James Mungro

2016, State Inductee
About This Inductee

James Mungro played five seasons for the Indianapolis Colts of the NFL and became the sixth Colts’ rookie with 100+ yards in his first start. In 2003, he totaled three rushing touchdowns against Tampa Bay as Indy erased a 35-14 deficit in the last four minutes in an eventual 38-35 OT win. The next season, he caught two of Peyton Manning’s record-breaking 49 touchdown passes, including the record-tying 48th against San Diego. He got a Super Bowl ring when Indy won Super Bowl XLI. He was a four-year letterman at Syracuse and had his best year as a senior, running for 1,170 yards and 14 rushing touchdowns. His 2,984 rushing yards and 29 rushing touchdowns were both second all-time at Syracuse. Mungro was named Music City Bowl MVP with 162 yards (including a career-long 86 yard burst) and two touchdowns versus Kentucky. He was chosen Insight.com Bowl Offensive Player-of-the-Game for totaling 112 yards in a victory over Kansas State. He attended East Stroudsburg South High School where he set 48 team records during his career and was a three-time team MVP. He was both Parade and Street and Smith’s All-America performer, Pennsylvania Player-of-the-Year as a junior and an All-State selection his final two seasons. He set the Pa. state record after amassing 8,432 rushing yards and 9,513 all-purpose yards during his career.