While at CHA, “Monk” played baseball, basketball, football, and ran track. At the United States Military Academy, he was an All-American end, captain of the basketball team, and lettered in track and lacrosse. He won the USMA Athletic Award as the best athlete in his class. He was presented Sports Illustrated’s Silver Anniversary All-American Award. He received the National Football Hall of Fame’s Gold Medal and Distinguished American Award honors. Meyer, a retired Brigadier General, is a highly decorated war hero, serving in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.