Dave Schreiner (1991)

Football

  • First two-time (1941 and 1942) All-America selection in Badger history, including consensus honors his senior season
  • All-Big Ten selection at end in 1941 and 1942
  • Won the Silver Football given to the Big Ten Most Valuable Player in 1942
  • Co-captain and MVP of the 1942 team that finished 8-1-1 and defeated No. 1 ranked Ohio State 17-7
  • Caught three touchdown passes in the second quarter of a 1942 game vs. Marquette
  • Played in the 1943 East-West Shrine Game
  • Second-round draft choice of the Detroit Lions in 1943
  • Inducted into the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame in 1955
  • His number 80 was retired by the Wisconsin Athletic Department after he was killed in World War II (1945)
  • Member of the Wisconsin State Athletic Hall of Fame and named to the UW’s All-time Football Team
  • A David N. Schreiner Memorial Scholarship has been established in his memory

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