South Carolina State University inducted eight individuals and one team inducted into the South Carolina State Athletic Hall of Fame on October 1 at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center.

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Tony Thomas is joined onstage with members of his extended family.

The 2021 Hall of Fame class includes Dana Lewis (track and field 1997-2000), Thomas “Jackie” Kennerly (football 1964-1968), Benjamin “Bennie” Blocker (Football 1965-1967), Erone Edmonds (Football 1973-1977), Bennie McMurray (Baseball 1967-1971), Micheal Summers (Football 1984-1988), Tony Maurice Thomas (Swimming 1970-1974), Tyrone Williams, posthumous (Basketball 1967-1971), and the 2010 Volleyball Team (MEAC Champion/NCAA Participant).

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Former Hall of Fame Football Coach Willie Jeffries addresses the crowd at the SCSU Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony.

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