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Herman Moore

Herman Moore, born in Danville, VA, played football in high school, mostly as a kicker as well as tight end. He attended the University of Virginia where he was a 2 sport athlete, football and track and field. He ranks…

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Joe Muha

Joseph Muha

Known in his days at Virginia Military Institute as “Joltin Joe”, Joseph Muha’s feats are unparalleled in the history of football at VMI.  He was Rat and varsity captain, all-state as a freshman and all-state three years as a varsity…

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Albert M. Nemetz

Al Nemetz was born in Prince George, Virginia in 1922.  He played football for Hopewell High School and upon his graduation entered Wake Forest University.  He transferred to West Point, whereby, the legendary football coach at the Military Academy, Earl…

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Hank Norton

Hank Norton was originally from Huntington WV, and received his undergraduate degree at Lynchburg College and later his master’s in education at the University of Virginia. While serving his country, he coached and played football for the US Army post…

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Dr. John Alfriend Mapp

John A. Mapp born in Portsmouth, Virginia but raised in Norfolk gained prominence in track at Granby High School.   He attended VMI in 1950 when freshmen were not eligible for varsity sports.  He played defensive back on the freshman football…

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Eugene “Buck” Mayer

A native of Norfolk, Virginia Eugene “Buck” Mayer was a 1916 graduate of the University of Virginia with a law degree. He played at Virginia during his undergraduate days as a halfback in football. Buck was recognized throughout the South…

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H.M. “Mac” McEver

Mac McEver, for half a century, was known as “Coach Mac” to the legions of Tech fans across Virginia.  Even in his early 70’s Coach Mac was as active as he was nearly fifty years before when he joined the…

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John McKenna

Our next inductee was born and raised in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He went on to Villanova University, where he was a three-year starter on the football team. After graduation, he went on to coach football at Malvern Prep School in Philadelphia,…

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Lee McLaughlin

McLaughlin was an all-around athlete at John Marshall High School in Richmond, where he was an all-state selection, winning a football scholarship to Virginia for his outstanding play. McLaughlin gained fame at University of Virginia for his outstanding play as…

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William “Bill” Merner

William “Bill” Merner was born January 31, 1915 in Palmerville, North Carolina moving to Hopewell, VA at an early age and graduated from Hopewell High School in 1934.  He played football for the Blue Devils from 1931 to 1934.  Merner…

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