2019 Invited Guests

A’ja Wilson – University of SC, WNBA: Las Vegas Aces

Al Wood - UNC, NBA: Hawks, Clippers, Seattle, Mavericks

Alex English  - University of SC, Assist. Coach Sacramento Kings; NBA: Bucks, Pacers, Nuggets, Mavericks

Carlton Williamson – Pitt, NFL: 49ers, 3x Super Bowl winner

Carvel Jasmin - currently President of Sales & Marketing @ PGI International

Charles Waddell – UNC, Deputy Athletic Director @ University of SC

Charlie Brown – SC State, NFL: Redskins, Falcons

Chuck Slaughter – University of SC, NFL: Saints

Coach Buddy Pough – Coach SC State Head Football, 18 seasons

Coach Dawn Staley – University of VA Head Women’s Basketball Coach University of SC, 3 time Olympic gold medalist

Coach Duce Staley – University of SC, Assist. Coach Eagles, NFL: Eagles, Steelers

Coach Frank Martin – Currently Head Coach for Men’s Basketball @ University of SC

Coach Ray Tanner – Athletic Director @ University of SC, Head Coach of Baseball,3 consecutive College World Series Finals

Coach Rod Lorick  - Coach @ Southern Sports Academy JUCO

Coach Willie Jeffries – former head football coach @ SC State University (19 seasons in two stints)

Coach Will Muschamp – Head football coach @ University of South Carolina, University of Florida (2011-2014)

Coach Willie Scott – University of South Carolina, NFL: Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots

Cocky – University of South Carolina mascot               

Connor Shaw – University of South Carolina, NFL: Browns, Bears

Corey Miller – University of SC, NFL: Giants, Vikings

Dalton Freeman – Clemson University, NFL: Jets, Bills, Texans, Bills

Dewayne Harper – SC State University, NFL: Seahawks, Chargers, Lions

Eddie George - Ohio State University, Heisman, NFL: Titans, Oilers


Eddie Meyers – U.S. Naval Academy, NFL: Falcons


Emanuel Weaver – SC State University, NFL: Bengals, Saints, Falcons, USFL: New Jersey Generals


Eric Norwood – University of SC, NFL: Panthers; CFL: Saskatchewan Roughriders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Ervin “Blueprint” Parker – SC State University, NFL: Bills

Freddy Snow – University of South Carolina

George Rogers (Heisman) – University of SC, Heisman (1980); NFL: Saints, Redskins, Super Bowl Champion XXII, 3x Pro Bowler

Gus Williams – University of Southern California (USC), NBA: Warriors, SuperSonics, Bullets, Hawks

Harry Skipper – University of SC, CFL: Montreal Alouettes, Saskatchewan Roughriders

Harold Green – University of SC; NFL: Bengals, Rams, Falcons

Henry Laws – University of South Carolina

Herschel Walker (Heisman) – University of GA, Heisman (1982), USFL: New Jersey Generals, NFL: Cowboys, Vikings, Eagles, Giants

Hugh Green – Pitt, NFL: Buccaneers, Dolphins

Jasper Brinkley – University of SC; NFL: Vikings, Cardinals, Cowboys, Giants

JD Fuller – University of South Carolina

Jim Stuckey - Clemson, San Francisco 49ers, Jets

John Abraham – University of SC, Jets, Falcons, Cardinals

John Gilliam – South Carolina State University, Saints, Cardinals, Vikings, Falcons, Bears

Johnny Rodgers - University of Nebraska, Heisman, NFL: Chargers, CFL: Montreal Alouettes

Keith Williams – Clemson University Lineman

Kevin “Chief” Hendricks – University of SC, NFL; Redskins

Larry Holmes – “The Easton Assassin” – WBC Heavyweight Champion; one of only 5 boxers to defeat Muhammad Ali

Laura McCaslin – University of South Carolina golfer

Lawrence “LT” Taylor (HOF) – UNC, NFL: Giants

Louis Lipps – Southern Mississippi, NFL: Steelers, Saints

Marcus Allen (HOF/Heisman) – University of Southern California (USC), Heisman (1981), NFL: Raiders, Chiefs


Marcus Lattimore – University of South Carolina, 49ers

Mark May – Pitt; NFL: Redskins, Chargers, Cardinals

Mayor Steve Benjamin – Mayor of Columbia, SC

Meredith Taylor – University of South Carolina golfer

Michael Dean Perry - Clemson, Cleveland Browns, Broncos, Chiefs

Mike Rozier  (Heisman) – University of Nebraska, Heisman (1983), NFL: Oilers, Falcons

Mike Stokes – Special Guest

Mo Brown – University of South Carolina

Perry Orth – University of South Carolina

Phil Crosby – University of TN, NFL: Buffalo Bills

Ray Brown – Clemson University Defensive Lineman

Ray Williams - Clemson University Hall of Fame, NFL: Cleveland Browns, MLB: Seattle Mariners

Reggie Branch – West Virginia State/East Carolina; Redskins

Rick Henry – Sportscaster WIS-TV

Rick Sanford – University of SC; NFL: Patriots, Seahawks

Rickey Jackson (HOF) – Pitt, NFL: Saints, 49ers

Ryan Brewer – University of South Carolina

Stanley Morgan - University of Tennessee, Patriots, Indianapolis Colts

Timmy Smith – Texas Tech, NFL: Redskins, Cowboys

Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey – Professional Golfer

Tori Gurley – University of SC, NFL: Packers, Vikings, Raiders, Buccaneers, Chargers, Ravens, Browns, Bills

Torri Heitt – Special Guest, Golfer

Trent Lupo – Basketball Official

Tyrone Corbin – DePaul, NBA: Suns, Spurs, Cavaliers, Timberwolves, Hawks, Kings, Heat, Raptors; NBA Coach: Utah Jazz

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