TERRY ISAACSON
    Wrestling/Football /Golf- Class of 1964

    Terry Isaacson, who is a retired Air Force colonel, is the Academy's only three-time wrestling All-American, earning the honors from 1962-64. He was the NCAA runner-up at 167 pounds in 1962. In addition to his wrestling accolades, Isaacson was a three-year football letterman and led the team in rushing in 1961 and 1963 and in passing and total offense in '62 and '63.

    He recorded 1,747 yards of total offense as a senior in 1963 while serving as the team captain. He also led the team in punting during the 1962 and '63 seasons. Isaacson was named the Air Force Academy male athlete of the year in 1964 and was recognized as a Helms Football Foundation All-American in football in 1963. USAFA’s only three-time All-American wrestler, 1962-64

    • NCAA runner-up and Great Plains AAU Champion, 1962
    • Mountain Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Champion, 1963
    • Career wrestling record of 161 wins, 13 losses
    • Three-year football letterman, 1961-63; Co-captain in 1963
    • Helms Foundation All-American Quarterback, 1963
    • Nation’s third leading scorer, 1963
    • Finished eighth in Heisman Trophy balloting in 1963
    • Holder of 15 football records upon graduation in 1964  
    • USAFA Athlete of Year, 1964
    • Served 27 years in USAF; retired as Colonel in 1991
    • Vice Provost, Arizona State University; retired in 2006
    • Appointed to USAFA Board of Visitors in 2007 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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