Osborne honored for Lifetime Achievement on the gridiron

Ken Osborne, retired educator and football coach, will be honored tonight (Feb. 16) with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2006 Scholar-Athlete Banquet that will take place Cincinnati Hilton-Netherland Plaza. The award is presented annually by the Cincinnati Chapter of the National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame, Inc.

Osborne is being recognized for making outstanding accomplishments during his career as an educator and football coach. He began his coaching career at Carter City, Ky., in 1961 where he was the head basketball coach. He began his teaching and coaching career in Clermont County in the fall of 1962 at Williamsburg where he served as the head football coach in all but one season through the season of 2001. He won a total of 207 varsity football games.

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