Inducted: May 6, 2007 in Munster, IN
Date of Birth: in Chicago, IL
High School Attended: Munster Graduated: 1976
High School Honors: All-Conference, All-Area, and All-State; graduated in top 5% of graduating class; also wrestled; state ranked in weight class 2 years; All-Conference, All-Area, and All-State wrestling.
College Attended: University of Illinois Graduated: 1981
University of Illinois MA 1984
College Honors: Team record 7-4 and tied 3rd in Big Ten; achieved All-Big Ten Honors senior year; won several scholastic awards.
Professional Athletic Background: Signed with Dallas Cowboys as a free agent; played one year with Chicago Blitz of the USFL.
Special Recognition: Member of Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and Chicago Board of Options Exchange; CEO of DT Trading and CEO of Hedge Fund Firm, DT Fund Management; he and his wife, Gayle, pledged $250,000 to the Athletic Department of U of I; the "Flynn Family Foundation Endowment Fund" will financially support one football scholarship in perpetuity.
Family: Wife, Gayle; children, Victoria, Theodore, Donald, and Megan.