Former New Orleans Saint Jahri Evans was inducted into the Louisiana Sports activities Corridor of Fame

NATCHITOCHES, La (KALB) – 12 new members have been admitted to the Louisiana Sports activities Corridor of Fame on Saturday night time. The category included Jahri Evans, a former New Orleans Saint offensive participant.

Evans was elected within the fourth spherical in 2006 and was voted a newcomer this yr. He gained the Tremendous Bowl with Saints in 2010. He thanked those that helped him alongside the best way.

“I am grateful to all of the coaches and so many nice gamers,” Evans mentioned. “Coming to play in entrance of 1000’s of loud followers from a small faculty was an incredible expertise. The truth that I gained the championship in New Orleans was nice for me and the group, I can actually say that it has been an incredible race.

Along with Evans he belonged to the induction class:

• Teddy Allen, excellent service in sports activities journalism (award-winning author, broadcaster)

• Eric Andolsek, LSU Soccer (All-American, All-SEC, 1991 All-Professional, Detroit Lions 1991)

• Jay Cicero, Dave Dixon Sports activities Administration Award (25 years as President and CEO of the New Orleans Sports activities Basis)

• Steve Duhon (Professional Rodeo Corridor of Fame, Nationwide Cowboy Corridor of Fame, performed as a freshman at LSU in 1981)

• Claney Duplechin (64 LHSAA titles in athletics, Episcopal-Baton Rouge cross-country snowboarding, LSU graduate)

• Dr. Eddie Flynn, Loyola Boxing (gold medal, 1932 Olympic light-weight, two-time AAU champion)

• Garland Forman, outstanding service within the sports activities press (LSWA, former president of the LPA)

• Susan Jackson, LSU Gymnastics (12-time pan-American, three particular person nationwide titles)

• Britni Sneed Newman, LSU Softball (Twice-Chair All-American, All-SEC, SEC Thrower of the Yr, SEC Participant of the Yr)

• Tony Robichaux, UL, McNeese Baseball (1177 wins, Louisiana’s profitable faculty baseball coach)

• Kyle Williams, LSU Soccer (second All-American crew, six-time Professional Bowl choice for Buffalo Payments)

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