Born and raised in Shelbyville. Attended Southside, Central Elementary (Eakin), and Thomas School (6th grade). Went to Central Junior High (Harris Middle) and graduated from Shelbyville Central High School in 1978.
Played all sports in the Shelbyville youth leagues. Baseball, Basketball, and Football.
All-State Quarterback in 1978.
Signed with Vanderbilt in 1978. All-SEC in 1982. Led the SEC in Passing and Total Offense. Led Vanderbilt to only its 3rd bowl game in school history.
Graduated from Vanderbilt in the spring of 1983.
Drafted in the 5th round of the 1983 USFL draft by the Michigan Panthers. Won a USFL Championship in the inaugural season. Played in Michigan in 1984, and then was traded to the San Antonio Gunslingers in 1985.
Coached QBs at Vanderbilt in the fall of 1985.
Played in the Arena Football League in 1987 with the Denver Dynamite. Won the first AFL Championship.
Coached QBs at UT-Chattanooga in 1988 and 1989.
Head Coach and Athletic Director at Northwest Georgia High School in 1990 and 1991.
Offensive Coordinator at LaVergne High School from 1992 until March of 1997.
Came back to Shelbyville as Head Football Coach in 1997. Coached nine years and became an assistant principal at Harris Middle in the spring of 2006. Assistant principal and athletic director at SCHS for five years and have been the principal at Central High School for the last two years.