Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame
MICKEY CONN
Hall of Fame Class 2019South Gwinnett High School/Grayson High SchoolFootball
Player at South Gwinnett High School
  • 3-year Letterman in football, 2-year in baseball, 1-year in basketball
  • 1988, 1989 MVP football
  • 1988, 1989 All County Football
  • Recorded 3 school records: 3 interceptions in a game 2 times, 7 interceptions in a season, 10 interceptions in career
Player at University of Alabama
  • 3-year Letterman
  • 1 National Championship
  • 1 SEC Championship
  • 3 Western Division Championships
  • Paul “Bear” Bryant Best Walk On Recipient
  • Scholarship Winner
Coach at Grayson High School
  • Overall record 137-48
  • 7 Region* Championships out of 14 opportunities
  • 11 Playoff Appearances
  • 1 State Championship
  • 3 Semifinals
  • 2 quarterfinals 3 second round appearances
  • 1 first round appearance
  • 4 perfect 10-0 Regular Seasons
  • One 15-0 Season
Coach of the Year Honors
  • Multiple GACA Region Coach of the Year Awards
  • 2008 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coach of the Year
  • 2011 AJC Coach of the Year
  • Gwinnett Daily Post Coach of the Year
  • Touchdown Club of Atlanta Coach of the Year
  • 2012 Atlanta Sorts Council Coach of the Year
  • 2015 Atlanta Falcons Coach of the Year
  • Jack Britt Coach of the Year Recipient
Clemson University
  • Safeties Coach
  • Overall Record 42-2
  • Two National Championships
  • 3 ACC Championships
  • 3 Atlantic Division Championships

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Hall of Fame
MIKE EMERY
Hall of Fame Class 2016District Athletic Director - Gwinnett County Public Schools Athletic Director
    • Social Studies Teacher/Coach at Norcross HS (1984-2006)
    • Norcross Teacher of the Year (1992, 1997)
    • Coached football, basketball, baseball and softball at Norcross
    • Named Norcross AD (1997)
    • Region AD of the Year (2002, 2005)
    • State AAAAA AD of the Year (2005)
    • Named GCPS Director of Athletics, Student Activities and Community Schools (2006)
    • Developed Gwinnett Heat adapted sports program for students with physical disabilities
    • Started the Aspiring Athletic Administrators Program
    • Implemented a county-wide Code of Conduct for athletes
    • Established the GCPS Outstanding Senior Athlete Banquet
    • During tenure as Director of Athletics, Gwinnett teams won more than 100 state titles
    • Retired with 34 years of service - 32 in GCPS (2015)

Hall of Fame
RENNIE CURRAN
Hall of Fame Class 2019BrookwoodFootball
  • Keynote, motivational speaker, Corporate Workshops, Leadership Coaching
  • CEO Game Changer Coaching
  • Author, book, “Free Agent: The Intangible Assets For Overcoming Adversity & Times of Transition.’’, “What Does It Take To Be A Star”?
  • 2010 NFL Draft football linebacker Tennessee Titans 3rd Round * 97th pick
  • 2012 Tampa Bay Buccaners
  • 2013 Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League
  • 2015 signed with the BC Lions.
  • 2017 Retired from football
  • 2007 University of Georgia – Came back and Graduated 2017 with Degree in Business Admistration, football linebacker
  • 2007-2009 Team Captain
  • Freshman First-team All-America honors by Rivals.com, and Honorable Mention by The Sporting News
  • Three-Time All-American
  • Vince Dooley Team MVP
  • Butkus Award Finalist
  • Lombardi Award Finalist
  • Chuck Bednarik Award Finalist
  • 2008 Sophomore All-American honors by College Football News
  • 2009, junior season, voted First-team All-SEC by the AP and Coaches, and was also named First-team All-America by CBSSports.com after leading the SEC in tackles with 116.
  • 2007 Graduate Brookwood High School Broncos’ all-time leading tackler
  • Twice named Gwinnett County Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Year
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100
  • Class AAAAA First-team Defense
  • Georgia Sports Writers Association’s Class AAAAA All-State Team
  • Super Prep All-American Team
  • All-Dixie Team
  • Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
  • Gwinnett County Linebacker of the Year
  • Gwinnett County Defensive Player of the Year
  • No. 11 inside linebacker prospect in the nation

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Hall of Fame
SCOTT HAGE
Hall of Fame Class 2012Parkview High School, Class of 1991Wrestling
    • All-American Wrestler - 1991
    • Individual Record Holder - 1989, 1991, 1991
    • Most pins in a season - 1990 (31)
    • Most pins in a career - 1987-1991 (107)
    • Most takedowns in a career - 1987-1991 (524)
    • Wrestling USA Magazine's All-American Dream TEam - 1989-1990
    • First Georgian to win four consecutive AAAAA high school state championships
    • Full wrestling scholarship to top 20 program West Virginia University
    • three-time NCAA Wrestling Qualifier
    • 17th Annual Dapper Dan Team USA Selection
    • West Virginia University Mountaineer Team Captain - 1996

Hall of Fame
SHERILL BAKER
Hall of Fame Class 2013Greater Atlanta Christian, Class of 2002Basketball
      • Led GAC to two state titles and scored 2,276 career pts
      • Started as freshman at UGA
      • All SEC, UGA
      • All American, UGA
      • Averaged 12.7 points per game at UGA and 1,665 career points put her 10th on the Bulldog’ all-time scoring list.
      • School record for steals in a career and steals in a season
      • Avg. 9.6 pts was third in SEC in steals 3 per game
      • Named Miss Georgia Basketball as a senior
      • Started in 122 pf 131 games
      • No. 10 on Georgia's all-time scoring list
      • Drafted 12th overall to WNBA
      • WNBA 4 seasons, as well as offseason stints with pro teams
      • 2011-12 retired averaging 24.4 pts per game for Hapol Tel Aviv Israeli League
      • Named to Auburn Basketball staff 2012
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