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David Wurm

Inducted 2012

St. Edward High School Class of 1984


Dave is inducted for football. He helped lead St. Edward High School to its first state football playoff appearance in 1983. A Chicago Sun-Times Little All-State selection as a junior, Dave, a lineman, earned All-State recognition from both the Sun-Times and the Champaign News-Gazette, was a second team Catholic High School All-American and received honorable mention as a Parade High School All-American his senior season.

Dave also threw the shot put and the discus at St. Edward, twice winning conference discus titles. He placed eighth in the IHSA Class A state finals in 1983 and second in 1984, when he set the school record with a throw of 177 feet, 3 inches.

Dave earned a football scholarship to Vanderbilt University where he started four seasons and was a co-captain his senior year. During his career, Dave amassed 111 solo tackles, 55 assists, 166 total tackles, 2 fumble recoveries, and 17 tackles for lost yardage.