- Four-year member of the football teams, earning freshman numerals in 1948 and varsity letters in 1949-50-51.
- Served as co-captain as a senior, providing leadership to the team that finished with a 10-1 record.
- Was a mainstay on the offensive line at tackle.
- Helped UC to a record of 25-9 and a pair of Mid-American Conference championships during his three seasons on varsity.
- Played on two UC bowl teams, the 1949 Glass Bowl champions and the 1950 Sun Bowl runners-up.
- UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1988.