Seven new members to be inducted into Grambling Legends Hall of Fame


(6/26/19) GRAMBLING, La. — Grambling Legends, Inc. will induct seven new members into the Legends Hall of Fame this year.

The ceremony will take place on Saturday, July 13 at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center on the Grambling State University campus.

The Hall of Fame enshrinement dinner and induction will start at 6 p.m. Tickets for the banquet can be purchased from Dr. Ruby Higgins at (318)-243-7557. Each ticket is $75 and is non-transferable/non-refundable.

Here are the members who will be inducted this year:

Wendell “Brick” Henderson – SWAC honors, drafted by the Chicago Cubs

Wendell Henderson / Courtesy: GSU

Samuel “Sam” Holden – All American NAIA, played for the Saints and Oilers

Sam Holden / Courtesy: GSU
  • Elfrid Payton – Canadian Football Hall of Famer
Elfrid Payton / Courtesy: GSU

Terrace “Terry” Sykes – three-time All-SWAC, drafted by Washington Bullets

Terrace Sykes / Courtesy: GSU

Michael Williams – GSU and Bayou Classic MVP

Michael Williams / Courtesy: GSU

Miechelle Willis – SWAC Track and Field Shot Put Champion, retired Deputy Director of Athletics at Ohio State University

Miechelle Willis / Courtesy: GSU

Thomas “Tom” Williams, Former track and field and football coach, who will be inducted posthumously.

Tom Williams / Courtesy: GSU

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