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John Matthews
John Matthews
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1984
Other Position: Wrestling
John Matthews
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 07/20/2007

An outstanding wrestler who posted a career mark of 79-28-6... was a member of 1976 and 1980 United States Olympic teams... won the Mid-American Conference title in 1974 at 158 pounds... named the team MVP as a senior in 1974 and co-MVP in 1973... wrestled on numerous U.S. teams in international competition following his collegiate career... was ranked No. 1 in Greco-Roman in United States in 1976... claimed AAU championships in 1976, 1978, 1979 and 1980... captured two other national titles in his career... a product of Flint Central High School.