Graduating Class: 1955
Induction Class: 1978
Bob Middlekauff was named small college All-American quarterback for Eastern Michigan in 1954. In three years as the starting signal-caller for the Hurons, he set all of the passing and total offense marks and was sixth in the nation in passing in 1954. Middlekauff was also named MVP in the Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) that year. His 14 touchdown passes in 1954 was an EMU single-season record and his 33 career touchdown passes was also an EMU record when he graduated. Middlekauff was elected to EMU's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1978.