With an 8-3 season record, the IC football team clinched its 37th consecutive winning season.
It was the second-longest active winning stretch at any level of U.S. college football (Linfield College hit its 52nd winning season this year). Ithaca’s 40-17 Cortaca Jug victory at home over rival Cortland earned the team its 16th spot...
As an Ithaca High School lineman he tackled running back Ernie Davis (who went on to become a Syracuse all-American and the first African American to win the Heisman trophy). At IC, where he majored in physical education, he was on not only the football team but the wrestling team as well. All along he had one career goal in mind: to be a coach.