Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Kirk Baumgartner

Kirk Baumgartner

Details

  • Position: Quarterback
  • School: Wisconsin Stevens Point
  • High School: Colby Wi (Colby HS)
  • Years: 1986, -, 1989
  • Inducted: 2005
  • Place of Birth: Colby, WI
  • Date of Birth: Nov 03, 1967
  • Jersey Number: 12
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 190

Member Biography

Arguably one of the best quarterbacks in NAIA history, Kirk Baumgartner rewrote the record books while leading the Wisconsin Stevens Point Pointers to three play-off berths. A two-time NAIA National Player of the Year and three-time NAIA First Team All-America selection, Baumgartner still ranks among the all-time greatest college quarterbacks with 14,847 career passing yards and 122 career touchdown passes. As a junior and senior he led the nation in total offense. Baumgartner was also a three-time First Team All-Conference selection and was twice named conference Player of the Year. Drafted in the ninth round of the 1990 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers, Baumgartner is also enshrined at the Wisconsin Stevens Point Athletic Hall of Fame.