Sports Played: Football, Basketball, Baseball
High School Honors: 3-year letter winner in football, All-PIL and All-State in junior and senior years; Parade Magazine All-American as a senior. Gained 1500 yards and scored 21 touchdowns as a junior; played in the Shrine All-Star game. 2-year letter winner in basketball, second team All-PIL as a senior; team 3rd in State as a junior; starter on State Championship team and second team All-Tourney as a senior. 2-year letter winner in baseball, All-PIL as a senior. Team won State championship in '56. Received MVP award as a senior from the Lincoln Dad's Club.
Post High School Career: Played 2 years at Oregon State University on scholarship before being killed in an auto accident following his sophomore year.