Honorary Board

The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association & Hall of Fame would like to thank the following North Carolina sports treasures for lending their names and reputations to help support our mission:

Billy Ray Barnes

 

 

Billy Ray Barnes, Wake Forest alum, 1965 NFL Player of the Year (Philadelphia Eagles), lives in Rowan County

 

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Ed Bradley

 

 

 

 

Ed Bradley, Wake Forest alum, two-time Super Bowl Champion (Pittsburgh Steelers)

 

Drew Buie

Drew Buie

 

 

 

 

Drew Buie, Catawba College alum (the ‘Catawba Comet’), played in NFL with Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals

 

Wake Forest Football Headshots - April 28, 2010

Jeff Bzdelik

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Bzdelik, head basketball coach, Wake Forest University

 

Richard Childress

 

 

 

Richard Childress, multi-team NASCAR Sprint Cup owner, winner of seven Cup championship with Dale Earnhardt

 

Charlie Cobb

 

 

 

 

 Charlie Cobb, Athletics Director, Appalachian State University    

 

Jeff Compher

Jeff Compher

 

 

 

 

Jeff Compher, Athletics Director, East Carolina University

 

 

Jim Grobe

 

 

 

 

Jim Grobe, former head football coach, Wake Forest University

 

Bill Hayes

Bill Hayes

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Hayes, Athletics Director, Winston-Salem State University

 

Ned Jarrett

Ned Jarrett

 

 

 

 

 

Ned Jarrett, NASCAR Halll of Famer and former TV analyst

 

Peter Karmanos, Jr.

Peter Karmanos, Jr.

 

 

 

 

Peter Karmanos, Jr., owner, Carolina Hurricanes

 

Mike Krzyzewski

Mike Krzyzewski

 

 

 

 

Mike Krzyzewski, head basketball coach, Duke University

 

Brad Lambert

Brad Lambert

 

 

 

 

 

Brad Lambert, head football coach, University of North Carolina Charlotte

 

 

Alan Major

Alan Major

 

 

 

 

Alan Major, head basketball coach, University of North Carolina Charlotte

 

 

Ruffin McNeill

Ruffin McNeill

 

 

 

 

Ruffin McNeill, head football coach, East Carolina University

 

Danny Morrison

Danny Morrison

 

 

 

 

 

Danny Morrison, president, Carolina Panthers

 

 

Dave Odom

Dave Odom

 

 

 

 

Dave Odom, former head basketball coach, East Carolina University, Wake Forest University, University of South Carolina, TV/radio analyst

 

Buzz Peterson

 

 

 

 

Buzz Peterson, head basketball coach, University of North Carolina Wilmington

 

Judy Rose

 

 

 

 

 

Judy Rose, Athletics Director, University of North Carolina Charlotte

 

Brad Smith

Brad Smith

 

 

 

Brad Smith, owner, Kannapolis Intimidators (Single A South Atlantic League)

 

John Swofford

 

 

 

 

 

John Swofford, Commissioner, Atlantic Coast Conference

 

Ron Wellman

Ron Wellman

 

 

 

 

 

Ron Wellman, Athletics Director, Wake Forest University

 

Humpy Wheeler

Humpy Wheeler

 

 

 

 

H.A. ‘Humpy’ Wheeler, former President, Charlotte Motor Speedway

 

Roy Williams

Roy Williams

 

 

 

 

 

Roy Williams, head basketball coach, University of North Carolina

 

Debbie Yow

Debbie Yow

 

 

 

 

 

Debbie Yow, Athletics Director, North Carolina State University