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Sports Hall of Fame Former Speakers

Darrell Royal

Univ. of Texas Football Head Coach

Paul “Bear” Bryant

Univ. of Alabama Football Head Coach

Paul Dietzel

Louisiana State Univ. Football Had Coach & Athletic Director

Otto Graham

Quarterback; NFL Cleveland Browns

Fran Tarkenton

NFL Player; Television Personality

Bobby Richardson

New York Yankee All-Star

Sam Huff

Linebacker; NFL

Bill Curry

NCAA Football Head Coach

Duffy Daugherty

Michigan State Univ. Football Head Coach

Bill Battle

Football Head Coach; Athletic Administrator

Jesse Owens

Track & Field; 4x Olympic Gold Medalist

Joe Paterno

Head Football Coach; Athletic Administrator

Norm Snead

Quarterback; NFL

Pepper Rodgers

NCAA Football Head Coach

Dr. Earl Ruth

Billy Packer

Television Sports Analyst

Shirley “Red” Wilson

NCAA Football Head Coach

Mick Mixon

NFL Announcer; Voice of the Carolina Panthers

Buddy Baker

Nascar Driver; Sports Announcer

Bobby Ross

NCAA Football & NFL Head Coach

Charles Driesell

NCAA Basketball Head Coach

Jay Bilas

ESPN College Basketball Analyst

Bobby Bowden

Florida State Univ. Footabll Head Coach

Ron Rivera

NFL Carolina Panthers Head Coach

David Cutcliffe

Duke Univ. Football Head Coach

Larry Fedora

Univ. of North Carolina Football Head Coach

Roy Williams

Univ. of North Carolina Basketball Head Coach

Dave Doeren

North Carolina State Univ. Football Head Coach

Will Muschamp

Univ. of  South Carolina Football Head


Bobby Richardson

MLB Player for New York Yankees

Bobby Cremins

Former Georgia Tech Head Basketball Coach

2021 – Lou Holtz

University of Notre Dame Head Football Coach

2022 – John Swofford

ACC Commissioner

2023 - Mack Brown

University of North Carolina Head Football Coach

2024 - Shane Beamer

University of South Carolina Head Football Coach

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