Former Georgia Tech star linebacker Reggie Wilkes was named Tuesday to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Wilkes was a three-year starter at Tech 1975-77 alongside Tech great Lucius Sanford.
He was a third-round draft pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1978 and had a 12-year NFL career, including his last four with the Falcons. As of last year, Wilkes was working in Wayne, Pa., as a financial adviser whose clientele includes professional athletes, according to the Wall Street Journal.
National championship-winning quarterback quarterback Buck Belue (Georgia)
Late Braves broadcaster Skip Caray
Four-time NBA champion Horace Grant (from Sparta, Ga.)
High school basketball coach J.B. Hawkins
20-time PGA Tour winner Davis Love III
Two-time NCAA gymnastics champion Heather Stepp McCormick (Georgia)
Induction ceremony is Feb. 23 in Macon.
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Ken Sugiura, Georgia Tech blog