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Buford announces latest Hall of Fame inductees

Charles Lloyd Harrison and P.K. Sam were picked as the latest selections into the Buford Athletics Hall of Fame, which will hold its induction banquet Sept. 22. The two also will be honored at the Friday, Sept. 23 football game with Lovett.

Harrison, a 1955 Buford grad, was a four-year letterman in football who played both defensive back and halfback, scoring 11 touchdowns his senior season. He helped the Wolves to a state runner-up finish as a senior in 1954, earning all-state and all-region honors. He also played baseball and ran track, in addition to serving as his class' salutatorian, Beta Club president and editor of the school newspaper.

Sam, a 2001 Buford grad, was a three-sport standout in football, track and field and basketball, helping his football and basketball teams to state runner-up finishes and winning state track titles in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles. In football, he caught 39 passes for 1,067 yards and scored 11 total TDs while making 91 tackles and five interceptions on defense. A college player at Florida State, he was a fifth-round draft choice and played for five NFL teams. He won a Super Bowl ring as a rookie with New England.