- IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (1992)
Pont was IU's football coach from 1965 through 1972. He was coach of Indiana's co-championship Big Ten team of 1967, which went 9-1 and earned IU's only Rose Bowl trip. Pont was National Coach of the Year in 1967, and starred as a player at Miami of Ohio University and later coached there. He was inducted into Miami's Hall of Fame in 1969.