Don Schaefer – Football

  • A graduate of Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School and Notre Dame University
  • Outstanding football and track participant, All-Western PA All-Star
  • Three – year two-way starter at Notre Dame and played all sixty minutes in three games.
  • 1955 First Team All-American (American Football Coaches, Football Writers Association of America, International News Service and, Central Press Association)
  • Played in 1955 East-West Shrine Game and 1956 College All-Star Game.
  • Drafted in the Third round by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1956, playing in all 12 regular season games.
  • Thirty – month Air Force tour ended his football career