Two New York Giants Coaches In The Lenoir-Rhyne Sports Hall Of Fame
August 7, 2011
Perry Fewell to join Mike Pope in the hall this October
New York Giants Assistant Coaches Perry Fewell (left) and Mike Pope are Lenoir-Rhyne graduates while Fewell will join Pope in the Lenoir-Rhyne Sports Hall Of Fame on October 8, 2011.
Hickory, N.C. - Two members of the National Football League's New York Giants' Coaching Staff will be part of the Lenoir-Rhyne Sports Hall Of Fame this fall.
On October 8, Perry Fewell will be inducted into the L-R Sports Hall Of Fame as part of the Class Of 2011 and will join fellow coach Mike Pope in the hall.
Fewell graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne in 1985 and Pope is a 1964 graduate of L-R.
Fewell is entering his second season as the Giants' Defensive Coordinator while Pope is New York's Tight Ends Coach and has been with the Giants for a total of 21 years including 12 straight seasons in his current second tour of duty.
Both Fewell (14 years) and Pope (29 years) have a combined 43 years of coaching experience in the National Football League entering this season.
Pope was inducted into the Lenoir-Rhyne Sports Hall Of Fame in 1997.
The Lenoir-Rhyne Sports Hall Of Fame Class of 2011 includes Fewell, Traci Hyman Davis (L-R, 2000), Scott Crawford and Alexander "Mac" MacDonald (L-R, 1969).
The ceremony will take place on Saturday morning, October 8, at the P.E. Monroe Auditorium.
The L-R Sports Hall Of Fame Class of 2011 will also be honored at halftime of Lenoir-Rhyne's home football game with Brevard later that afternoon. Kickoff for the contest is set for 2:00 p.m., at Moretz Stadium.