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.