The Florida Sports Hall of Fame recognizes and enshrines the state’s greatest sports figures, providing each a platform to extend their good works beyond the playing field. Celebrating this success allows the organization to engage the citizens of the state and to contribute to the well being of Florida’s youth.
The Florida Sports Hall of Fame will formally announce its 58th Induction Class at a Press Conference on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the Amway Center in Orlando. The 11 new members of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame will be formally revealed at this press conference.
CHRIS WEINKE became the second player from Florida State University and fifth player from a Florida school to win the coveted Heisman Trophy when he captured that award as a senior in 2000. During that season he passed for 4100 yards and 33 touchdowns. He also led the Seminoles to a national championship in 1999 and finished his career with 79 career touchdown passes in three seasons as a starter. Weinke would play seven seasons in the National Football League and is currently quarterbacks coach at the University of Tennessee.
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July 19, 2012
By Bob Thomas
State track & field coach Bob Braman could hardly contain his excitement as he watched the results of the United States Olympic Track & Field trials unfold last month on the University of Oregon campus.
"We're starting to fill up the boat with Seminoles," Braman said, after FSU senior Maurice Mitchell claimed his first Olympic berth in the 200-meter dash on the final day of the trials.
Few if any collegiate programs in the country can match the Seminoles' representation at the 2012 London Olympic Games, which get underway July 27 with the opening ceremony. In all, 11 former Seminole track & field athletes representing seven different countries will compete in the Games...
2010 - Former Athlete Frank Reneke Making a Difference
CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - 08/16/10) - TITAN Technology Partners, a provider of global outsourced solutions, today announced that Frank Reneke, senior vice president of TITAN's Global People Solutions organization, will participate in the first ever triathlon event across three European cities in one day. Held on 14 September 2010, the three events comprising the Eurostar Tri-City-Athlon are the swim event in Paris, the bike event in Brussels and the running event in London. Travel between these cities in which TITAN Technology Partners supports clients will be provided by Europe's premier train and sponsor of the first of its kind triathlon, the Eurostar.
As part of the pre- and post-race activities TITAN Technology Partners will raise funds for Conservation International's Save Our Oceans program to support Reneke's fundraising goal for the Tri-City-Athlon.
2008 - College of Business Hall of Fame
Varsity Athlete James L. Massey becomes one of the 2008 inductees into Florida State University's College of Business Hall of Fame.
2008 - Garnet and Great - a tribute website
For inspiring stories and FSU alumni biographies, visit a tribute site for former FSU greats, courtesy of Rich Halten.
May 20, 2007 - Alumni Bob May Wins Gold Medals in the Senior Olympic Games
During May of 2007, FSU Alumni Bob May ('48-'50) entered the Senior Olympic Games that were held in Atlanta, Georgia. As a swimmer, he earned gold medals in the freestyle and breast stroke categories.