Buck and Linda Vaughn- In Memory of Emmet and Sal Vaughn
Joe and Ruth Fielden
34th Annual Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony
Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at the Knoxville Convention Centerwith featured speaker former NFL MPV Archie Manning
Archie Manning attended the University of Mississippi where he was named an All-American Quarterback and his number was retired. He was voted Mississippi’s Greatest All-Time Athlete in 1992, and was named Mississippi’s Most Popular Athlete of the Century. He was elected to the 50 Year All-South Team, named one of the Top 25 Athletes of the Century in Louisiana and he and his son Peyton were named among the 100 All-Time Greatest College Football Players. Archie was inducted into the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame and is also a member of the Louisiana and Mississippi Hall of Fame. He was the second player chosen in the NFL draft and the number one draft choice of the New Orleans Saints. He set the Saint passing records, played in two Pro Bowls and was named the NFC Most Valuable Player in 1978. He was the first player in the Saints history to be inducted into the Louisiana Superdome Wall of Fame and was in the first class of the Saints Ring of Honor. He concluded his 15-year career in 1985. He was also drafted four times by major league baseball.