Morris "Morrie" Goodnight was an outstanding high school athlete
and turned down a basketball scholarship at the University of
Illinois to bring his great talent to DePauw. He played football
and basketball all four years and baseball his junior and senior
years. An outstanding quarterback, Morrie led the nation in passing
percentage for small colleges his senior year. He quarterbacked
three straight wins over Wabash, and in his senior year accounted
for five touchdowns against the Little Giants. His football
teammates voted him Most Valuable Player his senior year. In
basketball he led his team in free throw percentage and played on
DePauw's only ICC championship team, which went to the NCAA
tournament. Since graduation he has taught school and served as a
head coach with winning records in both basketball and football.
Presently employed at South Central High School in LaPorte, Morrie
has been named to Who's Who in America.