Anchored the great offensive lines at center during the glory days of HSU football. A four year letterman, he started last two years and was co-captain, senior year. Played on great 1946 team with record of 11-0. Played in 5 bowl games which HSU earned 4 wins and 1 tie. During his playing days, HSU posted a record of 29 wins, 9 losses, and 3 ties. Assistant coach to Sam Baugh from 1955-59, and was head coach in 1960 and 1961.