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Jerry Muckensturm honored at Arkansas State game, celebrates Ring of Honor induction

Muckensturm still holds the record for most tackles in Arkansas State history.
Muckensturm still holds the record for most tackles in Arkansas State history.(KAIT-TV)
Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 7:04 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2021 at 9:24 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - After COVID-19 canceled last year’s ceremony, an Arkansas State Football Legend was finally inducted into the Ring of Honor.

Jerry Muckensturm was honored at the Arkansas State/Memphis game Saturday night. Muckensturm was a four-year starter at linebacker from 1972 to 1975, setting a record for the most tackles in team history with 493, a record that still stands today.

He was the first inductee into the Ring of Honor since 2007 and is the 15th member of the prestigious group.

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