FLYNN, DENNIS

DENNIS FLYNN

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.