John Kadlec

John Kadlec (HM1DC7)

Location: Springfield, MO 65809 Greene County
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N 37° 7.239', W 93° 13.005'

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Born October 23, 1928 in St. Louis, MO
to Frank and Lillian (Onder) Kadlec
Married to Mary Agnes "Dolly" Jacobi on February 3, 1951
Father to Judy, Peggy, John and Joan

Graduated from St. Mary's Catholic High School, earning All-City, All-District and All-Star Honors in 1945
University of Missouri Football Letterman
in '48, '49 and ?50
Voted Most Valuable Lineman in 1949,
All-Conference Guard in 1950
Played in the 1948 and 1949 Gator Bowls
Played in the East-West All-Star Game and
the Senior Bowl in 1950
Hired by Mizzou as Assistant Coach in 1951. Served under Legendary Coaches Don Faurot, Frank Broyles,
Dan Devine and Al Onofrio
Under Coach Al Onofrio, helped lead the Tigers to the 1972 Fiesta Bowl and 1973 Sun Bowl
Has served MU as the Director of the Tiger Scholarship Fund, Director of External Relations,
Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics and Football Color Analyst on the Tiger Radio Network
Elected to the St. Mary's High School Hall of Fame in 1995
Elected to the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 1996
Elected to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 2005
In tribute to his years of service at Mizzou, the football practice fields
were renamed the Kadlec Athletic Fields in 2005
Recipient of the University of Missouri Faculty-Alumni Award, presented by the MU Alumni Association
Named to the Inaugural Big 12 Legends Class in 2008

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
September 2011
HM NumberHM1DC7
Year Placed2011
Placed ByMissouri Sports Hall of Fame
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 9:43am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 480744 N 4108278
Decimal Degrees37.12065000, -93.21675000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.239', W 93° 13.005'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 14.34" N, 93° 13' 0.30" W
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Area Code(s)417
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3861 E Stan Musial Dr, Springfield MO 65809, US
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