Myron Newsome

Hampton (VA)

Myron Newsome played in the Hampton-Phoebus rivalry all four years at Hampton High. As captain of the 1992 team, Myron led his team to a 28-12 victory over the Phantoms with 176 yards rushing, 14 tackles, and a dramatic third quarter 59-yard touchdown off a shovel pass from John Logerman. Myron went on to play in the VHSL All-Star Game that year, where he was recognized as the game MVP. Following his years at Hampton, Myron played linebacker at Virginia Tech under Bud Foster then played professional football for the Carolina Panthers and in Europe and Canada. Currently, Myron is an assistant coach and study hall coordinator at Hampton High.

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