CLAYTON, MARK

MARK CLAYTON

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.