Ken Byers
Ken Byers

Position:
Football

Inducted:
1983


Ken Byers


  • Two-way performer at offensive and defensive tackle, earning All-Missouri Valley Conference honors his junior and senior seasons.
  • Three-year starter.
  • Co-captain of 1961 team.
  • Claude Rost Award as team MVP in 1961.
  • Second team All-American in 1961 (Williamson Ratings)
  • Played in the 1962 College All-Star Game.
  • Seventh round draft pick by the New York Giants in 1962.
  • Closed his professional career with Minnesota.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1983