Bobby Hodges

Basketball + Football
Inducted: 1993
  • Native of Kinston, NC
  • Star basketball and football player at East Carolina in 1950s
  • Selected NAIA All-American in both sports
  • Basketball center and football end at 6 ft. 6 in., 225 lb
  • Scored 2,018 points, averaging 26.7 ppg as a senior
  • Caught 10 touchdown passes his senior season
  • Drafted by the NBA’s Philadelphia Warriors in 1954 but elected to join the Airforce
  • Served as commissioner of North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles