Debbie Ferguson and Eric Zeier, record-setters on Georgia’s track and football teams in the 1990s, will be inducted next month into UGA’s Circle of Honor, which is the school’s highest tribute for former athletes and coaches.
Ferguson, a sprinter, won four individual national titles during her Georgia career and was the SEC athlete of the year in women’s track and field in 1998 and ‘99. She competed in four Olympics for the Bahamas, winning a gold medal as a member of a 400-meter relay team in 2000.
Zeier, Georgia’s quarterback from 1991-94, set a long list of school and SEC records. He still holds a number of UGA records, including most passing yards in a season (3,525 in 1993). Zeier’s career totals of 11,153 passing yards and 67 touchdown passes are second in UGA annals only to David Greene’s totals (11,528 yards and 72 TDs).
Ferguson and Zeier will be inducted into the Circle of Honor at a banquet on Sept. 17 and will be recognized at the Georgia-Arkansas football game on Sept. 18. Zeier currently is the color analyst on Georgia’s football radio broadcasts.