Kirkland To Be Enshrined In S. Carolina HOF Fame


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Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Levon Kirkland will be enshrined into the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame on April 20th in Greenville, S.C.

Kirkland was Pittsburgh’s #2 pick in the 1992 NFL Draft coming out of Clemson University. He played for the Steelers from 1992-2000.

He was a two-time All-Pro selection, selected to the Pro Bowl twice, and was the Steelers’ team MVP twice. He was also named to the NFL’s 1990s All-Decade Team.

A native of Lamar, S.C., Kirkland was named to Clemson’s All-Centennial team in 1996 and inducted into the Clemson University Hall of Fame in 2001, and the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.

Kirkland, who was a nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017 but didn’t make the semifinalist list, played a total of 11 seasons in the NFL, finishing with 1,029 tackles, including six seasons with 100 plus tackles.

Congratulations Levon Kirkland. Next stop..Canton. #HereWeGo