TOM S. EHLERS
Inducted: August 13, 1988 in South Bend, IN
Date of Birth: July 14, 1952 in South Bend, IN
High School Attended: South Bend Adams Graduated: 1970
High School Honors: Played football, basketball, and track; Second team All-Conference as quarterback.
College Attended: University of Kentucky Graduated: 1974
College Honors: 3-year starter at linebacker; All-Conference; lead team in tackles senior year; captain of 1974 Wildcats; still holds a school record for most tackles in a game.
Professional Athletic Background: Drafted by Philadelphia Eagles; captain of special teams; spent 3 1/2 years with Dick Vermeila and was traded to Chuck Knox of Buffalo Bills; injured last two seasons with a knee operation and the following year a neck injury; retired from football 1980.
Family: Wife, Gwen; children, Jessica, Eric, and Andrew.