Bulldog Hall of Fame
Bill Scheible Bill Scheible
Football, 1974-76

A 1976 All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Honorable Mention selection, Scheible paced the Bulldogs in receiving during the 76 season with 19 catches for 321 yards (16.9 avg.) and one touchdown. A former defensive back and three-year starter, Scheible led FSU in punt returns with 12 for 170 yards and a 14.2 average, fifth best in NCAA Division III for the 1975 season. For his three-year career, Scheible totaled 22 receptions for 378 yards and a touchdown (17.2 avg.) and posted 265 yards on 29 punt returns (9.1 avg.). As a senior in 1976, he had six punt returns for 31 yards (5.2 avg.). In his junior season (1975), Scheible notched three receptions for 57 yards (19.0 avg.). He garnered a team-leading 11 punt returns for 64 yards (5.8 avg.) during his sophomore campaign in 1974. Scheible, who hails from Emmett, was later employed at Ferris State as an athletics department administrator and alumni relations director. He served FSU as the Ewigleben Ice Arena Manager, Athletics Business Manager and Assistant to the Athletics Director during his tenure. Now a State Farm Insurance agent in Big Rapids, he was named the Mecosta County Chamber of Commerce Businessperson of the Year in 1999. Scheible has earned his firm's Legion of Honor and Bronze Tablet for sales excellence. Very active as a community leader and volunteer, the longtime supporter of Bulldog Athletics has served as president of the FSU Gridiron Club and Mecosta County Chamber of Commerce along with being involved with the Big Rapids Jaycees, Big Rapids Little League, Mecosta County United Way and St. Paul's Campus Parish. Scheible and his family have also made numerous financial contributions to the university to help support athletics over the years. He and his wife, Lynne, have two adult children, Nick and Lindsey, and reside in Big Rapids. His son played collegiate hockey for the Bulldogs and was a member of the school's 2002-03 CCHA Championship Team.

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