won Saturday's home playoff game against Weir (Weirton, WV) by a score of 59-0. Was the Big 8 Defensive Player of the Year in 1980 and also earned second-team All-American honors. Played on both sides of the ball for the Lions ending with 105 yards on 33 carries with one touchdown, 387 receiving yards on 32 catches with four touchdowns and also intercepted eight passes. He attended college at Montana and later played in one NFL game in 1928 for the Frankford Yellow Jackets, coached by Nebraska native Ed Weir. Named All-Missouri Conference and to the Walter Camp and Walter Eckersall All-America teams while at Creighton. Selected in the first round (second overall) in the 1984 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. Drafted sixth overall in the 1987 NFL draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. In the Varsity game, the Firebirds put together a complete game and won 63-51. Ended his NFL career with 264 yards on 47 receptions with five touchdowns and 88 yards on 17 carries. {{start_at_rate}} {{format_dollars}} {{start_price}} {{format_cents}} {{term}}, {{promotional_format_dollars}}{{promotional_price}}{{promotional_format_cents}} {{term}}, KENNETH FERRIERA, Journal Star file photo, From small-town Nebraska to the NFL in photos, Steven M. Sipple: Recruiting guru says NU's expectations should be akin to Boston College's. If there is a stoplight somewhere within its limits, chances are, at least in Nebraska, it's not a small town. We knew he’d be special. Team Personnel. Follow the Firebirdss schedule, roster, events and photos all in one place. #15 Fairmont Firebirds (3-4) will travel to Cbus Friday 10/16 to take on #4 Olentangy Liberty Patriots (6-1). Ended his college coaching career with a record of 78-55-9. He played the 1936 and '37 seasons for the Los Angeles Bulldogs of the American Football League. Picture highlights from Fairmont Women’s Varsity Soccer vs Centerville 9-30-2020 ... Fairmont High School kffirebirds.com 3301 Shroyer Rd Dayton, OH 45429-2699 . Varsity Head Coach. It has 305 students in grades PK, K-5 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. Ended his NFL career with 87 total tackles and two fumble recoveries. BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WV News) – The clock struck midnight for the high school football season in Harrison County, and across the state, at 5 p.m.… +4 Fairmont Senior wins unique Class AA state title, 21 … He holds the record in the 60-yard intermediate hurdles and the 110-meter high hurdles at Doane. The most current information will appear at the top of the wall dating back to prior seasons. Schools: Fairmont High School, Martin Luther High School. He was 99. He had earned second-team honors before. Was named to the First Team All-RMAC as a defensive end in 2009 for the Lopers. His 1942 team went 3-7 overall and 3-2 in the Big Six. According to the book, "Last Team Standing" by Matthew Algeo, Doyle's work was a part of the Manhattan Project. Drafted in the fourth round of the 1981 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. Owns and operates a string of physical therapy clinics. He takes pressure off the overworked QBs. Gained 1,258 yards on 353 carries and caught 68 passes for 502 yards with six career touchdowns in the NFL. Was an all-state football selection in high school. Played eight-man football at East Butler. Four-time All-Conference selection while playing for CSC. His high school coach at Fairmont High School was Tim Turman. One such name is Emil Dobry who was born in Morse Bluff on Aug. 10, 1897. In 1942, he became the first of four former NU players to serve as Husker head coach. Inducted into the University of Nebraska Hall of Fame in 1987 and Nebraska High School Hall of Fame in 2012. Fairmont High School caters for its multi- talented learners in a wide range of cultural opportunities available at the school. Public school students in New York City’s elementary, middle and high schools are set to resume in-person instruction next week Sept. 29 and Oct. 1. 2,290, High School: Elba High School in Elba, pop 215, Born: Aug. 25, 1922 in Republican City, pop. On Oct. 7, 1934, he kicked a then NFL-record 54-yard field goal, which beat Green Bay 3-0. 4 Elkhorn South 37-21 in the championship game. FAIRMONT FIREBIRDS HEAD COACHES CONTACT LIST FALL SPORT COACH EMAIL PHONE Cross Country Aaron Baker aaron.baker10@gmail.com 937-344-1900 Field Hockey Macie Miller macie.miller.2012@owu.edu 937-689-6149 Football Dave Miller david.miller@ketteringschools.org 937-269-5915 Boys Golf Matt Stotler matt@pga.com 937-974-3128 Girls Golf Todd Fantaci … He dove here the first two years of high school (he placed second at state as a freshman, and third as a sophomore) and then he decided to turn his attention to football, and that’s when he blossomed, as far as an athlete. Was the interim head coach of the St. Louis Cardinals in 1961 after Pop Ivy resigned late in the season. Omaha Westside's Koby Bretz catches a touchdown pass while defended by Lincoln East's Luke Greisen during a state playoff game earlier this month at Omaha Westside. Norris coach Ty Twarling opens up about his standout two-way player. Owns a hunting ranch and resort in Mullen with former NFL teammate Jo Jurevicius. Please call 937-499-1700. Minnesota Helpline (English): For questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, call 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504 Mon.-Fri.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. COVID-19 (Spanish) HOTLINE: 651-304-6145 His #76 jersey is one of three numbers retired at UNK. In 1983, won the Lombardi Award for most outstanding interior player and the Outland Trophy for the top lineman in the country and named a consensus All-American. Was also a track athlete at Doane College. Alumni Announcements Boosters Directions Featured Athlete Files & Links. Played six-man football in High School and was a three-year starter. Started 41 games over six years with the Lions (1940-45). Started 77 games at tackle for the Oilers over seven seasons (1984, 1986-91). Named to the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1998. Alter defeated host Fairmont 21-7 in a Week 1 high school football game on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. 77; and Chadron, College/years: Chadron State, 1931; and Nebraska 1932-34, College/years: Nebraska Wesleyan, 1923-1927, College/years: South Dakota State, 2000-2003, Born: Jan. 18, 1900 in Fairfield, pop. Won a Super Bowl with the Jets on Jan. 12, 1969 with a 16-7 win over the Baltimore Colts. This fa…, Thursday's NFL game between Washington and the Dallas Cowboys had some Nebraska flavor to it. Welcome to the Fairmont baseball team wall. The four-star prospect had suitors offering on the spot during his sophomore year, which is the season his HS coach identifies as key in his development. Played through a knee injury his final three seasons. Minnesota Helpline (English): For questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, call 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504 Mon.-Fri.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. COVID-19 (Spanish) HOTLINE: 651-304-6145 Has nine career sacks and 400 career tackles in the NFL. Later played at Chadron High School. Played for the Decatur/Chicago Stayles (1920-21). Omaha Westside coach Brett Froendt shares some stories about Bretz: Favorite story about Bretz: “It’s been a long journey with Koby, and he’d be the first to admit that. Inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1986. 1 pick. 9/16/2019 3:14:00 PM, Crews-Naylor Named NCAA Statistical Champion, Woodman Optimistic About Falcons' 2020 Recruiting Class, Porter Named Honorable Mention All-American by Don Hansen Gazette. Drafted in the 12 round by the Cleveland Browns in the 1985 NFL draft. Born: Jan. 30, 1971 in Seward, pop. Week 8: OHSAA D-1 Playoffs, Round ! Played guard for the Lions from 1975-78 and the Bears during the 1979 season. While at Spencer-Naper he tallied 266 tackles, passed for 2,336 yards and rushed for 2,254. Program history: Three state championships and five state runner-up seasons. I guess our only mistake was we didn’t get him the ball more.”. Inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame in 1961. Nebraska averaged 401.7 yards per game his senior season and led the nation in scoring averaging 52 points per game. Regardless, their roots are in a small town, they dreamed big and made it. Please call 937-499-1700. This list focuses on those small-town kids across Nebraska who made it to the big show, the NFL. He became the offensive coordinator for the L.A. Rams in 1977 before moving on as OC for the Buffalo Bills from 1978-1982 and Seattle Seahawks from 1983-85. Was a four-time letterwinner at Colorado State (1997-2000) and a three-year starter at safety. Named All-Pro First Team in 1960 and was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1961. Earned All-Conference honors all four years for the Antelopes as an offensive lineman and was named NAIA All-American honorable mention in 1966. 5072384411. Caught 154 passes for 1,877 yards and 11 touchdowns over his career at CSC. Was a Nebraska captain in 1956. Managed Pla-Mor Lanes in Fairbury and was a manager of the Cominco Plant. Pro Football Hall of Fame tackle Link Lyman was born in Table Rock but attended high school in Kansas. Turned pro on the rodeo circuit in 1998 and eventually won the state championship in steer wrestling in 2005. Left Nebraska with 1,570 yards rushing, and 701 yards passing. Was selected with one of four picks the then Houston Oilers traded to Tampa Bay for the Buccaneers' No. He ended his career with 26 carries for 72 yards and caught three passes for 45 yards and a touchdown. More importantly, our student-athletes develop lasting friendships and understand the premise of winning with humility and losing with grace. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF “It was tough (for him) watching, but you saw what Kale Steneman can do. CoEd 6th. A white Ohio police officer was fired Monday after bodycam footage showed him fatally shooting 47-year-old Andre Hill, a Black man holding a cellphone, and refusing to administer first aid for several minutes. ... Fairmont Senior High School 1 Loop Park Drive Fairmont… Started eight games a safety over four seasons with Tampa Bay (2001-04) including six in 2004. Played six games for the Buccaneers in his rookie season before suffering a back injury. Last week: Bretz helped Omaha Westside win the Class A state championship to complete an undefeated season (12-0). Earned $100 per game for the Bears in 1935. He wasn’t the most mature young man, and didn’t take academics seriously. Started 35 games over four seasons with the Cardinals (1999-02). Welcome to the Hot Topic, a weekly look at the state of Nebraska football. 75) and Michael Higgins, who was born in Pickrell (199) were born in small towns but played high school football at Beatrice. An All-State football player in high school from 1908-10. Played seven games at tackle for the New York Giants in 1946. Oct 16 FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS WEEK 2 – LIVE STREAM! Several names popped up as having been born in Nebraska but no record of what high school they attended, so they too were left off of this list. Was a powerlifter in high school and recorded a 580-pound dead lift and 365-pound bench press. Was head coach at St. Bonaventure in Columbus and Omaha South. 262, Born: May 10, 1945 in St. Paul, pop. Won two national championships with the Huskers (1970-71). Number of players out for football: 160 in high school. then {{format_dollars}}{{start_price}}{{format_cents}} per month. Drafted in the 9th round (77th overall) of the 1939 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. Played in two games at tight end for the Miami Dolphins in 1995, the last season for Hall of Fame coach Don Shula. Selected in the seventh round (251st overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams. Made one tackle in two games for the Oakland Raiders in 2011. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/U/UlmeMi20.htm, https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/N/NeujQu20.htm, https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/sports/1997/07/25/ravens-need-mileage-from-neujahr/27a7a87f-8018-47d6-9aae-b3c14cda8d8d/, Recruit Watch: Bretz helps lead Westside to state title; Ervin has big role in regional title, Class A: 'He's Superman' — Westside's Payton puts on heroic effort to hoist Westside over Storm, Omaha Westside DB Koby Bretz says committing to Huskers 'felt like a dream', Omaha Westside's Koby Bretz calls scholarship offer from Nebraska 'special', Future Husker with Lardarius Webb Jr.: Son of NFL player plays in championship game Saturday, Future Husker with Teddy Prochazka: No. Named to the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 2007. Played the 1960 season for the New York Giants and played in 11 games. 760, High School: Hershey High School, in Hershey pop. Three months later he was promoted to the active roster and made his NFL debut on Dec. 18, 2011. The 2019 season was the best the Bees have had in more than a decade. Nickname: Cardinals School Colors: Cardinal and White School Song: Anchors Away MSHSL Enrollment: 464 ISD No. Steven M. Sipple and Parker Gabriel preview Nebraska's Black Friday game at Iowa. 6,964, High School: Centennial High School in Utica, pop. Became a college coach at the University of New Hapshire (1937-41), University of Kansas (1946-47), United States Naval Academy (1948-49) and Baylor University (1950-1955). The Steelers celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Steagles on Aug. 17, 2003. Ranks second in the Colorado State University record books for career yards (7,142), career completions (577), and career attempts (1,015). © 2021 Fairmont State University Athletics, Video Platform Powered by CBS Sports Digital. ... Fairmont Senior High School 1 Loop Park Drive Fairmont, WV … Played eight-man football at Fairmont High School. Identifying the best synthetic turf system and infill option for your facility requires research. FAIRMONT — Following East Fairmont’s surprise, feel-good 2019 season in Shane Eakle’s first year as head coach, the Bees entered 2020 … Junior quarterback Adrian Martinez returned to the starting lineup after redshirt freshman Luke McCaffrey started the past two games for the Huskers. Football The Cowboys have former Husker Randy Gregory bac…. Inducted into the Nebraska Wesleyan University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1970 and the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1973. Is the only player from what was the North Central Conference ever selected in the first round. There was a lot of other schools that were inquiring, and a lot of other schools that were communicating with us at high levels at every conference, including the SEC and Big Ten, but Nebraska was the one that stayed with him.”, Bretz in the state championship game: “He made a tremendous impact. Caught one pass for 32 yards for the New York Giants in 1945. Mallory Hullinger led all scorers with 23 points. Qualified four years for the national finals in steer wrestling and placed 19th overall as a junior at Hershey. We are currently enrolling new students for the 2019-20 School year. Mat Mahoney. A lot of credit to him in turning that around. Nebraska has two verbal pledges from in-state players in its 2021 recruiting class and it is angling for more. Started 10 games on the line for the Frankford Yellow Jackets in 1930. Then he served in the Navy for three years during World War II. Schools: Fairmont High School, Martin Luther High School. Was a Big-Six conference champion in the discus for Nebraska with a throw of 153-6 1/2 in 1941. 331, College/years: Nebraska Wesleyan 1911-12, Nebraska, Born: Sept. 28, 1911 in Litchfield, pop. He played for our Junior Warriors organization, so we’ve known Koby for quite some time, along with a lot of his teammates. No one in the school knew what that meant or what they were for, but pretty much every class and every door that he’d go through he saw that sign hanging there, just to do anything to motivate him. Played in 48 games from 1983-86 for the San Diego Chargers on special teams. Played for the Cleveland Bulldogs in 1927, Detroit Wolverines in 1928, New York Giants in 1930, Brooklyn Dodgers in 1932 and Cincinnati Reds in 1933. Worked his way up to second on the depth chart behind Irving Fryar his freshman year. Also played football for the Jacksonville Firebirds, Calgary Stampeders and San Antonio Gunslingers. If you have information on these or other players who played high school football in a town of 1,000 or less, contact us at. Played one game for the Chicago Cardinals in 1927 under Guy Chamberlin. Enjoy unlimited articles at one of our lowest prices ever. He played for the Los Angeles Avengers in 2005 before landing with San Francisco. He returned a kickoff for 65 yards, he returned a punt for 15 yards, he had three catches for 78 yards and a touchdown. We relive his storied high school career (which is still going) with his coach. Please subscribe to keep reading. - Football Football (3AAA) Football. Was a First Team All-Pro selection in 1920. FSHS Polar Bear Football Back. Was a walk-on his first season at Nebraska and went on to be a three-year starter. We are currently enrolling new students for the 2019-20 School year. 387, Born: Dec. 11, 1910 in Stratton, pop. Team Personnel. Started eight games for the Kansas City Cowboys in 1926. Started two games for the Denver Broncos in 1987. Earned All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in 1922. Was targeted 36 times as a wingback at Nebraska and caught 35. Played left tackle for the Washington Redskins from 1953-1959 and started all 81 games. He's ready to go this time. Glenn Presnell, 97, holds a football presented to him by the Detroit Lions in this portrait taken at his home in Ironton, Ohio, in this July 24, 2002 photo. The 6-4, 311-pound offensive lineman began his career with Arizona in 2002. He was a great kid, one of the toughest kids I’ve ever coached.". Rushed for 685 yards and nine touchdowns as a junior at NU. Lettered in three seasons for Nebraska (1926-28). Basketball Cheerleading Lacrosse Swimming Wrestling. Selected in the 23rd round (226th overall) in the 1949 NFL Draft by the New York Giants as a halfback. Played eight-man football at Fairmont High School. Was also a track and field athlete at KSC. While at Army, Brett was joined on varsity by his younger brother, Blake, for the 1975 season. Played in his first football game in Wood Lake without ever playing the game before. FILE – In this April 13, 2020 file photo, a man enters the subway on a rainy day in New York. Started 19 games for the Chiefs over four seasons and seven games for Buffalo in 1976. Presnell was enshrined in the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1973 and the Nebraska Sports Hall of Fame in 2003. This game is part of the "2018 West Virginia High School Football Playoff Brackets: WVSSAC - AA" tournament. As a team member in Fairmont athletics programs, students learn organization, time management, teamwork, and leadership skills. Nebraska Football Hall of Fame inductees Pat Fischer, Arnie Oehlrich, Charley Brock, Cory Schlesinger, Jeff Kinney, John Kirby, Zach Wiegert, Tom Rathman, Russ Hochstein, Mick Tingelhoff, Verne Lewellen, Danny Noonan, Ed Husmann, Ed Weir, Steve Hokuf, Maury Damkroger and Jay Novacek were standouts in their own right and all attended high school in a small town -- just not small enough for this list. He made one start at linebacker for the Chargers. Won Super Bowl XXXVII in 2002 with the Buccaneers. Was assistant coach at Nebraska from 1947-48, 1950-54. Allow us to help you navigate your options and make a recommendation that will best serve your facility's needs. So, what constitutes a small town? Played guard for the Green Bay Packers under Curly Lambeau. Was a high school coach in Nebraska for Geneva (1945-49), Columbus (1949-52) and Cozad (1953-54). Lettered four years in basketball at Platte Center and averaged more than 20 points per game as a junior and senior. Elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1962, Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1965, Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1971 and the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame in 1995. They all grew up playing football on high school fields on the edge of town, surrounded by rows of corn. Played in three games for the Chicago Bears in 1980 and one for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1987. But he was a diver, and very focused on diving and traveled to national diving meets. Ended NFL career with 656 yards rushing on 190 carries with six touchdowns. Basketball Cross Country Football Golf Soccer Volleyball. The Super-State Northern Illinois commit played the closing weeks of last season with torn muscles and walking pneumonia. Dick Frahm who was born in Liberty (pop. While under 49ers control he played the 2006 spring season of NFL Europ for the Rhein Fire. Started one game at tackle for the Chicago Bears in 1929. Seven Nebraska football commits played in high school football games this past week, including Koby Bretz and Teddy Prochazka for a Class A title. Registered one tackle as a defensive back for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2004. Follow us on Twitter; Follow us on Facebook; Follow us on Instagram; Sports & Activities Tournaments ... Fairmont H.S. New York City transit officials said they’re providing buses for homeless people to shelter from unseasonably frigid temperatures this weekend during newly instituted overnight subway closures. Caught four passes for 29 yards as an end for the Rams in 1941. 803, College/years: Army, 1973-1975 and Nebraska, 1977, High School: Clay Center High School in Clay Center, pop. Mike Dawson took to the radio, and among the highlights from his appearance is his strong praise for JoJo Domann. Selected in the fourth round (116 overall) as a fullback in the 1999 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals. Doyle did not enter the service due to the hardship it would have cause to his dependents. Inducted into the RMAC Hall of Fame in 2005 and the Chadron State College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009. Follow us on Twitter; Follow us on Facebook; Follow us on Instagram; Sports & Activities Tournaments ... Fairmont H.S. Critical closing stretch begins with a big question: Can the Huskers finally stop Iowa's ground game? Drafted by the New York Jets in the 12th round of the 1967 NFL Draft as a guard. James Carnie played "lights-out" this season to solidify a Husker offer. A member of the 18-member Pro Football HOF All-1920s team alongside such greats as Jim Thorpe, Red Grange and Curly Lambeau. He returned to the Bears for the 1935-36 seasons. Varsity Head Coach. Played eight-man football in high school. Played back for five different teams over five seasons from 1927-1933. In fact, I sat down with him as a sophomore and asked him what his GPA goal was for the semester, so I put 3.0 signs all over the school. Started for Nebraska at defensive end as a sophomore and was defensive captain as a senior. Top 10 high school sports movies to watch News - Published on 3/20/2020 5:15 PM. #15 Fairmont Firebirds (3-4) will travel to Cbus Friday 10/16 to take on #4 Olentangy Liberty Patriots (6-1). Played for the Buffalo Bills (1960-62), New York Titans/Jets (1962-65) and Miami Dolphins (1966). Returned to Rushville and coached the football team for three seasons. Earned four letters in football at Mullen High School and also lettered in wrestling, track and golf. He was instrumental in the development of runner Tom O'Hara, who held the world record for the indoor mile for 14 years. Westside players committed to NCAA Division I programs: Avante Dickerson (Minnesota), Cole Payton (North Dakota State), Cade Haberman (Northern Illinois) and Bretz. 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