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George Izo

After being named the High School Player of the Year in the Akron District in 1955, Izo headed to Notre Dame where he has a brilliant career. As a junior, Izo completed 60 of 118 passes for 1,067 yards and was named to several All-American teams in 1960, he had the distinction of being named the No. 1 draft choice of the NFL, being taken be the St. Louis Cardinals after he has played in the East-West Shrine Game that year. He went to the Washington Redskins at the beginning of the '61 season where he put in four seasons, concluding his football career in 1964.

Inducted 1974 | Football