Clarence Scott to be Inducted into Atlanta Sports HOF

MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Hall of Famer and Ring of Honor member Clarence Scott will add to his list of honors on Friday when he is inducted into the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame as a member of its Class of 2016.

The Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Awards and Induction Ceremonies will be held on Friday at the Buckhead Theater in Atlanta, Georgia.  In addition to Scott, the class features former baseball great Chipper Jones, 12-year NBA veteran Kevin Willis, 17-year NFL veteran Mike Kenn and Al Ciraldo.

A defensive back from 1968-70, the Decatur, Georgia, native played in the first game at now-Bill Snyder Family Stadium. As a senior in 1970, he earned First Team All-America honors from Sporting News and Look Magazine in addition to being a First Team All-Big Eight honoree.

Drafted 14th overall in the 1971 NFL Draft by Cleveland, Scott played 13 seasons in the NFL and helped the Browns earn four playoff appearances, while he was a 1973 Pro Bowler. He also is a member of the K-State Athletics Hall of Fame and was added to the school’s Ring of Honor this past fall.

For more information on Friday’s induction ceremony, visit www.atlantasportshalloffame.org.