Born on January 15, 1955
August 28, 2002.
September 1, 2006
Indianapolis, IN (Posthumously)
Selected by Chicago Tribune to High School Catholic All-American Team; All-State; set numerous school records, most of which have been broken by his two sons and two nephews who were also running backs.
University of Indianapolis
Set Indiana state collegiate rushing records and many U of I records remain over past 25 years; present record holder of both annual and career rushing yards; ran for 1,018 yards 1974 and 1,002 yards 1975; set U of I record average for kick-off returns at 28.8 yards 1975.
Was on 1980 Winter US Olympic team; competed in two-man bobsled; Budweiser named him Bobsledder of the Year; competed for United States World team 1981-1984; worked as a firefighter; won a silver medal at the World Police and Fireman Competition in Sweden 2 years before his death; owned and managed the Ardizzone & Nalley Gym for over 25 years; sons manage gym today.
Wife, Denise; children, Richie, Marcus, Megan, and Melissa.