HERRMANN, MARK

MARK HERRMANN

Inducted:  June 17, 2010 in Indianapolis, IN

Date of Birth:  January 8, 1959 in Cincinnati, OH

High School Attended:  Carmel, IN                Graduated:  1977

High School Honors:  All-State Quarterback 1975, 1976; team was state runner-up 1975; played on Carmel's 1977 state championship basketball team, winning the Arthur L. Trester Mental Attitude Award.

College Attended:  Purdue University             Graduated:  1981

College Honors:  Stats as follows - 9,946 passing yards, 71 touchdowns, 1,309 passing attempts, 772 completions, and 59% completion percentage; Peach Bowl MVP 1978; Bluebonnet Bowl MVP 1979; finished 4th in Heisman Trophy balloting 1980; consensus All-American, first team All-Big Ten, Big Ten Conference  MVP, and Liberty Bowl MVP 1980; Big Ten Collegiate Conference Commissioner's Office Iron Key Honorary for Leadership.

Professional Athletic Background:  Eleven year NFL career with Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers, Los Angeles Rams, and Indianapolis Colts; career 1,334 passing attempts and 561 completions; 59.5% completion percentage for a total of 4,015 yards completed and 16 touchdowns.

Special Recognition:  Served as Associate Director of Edcational Progarms for NCAA in Indianapolis; directed Stay in Bounds character-development program; represented NCAA and Hall of Champions through speaking engagements; created a development plan for sponsorship sales and business strategies for NCAA Hall of Champions; served as chairman of Common Ground Advisory partnering with Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, and Indiana Fever; associated with Circle City Classic, Indiana Sports Corporation, Indianapolis Parks and Recreation, and Big Ten Basketball Championships; developed Ambassadors Cross-Age Mentoring Program; spearheaded leadership training for students and expanded the NCAA Ambassadors Program; NFL color analyst with Indianapolis Colts Radio Network; College Football Analyst with ABC Sports; Indiana High School Football "Game of the Week" Analyst with Comcast Cable; co-host Colts pre-game show - WFBQ Radio Q95; member of Indiana Real Estate Association; certified in Fundraising Management, Indiana University School of Philanthropy; licensed financial consultant and estate planner; inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame, PU 1997; recognized by Sigma Chi, National Sigma Chi Fraternity; Sagamore of the Wabash presented by govenor of Indiana; Advisory Council, PU Athletic Department; member of National Institute for Fitness and Sports Health Council, Indianapolis; Board Member Lawrence Township Foundation, Indianapolis; Board Member Methodist Sports Medicine Education and Research Foundation, Indianapolis; member National Youth Sports Corporation Hall of Fame, Indianapolis; currently Director of Football Operations, St. Vincent Sports Performance, in Indianapolis.

Family:  Wife, Susie; son, Brady; daughters, Whitney and Tory.