Dennis Bryd

Inducted: 2007
  • Native of Lincolnton, NC
  • Dominant NC State defensive lineman from 1965-1967 
  • Became the Wolfpack’s first consensus football All-America as a senior
  • Was the first three-time All-ACC player in conference history
  • His No. 77 jersey was retired in 2002
  • A 1968 first-round draft pick of Boston Patriots, he saw his career curtailed by injuries
  • Named a member of the ACC’s 50th Anniversary team in 2003
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame 2003
  • Died in 2010