Sam Silas
    Sam Silas

    Sport/Years/Inducted:
    Football/1960-62/1982


    Silas teamed with Jim Battle to anchor one of the best-ever football lines. He was a two-time All-Conference selection and played on a pair of conference championship teams at SIU. He was drafted by the Boston Patriots in 1963 and went to one Pro Bowl during his eight-year pro career.