Jim Leo
Jim Leo

Position:
Football

Inducted:
1992


Jim Leo

  • Earned first team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in each of his three seasons with the varsity.
  • Team captain as a senior.
  • Amassed career totals of 42 receptions and 595 yards.
  • Better known for his rugged defensive play, earning Missouri Valley Conference Lineman of the Week honors three times as a senior.
  • Honorable mention All-American in 1959 (Williamson).
  • Most Valuable Player of the 1960 College All-Star Game.
  • Also participated in the North-South and Optimist Bowl all-star games.
  • Selected in the third round by the New York Giants in the 1960 NFL draft.
  • UC Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.