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Athletic Hall of Fame

John M. Clarey

John M. Clarey

'70


At Rochester:

  • Three-year starter on both sides of the football for the Yellowjackets from 1967-1969
  • Played offensive guard and defensive tackle
  • Captained the football team in his senior season
  • In 1969, he earned All-East and Little All-America honors
  • Member of the Pre-Law Society
  • Earned a baccalaureate degree in Political Science in 1970

Post-Graduate:

  • Earned a law degree from SUNY Buffalo in 1973
  • Admitted to the New York State Bar in 1974
  • In 1984, brothers Willard and John Clarey endowed the position of head football coach at the University for a $1 million gift
  • The brothers co-founded Envirogas, Inc. of Hamburg, NY, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company
  • Has been a Trustee of the University since 1986
  • In 1984, he received the Lysle "Spike" Garnish Award from the Department of Sports and Recreation for overall contributions to the athletic program