Larry Marquardt signed with Iowa State to play football 50 years ago in 1970


Larry Marquardt, star athlete at the Arlington-Green Isle High School, signed an agreement to attend Iowa State University. The signing took place in the Marquardt home in Arlington during May of 1970.

A picture of the signing was featured in the May 21, 1970, edition of the Arlington Enterprise. The photo included Larry Marquardt; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marquardt; and Iowa State football coach Johnny Majors.

Marquardt received a four-year scholarship estimated to be worth $10,000 in educational benefits and planned to major in art.


Find the complete story in the May 21, 2020 addition of the Arlington Enterprise.

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