- Z.G. Clevenger Award (2012)
Daniel (Danny) Lintner enrolled into Indiana University in 1969, and until his graduation in 1973 he was a Hoosier Icon. Danny was on both the Indiana Football and Track teams, playing Defensive Back, Running Back and participated in many sprinting events. He was heralded as footballâ€™s next great after being named an All-Big Ten Defensive Back and played in the Senior All-Start Game in Hawaii and gained recognition in track after winning the Big Ten Indoor Track Championship while again earning All-Big Ten honors.
After his graduation from Indiana in 1973, Danny was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL. He played 2 years with the Eagles and then another with the Detroit Wheels of the World Football League (WFL) before finishing his playing career with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League for an additional 2 years.
After his playing career concluded, Danny began a career in sales before founding his own business, Lintner Bowling Supply, in 1987. He could not stay away from his alma mater though, dedicating his services to the I Association serving as a board member.