Jerry Ellis


Jerry Ellis

High School: New Castle 1950


Inducted 2004

Indiana All-Star, All-State, All-Semi-Final, All-Regional, All-Sectional, All-NCC 17th all-time scorer 16 varsity letters...played basketball and football as a freshman at Indiana University...3 year starter on football team, leading rusher 1953 season and Balfour Award winner, captain 1954-81 US Air Force, retired as a Colonel flew over 400 combat missions, awarded Silver star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, 16 Combat Air medals, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Legion of Merit...1975 Silver Anniversary Team.

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