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Ken Margerum

Wide Receiver

Kenneth Margerum

Inducted 2009

Date of Birth



Fountain Valley, CA


Stanford University (1977-1980)


A two-time All-America (1979-consensus, 1980-unanimous), Ken Margerum graduated Stanford, after a stellar career that established him as the Cardinal all-time leading receiver with 141 receptions for 2,430 yards and 30 touchdowns. A three-time first-team All-Pac-10 selection, Margerum led Stanford to back-to-back postseason berths in the 1977 Sun and 1978 Bluebonnet bowls as well as top 20 national rankings in 1977 and 1978. The 1980 second-team Academic All-American shared the conference record for most touchdown receptions in a game (four) and set three of the top five spots on the school’s all-time single-season list for touchdown receptions. He also ranked in receiving yards at Stanford (2,430) and in yards per catch (17.2). He claimed the 1980 Pop Warner Memorial Trophy, given annually to the most valuable senior player on the West Coast. Drafted by Chicago Bears in 1981 he played in the pros for seven years with the Bears and the San Francisco 49ers, earning a Super Bowl ring with Chicago in 1985.


Height 6'1

Weight 175

Career Highlights

  • 1980 All-Conference
  • 1980 Unanimous All-America
  • 1979 All-Conference
  • 1979 Consensus All-America
  • 1978 All-Conference
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