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2015 Hall of Fame – Patrick Hallier & Kenny Gant

October 30, 2015


Patrick Hallier, Lakeland High School

Coach Paul Hallier graduated from Lakeland High School in 1984. He participated in football, Wrestling, Track & Weightlifting for 3 years while at LHS. He was 1st team All county and All state his Jr. and Sr. years. He played Defensive & Offensive line for Coach Castle. Signed a football scholarship with New Mexico State Highlands University. Paul also, earned County and District Championships while Wrestling. Paul works as a Teacher, at LHS, in the ESE & Math Departments, and coaches on the JV Football Team. Paul enjoys all Dreadnaught sports, remodeling his home and coaching his son. He is married to Monica, 18 years, and they have 1 son, Matthew Paul Hallier, 14 years old, Freshman at LHS.


Kenny Gant, Kathleen High School

Kenny was a running back for 7 years before attending Kathleen Senior High. He ended being one of the top players in the county as well as the state at wide receiver and defensive back. Kenny signed a football scholarship to Albany State College in Georgia, where he became an All-American at Defensive Back. He was later drafted in the 9th round of the 1990 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys and won two Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys in 1992 and 1993 in 5 years. Kenny finished his career with The Tampa Bay Buccaneers where he played for three years.

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