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Harris Barton - 2003 Inductee
Offensive tackle, North Carolina, 1983 game.
Harris Barton was a 1986 All-American and All-ACC selection. The 4-time All-Pro selection had a 12-year NFL career that included three Super Bowl appearances and was highlighted by a 1993 Pro Bowl selection.
bestwick.jpg Dick Bestwick - 2004 Inductee
Peach Bowl Executive Director (1985-
1986)
Dick Bestwick was a player ( North Carolina ), an assistant coach (Georgia Tech), and a head coach (Virginia) at three different ACC schools. He became the Executive Director of the Peach Bowl from 1985-86. From 1986-1988, he served as the Assistant Athletic Director at Georgia and the Athletics Director at USC from 1988-90. He returned to Georiga as Associate AD in 1990, retiring as a Senior Associate AD in 2000.
 
clairborne_small.jpg Jerry Claiborne - 2003 Inductee
Head coach, Maryland, 1973 game.
Jerry Claiborne compiled a 179-122-8 record in 28 seasons of coaching. He was named the Sporting News National Coach of the Year (1974), the SEC Coach of the Year (1983) and inducted into the National Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame (1999).
 spacer.gif George Crumbley, founder - 2002 Inductee
Peach Bowl 1968-1984
George Crumbley was the driving force behind the creation of the Peach Bowl in 1967 as the only postseason football bowl game with charitable objectives. He now serves on the Bowl's Team Marketing and Selection Committee.
dodd_small.jpg Bobby Dodd - 2002 Inductee
Athletic director, Georgia Tech, 1971 game.
Bobby Dodd served as Georgia Tech’s athletic director from 1950-1976 and head coach of the Yellow Jackets’ 1952 National Championship team. Dodd was one of only three people inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player and a coach.
dooley_small.jpg Vince Dooley - 2002 Inductee
Head coach and athletic director, Georgia, 1973, ’85, ’95 and ’98 games
He won a national championship as head coach at Georgia and oversaw an athletic program that won 18 national championships while he was athletic director.
haydenfry.jpg Hayden Fry - 2004 Inductee
Coach, University of Iowa , 1982 & 1988 games.
Fry compiled a 232-178-10 record during his 37-year career as a head coach at SMU, North Texas and Iowa . During his 20-year career at Iowa , he compiled a 143-89-6 record and led the Hawkeyes to eight straight winning seasons starting in 1981, all of which resulted in bowl game appearances (including three Rose Bowls and two Peach Bowls). Fry was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.
mertonhanks.jpg Merton Hanks - 2004 Inductee
Safety, University of Iowa , 1988 game.
Hanks was a 1990 All-American, a 1990 All-Big Ten selection and a 1989 second team All-Big Ten selection. He led the Big Ten with 14 passes defensed as a senior, established a Hawkeyes' record with seven blocked kicks during his four-year career. Hanks played for the San Francisco 49ers from 1991-1998 and the Seattle Seahawks in 1999. His NFL career was highlighted by four Pro Bowl selections, five All-Pro selections, and a 1995 Super Bowl victory.
 
kellymug_small.jpg Jim Kelly - 2002 Inductee
Quarterback, Miami, 1980 game.
Jim Kelly was named the Most Valuable Player in the Hurricanes’ 20-10 win over Virginia Tech in the 1980 Peach Bowl. As a pro, Kelly guided the Buffalo Bills to four straight Super Bowls.
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Johnny Majors – 2005 Inductee
Head coach, University of Tennessee, 1988 game.
He coached at Tennessee for 16 seasons, leading the Volunteers to three Southeastern Conference titles.  In 1976 Majors coached University of Pittsburgh in a perfect 12-0 season, winning the 1976 national title.  He was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1987
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wilbermarshall_small.jpg Wilber Marshall - 2002 Inductee
Linebacker, Florida, 1981 game.
Wilber Marshall was a two-time All-American and National Defensive Player of the Year in college. He was a three-time All-Pro and member of the Chicago Bears’ 1985 Super Bowl champions during a 12-year NFL career.
mccauleydon_small.jpg Don McCauley - 2002 Inductee
Running back, North Carolina, 1970 game.
Don McCauley rushed for 143 yards and three touchdowns all in the second quarter during a 48-26 Peach Bowl loss to Arizona State. McCauley scored 60 touchdowns during an 11-year career with the Baltimore Colts in the NFL.
 

Reggie Roby - 2006 Inductee
Punter
University of Iowa - 1982 Bowl
Part of the Iowa team that won 28-22 over Tennessee in the 1982 Peach Bowl, Reggie Roby had record-setting success as a punter in both the NCAA and the NFL.  The standout college player earned consensus All-America honors in both the 1981 and the 1982 seasons, and was also a two-time All-Big Ten player.  This multi-talented athlete was drafted to play baseball for the Cincinnati Reds after high school, but chose to attend college instead and shifted his focus to football.  During his time at Iowa, Roby set an NCAA season record with a 49.8-yard average. In 1982, he led the nation with a 48.1-yard average. His career average of 45.4 yards ranks among college football's best and is still a school record.

Selected in the 1983 draft by the Miami Dolphins, Roby went on to a successful 16-season NFL career, beginning with the Dolphins and then playing for the Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston/Tennessee Oilers, and finally the San Francisco 49ers.  Roby earned three Pro Bowl selections and was named to the NFL 1980s’ All-Decade Team.

Roby passed away in February 2005, leaving behind his wife, Melissa, and six children.

 

sellers_small.jpg Ron Sellers - 2002 Inductee
Wide receiver, Florida State, 1968 game.
Ron Sellers held the NCAA career receiving yardage record (3,598 yards) for 19 years. His five-year NFL career included a Pro Bowl appearance as a rookie in 1969. Sellers was the Peach Bowl’s first All American in 1968.
singletary_small.jpg Mike Singletary - 2002 Inductee
Linebacker, Baylor, 1979 game.
Mike Singletary was a three-time All-American in college and voted Southwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year three years in a row. Earned a Super Bowl ring during a Pro Football Hall of Fame Career with the Chicago Bears.
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Art Still 2005 Inductee
Defensive end, University of Kentucky, 1976 game.
 He is a first-team All-American and 12-year NFL veteran.  During his ten years with the Kansas City Chiefs, Still earned four Pro Bowl selections and was named the team MVP in 1980 and 1984.  Third on the Chiefs’ all-time sack list and second in team history with 992 tackles, Still was inducted to the Chiefs Hall of Fame in 1998.

swoffordjohn_small.jpg John Swofford - 2003 Inductee
Player, AD, Commissioner, North Carolina, 1970 game.
As a player, Swofford led the Tar Heels to the school’s first ever ACC title in 1971. During his tenure as the youngest major college athletic director in the nation (31), Tar Heel athletic teams claimed 123 ACC championships and 24 national collegiate titles. As the Commissioner of the ACC, Swofford has been responsible for the addition of two bowl games and the formation of the league’s first-ever ACC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
  George Welsh
Head Coach
University of Virginia - 1984, 1995 and 1998 Bowls

Recognized as one of the top coaches in NCAA history, Welsh is one of three to be head coach in three Peach Bowls, and one of only two to earn multiple Peach Bowl victories (1984, 1995). 

Welsh led the University of Virginia to the school’s first-ever bowl appearance in the 1984 Peach Bowl where his Cavaliers defeated Purdue 27-24. In 1995, Welsh returned to the Peach Bowl and earned another victory, this time defeating Georgia 34-27 with the help of an 83-yard kickoff return for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Three years later, a Welsh-led Virginia squad would have earned another victory over the favored Georgia Bulldogs, but for a missed field goal with 19 seconds remaining.

Welsh began his coaching career at his alma mater, the Naval Academy, and is the winningest coach in the school’s history.  He then moved to the University of Virginia, where he boasts 134 wins, two ACC titles (1989, 1995), three-time honors as National Coach of the Year (1989, 1991, 1998) and five ACC Coach of the Year selections (1983, 1984, 1989, 1991, 1995), the most by any coach.  He was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2004.

 

randywhite_small.jpg Randy White - 2002 Inductee
Defensive lineman, Maryland, 1973 game.
Randy White won the Outland and Lombardi Trophy as a two-time All-American and two-time ACC Player of the Year in college. White was Super Bowl XII co-MVP and an eight-time All-Pro during a Pro Football Hall of Fame career with the Dallas Cowboys.
white_small.jpg Reggie White - 2003 Inductee
Defensive tackle, Tennessee, 1982 game.
Reggie White was a 1983 All-American and All-SEC selection and named the SEC Player of the Year. White holds school records for career sacks (32), season sacks (15), and single game sacks (4) and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (2002). The 13-time Pro Bowler and NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1997) led the Packers to a Super Bowl crown in 1997 and retired from the NFL as the all-time sack leader (198).