* Carl James 2000
Longtime athletic administrator. Played football at Duke, 1948–1950. Subsequently spent two decades in various capacities at Duke, including tenure as athletic director, 1972–1977. Executive director of Sugar Bowl, 1978, and athletic director at University of Maryland, 1979–1980. Commissioner of Big Eight, 1980–1996. Member National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Hall of Fame. NACDA presented him James J. Corbett Award, the highest national honor for college sports administrators, 1996.