Sept. 20, 2012
THE FLATS – Former Georgia Tech linebacker Reggie Wilkes was selected to be one of the newest members of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame by the GSHF Honors Court on Tuesday.
Wilkes will be inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame on February 23, 2013 among six other players, coaches and broadcasters from the Peach State. The seven total honorees were chosen from a pool of 208 candidates.
The Atlanta native was a three-year starter at outside linebacker for the Yellow Jackets from 1975-77. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1978, where he was a member of the 1980 NFC Championship team and played in Super Bowl XV.
Other inductees include:
Buck Belue (Georgia national champion quarterback)
Skip Caray (Late Braves broadcaster)
Horace Grant (Four-time NBA champion)
J.B. Hawkins (High school basketball coach)
Davis Love III (20-time PGA Tour winner)
Heather Stepp McCormick (Georgia two-time NCAA gymnastics champion)