Rizzo earned 15 out of a possible 16 varsity letters from 1936-1940 while competing in football, basketball, baseball and track for the Golden Falcons. He was recipient of the All-Southwestern Conference football team award, the All-Lake Shore League basketball team award, All-Star Tournament Basketball Player Award and Most Valuable Player awards.
Rizzo received a football scholarship to King College in Bristol, Tennessee, after a two-week tryout. King College eventually discontinued football but he retained his scholarship because he was one of two people selected to serve as supervisor of a required physical education program for students enlisted as military reservists.
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