- Played end for three seasons at Penn State from 1938-40, an era when blocking and defense was more significant than catching passes.
- The 6-foot-2, 202-pound Johnstown native was picked on the All-Time Penn State Team in the 1950’s and again in 1967 by Pittsburgh Press sports editor Chet Smith, who covered PSU for 50-plus years.
- Known as a good blocker who had the speed to take out defensive backs.
- A two-way player, was known as a hard tackler on defense.
- Three-year starter was part of the outstanding defensive team that set three NCAA pass defense records during his sophomore season. Among those marks was fewest passing yards allowed per game (13.1 average).
- Starting right end of the so-called “Seven Mountains” team of 1940. The 6-1-1 team finished in the nation’s top 20.