Bulldog Hall of Fame
Dick Starkey
Football, 1959-62

Starkey earned letters in four seasons (1959-62) as a center and middle linebacker and was team captain for two years. He received berths on the Michigan All-State Small College Football Team and NAIA All-Star Team from 60-62. He was the first Bulldog ever recognized as an Academic All-American, earning honors in 1960 and 1962. Starkey also received Ferris football's top scholastic achievement honors in 1961. Coach Sam Ketchman's Bulldogs registered a 19-11-1 record during his career, including a 7-1-0 mark in 1960. The 1960 Bulldogs posted five shutouts and out-scored their opponents by an average victory margin of 31-4. Starkey, who joined Community Hospital Services in Saginaw in 1972, now serves as President and CEO. The Mt. Pleasant High School graduate served on the Board of Directors of FSU's Alumni Association from 1983-94 and is also a member of the Presidents Club.

Dick Starkey
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