July 28, 2007
Kansas University football player Willie Pless holds the award that bears his name: KU's Willie Pless Tackler of the Year Award.
Willie Pless will join a select Kansas University list this fall when he becomes the 14th football player to have his name added to the school's Ring of Honor. A linebacker for the Jayhawks from 1982-85, Pless is the KU and Big Eight Conference career tackling leader. He will be feted during the season opener Sept. 1 against Central Michigan.