2020 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Celebration
The 2020 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Class:
Pat Henry - former LSU Track & Field Coach
Mackie Freeze - retired Monroe-Richmond football coach
Phil Robertson - outdoorsman recognized internationally as the Duck Commander
Nick Saban - former LSU football coach, who won 75% of his gamess & the 2003 national championship in 5 seasons with the Tigers
Sweet Lou Dunbar - of the Harlem Globetrotters
Charles "Peanut" Tillman - Pro Bowl football standout Chicago Bears cornerback & a star at UL Lafayette
Kerry Kittles - a two-time All-America guard at Villanova who averaged 14 points in an eight-year NBA career
Angela Turner - Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters basketball legend, a Bienville Parish native who helped the Techsters to four straight national championship game appearances including wins in 1981 and 1982
Inducted as winners of the Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism will be LSU sports publicist Kent Lowe and Baton Rouge Advocate prep sportswritter Robin Fambrough
Opelousas native Joan Cronan, one of college sports' most influential administrators in her career as athletics director at the University of Tennessee, will be inducted as the Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award winner.
Enshrined as the first recipient of the Louisiana Sports Ambassador Award will be Shreveport-based broadcaster Tim Brando, who pride in his home state has been evident throughout his four decades amoung the best in business around the country.