MATHIAS, JOHN "JAY"

JOHN "JAY" MATHIAS

Inducted: May 3, 2015 in Merrillville, IN

Date of Birth: September 13, 1948 in Michigan City, In

High School Attended: Chesterton                              Graduated: 1966

High School Honors: Earned a total of 11 varsity letters in football as a quarterback, basketball as a guard/forward, and track in the hurdles and high jump; 1965 - All-Conference Quarterback and Calumet Conference Champions; All-American Quarterback; Parade's All-America High School Team 1965.

College Attended: Indiana University                          Graduated: 1970

College Honors: Played on IU's Rose Bowl team 1968; starting safety 1968 and 1969; finished season ranked #2 in tackles 1968; holds IU record for interceptions with 5 in 1969 season.

Special Recogition: Currently serves as CEO of INFISET, a marketing research company he founded in 2013.

Family: Children, Matthew, Nicholas, Michael, and Natalie; grandsons, Conner, Sam, Michael, and Nixon.