NALLEY, DICK

DICK NALLEY  (Deceased)

Inducted:  September 1, 2006 in Indianapolis, IN  (Posthumously)

Date of Birth:  January 15, 1955 in Indianapolis

High School Attended:  Indianapolis Roncalli Graduated:  1973

High School Honors:  Selected by Chicago Tribune to High School Catholic All-American Team; All-State; set numerous school records, most of which have been broken by his two sons and two nephews who were also running backs.

College Attended:  University of Indianapolis Graduated: 1977

College Honors:  Set Indiana state collegiate rushing records and many U of I records remain over past 25 years; present record holder of both annual and career rushing yards; ran for 1,018 yards 1974 and 1,002 yards 1975; set U of I record average for kick-off returns at 28.8 yards 1975.

Special Recognition:  Was on 1980 Winter US Olympic team; competed in two-man bobsled; Budweiser named him Bobsledder of the Year; competed for United States World team 1981-1984; worked as a firefighter; won a silver medal at the World Police and Fireman Competition in Sweden 2 years before his death; owned and managed the Ardizzone & Nalley Gym for over 25 years; sons manage gym today.

Family:  Wife, Denise; children, Richie, Marcus, Megan, and Melissa.

Mr. Nalley passed away August 28, 2002.