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On this Date 1991 - HOF Haywood Jeffires and Houston Wins

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 10/13/2019, 5:00am EDT

Haywood Jeffires grabbed 13 passes for 186 yards to help the Houston Oilers to a 23-20 win...

October 13, 1991 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, receiver Haywood Jeffires grabbed 13 passes for 186 yards to help the Houston Oilers to a 23-20 win over the Jets in New York. Jeffires was a Greensboro Page high school star who went on to have a great career at N.C. State before his years in the NFL. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 2016.

Haywood Jeffires - NCSHOF

On this Date 1932 - HOF Ned Jarrett Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 10/12/2019, 5:00am EDT

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Ned Jarrett was born in Catawba County.

October 12, 1932 -  On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Ned Jarrett was born in Catawba County. The two-time Grand National champion had 50 NASCAR career victories and joined the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2011. A long-time television analyst for the sport after he retired from racing, he was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1990.

Ned Jarrett - NCSHOF

  • On this Date 1960 - HOF Wray Carlton

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 09/18/2019, 5:00am EDT
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Wray Carlton scored the first touchdown in Buffalo Bills history...
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  • On this Date 1944 - HOF Steve Vacendak Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/26/2019, 5:00am EDT
  • The standout Duke guard was the Everett Case Award winner as Most Outstanding Player of the 1966 ACC basketball tournament...
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  • On this Date 1926 - HOF Art Weiner Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/16/2019, 5:00am EDT
  • Art Weiner was born in Newark, New Jersey. He went on to star in football at the University of North Carolina...
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