Back to search

Don Bosseler


Donald John Bosseler

Inducted 1990

Date of Birth



Wethersfield, NY


University of Miami (1953-1956)


Don Bosseler was a four-year starter at fullback for the University of Miami. In his senior year, 1956, he helped the team to an 8-1-1 record, was named a first-team All-America, and was MVP in the Senior Bowl. Miami placed sixth nationally, its highest ranking until the 1983 national championship season. Bosseler was recruited out of Batavia, New York, by Andy Gustafson and he joins Gustafson, his old coach, in the College Football Hall of Fame. "Being chosen for the Hall of Fame is meaningful," he said. "It is the epitome of going to college and playing the game. I am highly honored." He rushed for 1,642 yards in his four years. Then came seven years with the Washington Redskins. After his football days, he joined Prudential Bache in Miami and became a vice-president.


Height 6'0

Weight 200

Career Highlights

  • 1956 First Team All-America
Icon Tickets

Secure your tickets now and be apart of the legacy. Don’t miss the chance to experience greatness firsthand!

Icon Membership

Unlock exclusive access and be part of something legendary. Join our community and enjoy premium benefits today!

Icon Shop

Take a piece of greatness home. Shop our exclusive collection of themed items and preserve the legacy in your own way!