Inducted: June 21, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN
Date of Birth: April 8, 1961 in Indianapolis
High School Attended: Indianapolis Cathedral Graduated: 1979
High School Honors: All-City; First Team All-State
College Attended: University of Louisville Graduated: 1983
College Honors: All-Conference; Honorable Mention All-American.
Professional Athletic Background: Drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 8th round and played for Miami 1983-1992; Green Bay Packers 1993.
Professional Athletic Honors: 5-time Pro Bowl selection; garnered 8,900 receiving yards in his professional career; holds Dolphins records for career pass receptions and TDs, as well as receiving yards in a single season; 1984 single season record of 18 touchdown catches was broken in 1987 by Jerry Rice and is still tied for the third highest total in NFL history; one of only three players in history of NFL who caught a TD pass from both Dan Marino and Brett Favre during the NFL regular season; entered the Miami Dolphins Ring of Honor in 2003.
Special Recognition: As an active NFL player, established the Mark Clayton Football Camp in 1984.
Family: Wife, Bridgette; children, Michael, Kaylor, Mark II, and Matthew.