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Ronde Barber

Rondé Barber, a native of Roanoke, VA, graduated from Cave Spring High School in 1993 before heading to the University of Virginia where he was a three-time All-ACC selection for the Cavaliers. After the 1994 season, Barber was named the…

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George Hughes

George S. Hughes is a former William & Mary and National Football League star lineman.  When notified he had been nominated to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame he said, “It’s quite a thrill.  Football has been a wonderful thing…

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Dr. Richard Humbert

Dr. Richard “Dick” Humbert was a four-sport letterman at the University of Richmond and winner of the National Football League Rookie of the Year Award in 1941 playing for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1941 to 1949.  The Suffolk native earned…

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Rick Hunley

Ricky Hunley was born and raised in Petersburg. He attended the University of Arizona, where he was a two-time All-American linebacker. In 1983, Hunley was also named the PAC 10 Player of the Year. His playing career at Arizona earned…

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John Hilton

John Hilton was a three-sport star at Hermitage High School, Richmond. Hilton attended Fork Union Military Academy, and then the University of Richmond, where he played football under Virginia Sports Hall of Fame inductee Ed Merrick and was selected to…

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Ralph Cummins

Ralph Cummins arrived at Clintwood High School as an assistant football coach and girl’s basketball coach in the fall of 1950. His girl’s basketball team won two championships at Clintwood. He left Clintwood in 1952 for Gate City High School…

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Walker A. Gillette

Walker Gillette was born in Norfolk, Virginia and attended Southampton High School.  He went on to become a football All-American at the University of Richmond, being named first team All-American as a split-end by the Associated Press, Newspaper Enterprise Associates,…

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Carroll W. Dale

Carroll Wayne Dale attended Virginia Tech from 1956 to 1959 and has been called as one of the finest ever to play at Blacksburg. He played in 40 consecutive games as both offensive and defensive end. He missed only two…

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Charles Haley

A native of Gladys, Virginia, Charles Haley went on to play football at James Madison University and in 1985 became the schools first ever I-AA All-American. Haley is the only player in NFL history to have played for 5 Super…

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Roland Day

Roland Day was born in Columbus, Georgia on January 12, 1900. He was an honored institution long before his 28 years of coaching were done at Petersburg High School, not only because he developed so many stars who later had…

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