|Team:||Football; Inducted 1974|
Jack Salscheider graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a BA in 1950. As a student, Salscheider was named to the Little All-America and Catholic All-America teams at halfback (1948). He was a three-time All-State member (1946-1948) and was a key member of the Cigar Bowl football team, throwing the tying touchdown pass in the second half. In eight 1948 regular season games, Salscheider had 919 rushing yards and scorded 12 touchdowns. He also handled kicking duties and made 19 extra points and averaged 43.8 yards per punt. He helped the Tommies attain a 13-1 MIAC record during his last three seasons. After graduating, Salscheider played in the NFL with the New York Giants. He had a kick return for a touchdown, but his career was ended by injuries.