DANNY GOODWIN
September 2, 1953-
St. Louis, MO
Southern University & A&M College
2-time First round ML draft pick, 1971, ‘74
First HBCU player inducted into National College Baseball Hall of Fame
JULIUS KEYE
Sept. 5, 1946- Sept. 13, 1984
Toccoa, GA
SC State/Alcorn State University
6'10" forward/center Played in ABA
LEM BARNEY
Sept. 8, 1945-
Jackson State
All-SWAC & NFL All-Pro Defensive Back
JSU, SWAC, Pro Football Hall of Fame
L.C. GREENWOOD
Sept. 8, 1946- Sept. 29, 2013
University of Ark- Pine Bluff
4-time Super Bowl champion
6-time Pro Bowl
2-time First Team All-Pro NFL 1970s All-Decade Team Pittsburgh Steelers All-Time Team
L.T. SMITH
Sept. 10, 1918 -
Jackson, MS
Jackson State College
(1938)
Tougaloo College
SWAC football & basketball official for 30 years
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame
WILLIAM “Dick” PRICE
Sept. 10, 1933- Feb. 23, 2009
Norfolk, VA
Hampton Institute
Norfolk State's winningest football & Track coach 3X CIAA Champions NSU, CIAA Hall of Fame VA State Hall of Fame
JUNIOUS "Buck" BUCHANAN
Sept. 10, 1940- July 16, 1992
Gainesville, AL Grambling State University
NAIA All-American Super Bowl IV & 2-time AFL champion AFL All-Time Team Pro Football, College Football Hall of Fame
TALVIN SKINNER
Sept. 10, 1952- Berlin, MD
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Led UMES to the 1972-73 NAIA Championship: First HBC University in NIT tournament NBA Seattle
Supersonics, 1974
CHANDRA STIRRUP
Sept. 12, 1971 –
Nassau, The Bahamas Norfolk State University Outstanding Olympian Gold medalist Representing the Bahamas
CHARLES "Charlie Red" HARDNETT
Sept. 13, 1938-
Atlanta, GA
Grambling State University
1962 All-American NAIA All-American NAIA Tournament MVP Former NBA player
CHARLES “Helicopter” HENTZ
Sept. 13, 1947-
Arkansas AM&N College
ABA basketball star
WILLIAM “Bill” DUSENBERRY
Sept. 15, 1948- Washington, D.C. Johnson C. Smith University
NFL/AFL running back
LLOYD JOHNSON
Sept. 19, 1934-
Delray Beach, FL Bethune-Cookman College
Established the Florida (Football) Classic Assistant football coach Athletic Director
BCC Hall of Fame
RICK MAHORN
Sept. 21, 1958 –
Hartford, CT
Hampton University NBA champion (1989) NBA All-Defensive Second Team
2× WNBA champion (Assist. Coach)
VINCE COLEMAN
Sept. 22, 1961- Jacksonville, ‎FL‎
Florida A&M University Record-setting Major League Baseball Base stealer
BOB LEDBETTER
Sept. 24, 1934- October 8, 1983
Tupelo, MS
Mississippi Industrial College
Former SWAC great back
NFL assistant coach
WILLIAM “Bill” NUNN
Sept. 30, 1924 – May 6, 2014
Homewood, PA Sportswriter, Editor, Pittsburgh Courier NFL Football Scout, Pittsburgh Steelers 6-time Super Bowl winner (as scout) Black College Football Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame
CHARLES D. HENRY
Sept. 25, 1923- Dec. 14, 1982
Conway, AR
Philander Smith College/Iowa Grambling College
Former pioneer in early Midwestern & SWAC sports
First African-American Assist. Commissioner, Big 10, 1974
WALTER REED
Sept. 30, 1933 - Meridian, MS
Jackson State University
Four-yr. Letterman in track
Tiger football fullback Athletic Director, Florida A&M (1988-1994)
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