Don Kindt was a two-way star at Milwaukee Washington High School, the University of Wisconsin and for the Chicago Bears in the NFL. Kindt made all conference as a defensive back and halfback and was recruited by Wisconsin.
Kindt attended Wisconsin for one year, then went into the Army and returned to star for the Badgers in 1945-46. The Bears drafted Kindt first in 1947. He played from 1947-55 for the Bears and was picked an All Pro defensive back in 1954.