Class of 2002
Born: June 13, 1947 in Dothan, Alabama
At Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery, he set the national high school record for the high hurdles (13.5 seconds) and tied the national prep low-hurdle record (18.2 seconds). He ran track and played football at the University of Tennessee where as a sophomore he was voted Most Outstanding Performer in the SEC Track and Field Championships. The Football News named him First Team All-American his junior year. He concluded his collegiate career as the Vols’ most successful two sport-athlete. He was a four-time track and field All-American, a NCAA high hurdles champion and an NCAA record holder in two events. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round and was a member of the Cowboys’ 1970 Super Bowl V Team.