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2015 Hall of Fame – James “Monk” Johnson & Wallace Davis

August 28, 2015

W.H. Spencer HOF James "Monk" Johnson
W.H. Spencer, Hall of Fame, James “Monk” Johnson –
James played in the Heritage Bowl rivalry his freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior years. During James time a Spencer they split the series 2-2 with G.W. Carver. Winning the Heritage Bowl in 1966 & 1968. After Graduating from W.H. Spencer James Played four years at Tennessee State University. After finishing at TSU, Monk Signed a 3 year deal with the San Francisco 49ers in 1976.

G.W. Carver HOF Wallace Davis
G.W. Carver, Hall of Fame, Wallace Davis –
Coach Wallace Davis, The legendary high school football and track and field coach at Carver high school for 28 years. Coach Davis, who retired after the 2004 season, with 127 wins as a head coach in the state of Georgia. Coach Davis Played at Spencer High School from 1958-61 under legendary coach Odis Spencer, he earned a 4-year football scholarship to Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO. he signed a pro football contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Vikings. Coach Davis coached 28 times in the Heritage Bowl as the head coach at Carver winning 20 times.

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