Jeffrey T. Voris
Graduation Year: 1989
Induction Year: 2009
Sport (s): Football

Jeffrey T. Voris was named the 24th head football coach at Butler University in December 2005. He previously served as head coach at Carroll (Wis.) College for five seasons, following assistant coaching stints at Edinboro, Texas and Illinois. He served under head coach Nick Mourouzis at DePauw. During his four seasons as offensive coordinator, the Tigers compiled a 29-11 record, won one conference championship and posted four consecutive wins over Wabash in the Monon Bell Classic. He coached an all-conference quarterback in 1996 and 1997, and DePauw ranked eighth in the NCAA Division III in passing offense in 1996. He was the head junior varsity coach at DePauw in 1994-95, and he served as strength and conditioning coach for all six seasons. Voris began his collegiate coaching career in 1990 as a graduate assistant at the University of Illinois. He later spent two seasons at University of Texas, where he worked with wide receivers and the offensive line.

Voris was a four-year starting quarterback at DePauw, 1986-89. He was a three-time team most valuable player and a team captain in 1989. He earned honorable mention all-America recognition in 1988 and 1989, and he broke DePauw career football records for most passing yards (6,035), most touchdown passes (56), most pass completions (504), most pass attempts (910) and most total offense (5,754). He set single game records with 38 completions against University of Findlay in 1987 and five touchdown passes against Taylor University in 1988, and he is the only player in DePauw football history to lead the Tigers in passing for four consecutive seasons.

Voris earned a B.A. degree in health, physical education and recreation from DePauw in 1989 and a M.A. degree in athletic administration from the University of Illinois in 1991. He and his wife, Julie, are parents of three children, Jenna, Josie and Jessy.