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Richard Rockenbach
Richard Rockenbach

Football, Wrestling

Football (1945-48), Wrestling (1947-49)

Inducted: 1973

Four-year letterwinner in football and three-year letterwinner in wrestling ... captain of the 1947-48 wrestling team ... won the conference heavyweight championship in 1949 on a fall in six minutes despite a badly bruised shoulder ... competed on the United States all-star football team as a guard and in international competition following the 1948 season ... had a brief stint in the NFL with the Detroit Lions ... served as an assistant football and wrestling coach at ISU.