Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Ken Margerum

Ken Margerum


  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • School: Stanford
  • High School: Fountain Valley HS (Fountain Valley, CA)
  • Years: 1977,-1980
  • Inducted: 2009
  • Place of Birth: Fountain Valley, CA
  • Date of Birth: Oct 05, 1958
  • Jersey Number: 28
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 180

Member Biography

A two-time consensus All-American (1979-80), 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 '78. The 1980 Second Team Academic All-American shares the conference record for most touchdown receptions in a game (four) and holds three of the top five spots on the school's all-time single-season list for touchdown receptions. He also ranks fifth in receiving yards at Stanford (2,430) and sixth 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 the 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.