One of the top defensive football players in Angelo State history, Clayton Weishuhn, will be inducted in the Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor announced by league officials.
Weishuhn played football at Angelo State from 1978-81 and was a member of the 1978 NAIA national championship team. He was a two-time All-American during his time at ASU and a two-time J.V. Sikes Outstanding LSC Lineman of the Year winner.
His 523 career tackles is still the all-time career record and he holds the single-season record with 173 tackles set in 1981. The Rams compiled a 39-8-1 record during Weishuhn's playing days and he was named first team all-conference three times.
Weishuhn was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 1982 draft. He played five seasons in the NFL for the Patriots and the Green Bay Packers. He was named to the Pro Football Weekly's All-Rookie team in 1982 and led the Patriots in tackles with 229 in 1983.
Weishuhn becomes the 10th individual from Angelo State to be inducted into the LSC Hall of Honor. Other members include Amy Bippert Bohensky, Kyle Freeman, Phil George, Pierce Holt, Ed Messbarger, Shirley Morton, David Noble, Joshua K. Owusu and Lloyd Vincent.
The 2013 Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor class will also include Tarleton State's James Dearth and Abilene Christian's Garner Roberts. These former players and administration role make up the 2013 class of inductees for the LSC Hall of Honor, which recognizes outstanding individuals who have brought pride and honor to the conference through their contributions as an athlete or who have demonstrated a long-term commitment to the betterment of the conference as a coach or administrator.