- 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.