Reynolds shared the backfield with Notre Dame legend Paul Hornung

Former Monogram Club Member Passes Away

Jan. 15, 2009

Notre Dame, Ind – Former Irish football player and Monogram Club Board member Frank Reynolds died December 22 at the age of 71. Services were held December 29 at St. Norbert’s Church in Northbrook, Ill.

Reynolds, who served on the Monogram Club Board from 2005-08, earned his liberal arts degree from Notre Dame in 1959. He walked onto the football team in 1955 and earned a scholarship after the 1956 season. The three-time monogram winner started at left halfback in 1957, gaining 191 yards rushing and 68 yards receiving. The 1957 Irish finished 7-3 and snapped Oklahoma’s 47-game winning streak, the longest in NCAA history. Reynolds, who also served in a leadership capacity with the Notre Dame Club of Chicago for several years, graduated from the Loyola University School of Law in 1962 and formed the firm of Reynolds and Reynolds in 1964. He worked as a private attorney in Chicago for more than 40 years.

He is survived by his wife Margaret, five children and seven grandchildren.