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GOLD AND BLACK ILLUSTRATED VOLUME 27, ISSUE 1 22 Another player Berghoff has kept in touch with is former NFL quar- terback Jim Everett. As undergrads, each studied at Krannert and the two gravitated toward one another social- ly. And Everett played a role in lead- ing him to one of the most important meetings of his life. "I believe the first time I met my wife (to be) Kristin, she was study- ing with Jim at Owen Hall," Berghoff said. "And I thought, 'Damn quarter- back.'" Berghoff figured at the time that Everett, tall and handsome and a BMOC, would certainly get all the at- tention. For once, however, the star quarterback didn't get the girl. Berghoff did, and he and Kristin have sent all three of their children to Purdue. Everett wasn't the only super-tal- ented Boilermaker Berghoff shared the practice field with. NFL Hall-of- Famer Woodson and other long-time pros Rodney Carter, Donnie Anderson and Cris Dishman are a few of the names. Being associated with that group has influenced Berghoff's thinking over the years. "I learned that some, but not all, of the talented guys got their chance to play in the NFL," Berghoff said. "But I also learned that there were other guys who I thought were great, who started four years at Purdue, and nev- er got a whiff in the League. "It is pretty thin air in the NFL and that taught me that success comes in all forms and is never guaran- teed." And that lesson alone made two years in football's battlefield well worth it. j BANKING. ANYTIME. ANYWHERE. Check account balances, transfer funds, pay bills, deposit checks and more with Mobile Banking. 1 Download our ONB Mobile app today for instant access. Visit 1 There are no Old National fees to use Mobile Banking; however, there may be charges associated with data usage on your phone. Check with your wireless carrier for more information. Not all accounts or customers are eligible for Mobile Deposit. Deposits subject to verification and may not be available for immediate withdrawal. See Terms in App for deposit limits and other restrictions. Member FDIC Home of Boilermaker Hospitality

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