A Notre Dame legend is speaking at the Springfield Sports Hall of Fame banquet this spring. Former quarterback Tony Rice will be featured at their induction ceremonies.
The 28th annual event takes place April 9th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 for the public and $25 for Hall of Fame members.
This Sunday, Springfield Sports Hall of Fame inductees, Friends of Sports and the Hall of Fame team will be announced. Those names will be published in The State Journal-Register.
Rice led a Fighting Irish team that compiled a 23-game winning streak in 1988 and 1989. He helped Notre Dame win the 1988 national championship and compiled a 31-4 record as a starter.
In 1989, Rice won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, was named an All-American and finished fourth in Heisman Trophy voting. In both seasons as a full-time starter, he led the Irish in passing and rushing yards.
Rice spent time as a professional in the Canadian Football League, World League and Football League of Europe. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.
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