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2017 Hall of Fame Inductees: Jerry Stovall & Bob Lane

September 29, 2017

From West Monroe High School, Jerry Stovall

Jerry Stovall is a former football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He played college football at LSU, where he was named to the 1962 College Football All-America Team as a halfback. Stovall played professionally as a defensive back and punter in the NFL with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1963 to 1971. Stovall served as the head football coach at LSU from 1980 to 1983 and leading the 1982 team to an appearance in the 1983 Orange Bowl. He was the athletic director at Louisiana Tech University from 1990 to 1993.

From Neville High School, Bob Lane

Bob is a 1977 graduate of Neville, and was an all-state football and baseball player. After high school, Bob continued his career at LSU and ULM as a quarterback where he was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After his career in the NFL, Bob became the offensive coordinator and quarterback coach at ULM that included a national championship in 1987, and was inducted into the ULM Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012.

 

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