|School: Franklin||Graduation Year: 1981|
Year Inducted: 2014
Sports Played: Football, Wrestling
High School Honors: 3-year letter winner in wrestling, Third in District as a junior; District and State Champion at 178 as a senior. As a senior, represented the Cultural Exchange Team, wrestling throughout the US and Canada. Was #1 in State Freestyle and 2nd in Greco Roman as a senior. 1-year letter winner in football.
Post High School Career: Wrestled 2-years at Portland State University, placed fifth in the nation as a freshman. Finished third in the 1984 US Olympic Trials, serving as a team alternate; spent 8 years wrestling professionally and 7 years in mixed martial arts. Favorite sports today include ultimate fighting, football and wrestling. Karl is a collector for Coin Meter.