|Born:||c. 1945 (age 75–76)|
Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||187 lb (85 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Richard Gibbs (born c. 1945) was a Canadian and American football player who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1967.He previously played college football at the University of Iowa (winning letters in 1965 and 1966) and lived in Chariton, Iowa. He was selected in the 1967 NFL draft by the San Francisco Giants in Round 13.
The Big Eight Conference was a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)-affiliated Division I-A college athletic association that sponsored football. It was formed in January 1907 as the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MVIAA) by its charter member schools: the University of Kansas, University of Missouri, University of Nebraska, and Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, the University of Iowa was an original member of the MVIAA, while maintaining joint membership in the Western Conference.
Alexander George Karras was an American football player, professional wrestler, sportscaster, and actor. He was a four-time Pro Bowl player with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL), where he played from 1958 to 1970. As an actor, Karras played Mongo in the 1974 comedy film Blazing Saddles. He starred as George Papadopolis, the adoptive father of Webster Long, in the ABC sitcom Webster (1983–1989) alongside his wife Susan Clark. Karras also had a prominent role in Victor/Victoria, starring Julie Andrews and James Garner. He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in the Centennial class.
Roger Timothy Craig is an American former football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL). He played for the San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Raiders and Minnesota Vikings. Craig went to four Pro Bowls and won three Super Bowls with the 49ers. Craig was the first NFL player to have 1,000 yards rushing and receiving in the same season. Marshall Faulk and Christian McCaffrey are the only other players to have accomplished that feat. He currently works as the VP of Business Development at TIBCO Software.
Troy Davis is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for Iowa State University where he was a Heisman finalist. Davis twice earned All-American honors and was the first and one of only two NCAA Division I-A running backs to rush for over 2,000 yards in back-to-back seasons. In 2016, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. He played professionally for the New Orleans Saints of the NFL, and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Edmonton Eskimos and Toronto Argonauts of the CFL, and was a member of the Eskimos' Grey Cup championship team in 2005.
The Iowa Hawkeyes are the athletic teams that represent the University of Iowa, located in Iowa City, Iowa. The Hawkeyes have varsity teams in 24 sports, 11 for men and 13 for women. The teams participate in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and are members of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, the school's athletic director is Gary Barta.
Kevin Joseph Kasper is a former American football wide receiver of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa.
Frederick Wayman "Duke" Slater was an American football player and judge. He was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951 and was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Centennial Class in 2020.
Francis Xavier Lauterbur was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Toledo from 1963 to 1970 and at the University of Iowa from 1971 to 1973, compiling a career college football record of 52–60–3. Lauterbur was also an assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL).
Steubenville High School is a public high school in Steubenville, Ohio, United States. It is the only secondary school in the Steubenville City School District. Athletic teams compete as the Steubenville Big Red in the Ohio High School Athletic Association as a member of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference.
Walter William "Wally" Hilgenberg was a professional American football player. A linebacker, he played 16 seasons in the National Football League, four with the Detroit Lions and 12 with the Minnesota Vikings.
Stanley Hugh Campbell was an American football player. He played college football at Iowa State College from 1949 to 1951 and professional football as an offensive guard in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions in 1952 and from 1955 to 1958 and for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1959 to 1961 He concluded his football career with the American Football League's Oakland Raiders in 1962.
Kenny Wayne Walker is an American former professional gridiron football player who was a defensive lineman for the Denver Broncos and the first deaf player to have played in the Canadian Football League (CFL) and one of only five to have played in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Nebraska Cornhuskers
The 1989 Northern Iowa Panthers football team represented the University of Northern Iowa in the 1989 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Panthers offense scored 302 points while the defense allowed 211 points.
George Arthur Amundson is a former American football running back in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the first round of the 1973 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa State, both at quarterback and running back.
The 1952 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1952 Big Ten Conference football season. This was Forest Evashevski's first season as head coach; he was previously the head coach at Washington State.
Sherwyn Arthur Thorson was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1962. He played college football and wrestled at heavyweight with the University of Iowa, placing 2nd in 1960 and 1st in 1962. Thorson is a member of the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame (2007) and University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame (2011). He died of cancer in 2016.
Constantinos Gus Kasapis was a Canadian football player who played for the BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders. He won the Grey Cup with the Lions in 1964. He played college football at the University of Iowa.
The 1952 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1952 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 11th year under head coach Ray Eliot, the Illini compiled a 4–5 record and finished in a three-way tie for sixth place in the Big Ten Conference. Halfback Al Brosky was selected as the team's most valuable player.
The 1967 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1967 Big Ten Conference football season. In their first year under head coach Jim Valek, the Illini compiled a 4–6 record and finished in a tie for fifth place in the Big Ten Conference.
The 1967–68 Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball team represented Iowa State University during the 1967–68 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Cyclones were coached by Glen Anderson, who was in his ninth season with the Cyclones. They played their home games at the Iowa State Armory in Ames, Iowa.